Blogs

Manage your account online with our new customer portal
Man using Customer Portal

In a further effort to give our customers ease of use, transparency, and responsiveness, we are introducing the all new customer portal. With the customer portal, you can do things that will make administering your account easier, right from your web browser. Your organization can even have multiple users with different roles and see information relevant only to them.

Here is a list of some of what is available to you via the portal:

Why you need a Chief Information Security Officer

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you. And you are paranoid, aren’t you? Well, you should be.

In recent years, cybercrime has been on the rise all over the world. Mega corporations, political organizations, and small businesses have all been under attack. Even individuals are scammed daily. Careers have been destroyed, and businesses have crumbled due to breaches in security. And no matter your industry, your customers deserve to feel like their information is protected. Advantage Technology is here to help you accomplish that.

An Introduction to 360 Photos and Video
360 Footage

With the rise of virtual reality, in particular mobile VR, 360 degree, immersive photography has really taken off. It’s not a new technology – realtors have been using it for years to create virtual tours, and Google Street View has been giving us a ground-level view for over 10 years – the combination of new viewing methods and action camera style 360 cameras has pushed 360 photography into the mainstream.

Simpler IT. Less maintenance. More innovation.

On April 19th, we held our April Advantage Lunch and Edgewood Country Club. (If you haven’t heard about our Advantage Lunch, learn more at advantagelunch.com) In addition to the pictures and video below, be sure to check out our Facebook photo album!

Download this Sample Risk Report

The cornerstone of our Advantage IT Discovery is the Risk Report that is generated during the process. The report presents you with a summary of your overall risk score based on a scan of your network, along with simple charts to show the problem areas. It identifies things such as…

What We Bring to the Construction and Design Industries
WV Expo

Eric Fields and Nina Shell were on-hand meeting people and answering questions at the WV Construction and Design Exposition (or the WV Expo as it’s known) on March 22nd and 23rd. Not shown, but also helping was Mike Winans, Steve Santmyer and Joe Justice.

An Advantage Cookout, Celebrating Friends, Family and St. Patrick’s Day
Richard Wilbur

If there is one thing we know how to do here other than technology, it’s eat! At Advantage Technology, we always value the time we get to spend together. We decided to have a potluck party on St. Patrick’s Day and even the frigid weather couldn’t stop us from having a good time! Highlights of the afternoon included grinding our own burgers and tasting all of the great platters that we brought in.

Computer Network Spring Cleaning
Spring Cleaning

It’s getting to be that time of year when we start thinking about spring cleaning. But you don’t have to limit this annual event to dusting and delivering bags of cloths to your local Salvation Army. Spring cleaning applies to your computer network as well.

Spring is a perfect time to revisit your plans for those critical IT systems you use to keep your business data safe and secure. When it comes to your technology and IT solutions, it’s vital that you know the current state of your network and technology infrastructure.

Grab these free Office Quick Start Guides from Microsoft
Office Quick Start Guides

Microsoft has provided the new versions of their Quick Start Guides for Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and OneNote. These helpful Office 2016 guides are ready and available for Windows, Mac or even mobile device users and the best part is, they are free! You can view them in PDF format, Sway or watch the informative videos.

The new guides highlight the changes and features that are now available in Office 2016.

Don’t miss us at the WV Construction and Design Exposition
WV Expo

The West Virginia Construction and Design Exposition, or WV Expo as most people know it, is the region’s largest trade show for the construction and design industries. This year it’s going to be held on March 22nd and 23rd. We’ll have a booth set up right beside the registration desk, so if you’re in the construction and design industries, be sure sign-up and visit our booth on the way in.

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