Cortavo Blogs

How to Increase Team Collaboration

Team collaboration is critical to any business’s success. Healthy collaboration within your team can lead to innovation that helps a company scale, while conversely an out-of-sync office space creates inefficiencies and workplace dissatisfaction.

6 Tips for Evaluating an IT Provider for Your Small Business

Partnering with an IT provider is the right step for many small businesses. It can help them grow, help them escape the constant break-fix cycle that plagues many small businesses’ IT infrastructure and it can save them money. But deciding to bring on an IT provider is just the first step, of course. There’s also the matter of finding the right provider, which can feel like a daunting challenge given how many options there are.

What Is Remote Support and Why Your Business Needs It

Traditionally IT help desks had to provide primary support over the phone or through chat and email. Although they got the job done, it created an often frustrating experience for the end users they supported, who’d have to do their best to execute the instructions IT technicians provided as they tried to solve their problems. 

When and Why Businesses Are Denied Cyber Insurance

Within our fast-paced society of a myriad of ever-evolving cyber threats, prudent business decision-makers wary of cyberattacks will explore cyber insurance to help them put the pieces back together again. Ransomware attacks and data breaches require specialized...

Tom Lasswell Interview for Cobb in Focus

Recently, Tom Lasswell, Vice President of IT Operations at Cortavo, was featured in Cobb in Focus Magazine for the January/February 2022 issue. Cobb in Focus often highlights people, events and accomplishments within Cobb County, and Tom served as a perfect candidate...

5 Reasons Why You Need Cybersecurity Insurance

Cybersecurity insurance is among the hottest trends. It goes by many names, often called cyber insurance or cyber liability insurance. Whatever name you settle on, cybersecurity insurance is insurance for business to reduce risks surrounding data loss, cybercrime and...

Who To Trust To Handle Your IT?

Business-as-usual is out the window since recent global events triggered a tectonic shift for small businesses everywhere. We applaud those who adapted and innovated to the new reality, thrived and pulled through. Yet we’re not out of the woods yet, and small...

Trick or Treating With VPN Security

Like anyone who’s recently surfed the internet, you’ve probably noticed that advertising for VPN services has gotten quite persistent. At first blush, they appear to promise you a browsing experience of security and access on a silver platter. In keeping with our...

Secure Passwords: Your Everyday Ally

As you might be aware, October is National Cybersecurity Month and much of cybersecurity centers around passwords. This topic seems banal, yet it’s vital to touch upon it amid that wild and wooly landscape of the connected world. We constantly drive the point home...

Small Business Hardware Refresh: Where Do I Start?

Small Business Hardware Refresh: Where Do I Start?

Now that you understand the signs, risks and costs associated with allowing your small business to deal with outdated hardware you may be wondering, “Where do I even begin to plan a refresh?” It’s not as simple as buying new hardware. To make it a success there’s a...