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Our mission is to help businesses like yours increase productivity and get more out of the technology you invest in.
We specialize in solutions that safeguard and protect your data and keep operations running smoothly.

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Intelligent remote monitoring, proactive maintenance, and behind-the-scenes remote support.

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Backup & Disaster Recovery

Ensure peace-of-mind in any situation with the most complete data backup solution available.

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Limiting downtime and optimizing the network of your new location or upgrading your existing one.

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Reduce infrastructure costs, collaborate, and get more done with our unique cloud solutions.

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When you just want IT to work!

There are a lot of computer shops out there that you can call up to fix an issue or install a piece of equipment. They might be able to get you out of crisis mode, but they aren’t looking at the full picture.

At Techworks Consulting, we understand business. We consult. We provide solutions to solve everyday challenges. We just happen to fix computers as well.

We believe (and have proven) that if you proactively manage technology, run maintenance religiously, and monitor a business network, everyday issues and downtime will be greatly reduced.

This is what makes us different than your typical tech support company. Sure, we can fix computer issues when you have them, but our specialty is preventing them in the first place.

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        Techworks came to my rescue! I needed to get all my computers back up and working in order to carry on my small business. I would definitely recommend them to any company!

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        Your engineer was excellent in helping me resolve an outstanding issue at one of our remote sites. He was extremely knowledgeable, and very courteous and polite as we worked to resolve the issue. Every time I work with Techworks, I receive top-notch service, and I have always been satisfied with the outcome. I wish working with all my other vendors and consultants was as easy.

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      Latest Blogs

      How to Use Google Drive to the Fullest

      Getting Started with a Google Account

      If you have a Google account, you have access to Google Drive. Using your browser, or either the Android or iOS version of the application, you can log in to see your storage space.

      There, you’ll find the root menu, titled My Drive, with options to view items that have been shared with you (under Shared with me) and all Recent documents, ones that have been Starred as important, and those that have been sent to the Trash. You are also provided with an indicator bar that outlines the amount of available storage remaining.

      You can also find any files that Google has deemed to be of high Priority, as well as the folders that are shared within an organization in the Shared drives section—presuming that you’re using a business account.

      Above those options is the New button, providing the user with the ability to create new folders and files of different types, or upload files and folders into the space. These files can cover a wide variety of formats, from the core Google applications of Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms to many others.

      Sharing Documents You’ve Created

      There are a few different ways that a document in Google Drive can be shared with another user, whether that’s between sharing access to a folder wherein it is stored, or by sharing the document directly.

      Any document you’ve created can be shared from within it, through the Share button. From there, you can adjust editing permissions for those who you have shared it with and send it to them through a link, either by email or copy-and-pasting it as needed. Alternatively, right clicking the file in your Drive itself will present you with a few options, one of which being to share it.

      When you and your collaborators are inside the document, you will all be presented to the others involved.

      You can also share entire folders via a similar process.

      Restoring Older Versions

      Unfortunately, there is a lot that can go wrong with many hands on a document. To help resolve this shortcoming, Google Drive also saves a record of the document and any changes made to it for 30 days, or the past 100 revisions. From there, you can revert changes back to an older version if needed.

      To do so, access the file and, from the File menu, select Version History. You can then review the saved versions and restore the ones you need.

      Searching for Files and Folders

      Finally, similarly to Google’s original function, Drive also has a search bar that allows a user to Search in Drive, with the option to add more specific criteria.

      Consider Google Drive an Effective Business Solution

      Depending on your circumstance, Google Drive may or may not be the right solutions\\ for your needs. For more information, or to discuss your options, reach out to Techworks Consulting at 631-285-1527

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      Worried About Losing Your Technology While Working Remotely?

      Let’s go over a few best practices that can help prevent you and your team from losing technology as work is done remotely.

      Organize, Organize, Organize

      When working on the move, it can be only too easy to lose track of your assorted possessions—especially if you don’t have a proper means of carrying them from place to place. Therefore, investing in a carrying case of some sort and keeping your technology arranged inside not only helps ensure you have what you need to be productive, it also helps you to be sure that you can get everything out and away and back into storage more efficiently.

