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Celebrating Van Ausdall & Farrar's 110th Anniversary: A Legacy of Innovation and Excellence

June 21st, 2024 by admin

In the world of business, longevity is a testament to resilience, adaptability, and an unwavering commitment to excellence. Few companies have the privilege of reaching a centennial milestone, and even fewer can boast a rich history spanning over a century....

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Posted in: Information

Cyber Security: The Indispensable Pillar of Managed IT Services

June 17th, 2024 by admin

Cyber threats are escalating at an unprecedented rate, posing significant risks to businesses of all sizes. From data breaches to ransomware attacks, the consequences of a successful cyber attack can be catastrophic, resulting in financial losses, reputational...

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Posted in: Managed IT Solutions, Cybersecurity

How Do Contact Centers Improve Customer Service?

June 6th, 2024 by Les Royce

In today's fiercely competitive business landscape, providing exceptional customer service has become a paramount factor for success. Companies that prioritize delivering outstanding experiences to their customers gain a significant competitive advantage,...

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Posted in: Communications

Launching Program to Backup Microsoft 365 for Local Businesses

June 5th, 2024 by Les Royce

Leading MTSP Takes a Proactive Approach to Securing Valuable Information INDIANAPOLIS, IN ‐ Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc., a leading managed technology services provider, has announced the launch of a comprehensive program designed to backup Microsoft...

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The Future of Video Surveillance

June 3rd, 2024 by Les Royce

In the realm of video surveillance, the traditional approach of using analog closed-circuit television (CCTV) systems has been the norm for decades. However, with the rapid advancement of technology and the widespread adoption of internet protocol (IP)...

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Posted in: Data Security & Compliance Solutions

What are the Advantages of UCaaS for Businesses?

May 23rd, 2024 by Les Royce

Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) is a cloud-based communication solution that integrates multiple communication channels, such as voice, video, messaging, and collaboration tools, into a single, unified platform. In today's fast-paced...

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Posted in: Managed IT Solutions

How Does Content Management Make Office Procedures More Productive?

May 20th, 2024 by Les Royce

Content management plays a crucial role in enhancing office productivity by streamlining processes, improving collaboration, and ensuring efficient information management. In today's fast-paced business environment, where data and digital assets...

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Posted in: Managed IT Solutions

Van Ausdall & Farrar Celebrates 110 Years of Innovation

May 20th, 2024 by Les Royce

Leading Managed Technology Services Provider Attributes Legacy to Customer-Centric Approach Indianapolis, Indiana ‐ Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc., a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), proudly announced its 110th company anniversary,...

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Driving Small to Mid-Sized Businesses’ Profitability and Performance with the Latest in Integrated Contact Center Technology

May 9th, 2024 by admin

Leading Managed Technology Services Provider Enhances Productivity and Customer Service for Local Organizations INDIANAPOLIS, IN ‐ Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc. a leading Managed Technology Services Provider (MTSP), announced today that the company...

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Why is Multi Factor Authentication Important?

May 6th, 2024 by admin

Keeping important information safe is important for both people and groups. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a super important security tool that adds extra protection on top of just using passwords. In this blog post, we'll explore the...

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Posted in: Data Security & Compliance Solutions

What are the Benefits of a Physical Intrusion Detection System?

May 3rd, 2024 by Les Royce

Imagine coming home after a long day at school or work, looking forward to relaxing in the comfort of your home. As you approach your front door, you notice something unsettling – the lock has been tampered with, and it appears that someone...

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Posted in: Managed IT Solutions

Reduce Costs with Managed Print Services

April 22nd, 2024 by Les Royce

Do you ever find yourself staring at a stack of printed documents and wondering if there's a more cost-effective way to manage your printing needs? In today's fast-paced business world, printing expenses can quickly spiral out of control, draining...

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Posted in: Managed IT Solutions

How Does UCaaS Improves Employee Mobility?

April 17th, 2024 by Les Royce

Have you ever wondered how modern businesses keep their employees connected, regardless of where they work? The answer lies in Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS). This innovative solution transforms the workplace, making employee mobility...

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Posted in: Managed IT Solutions

Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc. Invited to Attend Top Technology Event of the Year

April 5th, 2024 by Les Royce

Leading MTSP to Collaborate with Industry Thought Leaders at Technology Assurance Group’s 23rd Annual Convention INDIANAPOLIS, IN ‐ Van Ausdall & Farrar Inc., a leading managed technology services provider, has received an exclusive invitation to...

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Protect Your Business with Data Security Solutions

April 4th, 2024 by Les Royce

Is your business fully protected against the rising wave of cyber-attacks? Cybercrimes have surged, with costs reaching an astounding $6.9 billion in 2021, as reported by the FBI's Internet Crime Report. This stark reality underlines the importance...

