Town of Farmington Recognizes The Walker Group for 30 Years of Business

The Farmington Economic Development Commission will recognize The Walker Group as an innovative IT company doing business in Farmington for 30 years at its Business Breakfast on May 3, 2017, at The Farmington Club, in Farmington, Conn. Kate Emery, CEO of the certified woman-owned business benefit corporation, will attend to receive the honor. It is … Continued

Cybersecurity: 3 Tips for Avoiding Email Phishing Scams

You’ve heard of phishing scams: an email appears in our inbox, apparently from a Nigerian prince who needs a cash advance to free up their own finances, and is willing to reward you with riches galore. However, this is just one example of a phishing scam. In order to protect your business, you need to … Continued

Managed IT Services: An IT Budget-Friendly Solution

There’s no question that technology has been a great benefit for some businesses, especially when it works right. However, if something goes wrong, the opposite can happen, halting or hindering productivity until the issue is resolved. In cases like these, businesses need a resource that can get them back up and running ASAP. A managed … Continued

4 IoT Trends That Will Affect Your Business

The technology of the future is here, and for many business owners the time to adjust is right now, before they must deal with situations that could put a damper on their profitability. The Internet of Things (IoT) — as it’s now known — is the deployment of products that have Internet connectivity, and thus, … Continued

“Wait and See” is Not a Data Backup Strategy.

There are many things a business should have, that, hopefully, they won’t need. A few examples might include a fire extinguisher, a plunger, and a Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) solution. Each of them are exceptionally important in their own way. Since March 31st is World Backup Day, let’s focus on BDR, because it’s not … Continued

The Best IT Technicians are the Ones You Don’t See

Technology support is kind of a tricky conundrum for many smaller and medium-sized businesses. You know it’s a necessity, but it’s not easy for you to find the time in your schedule to handle every technology that comes up every day. Furthermore, your budget might not allow you to hire an in-house IT department to … Continued

Can Your IT Network Handle Your Company’s Growth?

Regardless of which industry your business belongs to, chances are that, given time, there will be some element of change involved in your organization’s operations. This is natural, but it can make planning your IT infrastructure a bit challenging. How can you take the pain out of managing IT when you have so many ever-changing … Continued

Tech Talk & Suds: A New Discussion Series from The Walker Group!

We’ve custom designed a great new discussion series just for the IT community (see our press release!). This is an opportunity for IT leaders – CIO’s, CTO’s, CISO’s, IT Directors and Managers — to gather with their peers, dissect the issues they face, and explore solutions.

7 Questions Business Owners Should Ask of Their IT Providers

Having quality IT support is essential to keep your business running, but how can you know for sure that you’ve found the support that’s right for your organization? Often times, good IT support can be tricky to find, especially in areas where the technical skills required to perform IT maintenance are sparse. How can you … Continued

3 Ways Managed IT Services Help Businesses Realize Their Full Potential

Companies looking to save money and improve the flexibility of their budget turn to The Walker Group for outsourced IT solutions. Break-fix IT can place an unneeded burden on your organization, but managed IT allows you to save money and improve operations all at the same time. Outsourcing Components of IT Outsourcing IT services can … Continued