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Is free Anti-Virus software any good?

First and foremost, you never want to go without security protection on your computer. Free Anti-Virus has very low detection rates. Give us a call and we will be happy to inform you of the latest security software we recommend and sell to all our clients for Spyware, Ransomware, Malware and Virus protection.

What exactly are Managed IT Services?

Simply put, Ping Networks Managed IT Services means we take care of your entire information technology requirement. We manage all your hardware and software sourcing, installation, technical support, and IT staffing needs. It also means Ping Networks acts as your go-to consultancy and support team, providing scheduled maintenance and upgrades of your systems, along with emergency assistance to keep your business up and running.

What is a cloud backup?

Cloud backups, also known as online backups is the process where your onsite backups are transferred to an offsite server or provider every night. The server is located in a secure data centre somewhere in the world. Cloud backups replace the need for someone to take a backup home each night. It is more secure, reliable and easier to manage and monitor.

What kind of response times can I expect?

We work with each client to establish specific expectations. Our measurable service levels specify clear consequences for not living up to agreed-upon expectations.

How Long is a Managed Services Contract For?

Managed IT Services Contracts vary by provider. Some providers offer month-to-month programs, while others require a multi-year contract. Some have a very high startup cost and lower monthly fee, while others require a multi-year contract. Ping Networks delivers little to no startup fees, and a fixed, well-priced month-to-month service.

What should I do before I call for help?

When possible, write down any information about an error message and take screenshots of your issue if possible. Next, attempt to recreate the issue. Quite often, it helps to close the program and restart the computer to reset the system, and possibly resolve the problem.

What does having Managed IT Services cost?

Our service model uses a fixed monthly fee, which is based on the size and complexity of your particular network. Once contracted, Ping Networks will cover maintenance and support for most components of your network, providing you with peace of mind and the ability to accurately forecast your IT maintenance costs.

What if we already have an internal IT department?

No problemo! We offer scalable solutions that can be tailored to meet your specific needs. Whether you need a full package of managed IT services and consulting, security solutions or service desk support, Ping Networks makes it simple with an affordable and customized flat-rate service plan. We are happy to work alongside existing teams which can often enhance their efficiency while we take care of the behind-the-scenes stuff.

How does flat rate billing save me money?

Flat-rate billing gives you the ability to budget your IT expenses so you can better focus on your core business goals. We customize each service package for your business, so you only pay for what you need. Ping Networks serves as your “one-stop shop” for all your managed IT services needs. And we do it all for one fixed monthly cost – We Don’t Profit from your Pain!

What types of systems do you support?

We pride ourselves on being “ecosystem agnostic”: whether you use Google Apps or Office365, Windows or Mac, Android or iOS, we will support your team.  Need to install a server onsite or host one virtually on Amazon or Azure? We will support you.  Need to transition from one ecosystem to another?  We’ll be there for you.

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