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End of Support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2

Service Announcement: Microsoft support for SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is ending on January 14, 2020. Don’t let your infrastructure and applications fall victim to security threats without protection. Arctic IT is here to help you migrate to Microsoft Azure to ensure a smooth transition to greater security, performance and innovation. Azure will help you… Read more


Protect Yourself from Digital Theft this Holiday Season

The holiday shopping season is upon us with Black Friday and Cyber Monday just around the corner. We want our message to be loud and clear: Be wise to holiday phishing scams when choosing to shop and buy online. Malicious ad campaigns could be lurking on e-commerce websites, and fraudulent emails containing scams or nefarious… Read more


The “IT Guy” Dilemma

“Oh, yeah I’ve got a guy who can do that.” If an IT guy (or gal) is the solution for your company in today’s world, there is cause for concern. With cybercrime at an all time high and breaches becoming more and more sophisticated, do you really want to rely on one person to protect… Read more


5 Reasons to Partner with an IT Managed Services Provider

It’s a given. Small to medium business owners (SMBs) need to leverage partnerships to achieve cost savings in everything they do.  In the area of technology, this means outsourcing some or all your IT needs to a service provider instead of hiring additional resources in-house – a business model that’s been successful for years. Technology… Read more


Arctic Information Technology Opens Plano Support Center

Anchorage, AK – Arctic Information Technology (Arctic IT), a technology leader in managed services and application services, proudly announces the opening of a full-service support center in Plano, Texas. The support center will serve clients in all US time zones, including point-of-sale application support to the National Park Service, and managed services support to clients… Read more


5 Reasons to Migrate from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365

Microsoft Dynamics GP is a solid financial management solution, well-liked by mid-sized organizations for nearly 20 years. It is a comprehensive solution – and very popular because of its advanced functionality that comes out-of-the-box. It’s also easy to configure. Arctic IT has been an advocate, implementer, and supporter of Microsoft Dynamics GP since the beginning,… Read more


Moving the Federal Government Forward with Subscription-Based Technology

  In less than 60 days, another fiscal year begins for the federal government. This is a prime opportunity for the feds to leverage technology more efficiently through subscription-based pricing. Let’s look at two programs that support this: The 21st Century IDEA law passed in January of this year. It requires every public-facing agency website… Read more


Dynamics 365 + Player 365 Enables Casino Hosts with Master Customer Data to Drive Revenue

The number one goal for casino hosts: develop a working relationship with their guests. A happy guest is most likely to spend more time (and money) at your casino. Even better, they are most likely to return. Imagine having a tracking device on each of your players. If your marketing team had a full 360-degree… Read more


Choosing a Microsoft Gold Partner Matters

In our daily lives, we often seek out experts who have the knowledge, skills, and experience to get the job done correctly.  Whether it is the stylist who knows the right way to cut your hair, your uncle Bob who is a walking encyclopedia, or the lawyer who helped you draw up important legal documents… Read more


Empower Your Sales Team with Dynamics 365 AI for Sales

Dynamics 365 AI for Sales Microsoft has deeply invested in Artificial Intelligence (AI) throughout the Dynamics suite and, in my opinion, some of the most exciting AI capabilities lie within Dynamics 365 for Sales. The potential that these solutions bring to inform your team about key metrics, alerts, and other important insights will help set… Read more