October 13, 2020

Interview with Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship Recipient Chikezie Ezuma-Ngwu

Centre Technologies is pleased to announce the winner of the 2020 Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship, Chikezie Ezuma-Ngwu. Chikezie will be attending ...
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October 9, 2020

How Microsoft Teams Enhances a Collaborative Work Culture

Effective collaboration and communication among employees, and even those outside your organization, is critical for productivity and project ...
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September 15, 2020

Autopilot: The Office 365 Feature You Should Be Using

Windows Autopilot is a cloud endpoint deployment service, available with select Microsoft 365 plans. Many organizations have access to Autopilot but ...
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August 3, 2020

Ready to start your cloud journey?

The cloud is a powerful technology for business growth, but many businesses wonder when to start utilizing it. Timing, circumstance, and priorities ...
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June 30, 2020

Outsourcing IT fuels Oil & Gas resurgence

The Oil & Gas industry is facing harsh economic challenges following the 2020 price wars and the global pandemic. Although industry analysts’ ...
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June 19, 2020

Executives Prepare for a Cyber Storm

2020 has blown a storm of activity affecting businesses of all sizes, and we are only half way through the year. Businesses all over the world have ...
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April 28, 2020

Returning to the Office after COVID-19

As cities ramp back up and move toward the new normal, businesses will need to make cultural and physical accommodations that address both employee ...
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April 22, 2020

Balancing Availability and Security

We made it work, but at what cost? How do businesses successfully balance accessibility and security? At this point it’s probably safe to say that a ...
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April 16, 2020

Security in Education

We are all familiar with stories of those who have suffered from a data breach causing extreme financial burden for an organization and those ...
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April 2, 2020

Essential Business: Why IT matters

Many businesses big and small didn't foresee the sudden and essential business decisions amid Coronavirus (COVID-19). In effort to contain COVID-19, ...
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March 31, 2020

RingCentral for Microsoft Teams

Easy Collaboration at your Fingertips The new RingCentral for Microsoft Teams, delivered and supported by Centre Technologies, brings ...
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March 18, 2020

How to take full advantage of Office 365 security features

So you've successfully moved to Office 365 — now what? One of the first things Centre Microsoft experts recommend doing once your Office 365 tenant ...
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November 21, 2019

Doing office moves right, the first time.

Planning an office move can be a daunting task as concerns to maintaining productivity while providing a smooth transition for employees. This ...
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November 12, 2019

How Secure Managed Services nurture Digital Transformation

The digital landscape continues to evolve as consumer's loyalty grows stronger for businesses that are keeping pace. To stay on the winning track, or ...
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November 4, 2019

Recent study reveals contributing factors in cloud data breaches

We continue to see the headlines in the news of businesses getting hacked exposing personal information of millions of users. In a time where the ...
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August 6, 2019

ATT&CK security posture challenges and enhance threat intelligence

Businesses struggle keeping up with evolving cybersecurity threats. Luckily MITRE's ATT&CK tool is available to help elevate security posture—and ...
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June 26, 2019

2019 EY's Entrepreneur of the Year Gulf Coast finalist Chris Pace in the spotlight

It's no surprise to see Houston, one of the largest and innovative cities in the country, dominate at the Gulf Coast Entrepreneur of the Year Awards ...
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June 19, 2019

Can your backup and DR strategy weather the next big storm?

It’s hurricane season and it’s never too late to ensure your business can weather the next big storm. Proper preparation improves the chances and ...
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February 5, 2019

The Cost and Risks of Cybersecurity

Like mutating bacteria, cyberattacks have been evolving into ever more pernicious threats. As quickly as companies arm themselves against the most ...
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January 8, 2019

New Year. New Partner. New Opportunities.

