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Nerds Support won CRN Fast Growth 150 award

Nerds Support is Growing!

CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has added Nerds Support to its “Fastest Growth 150 list”. The list recognizes, among other things, the fastest-growing tech and IT consultants in North America.  The providers who have made the list experienced large growth between 2017 and 2018. Those who make it to the list generate a combined total revenue of more than $55 billion in the past two years.

The Channel Company is an IT focused media company that provides media, research, consulting, sales and marketing services to the Information technology industry. Constant change and developing IT software means developers are in a highly competitive and fast-paced environment. IT providers are therefore expected to continuously adapt to ever changing requirements. That is why growth and profitability within this industry are difficult and noteworthy achievements.

Bob Skelly, CEO of The Channel Company, said the recipients of the award are an example of what an IT services company can achieve in spite of the highly competitive and evolving environment. “There’s a great deal of growth and opportunity within the channel,” he said. “These companies are proof positive that hard work and commitment to the service can pay off.”

Nerds Support came a long way since its nascent days in a cramped living room inside of the CEO Scott Richman’s house. In the years since its founding, Nerds Support has recruited a team of highly skilled software engineers with a combined experience of over 40 years, operating and managing IT and cloud based services. Its growth has meant several new additions to the team, including but not limited to, two interns to assist with website development and an additional software engineer to meet growing demand for the Nerds Support touch.

Nerds Support hopes it continues to grow so that it may contribute to its community in South Florida. It’s dedicated to helping small and medium size businesses grow in today’s tech dependent world of networks and software dependency. It wants to grow so that it may continue helping others grow in the process. To view the full list, click here. Also, to view the official Press Release for this announcement, click here.

There are more changes coming to Nerds Support and its team. To learn more about IT or Nerds Support, visit our meet the team page.

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Types of Miami Managed Security Services to Enhance Your Business’s Security

In today’s competitive Miami market, work is usually outsourced to a competent firm. The size of the company does not matter. Managed services are the proactive management of IT assets by an outsourcing firm on behalf of the customer. Among various functions performed by the Managed Service Provider (MSP), managed security service is the most sought after. Here are 5 types of managed services which enhance your business’ security:

Remote Monitoring

Remote Monitoring is the continuous monitoring of all sorts of activity that takes place on the network in order to determine in advance the security threat it poses to the company’s systems or data. They will also try to track any unauthorized behavior on the network as well as try to determine if any inbound connections to your network can hack your company’s data system. Remote monitoring analyses security developments from time to time to locate niggling problems and weed it out as soon as possible.

Vulnerability Testing

Due to vulnerability testing, you don’ have to wait for any security breach before taking any action. It simulates hacking attacks and does software scans on your system to discover any vulnerability that may exist in your system. After performing these tests, they address the vulnerabilities by improving the software and hardware systems.  Vulnerability testing service does not perform network wide security assessment instead focuses on areas which the hackers can exploit.

Penetration Testing

Penetration testing involves random testing of your company’s network periodically with the help of remote access to not only evaluate the IT infrastructure but also to get a clear picture of the network’s strengths and weaknesses. The one-time event is normally performed using manual or automated technologies. Penetration testing offers many benefits which include dodging the cost of network downtime.

Risk Assessment

Risk assessment services help in trying to explain the potential risks that are involved especially security risks which may have an adverse effect on your company’s capital. They will try to minimize the risks involved in sharing information with outside vendors. The risk assessment service will also inform your company about the risks that are involved in the procedures and policies of your company.

Perimeter Management

In perimeter management system, firewalls, Virtual Private Networks and intrusion detection software are installed and upgraded periodically. It is one form of remote service since it involves management of the configuration settings remotely so that both hardware and software are able to secure the information and data systems.

Managed Service Providers play a key role in managing the It department of any organization. Managed services will keep your company’s data safe and provide IT solutions. It will also keep software updated and provide data backup solutions. Using MSP is both costs effective as well as good for the growth of your IT capacity. Managed Services gives quick solutions to security related problems and fixes potential vulnerabilities that can affect your system.

Looking for reliable managed security service in Miami? Contact Nerds Support, Inc. for highest quality managed IT services.