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April 24, 2020 | by Ritika Bramhe
thank you essential workers

A Thank You Message to All Essential Workers

  Coronavirus (COVID-19) is impacting the lives of essential workers, requiring them to put in more hours during these unprecedented times. A healthcare provider may have been out since the night before, working diligently to save patient lives. Others, including but not limited to, local restaurant owners, IT engineers and supermarket employees, continue to ensure … Continued

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April 10, 2020 | by Ritika Bramhe
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Challenges Faced by MSPs in Light of COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has proven to be a challenging time for IT support teams and managed service providers (MSPs). It hasn’t only left these organizations in a vulnerable position, but also in a state of uncertainty as to what may be in store for them.  OnPage interacts with current and prospective clients ranging from large … Continued

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April 1, 2020 | by Christopher Gonzalez
Working from home

Coronavirus: From the Office to Working From Home

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is greatly impacting the lives of organizations, employees and stakeholders. With the outbreak’s rising impact, more employees are migrating to remote, work-from-home practices as means of achieving “social distancing.”  However, inevitable challenges are emerging with remote workdays. Obstacles include, but aren’t limited to, employee isolation, diminished productivity and poor team communication or collaboration. … Continued

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March 16, 2020 | by Christopher Gonzalez
Evolving IT

The Ever-Changing IT Industry

Information technology (IT) never slows to a standstill. Technological change disrupts current processes or operations, requiring organizations to make alterations to IT spending. Deviating from legacy technology to 21st century advancements isn’t an option, it’s a requirement! Through automation and powerful integrations, organizations can breathe freely.  Current State of IT: Eye-Opening Statistics Per Opsview, organizations … Continued

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February 13, 2020 | by Hannah Krichmar

Importance of After-Hour Response Teams

Exceptional customer service is key in the world of IT, where something could go wrong at any given moment. This level of support equates to business retention, client satisfaction and high success rates and profits.  In this post, I’ll introduce a hypothetical scenario, where “MSP Team A” provides 24×7 after-hours support to a valuable client. Scenario: … Continued

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January 2, 2020 | by Christopher Gonzalez
Five IT Trends to Look Forward to in 2020

Five IT Trends to Look Forward to in 2020

New Year’s Eve marks the transition into a new decade, beginning with personal resolutions and expectations for 2020. Much is the same in the IT industry, as support teams expect to adopt trending technologies to reduce their mean time to repair (MTTR) and improve incident resolution.  This post will provide an in-depth look into five … Continued

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December 26, 2019 | by Christopher Gonzalez
Gartner

Gartner Publishes New Report: Six Smart Steps to ITSM Tools

Information technology service management (ITSM) tools streamline and regulate how IT services are delivered. ITSM tools include help-desk (e.g., ConnectWise Manage and ServiceNow) and monitoring software, providing smart ticketing capabilities and live system statuses, respectively.  Unfortunately, Gartner Research reports that organizations tend to overbuy ITSM tools beyond their needs. For instance, organizations purchase unnecessary capabilities … Continued

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November 16, 2019 | by OnPage Corporation
IT Outage Communication

IT Outage Communication Best Practices

IT Outage Communications Best Practices for your IT Team Over the course of time, IT teams will recognize the importance of having a plan for IT outage communications and recognizing IT outage communications best practices. Even the most skilled of IT operations departments will experience significant downtime issues effecting customers. As such, it is very … Continued

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October 29, 2019 | by Noor Khayyat
Critical Incident

How to Manage a Critical Incident

Critical incidents don’t come with a predetermined schedule or warning. So, it’s up to your organization to have an incident response procedure in place to combat these crisis.  Don’t have one? Read below to perfect your incident response operations and adopt the right tools and procedures to fight against any critical event.  Planning Phase In … Continued

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October 8, 2019 | by Ritika Bramhe
Gartner Hype Cycle

OnPage Mentioned in Two 2019 Gartner Hype Cycle Reports

Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Business Continuity and IT Performance Analysis are trusted reports, identifying solutions that enhance and solidify an organization’s business continuity.  The OnPage team is pleased to announce that we’ve been included in two Gartner Hype Cycle reports, listing OnPage’s incident alert management solution as a trusted tool for today’s support teams. This … Continued

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