Expect expanded opportunities for Centre Technologies through partnership with Main Street Capital investment firm. Centre Technologies is starting ...
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November 11, 2018

Interview with Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship Recipient Douglas Guberman

Centre Technologies is pleased to announce the winner of the 2018 Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship, Douglas Guberman. Douglas is on track to earn ...
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August 21, 2018

Boosting the customer experience by gamifying IT

Gamification is consistently used by companies to incentivize and motivate employees. In the Centre Assist world, gamification provides a burst of ...
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July 24, 2018

FBI Warns of BEC/EAC Scams Continued Threat to Financial Stability

Email fraud continues to increase and the bad actors continue to refine their tactics to trick people into providing personal information or wired ...
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July 17, 2018

Giving Holiday Cheer Throughout the Year for Texas Children’s Hospital

The Houston, Dallas and Austin locations of Centre Technologies held a Toy Drive for Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, in association with the ...
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March 5, 2018

Filling the gap and feeding the need for transformative IT

Many small to medium-sized companies today leverage a Managed Services Partner (MSP) for IT services to avoid the cost of having IT administrators ...
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February 28, 2018

The State of Cybersecurity in Healthcare

Intel recently announced the results of a security readiness assessment identifying overall security maturity priorities, readiness, gaps and ...
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February 21, 2018

IT Infrastructure that makes the grade

Educational institution gains 2.5X the capacity and eliminates nearly a full man-day of troubleshooting each week. "We hit a home run this time. We ...
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February 1, 2018

Fuzz the Heap and make it Chunk

A recently announced vulnerability by Cisco about their WebVPN client used on their Adaptive Security Appliances (Cisco ASA) has been given a rating ...
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January 29, 2018

Centre Technologies named one of Dallas/Fort Worth's Best & Brightest Places to Work

Businesses across the nation compete to be named one of their region’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®, an award that honors companies ...
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January 5, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

Computer researchers have recently found out that the main chip in most modern computers—the CPU—has a hardware bug. It's really a design flaw in the ...
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October 10, 2017

Phishing with Saints Cyril and Methodius

Originally built in the United States, the Internet used American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII) for encoding English language ...
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September 28, 2017

Banking Trojans - Hands up! Manos Arriba! Give me your Money!

If you are ever unfortunate enough to be on the receiving end of any of those three demands, the choices you make in the next few moments will ...
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September 21, 2017

Equifax Breach Aftermath and Cybersecurity Tools that Work!

Centre Customers, With the Equifax breach at the top of everyone’s agenda right now, some of you may be wondering what type of controls are available ...
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September 14, 2017

Centre Technologies Tips on Equifax Breach

Just how serious is the Equifax breach that was reported last week? Well considering that recent reports are stating that the data exposed contained ...
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September 7, 2017

Why Does Your Business Need Cloud Hosted Services in Dallas?

The better question, perhaps, is why DON’T need you have cloud hosted services in Dallas? According to Inc., by 2020, 80% of businesses will be doing ...
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June 23, 2017

Don’t Be A Victim of Cybercrime: A Guide to What Not To Do

Each year over the past decade, cybercrime has increased.  According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in 2005, 67 percent of businesses detected ...
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June 1, 2017

Things You Can’t Expect from IT Project Services

There are a lot of things that you can request from IT project services to support your team and keep your business moving: technical help, ...
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May 25, 2017

Who's watching your network security?

No matter the size of a business—whether a small healthcare office with only 32 doctors, nurses, assistants, administrators, and receptionists, or a ...
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May 15, 2017

Ransomware Outbreak Alert

"Wanna Cry" Outbreak Alert We are continuing to follow news reports of the Wanna Cry virus (ransomware strain) that has lodged over 200,000 attacks ...
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May 4, 2017

Your Business Benefits from Customized IT Project Services

The pace of change in IT is lightning fast, with new technologies coming down the wire every single day. There’s also a new delivery model, with the ...
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May 3, 2017

Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

Centre Technologies is now accepting applications for the Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship, a new technology scholarship open to any college student ...
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April 27, 2017

4 ways that Network Security is Just Like Hunting

On the surface, hunting and network security seem to be worlds apart. But despite the obvious differences, both activities emerged from the basic ...
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April 13, 2017

Are You Confident in Your Network Security?

