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January 19, 2023 | 
Blog Company News

This month: 2023: Your Year to Thrive (Not Just Survive!) As we kick off the new year, it’s time to start thinking about the future of your business. For many small- to medium-sized organizations, the last few years have been all about surviving. But 2023 can be a fresh start. No more simply surviving. It’s […]

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January 19, 2023 | 
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The first installment of my new series on selling your business focuses on “finding your why”, a key first step taken long before ever speaking to potential buyers. By Michael Contento, F12 Managing Partner, Corporate Development, M&A I’ve been an entrepreneur my whole life. I started a landscaping business at the age of seventeen with […]

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January 19, 2023 | 
Blog Cyber Security

In today’s world of increasingly sophisticated cyber threats, it’s not enough to install your cybersecurity and be done with it. Instead, find out if you need a penetration test for your company, and if so, what kind.  Before getting into the “why” of penetration testing, there is a good chance you’re asking yourself a big […]

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January 17, 2023 | 
Blog Cyber Security

It’s a fast-paced world out there in the cyberverse, so how can your business keep up and keep safe? We share our 2023 cybersecurity predictions so that you and your company can be as prepared as possible as you head into the new year. By Devon Gillard, CMO We’re all running as fast as we […]

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January 17, 2023 | 
Blog Cyber Security

Two experts unpack the riddle of how to get cyber insurance and explain why rates have gone up, what the insurers are looking for, and how to get the policy your SME needs. By: F12 Cybersecurity has been trending over the past few years. With the onset of COVID, the number of cyber-attacks has been […]

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January 11, 2023 | 
Blog Managed IT

Managed IT service costs vary widely depending on several factors, including the size of your business, the scope of services provided, and the complexity of your IT infrastructure. Some managed IT service providers charge a flat fee for their services, while others charge based on the number of devices or users. But, the specific pricing […]

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December 15, 2022 | 
Blog Company News

This month: We’re making a list so you can check it twice . . . It’s the most wonderful time of the year—and we want you to keep that feeling well into the new year, so we’ve compiled a checklist of our most popular topics to support you and your business as you head into […]

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December 5, 2022 | 
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Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to sell your business or grow by merging with another? Then my upcoming series, a checklist of steps on the road to getting acquired, is my gift to you. By Michael Contento, F12 Managing Partner, M&A Strategist Now that my days as CEO and running My Blue Umbrella […]

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November 28, 2022 | 
Blog Company News

Does your business use Apple products? Looking for a macOS friendly IT partner? Good news – F12.net embraces Apple devices. Love working with Apple products, but find resistance from IT when you try to bring your device to work? Is your IT Managed Service Provider reluctant to support Apple devices? Are you searching for an […]

November 9, 2022 | 
Blog Company News

This month: Is your IT helping you innovate? Too often, we think of IT as a break-fix service. But IT is so much more—and this month we’re focused on how technology can help you innovate. We recently hosted a webcast on how SMBs can out-innovate the competition, and guess how you do it? That’s right—by embracing […]