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Software VPNs and Remote Desktop

Working from home is becoming more and more common. Nowadays, there are multiple ways to access your work files from home. Here are…
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Software VPN & Remote Desktop Configuration

We can configure your network for software VPN or remote desktop access! These setups can allow end-users to work from home, providing flexibility…
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Routers and Wireless Networks

Most networks start at the modem. A modem is the piece of equipment received from your Internet Service Provider. Sometimes it is just…
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Advanced Networking

Networking problems can be complex to resolve, especially when there are multiple networking devices in place. It can take some time to narrow…
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Limited Mobile Device Management

Mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones are becoming more prevalent in the business world. There is so much you can do with…
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Internal Components Part 2

Computers have quite a few different parts inside. Most computers are bought as a whole, but there are plenty of people who choose…
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Internal Components Part 1

Computers have quite a few different parts inside. Most computers are bought as a whole, but there are plenty of people who choose…
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Workstation & Server Monitoring and Remediation

While covered under a support plan from Alaska Computer Support, your computers and server(s) are monitored 24/7. We receive alerts on multiple items,…
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Spam & Web Filtering

Protecting your electronic devices is important. There are no ifs, ands, or buts about it. Our spam and web filtering help protect your…
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Secure Email

Sending an email has become one of the most common ways to communicate. In certain environments, it is important to make sure your…
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User Management

Does your business have a domain environment with Active Directory? Our All Inclusive and Total Care support plans include user management. This means…
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Knowing and Optimizing Your Computer

When you know your computer, you are able to optimize its performance better. Let’s get you started on a better relationship with your…
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Server Maintenance

Why take care of small issues before they become bigger? This really shouldn’t be a question at all. Everyone knows the best way…
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Mobile Device Benefits

Not all business positions mean sitting in an office. Mobile technology is on the rise, and with new technology comes new abilities and…
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Email Support

Email has become one of the most important ways of communicating, not only for internal operations, but business-to-business communication. Many businesses rely heavily…
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Microsoft Office Application Support

Most businesses have some sort of office application suite, and a lot of the time, it is the Microsoft Office suite. Alaska Computer Support…
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Document Editing and Email Solutions

Long gone are the days of editing documents and presentations by hand, along with waiting on snail-mail to deliver an important message. Document…
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Basic Mobile Device Support

What does this mean? This means we will help configure your mobile device(s) to connect to your work email or wifi. Have a…
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Why Training is Important

No matter what industry your business is in, your employees will need to be trained on how to perform their job. Each business…
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Training

Ever want to know more about your computer? Need someone to break down the basics of Word or Excel? Contact us today! AkCS…
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Always Prepare for the Worst

In the IT world, there are many unfortunate scenarios a business can experience ranging from a security breach to their building burning down.…
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Disaster Recovery Plan

A Disaster Recovery Plan is the 1,2,3 of what happens after a catastrophic problem. Do you have a data backup or disaster recovery plan? We…
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Why Your Backups Need to be Tested

No one wants to lose their data and that is why backing up your data is essential. What goes along with backups? Testing…
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You Should Have Backups in Multiple Locations

Everyone knows that backing up your data is important. Something almost as equally important is making sure your data backup exists in multiple physical…
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Your Data is Important

When you hear the word “data”, what goes through your mind? Naturally, most people think about their document and picture files. In a…
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On-site vs Remote Support

Most managed IT services providers offer on-site support and remote support. On-site support means a technician goes to your place of business to resolve…
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Basic Computer Security

“Computer Security” is a broad term in the IT industry that can mean anything from your password to physically securing your electronic devices.…
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IT Budgeting

Every business goes through a yearly budgeting process. When drawing up your budget, don’t forget to include enough wiggle room for your IT costs.…
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5 Reasons to Outsource IT Support

The more computers your business has, the more problems there will be. That is just the nature of the beast. Larger businesses tend…
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Why Your Business Needs a Website

When advertising your business, you have so many options; billboards, newspaper ads, phonebook ads, postcards. But beyond the traditional means, consider a website.…
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Domain Names & Hosting

Domain names can be used for websites and for email. If you plan to use your domain name for a website, you’ll also…
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Google Drive Features

Google Drive is one of the most popular cloud solutions, offering storage and document creators/editors all in one place. All you need to sign…
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AppRiver – O365 and Hosted Exchange

Once upon a time, this was a world without email. Now, everyone relies on email, especially in the business world. Businesses used to…
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HDD vs SSD

One of the main internal components of computers are hard drives. Your data and your operating system (Windows, Linux, etc) are stored on…
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Projects

Projects come in all shapes and sizes. Some are complex and require downtime, like when replacing a server. Others may be simple and…
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Why Passwords are Important

Passwords are everywhere: on computers, websites, and even on phones. Passwords protect computers and accounts. The point of a password is to prevent…
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Off-site Backup Rotation

We all know backing up your business’ data is important. With our Backup Assurance plan, we monitor your data backup to make sure…
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Backup Testing

As a part of our Backup Assurance plan, we test your data backups quarterly. Backup Assurance is included with our All Inclusive Support…
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Backup Assurance

Backups are a key part of every business’ needs. Without backups, your data is at risk. It is important for businesses to make…
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AkCS Physical Cleanings

With our All Inclusive Support and Total Care plans, we will perform a physical cleaning on your computers and servers annually, as a part…
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AkCS Support Plans

We have support plans that will fit all of your needs. These plans are billed at a monthly rate, and you can cancel…
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Comparing Cloud Storage Solutions

Most businesses have data that needs to be shared and edited by multiple people. Businesses rely on servers and network shares to accomplish this.…
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Hardware & Software Pricing

There will always come a time where you will need to obtain new hardware and software. Some new hardware will be an upgrade…
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Wired vs Wireless Keyboards and Mice

Desktop computers cannot function without a keyboard and mouse. With laptops, you don’t really need a keyboard (because it has one built in),…
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Hardware Installation

When you think about it, there is so much hardware inside of just one computer; some major components are the hard drive, motherboard,…
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Computer Cooling

Computers generate a lot of heat. Desktops and laptops have similar cooling systems, but laptop cooling systems are designed to fit into a…
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Uninterruptible Power Supplies

An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) can save your systems from improperly shutting down during power outages. They provide power to your systems during power outages or fluctuations. A…
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Printer Care Basics

Printers are common, both at home and at work. No matter what you use it for, you will want it running the best…
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Connection Types on Desktops and Laptops

All desktops and laptops have various ports, which have various functions. Sometimes you’ll run across a port that you’re unfamiliar with. Here is…
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On-site Support

Our technicians will come to your place or business (or home) to resolve issues they can’t fix remotely. Sometimes a technician starts working…
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