Sitting down to write about how you might feel about your network security, we wanted to be positive -- you know, avoiding scary gloom and doom. But ...
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March 16, 2017

What Hosted Services Aren’t

Hosted services are some of the most powerful tools available to growing businesses of almost any size and are one of the essential IT services ...
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February 16, 2017

The Decision of Infrastructure-as-a-Service

If you're debating whether or not to choose Infrastructure-as-a-Service  for network management, you should understand the benefits of this type of ...
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February 2, 2017

What is IaaS?

Infrastructure as a Service, or IaaS, is one of the main ways to access Cloud computing. Users connect to the cloud via internet, with all hardware ...
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January 19, 2017

Keep Down Risks With the Right IT Support

It seems to happen so slowly, yet it’s over before you can react. A twitch of your wrist knocks the Styrofoam coffee cup off balance. Your heart ...
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January 5, 2017

What to Look For in Your IT Support

Your IT is the lifeblood of your company. If it goes down, chances are high that your business productivity will suffer and you will have to take a ...
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December 30, 2016

5 Key Items to Consider When It Comes to Data Backup

A company is only as good as its data backup. In a perfect world, insurance isn’t necessary. But this is reality, and it’s never a matter of if ...
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December 23, 2016

The History of Data Backup

It’s hard to imagine a time before cloud storage, multi-terabyte external hard drives, and pocket-sized USB drives. Just a century ago, data backups ...
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November 10, 2016

How The First Thanksgiving Attendees Could Have Benefitted from IT Support

The technical world wasn't that advanced in the year 1620. Most things were made from iron or wood, pretty much everything relied on manual control, ...
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October 27, 2016

How an IT Consultant can Take You To The Next Level

There’s no denying that the world we live in is extremely competitive. Businesses are always looking for ways to improve their operations and get ...
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October 13, 2016

Why You Need a Technical Support Specialist

In today’s world, all businesses utilize technology one way or another. In fact, the success of many businesses would severely take a hit if their ...
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September 27, 2016

Data security tips for enterprises with BYOD

As mobile devices continue to offer an effective collaboration and productivity tool in the office, the rise in the adoption of ‘bring your own ...
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August 25, 2016

Less than Ideal Alternatives to Traditional Data Backup

Data backup can be a tedious and snooze-inducing habit to get into. Things like stopping every few minutes to save your work, or keeping up with ...
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August 11, 2016

Disaster Recovery Plan Like a Pro

What is a Disaster Recovery Plan? Much like emergency plans are meant to keep order in the real world, a disaster recovery plan is used to preserve ...
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August 8, 2016

Interview with Kathy Pace Scholarship Winner - Katelyn Trout

The Kathy Pace Technology Scholarship honors the late Kathy Pace, who strongly believed in supporting the community. As the role of technology ...
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June 30, 2016

Awesome New Changes at Centre Technologies for Improved IT Support

Cool things are brewing at Centre Technologies. We’re so excited about them, we just have to share them with you! For those of you who have been with ...
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June 16, 2016

Houston’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® Winner

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact: Best and Brightest Companies To Work For® 586.393.8813   Houston – June 13, 2016 – At the annual “Houston’s Best ...
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June 14, 2016

Centre Technologies Acquires Dallas-Based Managed Services Provider Architel

HOUSTON, TX, June 14, 2016 - Enterprise technology consulting company Centre Technologies recently completed its acquisition of Dallas-based Managed ...
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February 2, 2016

Press Release: Centre Technologies Acquires Cloud and Managed Services Provider Tradentrix

HOUSTON, TX -  February 1, 2016 - Enterprise technology solutions company Centre Technologies is pleased to announce the acquisition of Houston, ...
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November 24, 2015

5 Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses  

Over the past 2 years, multiple mega-businesses like Target and T-Mobile experienced cyber attacks, throwing users into a frenzy when it comes to ...
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November 16, 2015

Centre Awarded Texas DIR Contract

Centre is proud to announce that we have recently been awarded a DIR contract with the State of Texas. This means that eligible customers can now ...
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November 11, 2015

Introducing: Centre Assist

For the past 5 years, Centre has been offering Managed Services to our valued clients. In that time, we’ve expanded and added more value to our ...
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November 10, 2015

Beware of Malware!

