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Top 4 Traits of Irreplaceable IT Consultants

Top 4 Traits of Irreplaceable IT Consultants

When vetting an in-house “IT Guy” or outsourced IT Company, there are several traits you should seek out in order to find the right IT solution for your business.

Top 4 Traits of Irreplaceable IT Consultants

Forward-thinking Mindset--part of what you’re paying your IT consultant for (in a perfect world) is their constantly evolving and growing knowledge of the industry.

Eating Your Own Cat Food

Eating Your Own Cat Food

PK Tech and the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) have a special connection through a shared vision that every pet deserves a good life.  Mary Hetrick, wife of PK Tech owner Jordan Hetrick, works for AHS as their Events & Partnerships Specialist.
     

PK Tech recently started a program where referrals to local businesses will generate a $100 donation to AHS. But we’re always  looking to do more.

5 Reasons to Outsource Your IT Management

5 Reasons to Outsource Your IT Management

To outsource or not to outsource.  This is the struggle of small businesses everywhere.
When it comes to IT, it’s obvious that we’re big proponents of outsourcing. We spend our days (and some of our nights too) focused on being the best in the industry at what we do.

The Best of IT Consulting Phoenix, AZ

The Best of IT Consulting Phoenix, AZ

Nearly all Phoenix businesses use technology to generate revenue. However, many of these businesses treat technology hands-off expense to minimize.
When IT isn’t treated as a strategic asset, it’s likely the business does not have a solid IT foundation or a good relationship with a competent IT Company.

8 Tips for Choosing the Right IT Service Provider

8 Tips for Choosing the Right IT Service Provider

Picking the right service providers is crucial for business success. Find out how to do it right.
You might think our message here is “hire PK Tech”, but you’d be wrong. Our goal is to make you look good. We hope that’s through PK Tech’s IT consulting services, but if it’s not, we know the following will help you to choose the best IT service provider for your business.

PK Tech Partners with Arizona Humane Society

PK Tech Partners with Arizona Humane Society

RELEASE: PK Tech Partners with Arizona Humane Society
April 24, 2019

In an effort to give back to the community, PK Tech has partnered with the Arizona Humane Society (AHS) to provide incentive donations for referrals to prospective clients.

The partnership is simple, yet effective.

Windows 7 Support Ends January 14, 2020

Windows 7 Support Ends January 14, 2020

Microsoft released Windows 7 on October 22nd, 2009 and will discontinue support on January 14, 2020.
 

What does this mean for you?

If your PC is running Windows 7 after January 14, 2020, it will no longer receive security updates.
If you’re in a regulated industry you’re likely required to use software that still receiving security updates from the manufacturer in order to be compliant.

Office Depot Caught Offering Deceptive Tech Support

Office Depot Caught Offering Deceptive Tech Support

The various Big Box stores sell computers to both consumers and businesses all over the country. In addition, many of them have tapped into the Tech Support Services market and upsold “PC Check-ups” to their customer base. As it turns out, in one case a Big Box store installed a tool that faked a malware infection, which then triggered further up-sells based on a lie.

Arizona’s Data Breach Notification Law

Arizona’s Data Breach Notification Law

Did you know Arizona has a legislation that requires private entities or government agencies to notify individuals who have been impacted by security breaches that may compromise their personally identifiable information?

Please note, entities covered by the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) or Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act are exempt from this law.