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What to Consider Before Upgrading a Server

I frequently get the opportunity to meet with potential “Allies” (our term for Customers) that are looking to refresh their technology in some way. Often this refresh is in the form of a new server, some major software change, an office move or maybe some...

Predictable IT

For too many organizations, their IT is a source of problems, risk, stress and unexpected costs. Traditional IT support companies take a reactive, passive role and wait for their customers to call. They might make some project recommendations when they need more...

IT Standardization

Standardization is not new in business. From telephones to business processes, standards are key to maintaining productivity. Standards can be developed around many aspects of IT, including: equipment, line of business applications, network security, backup and...

Why Choose Managed IT with Smart Dolphins?

At Smart Dolphins, we truly believe that we are unique. We offer a lot more than your typical IT support company. We drive success by leveraging technology and how we do this is what sets us apart from other managed IT service providers on Vancouver Island. Business...

IT Planning

“We don’t have an IT plan!” I’ve heard this response from too many business people when I’ve asked what exciting things are on the IT plan for the year. It’s tough to manage every cent spent in a business, but when we’re talking about a...