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SCW has been serving the Spokane Valley area since 1997, providing IT Support such as helpdesk support, computer support, and technical consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

If You Aren’t Leveraging Managed Services, You’re Leaving Benefits On The Table

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The modern business needs a reliable source of information technology support. Historically, this was provided through a method known as break/fix—if your business technology was to break, a technician would come in to fix it. While this approach works, there are many trade-offs to using it that a business shouldn’t have to accept. Now that there is the managed services model, businesses no longer do.

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An Employee Fixing Their Own Technology May Do More Harm Than Good

An Employee Fixing Their Own Technology May Do More Harm Than Good

Have you ever gone to a restaurant with a wonderful little dessert buffet, where there is a convenient soft-serve ice cream machine that lets you eat as much as you want? The convenience of this “self-serve” model is one which has permeated many industries. Just take a look at self-checkout at major retailers--people want to do things themselves. Unfortunately, this doesn’t translate very well into business technology management.

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Tip of the Week: How to Troubleshoot and Reset Your Network in Windows 10

Tip of the Week: How to Troubleshoot and Reset Your Network in Windows 10

Windows 10 made several small changes during its Anniversary Update, not the least of which being the inclusion of a Network Status page, allowing the user to check on the current network connection’s status.

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