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OMNI Solutions Group has been serving the Washington D.C. metropolitan area since 1994, providing IT Support such as technical help-desk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

What is Cloud Waste and How Can You Prevent It?

What is Cloud Waste and How Can You Prevent It?

Cloud computing offers businesses an economical way to obtain the software and services they need. Yet, there comes a point when having too much of a good thing becomes wasteful, no matter how affordable the service may be. If a business owner isn’t careful about how they utilize the cloud, then they can unknowingly find themselves experiencing “cloud waste.”

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How Outsourced IT Frees Up Time and Gives You Peace of Mind

How Outsourced IT Frees Up Time and Gives You Peace of Mind

Running a business is hard. As a business owner, you know this better than anyone else. You have to juggle your assets, manage your workforce, and schedule out tasks to those who are most qualified. Yet, there will likely come a time when a task comes along that nobody within your business is qualified to perform. For many organizations, this task is IT management.


The truth is that outsourcing is a valid option for businesses these days, and it’s especially valuable for small businesses that have a limited budget or workforce. Some small businesses have trouble attracting and retaining top talent, especially in remote areas with a limited amount of talent to choose from in the first place. Others simply don’t have time to deal with routine maintenance, which will inevitably lead to broken technology.

One of the best ways to take advantage of outsourcing is for your organization’s technical needs, like IT management and maintenance. You started your business so that you could do what you love and turn a profit. If you’re focused on these goals rather than managing your technology 24/7, you’ll find that, all of a sudden, your dreams are within your grasp.

Besides, wouldn’t it be nice to know that your technology is being handled by professional technicians? You don’t want just any computer novice performing maintenance on your business’s IT. Information technology is difficult to handle at times, and failing to manage it properly can lead to disastrous results. If your company’s server were to fall victim to an untimely hardware failure, you could be looking at massive repair costs or replacement fees. That’s not even mentioning the irreplaceable data that was lost when the server went down. Unless you have support that’s ready and able to help at any given moment, these disasters could very well break your business and impede your progress further.

By outsourcing this need to OMNI Solutions Group, you can essentially eliminate this uncertainty. By having us on standby and ready to assist you with your technology at all times, you can say "goodbye" to downtime and say “hello” to productivity. Even if you have an in-house team of technology professionals working to keep your workstations and servers working as intended, they likely don’t have enough time and resources to implement new and exciting technology solutions. We’re sure that your technicians could use a break from working around the clock, and you’ll appreciate having an extra set of eyes on issues that can prevent them from turning into major problems.

Our trusted technicians want to see you succeed, and they’ll work hard to make sure that it happens; that’s more than any ordinary break-fix IT company can offer. If your organization could use a hand with both technology management and implementing new solutions, give us a call at 301-869-6890.

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Here Are 3 Reasons VoIP Makes Perfect Sense

Here Are 3 Reasons VoIP Makes Perfect Sense

Businesses have always relied on telephone communication systems to stay in touch with external and internal contacts. However, the traditional method of telecommunication has fallen behind the times, giving way to more flexible solutions that are designed to save businesses money and improve efficiency. In particular, Voice over Internet Protocol can be a valuable asset for small businesses that are experiencing growth.

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5 Ways to Put Your Staff Ahead of Frivolous Office Expenses

b2ap3_thumbnail_cut_your_costs_400.jpgEvery business wants to be like Google and provide employees with a dynamic place to work, filled with amenities. It would probably be a dream come true for your organization to sit next to Google on Glassdoor’s annual list of “50 Best Places to Work.” Reality check: you’re not Google, as you’re reminded of this every time you attempt to balance your company’s budget.

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3 Ways You Can Save Money By Turning IT into a Service

b2ap3_thumbnail_optimization_it_400.jpgYour business thrives when your technology is running smoothly, but when it fails to function as intended, it can have unforeseen consequences that reach deep into your IT budget. One of the best ways that your organization can optimize your IT is by taking advantage of outsourced services, but you don’t want to approach these “as a service” offerings uninformed.

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Your IT Needs to Be Involved with Your Cloud Solution

b2ap3_thumbnail_cloud_it_host_400.jpgOne of the greatest advances in technology solutions to have emerged in the past few years is cloud computing. In fact, it’s one of the most popular Software as a Service (SaaS) platforms out there for the modern business. Are you prepared to commit to a cloud solution that can potentially improve productivity on all levels of your business infrastructure?

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