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2016 Cyber Security: A 4-Step Battle Plan For Small Businesses

As 2015 came to a close, we forecasted the importance of cyber security in the new year. Well, 2016 is here, and as we predicted, online security has been all the talk. In the aftermath of a government hack and a health insurance data breach, there is no doubt loads of trial and error in…

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State of the IT Industry: 2015 Year in Review

State of the IT Industry: 2015 Year In Review It’s been another turbulent, fast-paced year for the Information Technology industry, and 2016 is sure to see just as many, if not more, technology innovations – perhaps at an even faster tempo. However, before we ring in the New Year, Benton Technology Solutions wants to pause…

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5 Impactful IT Trends to Watch in 2016

The science of information technology has come a long way over the past few years. We’ve seen clunky, energy-guzzling hardware transform into virtual servers capable of housing unlimited networks. We’ve graduated from severely limited amounts of data to an Internet of Things consisting of and fueled by an infinite quantity of user-generated information. We’ve seen…

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How Office 2016 is Lighting a Spark for Small Businesses

Microsoft Office 2016 is the latest Office update and is now available for Windows 7 and up. There are a variety of new features and capabilities, but the groundwork of this software launch is secure, practical collaboration – and it’s breathing new life into the small business world. How Office 2016 Benefits Small Businesses Microsoft…

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Top 5 Advantages of Hosted PBX Solutions

Hosted PBX (Private Branch Exchange) is a comprehensive collection of mobile technologies that allows for the transmission of voice communications and other multimedia capabilities across Internet Protocol (IP) networks. Recognized by small and medium-size business owners for its low-cost and efficiency, your PBX system is operated entirely by your VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) provider,…

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How Outdated Software Harms Your Network Security

Your company’s IT is a lifeline. Allocated across a variety of computers and IT devices, it houses privileged information crucial to your operation’s security and success. But an outdated system exposes your network to serious risks that can harm your business. Why is updating your network so vital? Threats to your network security aren’t always…

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Benton Tech Acquires Taylor Made Solutions

Benton Tech is Bigger and Better! Benton Tech is more prepared than ever to manage the IT needs of small and mid-sized businesses across central North Carolina with our acquisition of Taylor Made Solutions. Taylor Made is an IT company servicing the Raleigh, NC area that fits comfortably with our business goals and strategies. With…

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The Importance of Cyber-Security in 2015

America’s Cyber-Security: Why it matters and what you need to know today It’s been a particularly alarming week for the state of America’s cyber-security. The White House Office of Personnel Management (OPM) recently disclosed its networks have been hacked by unknown entities, potentially exposing over 4 million personnel records of current and former government employees….

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Windows Server 2003 Support Ends July 14, 2015!

A Survival Guide From Benton Technology Solutions It’s difficult to keep your company’s IT up and running. Harder still is migrating to a different server all together. Benton Technology Solutions understands the importance of maintaining a fully-functional, up-to-date server, which is why our IT Support team is trained to make your Raleigh business’ transition from…

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