Entries by Lexi Belvis

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 the city as much […]

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, we need to know “the now” […]

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Background: Open Door Baptist Church came to amshot with an older site that was somewhat outdated.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

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 allowed businesses to transition from […]

The Internet of (all) Things?

IoT leaks top the list of cyber threats & why you should care 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 the day, and they don’t discriminate who they […]

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 we use it on […]

Bytes Over Barrels: Cybersecurity in Oil and Gas

Cybersecurity in the Oil & Gas Industry 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 […]

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 […]