PennComp Blog

Exploring the world of IT management.


Business Process Automation: Opportunities and Types

September 4, 2023
BPA involves leveraging technology strategically to automate, optimize, and improve operational tasks and workflows.

Data Storage: How to Choose the Best Solution for Your Business

September 1, 2023
Due to the increasing importance of data-driven decision-making and the exponential growth of digital data, companies now need to store and manage their data.

How to Manage Business Vulnerability and IT Threat Management

August 10, 2023
In today’s digital age, businesses rely heavily on technology to operate efficiently and stay competitive. However, with the increasing reliance on technology, businesses also face a growing number of threats and vulnerabilities that can compromise their operations, data, and reputation.

What are Cloud Migration Challenges and How to Mitigate Them

August 10, 2023
Cloud migration has become a crucial strategy for businesses seeking to enhance their agility, scalability, and cost-efficiency.

Why Businesses Need an IT Strategic Planning

July 7, 2023
A solid and practical IT strategy is crucial in today’s fast-paced business world. Unfortunately, many businesses are unaware that their lack of a proper IT strategy hinders their growth.

Most Common Myths and Misconceptions about Technology

July 3, 2023
Technology has become an integral part of our lives in today’s fast-paced and interconnected world. From smartphones and social media to artificial intelligence and virtual reality, technological advancements continue to shape how we live, work, and interact with the world…

5 Key Components of Disaster Recovery Plan

June 26, 2023
As technology becomes increasingly integral to organizational operations, the risk of losing critical data and IT infrastructure to disasters is on the rise. These disasters can result in significant financial losses due to lost revenue, expenses, and productivity.

How On-Site and Remote IT Support Benefits Your Small Business

June 15, 2023
Technology plays a crucial role in the success of small businesses. However, managing and maintaining IT infrastructure can be a daunting task. That’s where IT support services come in.

The Importance of IT Solutions For Business

May 8, 2023
In today's rapidly evolving digital landscape, businesses are constantly searching for new ways to stay ahead of the competition, optimize their processes, and boost their profit margins. This is where the power of information technology (IT) solutions comes in.

Benefits of an Optimized IT Infrastructure

May 8, 2023
IT infrastructure is the backbone of a business's technology ecosystem, encompassing physical and virtual components. Every component, from computers and servers to networks and storage, is crucial in enabling smooth business operations and ensuring robust information security. With the proper…

Top Reasons to Hire a Professional IT Consulting Company

April 21, 2023
In today’s business world, IT plays a crucial role in the success of any organization. However, instead of burdening themselves with the added responsibility of managing IT services, businesses can benefit greatly by using the services of a professional IT…

How to Keep Your Data Secure in the Cloud

April 6, 2023
Storing data in the cloud offers many benefits, such as accessibility and scalability, but it also presents unique security challenges.

How IT Outsourcing Can Benefit Your Small Business

March 17, 2023
In today's highly competitive business environment, small businesses are under immense pressure to stay ahead of the curve, adapt to new technologies, and maintain their competitive edge

How to Choose the Best Data Backup Solution for your Business?

March 6, 2023
In today's digital age, data is the lifeblood of any business. With the increasing amount of valuable data being generated and stored daily, a reliable data backup solution is more important than ever.

How Managed Service Providers Benefit Manufacturing Industry

March 2, 2023
In today's increasingly competitive landscape, organizations focus on the core aspects of their business and seek someone to take charge of their IT systems and operate their IT strategy.

How To Create An Effective IT Disaster Recovery Plan

February 16, 2023
Large volumes of digital information or data are produced and managed by enterprises of all sizes in today's workplace. Everyone avoids thinking about unexpected incidents, but they can happen anytime.

Benefits of Cloud Services for the Manufacturing Industry

January 31, 2023
The manufacturing industry is undergoing a digital transformation, and cloud services play a crucial role in this change.

Top IT Services Industry Trends to Watch in 2023

January 4, 2023
The demand for IT services will continue to grow in the next few years, and providers will need to be able to provide a wide range of services and support levels.

How to Prevent Common IT Problems in 2023

December 27, 2022
In addition, more than 300 office workers nationwide answered questions about how they feel, work, and manage the office.

Why Reducing Cloud Costs has Become a Priority

December 12, 2022
Reducing cloud costs has become a top priority for businesses of all sizes because it's one of the most cost-effective ways to improve productivity and reduce operational costs.

How IT Help Desk Saves Your Business Time and Money

November 29, 2022
However, problems may arise. When they do, you need to trust that your IT professionals can handle the issues quickly and effectively to minimize business disruptions.

Top 6 Reasons Data Backups Are Crucial

November 15, 2022
The rise in cyberattacks in recent years has highlighted the significance of data security. It is important to remember that the attack affected over 300,000 machines, and it took a week for productivity to return to normal. A recent study…

5 Simple Ways to Create an IT Budget

October 18, 2022
Making and following a budget has several advantages, including helping you plan and prepare for significant expenses that could otherwise severely affect you and your organization. It will also keep your spending on track and ensure that you allocate appropriate…

Strategic Benefits of IT Consulting Services for Your Business

August 29, 2022
The IT consulting industry is a branch of the Information Technology industry that is focused on providing expertise, advice and assistance to small businesses.

Distinguishing Between Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

August 5, 2022
It involves determining the impact on business continuity, legal, and contractual obligations, consistency with regulatory frameworks, revenue-generation capabilities, intellectual property valuation, and physical damage and harm.

