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A Very Real (and Preventable) SMB Business Risk

By CRA | November 05, 2014
Ask any SMB Executive if they have business insurance and the vast majority will answer yes. One simply cannot do business or operate without it. One would think that those in charge of SMBs are risk adverse and would do anything to protect their business but that’s not the case according to a Symantec study. The study found that 57% of SMBs don’t have a disaster recovery plan. Additionally, the...

CRA Announces Partnership with Stage 2 Networks

By CRA | October 28, 2014
CRA, an award-winning managed IT solutions firm based in New York City, is expanded its portfolio of capabilities with a new partnership with Stage 2 Networks, the leading “Cloud Voice” provider. Through the partnership, CRA will offer SMB’s HPBX and trunking services on a dedicated network delivering state of the art technology and a superior PSTN experience. Chico Ramnarayan, chief executive...

CRA’s Manage360° Delivers Economic Value and Cost Savings to NYC small and medium businesses

By CRA | October 23, 2014
CRA reports that its managed IT solution Manage360°, initially launched this past summer, is delivering cost savings over 50% to its NYC small and medium business clients. In a recent total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis, CRA compared the costs of its Manage360° clients running their own IT versus CRA’s managed IT solution Manage360°. The analysis also exposed the immediate and long-term cost...

CRA’s Tom Richer was recently quoted in several CRN articles regarding the IT security landscape and issues.

By CRA | October 13, 2014
CRA's Chief of Sales and Marketing, Tom Richer, recently quoted in several CRN articles regarding the IT security landscape and issues. http://www.crn.com/news/security/300074203/intel-poaches-cisco-security-vet-to-lead-intel-mcafee-teams.htm http://www.crn.com/news/security/300074153/healthcare-gov-review-finds-significant-security-weaknesses.htm

CRA Awarded Managed Services Contract for Top NYC Nonprofit

By CRA | October 01, 2014
CRA’s Manage360° solution will help transform and manage the organization’s IT environment Computer Resources of America, Inc. (CRA), an award-winning managed IT solutions firm based in New York City, has been awarded a three-year contract to deploy CRA’s Manage360° solution to transform, manage, and support the IT environment of a NYC-based Nonprofit Organization (NPO) who is a leading provider...

CRA Awarded Windows 7 Deployment for Large Global Bank

By CRA | September 23, 2014
Upgrade of approximately 3,000 desktop clients in NY Metro geography Computer Resources of America, Inc. (CRA), an award-winning managed IT solutions firm based in New York City, has been awarded the contract to deploy Microsoft Windows 7 to approximately 3,000 desktop clients located in the NY Metro geography for a large, global bank. The upgrade will help modernize the bank’s corporate and...

CRA Awarded Managed Support Contract for Global Retailer

By CRA | September 18, 2014
CRA will help manage & support the retailer’s NYC Office Computer Resources of America, Inc. (CRA), an award-winning managed IT solutions firm based in New York City, has been awarded a contract to provide dispatch IT support services for a leading global retailer with stores in over 150 countries. The services will augment the retailer’s remote central help desk with CRA being the retailer’s...

CRA Awarded Network Infrastructure Contract for Large Global Bank

By CRA | July 30, 2014
CRA will rewire cabling for mission-critical network infrastructure. Computer Resources of America, Inc. (CRA), an award-winning managed IT solutions firm based in New York City, has been awarded the contract to rewire the network cabling infrastructure for the midtown headquarters of a large global bank. The bank is a global leader in corporate and investment banking. Chico Ramnarayan, CEO of...

Manage360° Provides Cost-Effective IT Solutions To SMBs

By CRA | July 02, 2014
CRA has launched Manage360°, their next generation of Managed Services, which is designed to comprehensively provide fully managed IT solutions to SMBs in non-profit, legal, health, financial and other key industries. Many SMBs use third party providers to manage their IT support. Why? Outsourcing IT allows SMBs to focus on their core business, sales, and customer service resulting in increased...

Taking Communications to the Next Level

By CRA | June 09, 2014
CRA has been providing innovative IT solutions to small and medium enterprises and government agencies for over 20 years. Their innovations in IT support have kept pace with the ever-changing demands of the industry and ensure 100% client satisfaction throughout the US. After having successfully delivered on-time and cutting-edge solutions to several institutions, they have established a...

Managed Print Solutions Can Help Small Businesses Achieve Greater Success

By CRA | April 21, 2014
Managed Print Solutions (MPS) are a viable way to enabled robust and stable functioning of multiple printers at disparate locations with very low cost impact. As a result, demand for MPS is growing considerably. MPS and Managed Services Should Cater to Small Enterprises When it comes to small businesses, the number one concern is how to upgrade to a solid IT network that streamlines all...

What You Need to Know About Heartbleed

By CRA | April 16, 2014
You’ve heard about it. But what exactly is Heartbleed and what does it do? Heartbleed is a security bug in the open-source OpenSSL cryptography library, widely used to implement the Internet's Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. This vulnerability is due to a “missing bounds” check in the handling of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) heartbeat extension. As a result of this vulnerability,...