GadellNet Blog

4 Tech Trends Sweeping Small Businesses in 2018

January 12, 2018

As 2018 takes off for small businesses, the tech landscape is evolving more rapidly than ever before. If tech investment hasn’t yet been on the top of your list, 2018 will be the year you take a closer look at what tech it takes to win in your space. We have narrowed it down to the 3 tech trends that are going to be important for small businesses in 2018. Cyber Security Yes, staying secure is still at the top of our list. 71% of cyber attacks target small businesses and if those attacks are [...]

4 Tips to Get Started with Business Intelligence

January 9, 2018

Business Intelligence or BI is a practice that empowers small businesses to make better decisions by tracking, processing, storing, and analyzing data to turn it into insights.  It almost sounds too good to be true, but today we track and store huge amounts of data. If applied correctly it can serve a very important purpose in your company. Getting lost in the data is an easy thing to do, but with the proper BI toolset you don’t have to worry about analyzing it all yourself. Dashboards are cr [...]

Security Notice: CPU Hardware Vulnerability

January 5, 2018

As many of you may have seen in the media yesterday or this morning, news has broken of another significant technology-related security concern - CPU architecture flaws dubbed Spectre and Meltdown. As with similar prior events, our team has been monitoring the information coming from a variety of sources, assessing the risk, and preparing next steps. What we know: Flaws in the design of modern computer processors (also called chips, or CPUs) make a wide range of hardware susceptible to several [...]

5 Reasons You Need Network Monitoring

January 2, 2018

Your network is comprised of your routers, switches, virtual servers, wireless devices, and applications. Your network technology is all linked together to create your tech environment. This network requires constant monitoring to ensure your critical devices are never down, which could mean lost productivity and end-user dissatisfaction. Monitoring your network means keeping tabs on your network 24/7 and having alerts when something is amiss so your network can get back to business as usual in [...]

2017 Award Winners

December 14, 2017

Each year at GadellNet, we award a few of our employees with some special honors. These awards are peer-voted and with as many exceptional employees as we have, it can be tough to choose the winners. Our awards include the following: Ownership Award, Make an Impact Award, Most Improved, Transformer Award, Best Attitude Award, Sharpen the Saw Award, The New Blue aka the Rookie of the Year Award, and finally the True Blue Award. These eight individuals are honored during our annual Holiday party. [...]

10 LinkedIn Influencers for Small Business Executives

December 13, 2017

As a small business owner and CEO, I am continuously trying to learn and stay informed. A great way I’ve found to do that is to login to LinkedIn in the morning and catch up with some of the top influencers. I have about 10 favorites that I wanted to share with you. 1. James Altucher He wrote Choose Yourself and is one of the top 10 LinkedIn influencers. He has an entrepreneur spirit that I enjoy. His posts about contributing to each other’s success is a refresher for me on being a tea [...]

Your Values and Culture Matter, Even to Your Bottom Line

November 21, 2017

When I joined the team at GadellNet, one of the first things I noticed was what it felt like to work at GadellNet. We were small then, less than five people, and it truly felt like family. The culture was naturally customer-centric, helpful, transparent, and flexible. What I saw was a company about to explode, and I didn’t want to lose that awesome culture that was already in place. So, after 9 exhausting months of trial-and-error -  we put into words what was driving GadellNet employees – [...]

Stay Secure on Cyber Monday

November 20, 2017

The unofficial launch to the holiday shopping season is just days away. Black Friday will see deals on everything you could need for your gift list. However, if you’re like me, you prefer to skip the lines and the crowds and do you Christmas shopping online. Cyber Monday has been a great way to save some time while shopping. Unfortunately, there are some risks involved when you’re putting your personal information and credit card information out on the web. To make sure you have a great h [...]

5 Features to Consider for Your Next Printer

November 15, 2017

Choosing the right printer can be difficult. You may not know all the choices available to you (and there are many), but they can affect your everyday. When you take into consideration the efficiencies that can be created or lost by this choice, the stakes get even higher. Your printing environment is nothing to shove off to the side. Consider these 5 features before your next printer purchase. Black and White or Color & Black and White Do you need color? Most people will say [...]

A CEO’s Perspective: 5 Transformative Books for Any Level Employee

November 7, 2017

I’ve always been a reader. As a kid, I loved reading for fun and where it could take your imagination. As I grew, my love for books and my love for learning grew right along with me. I’m a huge believer in continuing to learn throughout our careers and our lives. The old saying, “you learn something new every day,” is true, in my opinion, and if you’re doing it intentionally, it can help you better yourself and your company.  It’s why one of our three core values is “Grow or Die [...]