Ransomware: Attacks occur every 40 seconds, are you ready?

New statistics show the number of ransomware attacks has grown exponentially in the last year. No size of business or industry is immune. But there are solutions to protect your business and reduce the potentially devastating impact of the attack. Learn more by watching the video below about the severity and the impact of ransomware … Continued

Jessica Rich, Managing Partner, Celebrates 15 years at The Walker Group

This week, our VP of Business Operations and Managing Partner, Jessica Rich, celebrates 15 years of employment with Walker. Jess joined the Walker team in 2003 as a Network Specialist and spent her first few years providing IT support to our clients before she moved into the role of Engineering Manager in 2006. Over the … Continued

5 Things to Look for in a vCIO

Small business leaders are increasingly seeing the value in collaborating with an IT Managed Services provider capable of guiding the C-suite through its technology planning process. Commonly, the CFO works to ensure the IT function meets the needs of the business; however, the CFO has several other responsibilities and does not have time to become … Continued

Top 3 Common Mistakes in Selecting a Cloud Backup Solution

Organizations are rapidly adopting various cloud technologies. There are a lot of considerations that need to be made when choosing a cloud backup solution which may include addressing security concerns as well as how the technology will work for your environment. Taking the time to review your options and understanding risks or pitfalls should be … Continued

Why Your Company Needs Fully Managed IT Services

When your core expertise is not IT, why do it internally? Our custom, all-inclusive, Fully Managed IT Service can help you plan, develop and manage your existing infrastructure into a scalable configuration that grows with you as your business grows, while significantly reducing costs. We also recognize that no two clients are identical. That’s why, … Continued

5 Signs That You Could Benefit from Fully Managed IT Services

Have you been considering whether or not moving to a Fully Managed IT Service model is right for your organization? If you can relate to one or more of the following situations, then FMS may provide the level of service your organization needs and the peace of mind that you deserve.   1. You lose … Continued

Walker-Supported Start-Up Starting to Soar!

In October 2014, The Walker Group granted a $10,000 award to support a new, socially-focused, start-up company called CivicLift. Evan Dobos, the founder of CivicLift, set out on a mission to create a tool for stimulating community-driven economic development. For the last several years, he has been working on developing a web-based software which provides … Continued

It is that time for gratitude and giving back…

Thanksgiving is a time when many people think of sharing the season’s bounty. There are many ways to assist Connecticut’s two regional food banks to help people in need celebrate the holiday… and beyond. Last year, Walker’s clients, Foodshare and Connecticut Food Bank, distributed enough food to provide more than 31 million meals to people in need. Connecticut is one … Continued

2018 Digital Marketing Trends

Digital advertising is set to exceed $100 billion by 2020, double the amount compared to just 2 years ago. The excitement of emerging technologies and platforms are giving brands numerous opportunities to connect with existing and future customers. The key to success in digital is knowing which platforms and technologies present the best opportunities for … Continued

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Purple Tie Tuesday – support domestic violence awareness Walker client, CT Coalition Against Domestic Violence, reports that, in Connecticut alone, nearly 40,000 victims seek services from one of the state’s domestic violence organizations annually. Domestic violence shelters in our state are at 122% capacity all the time with more than 1,000 adults and 1,200 children … Continued