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Posted in: Data Security & Compliance Solutions

What are the Advantages of Access Control Solutions for Businesses?

April 1st, 2024 by Les Royce

Access control solutions for businesses include various technologies and practices designed to control who can access certain areas, data, or resources within a company's premises or digital infrastructure. These solutions help maintain security,...

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Posted in: Managed IT Solutions

Launching Managed Detection and Response to Thwart Cyberattacks

March 28th, 2024 by Les Royce

Leading MTSP Combines Cybersecurity Experts with State-ofthe-Art Technology INDIANAPOLIS, IN ‐ Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc. , a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP) is protecting SMBs (small to mid-sized businesses) from cyberattacks...

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Why Should Your Business Use Multi Factor Authentication?

March 21st, 2024 by Les Royce

Imagine you're steering your business through a digital ocean full of chances. But there's a hidden danger – cyber threats. How do you keep them at bay? Enter multi-factor authentication (MFA), your digital knight in shining armor. It...

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Posted in: Data Security & Compliance Solutions, Managed IT Solutions

Reduce Costs with Managed IT Services

March 18th, 2024 by Les Royce

Businesses are facing increasing pressure to keep up with technology while managing costs effectively. For many organizations, investing in an in-house IT infrastructure can be a significant financial burden, with expenses ranging from hardware and...

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Posted in: Managed IT Solutions

How Does the Cloud Help with Business Continuity?

March 6th, 2024 by Les Royce

Disruptions are inevitable in the business world. Whether caused by natural disasters, cyberattacks, or unforeseen technical failures, organizations must be prepared to navigate crises while minimizing downtime and maintaining operations. The cloud...

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Posted in: Cloud Solutions

Finding Network Vulnerabilities with a Cyber Security Assessment

March 1st, 2024 by Les Royce

Safeguarding your network from cyber threats is important. With cyber-attacks becoming increasingly sophisticated, businesses and individuals must focus on network security and proactively identify and mitigate vulnerabilities within their network...

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Posted in: Cybersecurity

What are the Benefits of Document Conversion Services?

February 23rd, 2024 by Les Royce

Businesses are inundated with vast amounts of paper documents, leading to inefficiencies, storage challenges, and security risks. Document conversion services offer a solution to these issues by transforming physical documents into digital formats....

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Posted in: Data Security & Compliance Solutions

Ensure Your Employees Are Aware of the Latest Threats with Security Awareness Training

February 15th, 2024 by Les Royce

Cybersecurity threats are constantly evolving, posing significant risks to businesses of all sizes. While investing in advanced security measures is crucial, one often overlooked aspect is ensuring that employees are equipped to identify and mitigate...

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Posted in: Training, Security

Improve Security and Automation with Content Management

February 9th, 2024 by Les Royce

The digital transformation era is pushing businesses to recognize the importance of effective content management. Beyond simply organizing files, a robust content management system (CMS) enhances security, streamlines workflows, and fosters automation....

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Posted in: Data Security & Compliance Solutions

Leveraging Powerful Artificial Intelligence Anti-Phishing Technology to Keep Email Inboxes Safe

February 6th, 2024 by Les Royce

Leading MTSP Shares Why Email Is an Easy Way to Destroy A Company’s Network INDIANAPOLIS, IN ‐ Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc., a leading managed technology services provider (MTSP), recently announced that they are protecting small to midsized businesses...

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Posted in: Press Release

UCaaS: Communication Solutions for the Modern Business

February 1st, 2024 by Les Royce

Staying connected is not optional. Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) has emerged as a transformative solution, offering a comprehensive suite of tools to streamline communication, enhance collaboration, and elevate the overall efficiency...

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Posted in: Communications

Van Ausdall and Farrar, Inc. is Now a Qualified Ricoh ProVision Dealer Partner

January 17th, 2024 by Les Royce

Van Ausdall & Farrar is proud to announce that we've are now a qualified ProVision Dealer for Ricoh! We're honored to be recognized by Ricoh for our efforts and to partner with such a prestigious company. For those who don't know, to be a ProVision...

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Posted in: Information

Improve Employee Productivity with Cloud VoIP Solutions

January 16th, 2024 by Les Royce

Today, we're diving into a topic that's not just a buzzword but a game-changer for businesses aiming to boost productivity and efficiency – Cloud VoIP Solutions. So, grab your favorite beverage, settle into your comfiest chair, and let's explore...

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Posted in: Cloud Solutions

Reduce Printing Costs with Managed Print Services

January 2nd, 2024 by Les Royce

As the name implies, managed print services means outsourcing all printing to a third-party provider. Why are managed print services important for your business? Having one less task on your plate is what every business owner or manager looks for,...

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Posted in: Managed IT Solutions