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Pros, Cons and Solutions to Maximize BYOD

By CRA | May 03, 2016
If you have been following technology over the past 5 years, I am sure you have noticed a few trends, such as Cloud Computing, 3D printing, wearables, Internet of Things (IoT) and the list goes on. One trend that seems to be adapting to business culture is BYOD. Not to be confused with the just as popular BYOB, BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device. It is the IT policy in which employees are...

It’s all about talent – CRA gets placement on the Tech Elite 250 list

By CRA | March 29, 2016
Subject matter experts and proven technical expertise places CRA on the Tech Elite 250 list New York, NY, April 29, 2016 – Computer Resources of America, CRA, announced today that it has been named to the 2016 Tech Elite 250 list.  This annual list honors an exclusive group of North American IT solution providers that have earned the highest number of advanced technical certifications from...

How to Leverage Hosted Desktops Successfully

By CRA | March 22, 2016
This is the second blog in a two-part series touching on VDI and DaaS solutions and why a business would implement one over the other. Missed our first post? Find it here. In our first post, we introduce the basics of VDI and DaaS as well as a couple scenarios where a business would implement one over the other. Let’s briefly recap: Virtualized Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) or...

Understanding the Basics of Hosted Desktops: VDI and DaaS

By CRA | March 08, 2016
Many organizations, small to large, have been faced with similar challenges relating to technology. Whether you are a business or IT executive, you have been tasked with increasing scalability and mobility while maintaining security and compliance, all for a cost that doesn’t break your budget. If you are like most organizations, the growing trend of BYOD has not made this easy. Luckily, there...

Computer Resources of America named as an Elite 150 Company on CRN MSP 500 List

By CRA | February 17, 2016
Innovative IT Service Provider tops MSP 500 List for forward-thinking approach to Delivery of Managed Services New York City February 17, 2016 – Computer Resources of America, CRA, an industry leading Managed Services Provider, announced today that it has been named as an Elite 150 Company by  The Channel Company, on its’ 2016 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list. This is the second...

Why is a BDR solution important for your business?

By CRA | January 25, 2016
Most people believe that their data is only at risk to hackers or the rarity of a natural disaster. The reality is that 78% of all lost data is due to downtime caused by an unexpected hardware or system malfunction, and 11% is a result of human error. Lost data is regarded as one of the worst effects of downtime; which is the time in which all machinery and systems are out of action or...

Advisory: Jonas Winter Storm

By CRA | January 21, 2016
To All Customers, There is an upcoming blizzard forecasted to hit the East coast later this week. This storm has the potential to cause disruptions for your business.  We are monitoring the storm’s progress as it makes its way up the East coast. Current forecasts indicate the potential for the storm to impact the New York/ New Jersey area late Friday evening, although the exact direction and...

Is Your Business Protected Against Downtime?

By CRA | January 05, 2016
Every other week people are out buying lottery tickets even though their odds of winning are 1:175,000,000. Most people understand that they do not stand a chance of winning, yet they still purchase them week after week. This is because people believe they can beat the odds. In this case, the worst that can happen is losing a few dollars.   Don't Be Part of the Statistics! On a larger scale, when...

Advisory: Hurricane Joaquin

By CRA | October 01, 2015
To All Customers, Your business and ensuring that there is continuity in place in order for services to continue uninterrupted is important to us. We understand that sometimes events such as inclement weather and other unforeseen factors that cannot be predicted can come up and cause a disruption in your ability to conduct your core business. We track and monitor events that have the potential to...