What is a Green Office? And 6 Easy Steps to Becoming One

Posted by on Aug 2, 2018
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You may have heard the words ‘green’ and ‘sustainable’ quite a bit. With more and more people realizing that the Earth is a finite resource, there has been a bigger push to recycle and reduce waste in order to save the planet. Businesses are now offering consumers green and sustainable products. You can buy everything…

4 Ways Managed Print Services Can Benefit Your Business

Posted by on Jul 17, 2018
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Has this happened to you? You’ve just finished typing that important contract for a client that must be signed by 4 o’clock. You press print and go to retrieve it from the printer only to be greeted by a blinking light, a stalled printer and no contract. The printer is on the fritz again….

Make Tax Filing Easier with Document Management Software

Posted by on Mar 14, 2018

Tax season is one of the most stressful times for businesses simply because documents fundamental to completing tax returns can often be elusive or missing altogether. For most, it all comes down to how each organization has chosen to store and manage documents over the previous year. If you have thousands of electronic and hard…

How Managed Print Services (MPS) Can Save You Money

Posted by on Feb 13, 2018

Research has shown using this service saves companies up to 30 percent annually. Did you know that printing and copying costs are seldom tracked or strategized in the American business world? Most companies have no idea exactly how much they spend on paper, toner, equipment repairs and troubleshooting, or on other issues related to managing…

Scammer Alert: Never Engage with Unsolicited Tech Support by Phone, Email or On-screen Pop-up

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017

Hungate Business Services (HBS) wants computer users – particularly clients – to be aware of an increased prevalence and aggressiveness of tech-support scammers. Such perpetrators connect with people by phone, email or via on-screen pop-ups, convincing users their computers are in serious trouble. They then say they can “fix the problem” if you allow them…

Law Firms: “Listen Up”

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017

New digital solutions for document management can save your office thousands of dollars annually. Why not give it a try? The legal profession is one of the most document-driven industries in the world – due to having to capture and/or record almost everything that occurs for each client. One researcher estimates that attorneys handle an…

HBS Transforms Client’s Business through New Document Management System

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017

Hungate Business Services is proud to say one of its clients, Matt Rasnake, IT director for Gas Field Services Inc., recently paid us a compliment: “Our goal was to go from a 45 file-cabinet room to a room with five cabinets, and thanks to Hungate Business services, we easily succeeded that.” Cutting down on file…

How Cookies Make you Vulnerable

Posted by on Jun 1, 2017

At Hungate Business Services, we love eating baked cookies – particularly chocolate chip. What we don’t like are the kind of cookies that internet websites embed on PCs (usually as a file) during visits that can possibly lead to data breaches later. These cookies contain tracking software that gather and store important information about you,…

WannaCry Will Likely Hit U.S. Companies Next

Posted by on May 19, 2017

Having a managed services provider, such as Hungate Business Services, is one way to ensure your office’s operating systems are adequately protected against malware attacks – such as those perpetrated by WannaCry, the ransomware that hit on May 12, 2017. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects and restricts access to a computer…

The Short Story on Encryption

Posted by on May 1, 2017

Up until now, companies have relied on such security methods as firewalls, strong passwords, two-factor authentication and anti-malware to block hackers. However, at Hungate Business Services, we feel application of encryption may be the only true way to protect important or proprietary data from hackers. Encryption is the process of taking a file and scrambling…