If you don’t know anything else about malware, you know it’s sneaky and it’s dangerous. Everything in the IT world teaches us to try avoiding its ...
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November 9, 2015

Press Release: Centre Named One of Houston's "Top Workplaces" for 2015

Centre Technologies takes home another award! Centre is proud to announce that we have been awarded a spot among the 2015 Top Workplaces by the ...
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November 2, 2015

Do I Have a Virus?!

All computer viruses are different. In fact, they’re a lot like a human viral conditions, which can sometimes make them hard to detect and even ...
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October 26, 2015

Help! How Do We Store the Massive Data from Body-Worn Cameras?

From Tasers to dashboard cameras, technological innovations have always been seen in the growth and development of law enforcement. However, the ...
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October 22, 2015

The Dark Side of Unstructured Data

Think about the amount of data that is shared and generated every day within your business. Massive, right? According to IBM, 80% of all data is ...
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October 6, 2015

What is a Data Breach?

In recent security news, the talk of data breaches is causing nervous jitters among IT professionals. With loads of data being generated and shared ...
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September 29, 2015

What is Cybercrime?

What is Cybercrime? Did you know that over 1.5 million cyber-attacks occur every year? In fact, the Insurance Information Institute found that in ...
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September 22, 2015

Is it Cybersecurity, Cyber-Security, or Cyber Security?

Have you ever noticed all the different spellings of security as it relates to cyber affairs? There’s “cyber security,” “cyber-security,” and a ...
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September 15, 2015

Appreciating FDA Data Integrity Requirements

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which falls under the umbrella of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has a significant ...
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September 14, 2015

Centre Technologies Named to 2015 CRN Fast Growth 150 List

Each year, CRN ranks 150 of the fastest growing solution providers across North America on its annual Fast Growth 150 list. In 2014, we took home a ...
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September 11, 2015

C-Stack Series: What is Client Security?

C-Stack Series: What is Client Security? With threats coming in at every angle of information technology, it’s important that security covers every ...
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September 9, 2015

C-Stack Series: What is a Firewall?

The simple definition: A firewall is a security system that protects the network by controlling the flow of all incoming and outgoing network traffic ...
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August 31, 2015

5 Important Quotes About Security and Compliance

High profile breaches and cyber security events in past few years have been a wake up call for many enterprises in every industry. Security and ...
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August 26, 2015

Centre Technologies Honors First Winners of Debut Technology Scholarship

Houston, TX – August 26, 2015 – Centre Technologies, a Houston-based enterprise IT solutions provider, announced the winners of the first annual ...
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August 24, 2015

Security and Compliance 101: Staying On Top of Information Security

The stress to keep up with security and compliance regulations can haunt even the staunchest IT professionals in their nightmares. Compliance with ...
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August 18, 2015

What is PCI Compliance?

PCI DSS, or Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, are technology security standards designed to protect consumer payment information. Any ...
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August 12, 2015

The Role of Physical Security for Network Security

What is Physical Security? Physical security is exactly what it sounds like: the physical protections strategically put in place by an organization ...
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July 29, 2015

What Does it Take to be a HIPAA Compliant Technology Company?

Modern IT solutions companies have to know their clients’ business needs, inside and out, and not just any technology company in Houston can serve ...
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July 28, 2015

Why Do Businesses Turn to MSPs for IT Managed Services?

According to new research by CompTIA, more businesses are turning to Managed Services providers, or MSPs, for managed IT solutions. While traditional ...
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July 20, 2015

What is Technology?

The word “technology” originates from the Greek words “techne” and “logos.” Broken down, the etymology of the word “technology” means, “art, skill or ...
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July 13, 2015

How to Ninja-Proof Your Data – A Cybersecurity Infographic

They’re crafty, covert, and silent.  They have the tools, skills, time, and patience to unleash underground attacks on even the most fortified walls. ...
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July 9, 2015

C-Stack Series: What are Servers?

What are servers? Enterprise servers are the beating heart of your organization, the central device that manages resources across your entire ...
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June 30, 2015

IT Business Continuity After a Gulf Coast Hurricane

A Gulf Coast hurricane, for lack of a more elegant phrase, is not fun. The combination of intense wind damage, storm surges, and rain are infamous ...
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June 23, 2015

Why Does Your Recovery Point Objective Matter?

