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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...

Manage360°– Delivering Cost-Effective IT Outsourcing 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,...

Why a Managed Services Provider (MSP) is the Right Solution

By CRA | March 13, 2014
Are you expanding your business and do not know how to address issues you with IT network downtime? Do you want comprehensive security management of essential company data including a robust and secure system to ward off threats like viruses, spam and intrusions? Only an MSP is the right solution for equipping businesses against all these hazards. What are MSPs? MSPs help companies maximize...

CRA Alert Bulletin: Microsoft Windows XP Support Ends on April 8

By CRA | March 07, 2014
  April 8, 2014, the day when Microsoft will withdraw its security support from Windows XP, is fast approaching. Fears of major security threats have already gripped the world of business. Unfortunately, that fear has further increased with news that Microsoft will also stop server support for Windows Server 2003 as well as the Microsoft Exchange Server, which are nearing the end of their...