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  • July 22, 2021

    Category: IT Services

    What are your existing technology challenges? Too expensive, not present, takes too long to resolve an issue, no communication, doesn’t feel like a true win-win partnership - we all have at least one, many or possibly all of these reoccurring issues. Let us overcome those existing technology challenges. Find out why we’re different and more.  To start, VGM Forbin will not pass you along to a third-party

    Tags: business, Compliance, Customer Service, IT Services, Managed IT, service, technology, technology risk

  • May 3, 2021

    Categories: IT Services, Website Compliance

    Have you ever noticed that your phone or laptop gets slower and harder to use if you haven’t updated it in a while? Then, once your device is updated it’s not only back to normal, but it’s usually better! The updates help maintain your device functionality and security. The concept is very similar when updating a website platform, however, it’s not as simple as downloading the new version.   New platform versions are created for better user experience, functionality

  • April 28, 2021

    Category: IT Services

    As your business grows, so do your information technology (IT) needs. You’ll know when it’s time to increase your IT team when you spend as much, or more, time fixing equipment and software as you do helping customers. But how do you choose which provider to go with? Here are a few questions to help you with the process.  Does the team perform regular IT maintenance?  This question is up first because if the provider

  • April 20, 2021

    Category: IT Services

    As a local Iowa IT provider, we know a thing or two about remote work solutions for Iowa businesses. This is especially true after the whirlwind of 2020! While we enjoy helping businesses across the country with their IT needs, we also love every opportunity we can get to help our fellow Iowans. Take a look at a few of the different needs Iowa businesses have when they transition to remote work environments. Solutions for Diversified Remote

  • February 17, 2021

    Category: IT Services

    Small business owners are used to doing everything themselves. From managing employees, working with vendors, and making sure all customers’ needs are met, you do it all. We know that you can trust yourself, but there are some things that you shouldn’t handle yourself as a business owner. One of the most critical aspects of your business that you should trust to professionals is your IT operations. Working with the right IT provider means your business will have plans

  • January 5, 2021

    Categories: Email Security, IT Services

    You send and receive dozens of emails every day for your business. It doesn’t matter if you’re communicating with your customers, your vendors or your staff, emails are a quick and convenient form of communication. But are your emails secure? If you’re not sure, it’s time to get sure. Email security is important for any business. But it’s especially important for businesses in the healthcare industry.   To protect your business

    Tags: Email Security

  • December 21, 2020

    Category: IT Services

    The Web is constantly evolving and so with it is cybersecurity. Internet users are more at risk than ever for hacking, phishing and various other tactics targeted at stealing personal information and causing mayhem. Small businesses are just as susceptible as anyone else! This is especially true during the present circumstances where more people are working from home than ever. The key to staying protected from cybersecurity attacks is by staying informed.

  • November 10, 2020

    Category: IT Services

    We take a lot of the internet for granted. We go from website to website, and as long as everything on that website runs as it should, we don’t give it a second thought. But when we try to go to one of our favorite website and it’s not accessible, we notice then. Each website is only as good as the server it is hosted on. We understand that at VGM Forbin, which is why we place a great importance on making sure each website we host isn’t

  • October 26, 2020

    Category: IT Services

    When you have a business to run, the last thing you have time for is to learn about the entire information technology (IT) industry. At VGM Forbin, we often see small businesses where the owner or one-person IT team is overwhelmed and overworked. Instead of overloading yourself or your IT team with security, compliance help desk tasks, your business can shift to one IT network for the entire company. Keep reading to learn about the basics of IT networks for business and

  • October 26, 2020

    Category: IT Services

    It’s no secret that 2020 brought change for every business. One way that business owners have adapted to a socially distant world is by having their employees work remote, one of many new quarantine business trends. While we may have thought this was a temporary fix at first, working from home is now the new normal and it’s time for all of us to adapt! As an IT services provider, Forbin has worked

    Tags: Managing Remote Employees

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