How Houston Managed IT Services Benefit the Manufacturing Industry

July 19, 2022
It also includes maintenance and upgrading all your on-site and cloud assets at a budget-friendly monthly charge.

Prioritize the Growth of Your Business with Houston IT Consulting Services

June 15, 2022
If you’re looking for ways to streamline your business operations, then cloud computing may be the answer for you.

Ultimate Cloud Computing Guide for Houston Businesses

June 7, 2022
If you’re looking for ways to streamline your business operations, then cloud computing may be the answer for you.

How Houston Managed IT Services Can Improve Operational Efficiency

May 17, 2022
Managed services can help you keep up with changing industry standards while ensuring day-to-day performance optimization for maximum productivity.

How Houston IT Outsource Benefits SMBs

May 14, 2022
In 2021, it was expected to reach $684 billion, with the number set to increase even higher in 2022. The pandemic also pushed nearly 70% of SMBs towards an intensified usage of digital technologies as they push for digital transformation…

Understanding Vulnerability Assessment and How to Conduct One

April 22, 2022
A vulnerability assessment helps companies take stock of all such vulnerabilities in their IT systems.

The Importance of Endpoint Security for IT Services in Houston

April 12, 2022
The endpoint security mechanism prevents all kinds of malware and cyber-attacks from gaining entry into the network and stealing, leaking or corrupting valuable information and intellectual property stored within.

Top 4 Types and Benefits Cloud-Based Houston IT Management Solutions

March 28, 2022
This allows companies to have a much greater degree of flexibility, reliability and scalability. This also saves considerable CAPEX in that companies do not need to pay upfront for their hardware or infrastructure.

Key Benefits of IT services for SMBs in Houston

March 8, 2022
While this definitely makes the operations more seamless, faster and efficient, it also opens up the organizational network to a slew of risks that can eventually become hard to manage.

Top Tips to Improve Data Security in Data Centers

February 23, 2022
IT research firm Gartner predicts that worldwide IT spending will grow more than 5 percent in 2022 to $4.5 trillion. As data grows in size and volume along with the boom in IT, data center systems are also witnessing a…

4 Core Pillars of Implementing an Enterprise Mobility Solution

February 16, 2022
Mobile enterprise IT investments are expected to maintain its healthy growth and reach $900 billion globally by 2025. In its 2021 enterprise mobility report, SOTI, a leader in enterprise device management and security solutions, surveyed 1,400 IT decision-makers and found…

Best Data Storage and Backup Solutions Perfect for Small Businesses

January 13, 2022
The global storage and backup software market is expected to reach $17.25 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 9.7%. Major players in the sector include Dell Inc., HPE, Netapp, Hitachi, and IBM. Currently, the market is experiencing an immense…

Cyber Warfare Basics: Types, Examples & Solutions

December 31, 2021
The term cyber warfare is generally used to designate a specific attack or a series of attacks mounted against a country using digital means. This kind of attack can seriously damage the government and civilian infrastructure and disrupt critical public…

Malware Hiding Right Under Your Nose?

December 15, 2021
In 2020, 61% of organizations experienced malware activity that spread from one employee’s system to another. In 2021, that number rose to 74%, it's highest since the SOES survey began in 2016.

What Is Network Downtime & How Can You Avoid Downtime?

November 30, 2021
The costs of network downtime are surprisingly high—on average, companies can lose up to $5,600 per minute of downtime, which adds up to over $300,000 every hour.

Gift Card Scams – Far from Joyful and How to Protect Yourself

November 24, 2021
Gift cards generally spark joy in consumers. They convey the promise of easy and convenient presents. But perhaps due to the popularity of gift cards, frauds concerning gift cards are also on the rise.

Browser Fingerprinting: Why Does One Ad Follow You?

October 27, 2021
Have you ever wondered how your web browsers or mobile apps are able to show you advertisements that are specifically unique to you?

Ransomware: What to Do if Hit by an Attack

September 30, 2021
Ransomware has proved to be a plague for not just businesses but also healthcare organizations, Financial organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies.

A Comprehensive Guide to Thorough Cleaning of Your Computer Hardware

August 2, 2021
A regular build-up of dust and dirt on your computer hardware can lead to serious issues, such as overheating, that may cause your computer to perform sub-optimally and even add to repair costs in the long run.

Safeguard Your Business Against Insider Threats

July 24, 2021
Cloud service providers and managed IT service providers offer the organization ways to work more effectively, connect with your people effortlessly, and get help for your IT needs.

Cybersecurity for Remote Workers: Best WFH Practices

April 27, 2021
Cybersecurity is the biggest threat to organizations depending on virtual workspaces and every WFH individual using such networks is looking at an imminent security breach.

Managed Services vs. Cloud Computing: What’s the Difference?

March 3, 2021
Cloud service providers and managed IT service providers offer the organization ways to work more effectively, connect with your people effortlessly, and get help for your IT needs.

2021 Winner for Houston’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

February 18, 2021
All of our team members help contribute to PennComp being listed as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to work for in Houston. We push ourselves and each other to help our clients be productive, grow and use technology…

Cybercrime Rising: 10 ways to protect your business data

January 17, 2021
The European Convention of Cybercrime details numerous computer-related crimes or cybercrimes. And despite the admittedly wide net it casts; it only scratches the tip of the iceberg when it comes to cybercrimes.

Cybersecurity Mesh: Security Perimeters Around The Individuals

January 3, 2021
With remote work here to say for the foreseeable future, it’s a safe bet to say that enterprises will be working in a geographically distributed environment of workers, partners, vendors and customers.