Why Network Performance Monitoring Helps Businesses Run More Efficiently

The market of network performance monitoring and diagnostics (NPMD) has seen extraordinary growth since 2017. The use of network monitoring is the modern way to manage the efficiency of a company’s network. With this technology, organizations can extract valuable data from their network and utilize it for business insight. According to a Gartner report, the NPMD market was valued at $2.1 billion with a compound annual growth rate of 15.9 percent. Needless to say, the potential business opportunities that come with using network monitoring are vastly rewarding.   Data Management The information sitting within corporate network systems can hold untouched, valuable data for the company. With network monitoring, organizations are…

How Adapting to New Technology Minimizes Risks for Your Business

As cybersecurity has become a top priority for organizations, it’s essential to adapt to innovative technology in order to prevent a potential cyber attack. Companies that actively pursue innovative ways to defend themselves against cyber criminals and data breaches prove that adapting to the modernization of technology could play a vital role in protecting valuable company information. When it comes to cybersecurity, the only constant is the ability of cyber criminals to innovate faster than companies are able to defend themselves, according to CSO. Confidence Organizations that continuously adapt to new technology are more confident in their cyber security policies. Your being comfortable and knowledgeable about a potential data breach,…

PF Chang’s is Latest Victim of Data Breach

PF Chang’s is Latest Victim of Data Breach Data breaches have affected several major U.S. corporations recently, Target Corp., Michaels Stores Inc., Sally Beauty Holding Inc. and Neiman Marcus to name a few. PF Chang’s China Bistro Inc. can now be added to the list. The restaurant chain, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, has provided a list of 33 locations where credit and debit cards used may have had information stolen. The potentially stolen data includes the card number and possibly the cardholders name and/or the card’s expiration date. Mark Dryer, CEO of MDL Technology, an IT and managed services firm in Kansas City, said that companies need to make sure…

Big Kansas City To Be Hosted At Hangar9 2014

Big Kansas City To Be Hosted At Hangar9 2014   Silicon Prairie News is hosting this years Big Kansas City which will be taking place in Hangar9 from October 8-10. Forbes has declared Big Kansas City as, “one of the top conferences to attend for entrepreneurs.” It’s a conference where founders, designers, developers, investors and more, converging on the Midwest for a span of two and a half days. While sharing ideas, offering advice, co-creating experiences, and inspiring one another. Notable speakers include co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, Neil Blumenthal. Warby Parker is a designer eyewear company that sells at revolutionary prices while offering a buy one, give one…

Sprint Accelerator’s Inaugural Demo Day Recap

Sprint Accelerator’s Inaugural Demo Day Recap

A crowd gathered at  the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, June 12, to see the 10 entrepreneurs taking part in Sprint’s Mobile Health Accelerator program.

Though none of the 10 are originally from Kansas City, several are looking at making the city their new home.

Sprint CEO, Dan Hesse, declared the initial run of the program a success and plans to repeat it again next year.

More about demo day and the 10 entrepreneurial teams can be found by clicking here.

5 Cloud Computing Terms Everyone Should Know

5 Cloud Computing Terms Everyone Should Know Posted by T.J. Bloom, COO of MDL Technology   If you’ve spent some time on the Internet, you may have seen conversations about cloud computing. Cloud computing which encompasses a broad range of services that involve virtual servers on the Internet, is an simple, cost-effective way to streamline your business’ IT needs. According to USA Today, “Drawn by the promise of simplicity and low cost, entrepreneurs are increasingly tapping into the cloud to conduct business in ways that make pen and paper — and desktop software — obsolete.” To better understand cloud computing and find out how it can help your business, take…

CRM Software Empowers Businesses During the Holidays

CRM Software Empowers Businesses During the Holidays Businesses face one of the most crucial and stressful times of the year when the holiday season starts. Finding a way to not only track your customers’ purchases, but personalize their shopping experience can be both challenging and time consuming. CRM software is widely recognized for its ability to enhance and streamline your customer records. What many business owners aren’t aware of is that CRM software can be a valuable tool in giving your business a competitive edge during the holidays. MyCRM said that CRM software not only facilitates data management, but also provides businesses with special digital improvements designed especially for the holiday…

Cloud Computing: What Every Business Should Know

Cloud Computing: What Every Business Should Know Posted by T.J. Bloom, COO of MDL Technology   Cloud computing has grown at an exponential rate in the past year, becoming a go-to method for both personal and business services.  In fact, “the cloud” has become a household word that even people outside the technology industry recognize. While there are many of facets of cloud computing, everyone should be aware of a a few basic facts. Sunguard Availability Services released a list of five tips every business should know to “help your organization reap its benefits and get you back into the 21st century.” Two types of cloud computing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is…

Social CRM and How To Grow A Business

Social CRM and How To Grow A Business Posted by T.J. Bloom, COO of MDL Technology The world has never been more connected than it is today. Social technology like forums, blogs, social networking and email have transformed the dynamic between businesses and partners, customers and prospects and has opened doors for discovering new business opportunities. By using a well-implemented CRM system, businesses can now connect easier and faster than ever before. According to Microsoft Dynamics CRM, “In customer care, the impact of social media is widely felt. Customers have found their voice, and it is powerful. When a customer tweets about an issue with your product or service, your…

Endorsement Testimonial from Tax Advantage CEO for MDL Technology

Endorsement Testimonial from Tax Advantage CEO for MDL Technology Posted by T.J. Bloom, COO of MDL Technology Bill Parrish, CEO and president of Tax Advantage, praised MDL Technology for its managed services with an endorsement testimonial. The company provides comprehensive IT support around the clock to businesses. In the testimonial, Parish said, “We are thrilled that we investigated MDL Technology when we decided to outsource the technical portion of our business. Because our business relies so heavily on secure storage of data, we elected the server hosting service provided by MDL.  The biggest benefit is the monthly maintenance provided, which will prolong the life of our server. It is also comforting…