I.T. Checklist for Offboarding Employees

Aug 21, 2018 8:00:00 AM / by Chris Chirgwin posted in I.T., Security, Best Practices


According to Forbes, approximately 2 million Americans leave their jobs every month.  Regardless of whether you are in a small business or a Fortune 500 company, there are critically important steps that I.T. administrators should take when an employee leaves.  Even if the employee voluntarily left on great terms, it is critical to offboard the employee properly.  A recent study found that 89% of employees still had access to their company’s network and data after being let go.  If someone can still log in to servers, access confidential data, or even just tweet in the company’s name, they can wreak havoc in ways that reflect very poorly on the company - and on the I.T. staff within the company responsible for network and data security.  Insider attacks, including those by terminated employees, can be very costly and damaging.  An organization in the U.S. faces an average of 3.8 insider attacks per year.  We have put together a checklist of steps that should be completed immediately upon an employee departure. 

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Lanspeed Recognized for Excellence in Managed I.T. Services

Mar 13, 2018 8:00:00 AM / by Wendy Ballard posted in I.T., News & Events, Managed Services


 CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Lanspeed to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the MSP Pioneer 250 category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of I.T., improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on I.T. investments.

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Managed I.T. Services for Schools

Nov 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by Chris Chirgwin posted in Government, School, education, I.T., technology


The ever-increasing need for technology in schools is driving a greater demand for a wide range of I.T. support.  Similar to a growing business, schools need I.T. experts to help plan, architect, deploy, support and manage their I.T. environments.  Wireless networks, security, content filtering, high-speed broadband, storage and device management are just a handful of the technology solutions that schools have become reliant upon.  However, the majority of schools struggle with finding the budget and expertise to achieve their I.T. objectives. 

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