Antivirus Software and an Expert to Monitor it – the Perfect Combo

Antivirus software has come a long way – but then again, so have viruses! Even though PCs are no longer as susceptible to attacks as they may have been in the past, it’s just as important as ever to have antivirus software running on your computer. Here’s why.


Viruses aren’t the only threat anymore

We may feel like we have better control over viruses these days, but viruses are no longer the only threat to our computers and cyber security! Ransomware often enters our computers through phishing emails, and can stop you accessing your files or even disable the PC altogether (and free antivirus software doesn’t protect against ransomware!)

Spyware and Trojans are other modern forms of malware that can severely disable your computer.


Why do I need an Expert monitoring things if I have antivirus software?

Even though software has come a long way and is sometimes smart enough to detect and fix any issues that arise on its own, that’s not always the case and that’s when we would take manual control of things to remove whatever virus or malware found its way onto your computer.

At Info-Tech, we have a dedicated specialist (Harry!) whose first task every morning is to ensure all client systems are in as good of shape as they were when we left the day before.


What about laptops?

Previously, any off-site computer could only be scanned once it was back in the office. However, with our solution, every single computer is monitored as soon as it comes online – including laptops, and including those that are off-site (for example, for salespeople or those who work from home). This way everyone is protected and monitored all day, every day.


How do I choose the right software for my needs?

We have chosen a software that is good for corporations or individuals, with a console management interface that we monitor for you – ensuring you’re always protected without even realizing it.

There are a lot of options, but we ultimately choose ESET for our clients because of its monitoring capabilities, ease of installation and removal, as well as the fact that the software takes into account available resources on your computer – so it protects, while still maintaining speed and performance of your device. You won’t even know it’s there!

For less than your daily lunch spend, we can have your business protected with a top-of-the-line antivirus software – and monitored by our own in-house expert! The risk of losing all of your data because of a virus or malware is just too great to rely on the free antivirus software pre-installed on your computer. If you’re ready to take the next step and protect your data and your device, send us an email or give us a call today at 514-634-INFO (6436) x 101.

Why You Need A Virtual I.T. Guy And Remote Monitoring

When it comes to technology, we expect it to do its main job – make our lives easier and make it easier now. So when you’re sitting in the office and something suddenly pops up that puts a wrench in your busiest day of the week (because that’s when it always happens) what do you do? Who do you call? With Info-Tech, one of the most popular services we offer is remote monitoring and management. Our remote monitoring and management services ensure you are never alone. We offer an entire team of I.T. experts for less than the cost of a full time ‘generalist’. Not convinced? Here are a few main benefits to our remote monitoring and management services.

Get More For Less

If your business has grown beyond a handful of employees and you’re considering hiring a full-time tech to keep things running smoothly, you may want to consider our remote monitoring services instead. For less than the cost of a full-time salaried employee, with Info-Tech Montreal you get a full team of experts, including a dedicated support technician, to handle all of your I.T. needs. The best part? Because we work remotely, you never have to see us!

Solutions Without Disrupting Your Day

Not only can we keep your systems running smoothly, we do our work behind the scenes to minimize the disruption on your day-to-day work. When needed, your support-tech simply connects to your server or PC using remote access software. This allows us to trouble-shoot whatever issues your systems may be having, while you continue to go about your day – you and your employees won’t even know we’re there! Of course, we always check beforehand to make sure we can connect and not disturb some work in progress!

We know that time is money when it comes to running a business, so if there is ever any downtime, we understand the negative impact that can have on your company and your bottom line. Our team of I.T. professionals work quickly and efficiently to get you back up to speed as soon as possible, with pro-active monitoring and ease of remote connections; minimizing that downtime is our priority!

Stay Focused On Your Business

Let’s face it – as a business owner, you have a million things on your plate. Worrying about why your computers and servers aren’t working properly shouldn’t be one of them, so let us take that off your hands. We design and set-up remote monitoring to detect and quickly repair problems, so we can be repairing any issues that might arise before you are even aware of them. In the meantime, your day continues without any of the speed bumps traditionally caused by those system failures. Plus, not only are we watching your system’s back-end, but we’re always keeping an eye on changes occurring in the industry, so you don’t have to worry about your environment staying up-to-date. Let us be the experts for your I.T. services, so you can continue being the expert for your clients.

When your staff are able to work without disruption and any issues that do arise are taken care of quickly, quietly, and remotely, you get peace of mind.

Curious about what may be going on with your company’s I.T.? Do not hesitate to contact us today! Let us help you relieve that unnecessary stress with our remote monitoring services.

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