APEX BLOG

Don’t Get Bogged Down Supporting Your Technology

As the economy churns back to life, small and medium-sized businesses will need to leverage every cost-saving resource they can in order to maximize bottom-line profitability and salvage what they can out of 2020 in order to make it through the current fiscal year. That means every business will have to be focusing all ofView Page

The Case for the Progressive Web App in 2020

There’s no denying that the iPhone established the foundations for how we now interact with mobile devices and set the stage for the explosion of mobile applications that can be downloaded from the online stores of each of the major proprietary platforms. While native mobile applications have been the primary software tools for leveraging theView Page

IT Security Should Focus on Prevention, Not Response

For the last 14 years, IBM has released a Cost of Data Breach report. Widely accepted as the gold standard benchmark for research in the field of cybersecurity, the study is conducted by the Ponemon Institute, and covers the global impact of data breaches. In 2019, the report showed that data breaches are becoming moreView Page

Healthcare Practices Can Save Money with Chatbots

Healthcare providers are having to navigate an increasingly complex and complicated industry. Having to negotiate with healthcare insurance providers, staying up to date and informed on modern treatment methods, ensuring the privacy and accessibility of client data are all challenges medical practices face on a daily basis. When you add actually caring for patients andView Page

The Rise of the Virtual CIO

There’s no arguing that establishing and maintaining an in-house information technology department is complicated, takes up valuable office space, and can become an extremely expensive venture. For small businesses and startups looking to establish themselves, even establishing and maintaining the most basic business infrastructures can be costly and time consuming to the point that itView Page

Can Your Medical Practice Keep Up With the Flow of Patient Data?

In technology articles discussing the challenges of keeping data safe or data storage solutions, experts like to tout exciting statistics like in 2018, the whole of humanity generated 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily, or that the Internet of Things is anticipated to encompass 200 billion devices by the end of 2020. For healthcare andView Page

The Importance of UX and UI to App Development

A well-designed mobile application can provide your business with a number of benefits and advantages over competitors. You’ll see an increase in brand recognition and loyalty, increased conversions, and you’ll find that your clients will feel more engaged and invested in your products or services.  As long as your application development team nails that firstView Page

Top 7 Tips for Successfully Launching a New App

Companies are relying increasingly upon their websites, web applications, and mobile applications as sales conversion drivers, brand awareness builders, and platforms for client engagement. As a Charlotte-based managed IT services provider in a highly competitive market, Apex Technology is regularly called upon to develop complex mobile apps and web apps for clients.  Over time, we’veView Page

Scale Your Business Faster with Managed IT

While the current business landscape is uncertain, and many businesses are scaling back on operations, it’s important for organizations to realize the importance of establishing a strong business relationship with a managed IT services provider that will help them navigate future growth and the inevitable need to scale up operations. As a managed IT servicesView Page

Why It’s Time to Switch Away from an Access Database

Outdated technology and legacy technologies are increasingly becoming threats to the organizations for which they were originally designed to be solutions. They increase operational costs and are often the cause of expensive downtimes. Once parent companies stop supporting legacy technology with updates, that technology can become the source of incompatibilities with new systems and softwareView Page