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MXOtech Ranked on Channel Futures MSP 501—Tech Industry’s Most Prestigious List of Global Managed Service Providers

Annual MSP 501 Identifies Industry’s Best-in-Class Businesses
Growing Via Recurring Revenue and Innovation

JULY 7, 2021: MXOtech, Inc. has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers in the prestigious 2021 Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings.

How Small Businesses Can Benefit From Mobile Apps

Small businesses face an operational paradox: While consumers place the same expectations on small to medium size businesses and enterprises for service, speed and supply, smaller-scale organizations typically lack the staff and spending resources necessary to compete with their corporate counterparts.

Industry Expert James Webb Joins Award-Winning Boutique IT Firm MXOtech as Chief Operations Officer

CHICAGO, IL - Chicago-based MXOtech, a woman-owned, award-winning boutique IT firm, announced that James Webb, has joined the firm as Chief Operations Officer. In his new role, Webb will oversee all staff, processes, execution, and customer support of the company, incorporating his knack for building successful teams and finding the best path to propel his clients forward with technology.

UX Storytelling – The Power of Stories

Empathy – n. – the ability to understand and share the feelings of another

Sympathy – n. – feelings of pity & sorrow for someone else’s misfortune

While empathy and sympathy are often misunderstood as interchangeable feelings, the two sentiments are, not the same.

A Short History of Microsoft Excel

If you’ve worked in an office or have been in school at any point in the last three decades, chances are you’re quite familiar with Microsoft Excel, but if you’ve been around a longer, you likely know that it wasn’t nearly as popular as its competitors at first.

Benefits Of Co-Managed IT Support

“Technostress” is now a significant concern for staff at many companies. The uptick of new technology services and solutions has many employees confused by complexity and frustrated by fragmentation — and it’s even worse for IT teams.

Think about it: Not only are in-house technology teams required to understand new IT initiatives, but they’re also responsible for deploying them at scale, managing their security and ensuring they deliver ROI — all while working through an ever-growing list of day-to-day tasks.

MXOtech, Inc. Named 2020’s Top SQL Developer by Clutch

Our team at MXOtech, Inc. recently received some exciting news! Clutch analyst Amanda Finn called our CEO here in Chicago to inform us that we are ranked amongst the top SQL developers in the world for 2020, according to Clutch methodology. SQL is critical for big business, and increasingly essential for small business as more and more corporations want to interact with their product and their customers.

Safely Working from Home: How to Combat COVID-19’s Security Challenges

During this time of uncertainty, organizations are allowing their employees to work remotely, but with social distancing comes a new threat – a cyber-related one. Cybercriminals are ramping up their tactics to take advantage of those who may have inadequate or unsecure networks.

Leveraging Data for Enterprise Mobile Apps

In today’s workforce, virtually everyone has a personal and often company supplied, internet-connected mobile device. Smartphones are ubiquitous, tablets abound, and mobile computing platforms such as laptops or 2-in-1 devices are still often used.

The ChannelPro Network Announces Its Inaugural Peer of the Year Award

MXOtech’s success if fueled by a recruitment and hiring process that puts core values first, looks inward for career paths, and embraces diversity and inclusion. Joanna is sharing MXO’s recruitment strategy and the lessons she’s learned in the latest issue of Channel Pro magazine.