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10 Ways to Spot a Phishing Email

ALERT: PHISHING ATTEMPTS ARE ON THE RISE. Remind your team to be hyper-vigilant in spotting suspicious emails by following these tips. With ransomware infections from phishing attacks climbing at an unprecedented rate, educating your staff is paramount in protecting your organization. There is no time to wait. Here are the top ten ways to detect a… Read more


Transition Your Team to a Remote Workforce

Who would have thought a week ago that business, supply chain, and livelihoods would be impacted as severely as they have the last 7 days? People are scrambling to find a way to manage their lives, let alone find a way to work in a self-quarantined home environment. Our company, just like yours, is adjusting… Read more


Arctic IT Announces Dave Bailey, President & General Manager

Anchorage, AK – February 11, 2019 – Arctic Information Technology (Arctic IT) announces the appointment of Dave Bailey as President & General Manager. In this role, Bailey is responsible for leading the company’s exciting growth in both managed services and business application services. “Dave has been a leader at Arctic IT since its inception,” said… Read more


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