February 14, 2024 | 5 min. read

6 Questions To Ask a Managed IT Provider

A managed IT provider can do a lot more than just provide IT services and support. Many providers have the capacity to serve as key strategic business partners, but unless you ask six key questions,...



Marco was founded in 1973 by Gary Marsden and Dave Marquardt and began as a small typewriter shop in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The “Mar” in their last names were what inspired the name Marco to take shape. Within four decades, the small typewriter shop has evolved into one of the top five technology providers in the nation.
By  Marco
June 28, 2024 | 3 min. read

How Often Should You Replace Your Business Phone System?

How often do you replace your cell phone? Nowadays, most people get a new cell phone every one or two years and don…

By  Marco
June 26, 2024 | 2 min. read

Secret (and Not-So-Secret) Ways To Simplify Microsoft Licensing for SMBs

Once upon a time, a small business could buy a Microsoft product and use it to its heart’s content. Okay, so that p…

By  Marco
June 24, 2024 | 5 min. read

Questions To Ask Before Purchasing a Production Printer

Does your organization need to produce a lot of printed materials? If you do a significant amount of print marketin…

By  Marco
May 20, 2024 | 3 min. read

Cloud Computing Migration — What Not To Do

Being in the cloud makes a lot of things easier. But getting there can be a different story.

By  Marco
May 10, 2024 | 2 min. read

Meet the Marco Technology Assessment

Yes. We know — most “technology assessments” are very different. Ours isn’t just a simple scan, where we spit out a…

By  Marco
April 23, 2024 | 5 min. read

What Services Are Included in Managed Print Programs?

If you’re trying to compare apples to apples when it comes to any managed service, what you’re probably hoping to d…

By  Marco
April 11, 2024 | 2 min. read

A Brief Overview of M-Files: Document Management Software

You've finished typing up an important document and emailed it to someone. They made changes and emailed it to some…

By  Marco
April 4, 2024 | 3 min. read

What Is a SOC in Business and Why Do You Need One?

SOC stands for more than one thing in our industry, so it’s no wonder that we get a lot of questions about it at Ma…