      Of course, you should also double-check that everything is where it should be every so often, especially when you’re in a public place.

      Keep Your Carrying Cases Closed

      Here’s the thing: the easier it is for someone to sidle on by and take something, the more likely they are to do so. How often have you seen someone walk away from their laptop bag with their laptop out in the open? How often have you seen someone carrying around a backpack or a messenger bag with it open, their devices practically falling out? It may not seem like a huge deterrent but keeping your carrying cases fastened up can greatly discourage someone from trying any funny business.

      Help Your Tech Stand Out

      Making your technology distinctive—adding noticeable stickers, using brightly-colored peripherals, and the like—can provide extra benefits when it comes to keeping track of it.

      First of all, if you do happen to leave it behind somewhere, it makes it much easier to describe to someone so that you can claim it. Secondly, making it more noticeable will help make it less likely for you to forget it in the first place. Finally, the more recognizable and distinctive it is, the less likely it is that someone will try to abscond with it.

      Keep Track of Your Technology With More Technology

      Finally, there are many tech solutions available that are intended to help protect your other gizmos. Of course there are the applications that both Android and iOS have built into their platforms to help locate a lost device, and there are also other add-on solutions and physical dongles that serve the same purpose available. Investing in a few could be what prevents you from losing a far more expensive device and the valuable data it holds.

      While Techworks Consulting can only do so much to help you keep track of your IT solutions, we can do far more to help you get the most use out of them. For assistance in managing your business technology, give us a call at 631-285-1527 and ask about our managed services.

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      Can You Save Money from Going Paperless?

      Why Would You Go Paperless?

      Most people in business don’t understand how expensive paperwork is. The frequency that workers create new documents, print those documents, and file them makes paperwork one of the costliest endeavors at your whole organization. So, to answer the question, businesses go paperless to reduce costs, but that isn’t the only reason. 

      Another is that by going paperless, you can get all the documents and files your organization saves at any time, from nearly any device or location. How does this happen? Workers scan physical documents to create digital files and then store them in a database where a simple search of the document management system (DMS) will return any file stored on the system. Best yet, the files in the DMS are actually stored in the cloud, so files can be retrieved from any place at any time, on most devices.  

      It may seem simple, but how many documents and files do you keep in your filing cabinets right now? Scanning all those documents takes a lot of time and effort; and does cost a bit up front. Industry averages are about 7-to-12 cents per page to scan and upload to the DMS. It might seem like a lot of money when you consider the thousands of files your business will need to scan to have a reliable and comprehensive solution for your business’ document management, but that cost pales in comparison to the money your business is spending right now on a paper filing system. 

      One thing that’s nice, however, is moving forward with a paperless system is easy (once you’ve fully implemented it). You don’t need a traditional scanner for every document, most smartphones can simply scan a document by snapping a quick photo of the page, and then you can push the document into your digital filing cabinet.

      How Does This Equate to Cost Savings?

      It’s simple. Once your files are stored in the database, you never have to worry about paying people to physically find a file. All they need to do is search the DMS and the document in question is available almost immediately. The cost in filing paper files and in file retrieval is substantial. More than that, by storing this information digitally, and using a comprehensive backup solution, you will never lose files. Studies have shown that large organizations lose one file every six seconds and employees average about 20 minutes to find a file. That cost goes way down when all it takes is seconds.

      More than that, the physical files that you have to keep take up space in your office. Some businesses, like many professional services, keep a lot of files and the more space they take up, the less space is in use for operations. With paperless solutions, you can move those files to less-expensive offsite storage and use your current office space more efficiently.

      How to Get Started

      Would you like to learn more about implementing a paperless DMS into your office’s technology strategy? Reach out to Techworks Consulting and our team today by calling 631-285-1527.

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      For the business seeking out a comprehensive cloud-based content management and collaboration solution, Google Drive is an option that warrants serious consideration. While we don’t want to recommend it over another one of your options, per se, we did want to provide a brief...

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