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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...

Realizing the Benefits of Outsourcing IT

By Christopher McMahon | July 21, 2014
A recent Forbes article stated that most companies’ IT departments spend their time being reactive, simply just trying to maintain their technology. As stated in the article by Dan H. Miller, CIO of Massage Envy Spa, “If too much time is spent “keeping the lights on,” the IT department is seen as a cost center, a non-innovator or even a roadblock due to its inability to deliver quickly.” Miller...