Recovery point objective, or RPO, is a critical metric in the overall scheme of your disaster recovery and business continuity strategy. As opposed ...
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June 15, 2015

Is Cloud Safe for Healthcare Information?

Within the last two years, breaches of healthcare information have made major headlines. In early 2015, the second largest health insurance provider ...
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June 10, 2015

Elements of an Effective Crisis Management Plan

A crisis management plan helps your organization avoid recovery delays, operational disruptions, and financial disasters. Therefore, is there a ...
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June 9, 2015

Centre Technologies Named to CRN Solution Provider 500 2015

The CRN Solution Provider 500 list is a yearly list that recognizes the growth, innovation, and business practices of IT solutions providers ...
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June 1, 2015

Four Disaster Videos That Show the Importance of DR

The earth itself is unstable by nature (by default, our world is a round blue ball hurtling and spinning in space around the sun). Despite the ...
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May 27, 2015

C-Stack Series: What is Compute?

The Real Answer: What is Compute? Compute is not a typo for “computer.” Nor does it mean “to calculate something.” In terms of enterprise ...
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May 18, 2015

Data Loss Statistics That Will Make You Think Twice About Business Continuity

Data loss statistics can be chilling. In an age where data is king, the idea that it can be lost so easily should be enough to encourage businesses ...
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May 12, 2015

Centre Brings Together Earth's Mightiest Disaster Recovery Team

On May 1, 2015, Centre Technologies brought together a disaster recovery team to face one of the enterprise's most vicious antagonists: catastrophic ...
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May 12, 2015

Help! I Lost My Data!

Hopefully, you’ll never have to say this while wailing over your computer, laptop, or cellphone: I lost my data! Data loss is more common than most ...
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May 11, 2015

5 Game Changing Exchange 2013 Features for Enterprise

Microsoft Exchange is the golden standard for workplace collaboration and communication, and applications like Microsoft Outlook, Webmail, and Lync ...
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May 7, 2015

Centre CEO Chris Pace Named Finalist to EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 Award

CEO of Centre Technologies, Chris Pace, has been named a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 in the Gulf Coast Area. Read the full ...
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May 6, 2015

5 Network Disaster Recovery Plan Pieces You’re Missing

Network disaster recovery is not a one-and-done process, nor is it a one-size-fits-all solution. While most businesses are aware that they need a ...
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April 27, 2015

C-Stack Series: What is Network?

What is Network? (Enterprise Edition) If you have any experience going online, sending emails, printing, saving files, or using a computer at work ...
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April 20, 2015

How Does Cloud Based Backup Work?

Cloud backup-as-a-Service is a software service that automatically backs up your data to an encrypted cloud, regardless of where the data comes from. ...
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April 15, 2015

The 5 W's of DRP

Your DRP, or disaster recovery plan, and business continuity solution are the only things standing the way between you and (obviously) disaster. As ...
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April 7, 2015

Press Release: Centre Named Centrify's "Rising Star Partner of the Year"

Centrify is our technology partner for unified identity management for enterprise. We work together to help our clients create a more robust and ...
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April 7, 2015

C-Stack Series: What is Storage?

Computer storage is, in its most abbreviated form, where data is stored. Although the definition of storage is simple enough, storage is one of the ...
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April 1, 2015

How Real Businesses Increase Productivity at Work with Mobile Technologies

Mobile technologies aren’t social gadgets anymore- very quickly, they’re becoming an integral part of the way many industries operate. More than ...
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March 30, 2015

Centre Technologies Named #200 in the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition

Last year, Centre Technologies participated in the MSPmentor 501 survey, and we're proud to announce that we've been named on a list of the best ...
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March 25, 2015

The Importance of Technology in the Classroom

Technology in the classroom used to involve playing Oregon Trail on one of the four available PC’s in the “computer lab.” The 21st Century has made ...
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March 19, 2015

Press Release: Centre Launches C-BaaS, Powered by Asigra

As an industry leader in scalable and manageable IT solutions, Centre Technologies is always researching ways to improve and enhance the value of our ...
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March 17, 2015

What is the Difference Between BYOD and MDM?

