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We work hard behind the scenes so annoying technology issues don't slow your business down.

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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Network Infrastructure

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

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Cloud Hosting Solutions

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.

Are you looking for a partner you can trust your IT with? Sign up for a FREE IT Assessment to get started today.

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      • Techworks came to my rescue!
        Career Smarts

        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!

      • John's Farms

        Got a problem, need professional help, call Techworks!

      • Child Center of New York

        Techworks has been fantastic to work with. Responsive, professional, sense of humor when needed! I am very pleased with how they communicate and solve IT challenges. First class act!

      • National Response Corporation (NRC)

        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.

      • Communication Strategy Group
        Communication Strategy Group

        Techworks managed our migration to Office 365 without disrupting our workflow. They were professional and consultative in their approach -- offering suggestions for process improvement along the way. I highly recommend them to other local Long Island small businesses who are growing and need new technology solutions for their businesses.

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        Quick response; problem solved. Life should always be so easy. Thanks.

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        Always courteous, efficient and get the job done in a timely manner.

      Latest Blogs

      Let’s Talk About Wireless Charging

      How It’s Used Today

      It’s likely that you’ve already used wireless charging. The Qi wireless platform became the standard for wireless charging, and it has been used in both Apple and Android devices since its inception. It made the jump from 2.5W to 15W delivery. Wireless charging’s convenience has made it a mainstay in certain sectors. It’s a great solution to include near workstations and nightstands, as well as public places like restaurants. There is no evidence suggesting that it has a widespread negative influence on the battery’s lifespan, meaning that there’s no real reason not to have it; this just means that it will get people using their applications and mobile devices more and more.

      For example, the Wireless Power Consortium--the developers of Qi charging--has been developing large-form-factor charging pads for the kitchen to provide power to appliances. In the realm of businesses, there is an investigation going on into decreasing constraints on wireless charging power.

      Will Wireless Charging Be Possible at a Distance?

      Some manufacturers have developed a means to send power over a short distance, so whether or not this technology is possible is yet to be determined--especially with efficiency being taken into consideration. Once the power source and receiving device are far enough apart, the charge being delivered falls in terms of what would be practical to send to the receiving device. In other words, when it reaches its destination, it retains about ten percent of the power source, meaning that charging is, quite simply, not efficient.

      Resolving this issue is something that is extremely unsafe, as well. True wireless charging achieves about ten percent efficiency compared to the Qi’s near-field rates of 75 percent efficiency, as well as a wired charge’s 85 percent efficiency. It makes it hard to see how such a long-distance charge could be worth it--at least with today’s technology constraints.

      What are your thoughts on this wireless technology? Let us know in the comments and be sure to subscribe for more think pieces and informational discussions about modern technology.

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      Tip of the Week: Helpful YouTube Tips

      Keyboard Shortcuts
      YouTube is great for both researching and presenting subjects, and with its built-in features, you can get more productivity out of it. Keyboard shortcuts are the best first step to take. You can jump to the beginning of a video by pressing the zero key. You can also use the arrow keys to fast forward or rewind a video as needed. The default is five seconds, but by holding down the Ctrl key, you can increase this to ten second skips.

      If you’re using YouTube for a presentation, you can pause and resume the video by hitting the spacebar or the K key. You can use the up and down keys to adjust the volume, as well. The M key will mute or unmute the video.

      Start from a Specific Point in the Video
      You can alter a link to a YouTube video to start at a specific point. The easiest way to do this is to just grab it from the video on YouTube. For example, check out this video about phishing.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfnA7UmlZkE

      Under the Share option, you will see the Start at option. This gives you the ability to select a specific part of the video to start it at. The link will ultimately look something like this for around the one-minute mark.

      https://youtu.be/jfnA7UmlZkE?t=63

      Use Search Filters to Improve Results
      If you’re not finding the right content you’re looking for, you can use filters to customize your results based on specific criteria, including channels/playlists, specific durations, and other types of media.

      YouTube is a great resource for many businesses. What are other ways you might use YouTube? Let us know in the comments.

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      Ask Your Managed Service Provider These 6 Questions

      For many small businesses, the difference between the various types of technology management might seem trivial, but the reality is that they can be budget-breaking when mismanaged. Take break-fix IT management; it worked for businesses in the past, but how much did it really help? After all, the entire premise of break-fix IT management relies on the breaking and fixing of technology, when in reality the goal should be to prevent the breaking from happening in the first place.

      This is why managed IT is such a valuable investment. It actively prevents IT issues from hampering your business’ operations, meaning that downtime doesn’t become a problem. In a way, managed IT takes your organization’s capital expenses related to technology and transforms them into operational expenses, saving you lots of time and money that can be spent elsewhere.

      However, you don’t want to implement just any managed IT provider. You want to work with only one who can answer the following questions in adequate detail.

      • Does this provider help my business become more competitive?
      • Can this provider help my business leverage technology more quickly?
      • How does this managed service provider help my business utilize the cloud?
      • How transparent is this managed service provider?
      • How can your investment in managed IT free up funds that are better spent elsewhere?
      • How quickly can the provider respond to new industry trends and ideas?

      Not sure how to approach managed IT? Techworks Consulting might be able to help. Ask us these questions yourself and see what we can offer your business. To learn more, reach out to us at 631-285-1527.

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      Techworks Consulting Donates Computer Equipment to Children and Families in Need

      In collaboration with The Child Center of NY and City National Rochdale, Techworks provided time and equipment to donate to underserved families and children.

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