Why Break-fix Isn’t a Fix

Everything to Know About Proactive Maintenance for IT Issues   There are two ways to fix Information Technology problems. You can wait to fix problems when they arise and your technology is broken, but by the time you make the call, it’s already too late.  This could result in the risk of losing money, protected … Continued

Midwest Computech brings Wi-Fi to local schools

Part one of the series of 11 common technology questions. This is the first post in a series of 11 blog posts where I will be expanding on my answers given for an in 2017. It’s that time of year again when the school bell rings and students file into their new classrooms. Like most … Continued

Top 7 Free Apps Every Small-Business Owner Should Download

Download these apps for a boost in efficient productivity At Midwest Computech, we know small business. And let’s face it. You and your small business make a big difference in the community. You deserve a helping hand that works as hard as you.   We’ve compiled a list of seven free and productive mobile apps … Continued

Cloud Computing levels the playing field between big and small businesses

Small businesses are looking for ways to cut cost and make operating easier, with cloud computing technology there are benefits that help small businesses operate efficiently. Using cloud technology allows small businesses to use technologies that were once out of reach and enables small businesses to compete with larger ones. Cloud computing has been around … Continued

3 Things Your School Needs To Do Before The Next Computer, Laptop, Or iPad Is Purchased

A new series for K-12 schools looking to incorporate new technology. This is a must read for any school district, before that next purchase is made. As an IT Service provider and Cloud Consultant who has worked with many Missouri schools I have found that there is little to no guidance or instruction for school decision makers on how to prioritize, organize, or maintain their valuable new devices. Most districts do not have the manpower or resources to correct these issues when they arise. That is why I have written a series of articles that address technology problems facing schools today and how to solve them.

Midwest Computech Launches a Cloud Computing Data Center in Sedalia, MO

By Greg Miller Technology spending for cloud computing is on the rise, which is no surprise when one considers the growth this sector has experienced.   Many small businesses opt to leverage cloud services in order to control cost, cut back on equipment purchases, and enhance their business operations.   According to Forbes Magazine, Gartner, a technology … Continued

Budgeting for Education Technology

It’s no surprise that technology spending for schools is on the rise. In 2013, education technology spending reached $13 billion worldwide, and it is projected to reach $19 billion by 2019, according to Fortune Magazine. From Chromebooks to iPads, schools are integrating technology for students and staff at a rapid pace. As a school administrator, … Continued

The Needs of a Modern Technology Department

Modern education technology is no longer focused on maintaining a set number of computers. Schools are integrating virtual platforms and cloud technologies as well as security, phone, intercom, projection systems, and all kinds of management software. Technology platforms have evolved from only Microsoft hardware and software to Google Chromebooks, Apple iPads, virtual systems, and a … Continued

Proactive Approach Can Help Blunt Cybersecurity Threats

What would you do if a hacker accessed your company’s files? Corrupted important data? Accessed confidential client information and sold it on the black market? Stole your company’s operating files and made you pay money to get it back? If it sounds alarming, it should. In 2016, U.S. companies and government agencies suffered a record … Continued

Midwest Computech Acquires EasyPC

This is a strategic decision to help us be more intentional in growing the company to serve the IT needs of small businesses, particularly professional service and medical providers,” said David Nivens, CEO of Midwest Computech. Read More