Is there a difference between BYOD and MDM? The short answer to the question is: Yes. In general, you see the same acronyms in discussions concerning ...
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March 10, 2015

C-Stack Series: What is Virtualization?

5 Analogies That Explain- What is Virtualization? Virtualization can be a difficult topic to explain. Essentially, it’s the creation of a virtual ...
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March 5, 2015

Will Wearable Tech be Part of Your BYOD Policy?

The IoT (Internet of Things) is making its slow but steady way to the mainstream consumer, and like the Smartphone before it, wearable tech will ...
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March 2, 2015

Centre Named one of Houston's "Best and Brightest Places to Work for" 2015

This is the second time Centre Technologies will take home the "Houston's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" award. We first received ...
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February 25, 2015

How to Solve the Biggest Problems with BYOD for Better Workplace Mobility

Many experts believe that workplace mobility practices are on the rise, with BYOD at the heart of this movement. However, poorly implemented BYOD can ...
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February 23, 2015

Centre Connect 2015

Centre Connect is our annual customer appreciation event. This fun and laid back event gave our customers the chance to connect with our partners and ...
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February 17, 2015

5 Technology Tools for Managing Remote Employees

Managing remote employees requires a proper mix of the right people, the right management, and the right technology. Few managers would imagine ...
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February 10, 2015

Cloud, Mobility, and Virtualization- 3 Tools That Are Changing the Workplace

At Centre, we often remind our customers that technology is a tool they can leverage to help their business grow- that technology is the centre of ...
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February 2, 2015

5 Good Reasons To Promote Workplace Mobility

Workplace mobility will be one of the next great revolutions that will impact businesses of all sizes, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. ...
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January 26, 2015

A Business Tax Deductions List - Courtesy of Your IT Partner

It’s almost tax time! Did you know that your small to medium sized business can part of your business tax deduction list? IRS Code Section 179 says ...
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January 22, 2015

Help! My Computer is Running Slow! How to Speed it Up Today

When a computer is running slow, there are activities happening in the background of your system taking up memory and space. It’s not that your ...
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January 20, 2015

Centre Technologies Acquires RITC, Austin-based Managed Services Provider

Austin, TX – January 20, 2015 –Centre Technologies, Texas and Louisiana’s fastest growing IT solutions company, has announced its recent acquisition ...
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January 12, 2015

Workplace Technology Trends You’ll See in 2015

Technology trends are changing the way you work, and a lot of them for the better. Last year, workplace technology trends saw the rise of cloud ...
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January 5, 2015

How Does Cloud Technology Reduce TCO?

As it pertains to technology, TCO, or total cost of ownership, is a calculation that helps businesses determine the cost to assess, purchase, own, ...
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December 22, 2014

5 Cloud Computing Disadvantages

You’ve probably heard about the advantages of Hosted Services, but have you taken the time to explore cloud computing disadvantages? As an educated ...
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December 15, 2014

Centre Ranks #6 in the “Houston’s Fastest-Growing Technology Companies” List

This year marks Centre’s second consecutive year winning a spot on HBJ’s “Houston’s Fastest-Growing Technology Companies” list. Last year, Centre’s ...
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December 15, 2014

A Computer Maintenance Schedule- Courtesy of your IT Solutions Partner

Computers keep your business running, but your computer is like a car- it needs regular computer maintenance to perform at its best. From the inside ...
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December 9, 2014

Centre’s Guide to the Best Tech Christmas Gifts 2014

This is not your average tech Christmas gift list. This year, you’ve decided to give your tech-loving employees or family members the gift of ...
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December 1, 2014

Help! My Computer Keeps Freezing!

It’s freezing outside, but your company’s computers shouldn't take the weather as a cue to start freezing too! Computer freezing is a common problem, ...
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November 17, 2014

How to Budget for Your IT

It’s that time of year! It’s time to submit proposals for the technology budget. Somehow, you’re supposed to anticipate your business’s IT needs for ...
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November 10, 2014

Zenith Infotech Customers- Are You Looking for a New Backup-as-a-Service Partner ?

