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
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…

By  Marco
March 27, 2024 | 2 min. read

There’s a Cisco Small Business Solution for (Almost) Every SMB

A lot of our managed IT clients are surprised by how we talk with them. When we recommend solutions, we don’t just …

By  Marco
March 19, 2024 | 5 min. read

Benefits of Microsoft Copilot

Copilot is now available for most license types! But if you haven’t had time to play around with this extraordinary…

By  Marco
March 12, 2024 | 2 min. read

What Is the Gartner Magic Quadrant?

Wouldn’t it be nice if an organization somewhere took it upon themselves to research which technology solutions liv…