Does a Cloud Based VOIP system make sense for my business?

AIS Managed VOIP designed for the Hybrid Business Model
As business activity moves from 100% in the office to a hybrid model of office/field/remote- businesses are evaluating the role of their phone system and how it ties into their IT strategy. Phone systems have long been viewed as a vital, AIS Managed Cloud VoIP can ease the transition and even enhance…

Has the remote work initiative your company just deployed told hackers when, where and how to hit your company?

Over the past month we’ve seen an explosion in remote workers due to Covid-19. For many of my customers, they’ve been directed to get employees working remotely any way they could as quickly as possible. Now that we have a moment to breathe, it’s important to make sure that your cybersecurity risk isn’t soaring.

Why is cybersecurity risk soaring?
Data compiled…

Series: How can you flatten the COVID-19 related IT Pain Points your company is experiencing?

Series: How can you flatten the COVID-19 related IT Pain Points your company is experiencing?
Chapter 1: How can you flatten the IT Pain Points related to your recent Merger/Acquisition?
Episode 1: Work From Home- VPN End User Licenses
Target Customer our solution is a good fit for:

Customers that have firewalls that don’t support end user VPN functionality
A firewall that is…

How are IT Security Teams preparing for the effects of COVID-19?

COVID-19/Coronavirus Cyber Security Checklist

Do you have a Cyber Security Incident Response Plan?
Do you have a SIEM in place that is configured, false positive alerts have been filtered out and you are actively receiving, responding to and mitigating/addressing alerts?
Do you have a SOC team that has experience in resolving cyber security alerts?
Do you have your data backed…

BEDS Plus Care – Soup & Bread Event

AIS is a proud sponsor of the Soup & Bread Event benefiting Beds Plus:
Join BEDS Plus for this cozy, family-friendly gathering featuring live music, a variety of craft beers and great local food.

Soup & Bread benefits the BEDS Plus emergency overnight shelters.

$25 each for adults; children under 12 free

For more information or to purchase tickets please visit:


3 Things to Consider Before Jumping Into BYOD

3 Things to Consider Before Jumping Into BYODYou’ve read it time and time again. “Bring Your Own Device” isn’t a trend, it’s the future. Workplaces where companies let workers use their own devices for work purposes are the new normal. BYOD attracts new hires and lifts employee morale and productivity. But this doesn’t mean a small business owner should recklessly…

A Smarter Approach to Mobile Device Management

A Smarter Approach to Mobile Device ManagementMore people today use personal mobile devices like smartphones and tablets for business purposes. Such devices, coupled with greater Wi-Fi accessibility and cloud services, have empowered us with the ability to access data and do business from practically anywhere at anytime.Needless to say, many small-to-medium sized business owners have embraced the BYOD (Bring-Your-Own-Device) revolution.…

4 Essential Pieces to Any Small Business BYOD Strategy

4 Essential Pieces of Any Small Business BYOD StrategyBelieve it or not, once upon a time, kids at the bus stop didn’t have cell phones and the mobile device strategy of many businesses was typically “you’ll take what you’re given, refrain from using it for any personal use, and the data may be scrubbed clean whenever we please.”We’ve come a…

Keep Your IT Guy and Outsource IT Services, Too

Keep Your IT Guy and Outsource IT Services, TooEveryone in the office loves Eric. Sporting a different ironic t-shirt everyday, Eric is the one we call when technology spits in our face. Whether it’s a slow system, a bug that needs to be squashed, a website issue, or a crash that results in unexpected downtime and data loss, Eric is…

How to Trim the Fat From Data Center Costs

How to Trim the Fat From Data Center CostsWhen smaller businesses look to cut costs, they commonly take shortcuts that are risky to their bottom line. They may go out of their way to avoid upgrading dated hardware, buying software licenses, or increasing bandwidth. In some instances, they layoff in-house IT support, or avoid hiring new help, even as the…