It’s November, and managed service and cloud BaaS (backup-as-a -service) provider Zenith Infotech has officially closed its doors. What does this ...
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November 10, 2014

IT Solutions Management in Action: Managed Services save Real Clients

Real Clients Benefit from IT Solutions Management Managed services are not helpful only in theory: they are critical to the success of many clients ...
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November 3, 2014

MDM Security: Protect Your Mobile Device

October was National Cyber Security Awareness Month (#NCSAM), and 2014 marked this movement's 11th anniversary. Its goal was to bring cyber security ...
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October 27, 2014

Scalability 101: Scale Your Storage, Your Network, Your IT

Scalability should be the top word in your mind when you are planning for any IT solution. The basic definition of scalability is, as defined by ...
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October 20, 2014

Why Does Your Business Need Cloud Hosted Services in Dallas?

The better question, perhaps, is why DON’T need you have cloud hosted services in Dallas? According to Inc., by 2020, 80% of businesses will be doing ...
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October 17, 2014

Cloud Video Conferencing: 5 Reasons to Collaborate in the Cloud

Did you know that your audience misses out on more than half of what you are saying when they can’t see you? In fact, syntax is worth only 7% of ...
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October 13, 2014

Windows Server 2003 Migration: What You Need to Know

If your business currently runs on a Windows 2003 Server, we have bad news for you: Windows will stop supporting their Windows 2003 Server promptly ...
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October 6, 2014

Get Your Own Cloud- The Security Benefits of Private Cloud Solutions

You may recognize the term “private cloud,” but do you really understand the true value of what private cloud solutions can do for your business? The ...
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October 3, 2014

Hands-Free Computer Network Security with Managed Services

What is Managed Services? If you have ever wanted to have a full scale IT department without actually having one in-house, then managed services may ...
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September 30, 2014

Centre Ranked as one of Houston’s Largest Women-Owned Businesses

According to a report by American Express Open Forum, there are 9.1 billion women-owned businesses in the US, and these firms are leading growth in ...
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September 23, 2014

Centre Community Rallies to Support the Save Raelyn Campaign

Centre Wears Our Save Raelyn Shirts September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness month, and it brings to attention the heartbreaking fact that ...
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September 17, 2014

5 Ways to You Can Have a Secure WiFi Network Today

Even the most non-tech savvy people know that maintaining a secure WiFi network is not a one time action, but an ongoing, dynamic process. Cisco ...
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September 16, 2014

Centre Recognized with a Second Houston Fast 100 Win

Centre Ranks #19 in 2014 Houston Fast 100 Three years ago, Centre Technologies was proudly recognized as one of the 2011 Houston’s Fast 100, a ...
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September 15, 2014

Centre Technologies Named #19 on CRN Fast Growth 150 List

What is the CRN Fast Growth 150 List? CRN is a go-to resource for VARS and technology providers throughout North America. Each year, IT solutions ...
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September 3, 2014

Things You SHOULD NOT Cut When You Want to Reduce TCO

It is every business owner’s dream to cut costs while increasing profit. Many business owners are tempted to take short cuts, or to cut services in ...
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September 2, 2014

4 Ways to Back up and Restore Your Data (or is it Backup?)

Backup vs. Back up In discussing the process of making duplicates of your data for security and recovery purposes, it is helpful to know the ...
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August 27, 2014

Reduce TCO with Cloud or Converged Infrastructure

How can you reduce TCO, or total cost of ownership? In one word: Simplification. Bulky, disorganized, and excessive IT infrastructure is the leading ...
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August 21, 2014

Centre Technologies Hosts Quartet of IT Solutions Providers in 3 Cities

Centre Technologies was proud to host an unprecedented event with its partners: a collaboration of four companies in three different ...
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August 20, 2014

Centre Technologies Listed in the 2014 Inc. 5000

In an unprecedented win for the company, Centre Technologies is excited to accept recognition as one of the nation’s fastest growing businesses with ...
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August 19, 2014

How Do I Calculate Infrastructure TCO?

