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Ransomware Protection

With most of the world now connected to the Internet, malware has spread to more computers across the globe. One of the most troubling and costly trends in recent years has been the rise and spread of ransomware, which is a type of malware that renders a user’s files unreadable until they pay a ransom. […]

Should My Business Be Using the Cloud?

Today’s businesses require larger and larger computing infrastructures. At the same time, companies are looking to smart-size and trim overhead. Since the early 2010s, the new option of cloud computing has allowed businesses to scale down their computer arsenals and handle more tasks online. The benefits of cloud computing help both large business operations and […]

Psst! It’s Phishing that’s the Danger

Pronouncing the word — Phishing — might provide a verbal stumble (it’s “fishing”), but it creates mayhem for everyone who uses a computer or digital device, often with devastating results. What is Phishing? Phishing is the illegal practice of trying to trick someone into opening a malicious email, then interacting with them to benefit the […]

Case Study: Working with Other Tech Firms

An IT Plan When Your Company Expands   What made this PCS client unusual is that they are a highly skilled tech firm in their own right. They had deep expertise in audiovisual systems integration, event staging and AV managed services. “You might assume that they would have an attitude that says, ‘We can do […]

Case Study: IT Support for School Districts

A School District’s Report Card   When a New Jersey school district started to face a growing deficit, auditors who examined the systemwide expenditures recognized that the time was ideal for a review and restructuring of its IT department. The school district called in PCS for an assessment, and the project started with a small, […]

Case Study: Non-Profit IT Support

Stabilizing the Merger of Statewide Non-Profits   A statewide non-profit came to PCS with IT problems related to growth and the merger with other like-minded organizations. The merging organizations had a similar goal: helping to stabilize people’s lives, getting them on their feet and then entering society as a “whole” person. Learn More About Our […]

Case Study: Manufacturer IT Solutions

An IT Meltdown — Literally We often use the word “meltdown” to indicate a lack of control, but seldom do we witness it in real life, especially in the IT world. But a Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of plastic components for the food industry had a “real life” meltdown when IT issues arose, culminating in the mountings […]

Case Study: Law Firm IT

A Frantic Phone Call … PCS to the Rescue A True Story   It was a warm, late afternoon in May when the call came in after business hours. “Our entire computer system is down, our tech can’t fix it, and someone said you could handle the job,” said the shaky voice on the phone. […]

Tech Trends 2019

The future isn’t easy to predict, especially when it comes to tech. Technology is accelerating at an ever-faster pace and plays an integral role in our work and personal lives. While predictions are not easy, they are interesting and useful. Being involved in the tech business, the team at PCS has insight into what might […]