Entries by Lexi Belvis

Roan Resources

Background: Roan Resources came to amshot as a new organization with a one-page site that was not very developed. They had a logo and brand colors — two “back-to-back” letter Rs in deep blue hues. Client needed: A multi-page but simple website, with an extra-simplified mobile version and a few unique touches. What we came […]

Virtually Official

Virtually Official What is a vCIO and why does your business need one?   As a company that started as a small business, we know how much work goes into running a successful start-up. Cultivating leads, handling business technology, hiring the right employees, executing client work, managing policies and benefits—it’s exhausting just thinking about it. […]

amshot Eats OKC

amshot Eats OKC amshot’s favorite local eateries, from breakfast to breweries   Typically, we do a lot of tech-talk around the office, but there is more to amshot than IT and software. As a local business, we are big supporters of the Keep It Local vibe in OKC and we like to get involved around […]

It’s Kind of a BIg Deal

It’s Kind of a BIg Deal The importance of Business Intelligence (BI) to companies of all sizes We all want to know where our business is going, what we can expect for the future and, better yet, the margins of success we will see in the upcoming months. But in order to see the future, […]

Open Door Baptist Church

Background: Open Door Baptist Church came to amshot with an older site that was somewhat outdated. They did not have a logo, but had previously chosen bright green and yellow as their brand colors to represent new life and sunshine. Client needed: A logo, email addresses with the church’s web domain, and a modernized website where visitors […]

Buy It or Customize It

Buy It or Customize It Evaluating your company’s current software and the advantages of using custom software/applications   Off-the-shelf or tailor-made? The choice seems easy when it comes to clothes—Why would I wear something that just fits when I could wear something custom made for me?—but what about in terms of business software? Originally, software […]

The Internet of (all) Things?

The Internet of (all) Things? IoT leaks top the list of cyber threats to small- and medium-sized businesses in 2018   Technology is more accessible than ever and can control everything from your business transactions to the lighting in your home, but all of this interconnectivity comes with a risk. Hackers are becoming bolder by […]

On Cloud 9.0

On Cloud 9.0 The ins, outs, and next big trends in cloud technology   Just 25 years ago, floppy disks were the standard for data storage and any self-respecting tech professional had tons of them in various colors. Now, it’s all about the cloud. We use it at home, we use it at work, and […]

Bytes Over Barrels: Cybersecurity in Oil and Gas

With hackers becoming bolder and more destructive, many industries have taken steps to better secure their business information. However, the oil and gas industry remains arguably the most vulnerable to cyber attacks—or at least one of the most heavily targeted. Granted, this industry has not experienced a crippling data breach yet, but that does not […]

Breach Don’t Kill My Vibe

In our last blog, we mentioned how important encryption has become in protecting your company from hackers, but what happens when you suffer a data breach? More importantly, why should you take it seriously? As a full-service IT provider, amshot knows how serious data breaches are and how to protect your business from hackers, so […]

Encrypting is the Key to (Secure) Success

The threat of a digital security breach has never been more prevalent, and encryption is one of the best ways to defend your data from hackers. When it comes to protecting your growing business, having a secure network ensures the safety of servers and databases, but encryption protects the data within your network. Business data […]