The Case for Preparedness

Are you prepared for the unexpected? If your answer is yes—are you sure? In the early minutes of a Saturday morning in April 2011, a water main broke below the streets of Columbia, S.C. A $30 billion lending provider a few feet away from the break had over 1,200 servers in their basement Data Center. The massive subterranean flood destroyed the entire electrical subsystem beneath the building rendering it…

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Cutting Edge of Technology in State-of-the-Art Healthcare

Keeping state-of-the-art healthcare on the cutting edge of technology is a difficult feat. Advances and discoveries in healthcare are happening every minute of every day. The same is true in information technology. Computers emerged in healthcare in the early 1970s (Becker’s Health IT & CIO Review 2015) after legislation enacted Medicare reimbursement, but it wasn’t until the late 1970s that computers became widely used. (USF Health 2017) 
 Over…

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The Power of the Trust X Alliance

Technology Solutions of America (TSOA), a information technology organization based out of Florida, was in need of assistance with a major healthcare customer and turned to the Trust X Alliance program through IngramMicro to partner with a like-minded organization with Citrix Subject Matter Experts. eGroup rose to the occasion, assisted and delivered immediate success for TSOA customer’s Citrix project. Since the initial inquiry in 2015, TSOA has partnered with…

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eGroup Named to CRN’s 2018 Solution Provider 500 List

Mount Pleasant, SC, June 4, 2018 – eGroup, Together, we make IT happen, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named eGroup to its 2018 Solution Provider 500 list. The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue. The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s predominant channel partner award list, serving as…

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eGroup Named a Fastest Growing Company in SC

eGroup has been named one of the 40 fastest-growing companies in South Carolina for 2017 by SC Biz News. Twenty large companies and 20 small companies have been named to the statewide Roaring Twenties list presented annually by SC Biz News. This honor recognizes the state’s best-performing companies based on both dollar and percentage increases in revenue from 2015-2016. In order to qualify for the Roaring Twenties designation, companies…

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The Case for Preparedness

By: Mike Carter Are you prepared? Are you sure? In the early minutes of Saturday morning, April 2011, a water main broke underneath the street in Columbia, SC. A $30B lending provider, located just feet away from the break, with over 1,200 servers (95% of them virtualized) located in their basement Data Center, experienced a massive subterranean flood that destroyed the entire electrical subsystem beneath the building, effectively rendering…

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The ROI of Cloud is Productivity, a CEO’s Perspective….

The big gain in adopting cloud-based services is certainly financial, but not always “directly” – I have a suspicion that as soon as I publish this, someone is going to say “Hey Mike, come on, you sell what you’re writing about, so how can we <insert skepticism here>?” While this may be true to some degree, it would completely miss the point that this post is really about a…

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“Trust is built on credibility, and credibility comes from acting in others’ interests before your own.”

Love that headline quote from Stephen Denny – author of “Killing Giants” – it’s simple and sensible – and certainly representative of eGroup’s ethos in the world of IT services.  Over the last 17 years, we’ve built a brand on telling people what they need to hear, not what they wanted to hear (just because you can, doesn’t mean you should!) while faithfully representing their needs and earning a reputation for…

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Get Your Company in Tip-Top Shape with IT Consulting

IT consulting is a job sector that is experiencing rapid growth. Business owners everywhere are realizing their growing reliability on IT in running their business efficiently. But what exactly does an IT consultant do? IT consultants focus on giving expert advice and professional recommendations so that organizations can leverage technology to achieve their business objectives. By relying on IT experts to assess your business-critical technology, you’re able to get…

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How Workflow Automation Leads to Happier Employees

Workflow automation is an essential part of any business operations. Defined as a set of actions required to achieve a particular outcome or goal, workflow automation uses software that can automatically route tasks through the business process to help employees get projects done faster and more efficiently. Here are the various ways that workflow automation directly affects your employees and helps make their work life more satisfactory. 1. Reduce…

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