It is critical to calculate TCO, or total cost of ownership, for your business’s IT infrastructure. Depending on your IT budget, you may find that ...
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August 13, 2014

VIDEO: Why Do You Need a Business Continuity Plan?

We can’t stress the importance of having a business continuity plan, and Centre Technologies is prepared to make that point in every way we can. This ...
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August 12, 2014

Centre Technologies Takes Home “Solution Provider 500” Award

Centre Technologies has been recognized as one of the top providers of IT solutions in North America. CRN’s Solution Provider 500 puts Centre with ...
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August 6, 2014

Governance Solutions for Your BYOD Policy

Governance, in addition to technical solutions, is critical to the success of your business’s BYOD policy. Your network is a resource, and your ...
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July 29, 2014

Take Steps to Determine the Right BYOD Solution For You

If your business is ready to begin a bring-your-own-device policy, begin by answering these basic questions: How much access to company files and ...
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July 22, 2014

The 5 W's of BYOD Policy

Pew Research reports that about half of working adults use their personal devices for work-related reasons away from the office. Even within the ...
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July 11, 2014

Protect Your Business from Mobile Demons with Mobile Device Management

MDM should not mean Mobile Demon Mayhem. MDM, or Mobile Device Management, is the practice of slaying mobile demon problems before they happen. ...
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July 9, 2014

Almost Half of All Companies Are Hit by a DDoS Attack—Is Your Company Next?

DDoS protection is more critical now more than ever. So, what does Feedly, Evernote, Vimeo, Meetup, Bitcoin, and the World Cup Website have in ...
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June 26, 2014

Case Study: Centre Technologies Completes Multi-million Dollar Project in 3 months

Centre Technologies- Manageability and Scalability What do you do when your client acquires 650 employees and 100 IT platforms overnight? The ...
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June 4, 2014

Converged Infrastructure Consolidates IT Management and Support

What is Converged Infrastructure? The more important questions is, “What does a converged infrastructure do?” Also called “infrastructure-in-a-box,” ...
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February 6, 2014

15 Steps for Designing a Successful Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)

Technology plays an essential role in practically every aspect of the modern-day business process. If your technology is interrupted or data is lost ...
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February 3, 2014

How Long Can My Company's Technology Afford to be Down in the Event of a Disaster?

Measuring the possible effects on your business from an unknown catastrophe that could occur at any given time in the unforeseeable future sounds a ...
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January 27, 2014

What IS Business Continuity?

Why is it important for my business to have a Business Continuity Plan? A Business Continuity Plan (BCP) consists of a set of documents, instructions ...
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January 14, 2014

Five Ways VARs Can Help Customers Build a Big Data Solution

From our partner's, Ingram Micro, blog:   In our last blog post, we began delving into the ways VARs are well-positioned to take advantage of the Big ...
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January 8, 2014

Centre Technologies Named Dell PartnerDirect Central Partner of the Year

Centre Technologies, Houston, TX, December 2013 – Centre Technologies today announced it has been named a winner in Dell’s PartnerDirect channel ...
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January 7, 2014

What’s New in 2014 at Centre Technologies

Centre Assist Centre Assist is a newly created program that delivers a free annual report of current year IT spending cost with Centre Technologies. ...
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January 7, 2014

2013 Vendor Appreciation Golf Outing

On November 22nd, we invited our partners to enjoy lunch and golf with us to celebrate a successful 2013! We also introduced them to our new logo!
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December 9, 2013

Centre Tech selected as one of the National Best & Brightest Companies to Work For

November 20, 2013 – Warren, MI — Qualified and talented employees are essential to a company’s success. Every year companies are striving to keep ...
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October 25, 2013

Centre Tech honored at the 9th Annual Aggie 100

COLLEGE STATION, TX. (Friday, October 25, 2013) – Texas A&M University recognized Centre Technologies as a member of the 2013 Aggie 100 honoring the ...
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August 20, 2013

CRN's 2013 Next Gen 250 Features Centre Technologies

CRN Next-Gen 250 is a snapshot of solution providers who are zeroing in on emerging and potentially lucrative technologies such as cloud computing, ...
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