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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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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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        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!

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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

      Signs That Your Business Needs to Upgrade Your Crucial IT

      When you start to ascertain whether or not a piece of technology needs to be replaced or just eliminated, the first decision you have to make is obviously how does this piece of technology affect our product/service. If you can utilize the piece of technology and it helps fulfill opportunities, promotes productivity and efficiency, or is overall just a benefit for the company, it is pretty easy to ascertain how to proceed. If the piece of technology doesn’t provide obvious benefits, then you should try and understand what the problems are and why you may need to eliminate that technology.

      It isn’t always that simple. Today, we will go through technology that you might find in today’s business and describe the relevant signs that a piece of it may be failing.

      Server Hard Drives
      Traditional computing environments utilize hard disk drives (HDD) that generally last between three-to-five years and will show indications that a failure is imminent. They include:

      • The drive is making strange noises (clicking, whirring, humming).
      • Repeated crashes and software errors.
      • Repeated disk errors.
      • Strange computer behavior.

      These can also be signs that any computer that runs an HDD. Today there are computers that have what are known as solid state drives (SSD) in them. SSDs are largely expected to last longer, five-to-seven year and don’t always have the telltale signs of failure that HDDs do. Here is where monitoring your SSD comes in. Just like the RMM service we provide at Techworks Consulting, if you like, you can download software that will allow you to monitor the strength of your SSD.

      Beyond that, there are some signs that your SSD is on its last legs. Error messages that continuously pop up, files that can’t be written or read, and there are frequent crashes during the boot phase. Upgrading your hard drive before a major failure of your IT would keep downtime to a minimum and keep costs associated with that downtime to a minimum.

      Networking
      Major networking problems can derail any business’ relationships. The loss of access to the Internet and the data workers need to do their jobs extends pretty quickly to the cost of the product or service, and the staff’s ability to support. If you are having a problem staying connected, or getting the bandwidth that you need, you probably have a problem with a router, switch, or some other part of your networking system.

      What’s worse than having hardware that is failing? Not having that hardware in the first place. If your company needs help with their wireless network, mobile computing management system, or any other system used to connect people or move data around, reaching out to the IT professionals at Techworks Consulting can be a great decision.

      If your IT seems like it is failing there is only one way to be sure that won’t be horribly costly for your business, call our professional technicians to do a full assessment of your business’ technology today at 631-285-1527.

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      Setting Android’s Security Options

      Confirm Google Play Protect is on
      Downloading apps always presents a challenge, as you can never know if there is a risk to downloading the wrong one. Google Play Protect is a system put in place to keep this from happening. This feature can constantly scan your device for threats with the intention of keeping your device as secure as possible. If it’s not activated by default (which it should be), you can do so by going to Settings > Security > Google Play Protect. If all of these toggles are active, it’s already activated, so you have nothing to worry about.

      Enable Two-Factor Authentication
      This isn’t necessarily an Android-native feature, but you can enable two-factor authentication for your Google account. This makes it so that your phone has an additional level of security that can prevent some hackers from accessing important information located on the device. You can set up two-factor authentication by accessing your Settings > Google > Security, then following the instructions for 2-Step Verification.

      Limit Lock Screen Notifications
      Notifications on the lock screen are helpful for the user, but they can be a breach of privacy for those who don’t want others to see them. You can limit the information displayed by lock screen notifications by going through your Settings > Lock screen > Notifications. You can then toggle which apps you want to display the full notification, or just the app’s icon.

      Pinning Your Screen
      If you have other people using your phone every so often, you don’t want them to be accessing your applications or files. To keep this from happening, you can “pin” your screen to a particular application, meaning that any time the device accesses the application or function, it is the only application that user can access.

      To pin your screen, all you have to do is access your Settings > Biometrics and security > Other security settings. Once you’ve done this, just scroll to the bottom of the page and toggle on Pin windows. You can enter a menu item and make sure the Ask for PIN before unpinning switch is toggled.

      Once you’ve activated screen pinning, you can then set it so that the one app they need to use is the only one that they can use until the application is unpinned. You can pin usage to a single app by opening the application and pressing the Recent button. You’ll see a pin icon on the screen. Press it to pin the application. Once you’re ready to allow other apps to be used again, you can just hold the Back and Recent buttons at the same time. This unpins the device and locks it, requiring your PIN to be plugged in before it can be used again.

      If you’re having trouble keeping your device secure, Techworks Consulting can help. To learn more, reach out to us at 631-285-1527.

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      Tip of the Week: Introducing Evernote Templates

      What Are Templates?
      Evernote templates basically provide users with pre-built structures for their notes. This gives users a way of organizing information that may have previously taken more time than usual. These are particularly great if you are one who struggles with formatting each and every time you open a new note. Evernote also offers other templates on their website, and with a subscription to Evernote Plus, Premium, or Business, you can use formatting that you’ve used in the past to create your own custom template for future use.

      Applying Templates in Evernote
      Once you’ve found some templates you’d like to use, either from Evernote’s website or from one of your past notes, you can apply it to any new ones.

      • In Evernote, start a new note.
      • In the body of your note, click on Templates to see the ones you have saved.
      • From here, you have several options. You can search for templates, delete ones you don’t need, edit their names, or apply them to notes.
      • If you have Plus, Premium, or Business accounts, you can edit templates. To edit a template, follow this same process. Once you’ve finished making the edits, save it as a new template.
      • Plus, Premium, and Business users can also create their own templates this way.

      What are your thoughts on these changes to Evernote? If you don’t already use it, will this be enough to convince you? Let us know in the comments.

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      Latest Blog Entry

      Chances are if you are in business today, there are a lot of devices on your network that you haven’t touched in years, might not be using, or don’t even need. Unfortunately, there are times when the technology you have doesn’t really do much other than take up space. If you...

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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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