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Framework Communications is Chicago's award-winning choice for CareFree™ Managed IT Services. No matter the challenge, we consistently deliver best-in-class service, expertise, and technology to transform productivity, efficiency and growth across your organization.

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By: Adam Barney
April 10th, 2020

Are you ready to make the move to the cloud and facing the daunting process of selecting an ideal public cloud vendor? As the cloud services market heated up, everyone from technology behemoths to startups jumped into the market, so now there are many to choose from. 

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Managed IT Services | Managed IT Chicago | IT Support Chicago | Technology | Business IT | Cloud Services

By: Adam Barney
March 31st, 2020

There are many cloud services vendors for every need the cloud can address. But the availability of so many cloud service options to solve for so many business needs, how do you find the right partner? It’s overwhelming and potentially confusing, and we get that. Here at Framework IT, we specialize in strategic technology advising. From our many years of experience, we’ve learned the best practices on how to help businesses find cloud service vendors for your business.

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Managed IT Services | Managed IT Chicago | IT Support Chicago | Technology | GSuite | Microsoft | Office 365

By: Adam Barney
March 25th, 2020

Every business needs email, communications, and productivity tools. 85% of businesses use Microsoft’s Office 365 or Google’s G Suite solutions to address these needs. But which is better: Office 365 or G Suite? The best solution depends on your existing technology and ease of adoption, your employees’ experiences and preferences, and cost to obtain the capabilities you need.

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Internal Security | Managed IT Services | Managed IT Chicago | IT Support Chicago | Technology | IT Security

By: Adam Barney
March 20th, 2020

If you take cybersecurity seriously and plan to address it meaningfully, you’re probably wondering what’s the best approach for your organization. There are two broad approaches to managing cybersecurity: You can outsource to a managed security services provider, or you can hire your own internal IT security staff. Let’s discuss the things you should keep in mind as you’re deciding the best approach for your company.

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By: Adam Barney
February 8th, 2019

Are you using Windows 7, older versions of Outlook for email, or Windows Server version 2011 and below? If so, it’s time to learn about Microsoft’s End of Life Support. You do not want to find yourself in need of tech support for an unsupported product. That’s why being prepared is critical. What products are nearing the end of their support life cycle and what can you do to help your business stay on top of these changes?

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Blog Posts | Chicago | framework | FrameworkCareFreeIT | News/Press | Press Releases | Winner | Channel Futures | MSP 501

By: Adam Barney
July 11th, 2018

Chicago, IL (June 25, 2018) — Framework Communications, an award-winning Managed IT | Security | Cloud Services Provider, is thrilled to announce that it has been named a winner on the prestigious 2018 Channel Futures' annual MSP 501 ranking list.

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By: Adam Barney
April 30th, 2018

The AI Arms Race: Disrupt or Be Disrupted

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News/Press | Press Releases

By: Adam Barney
April 13th, 2018

"WASHINGTON, DC, March 26, 2018 -  Framework Communications, an award-winning Managed IT and Security Service Provider continues to disrupt the status quo of how technology and security is managed and serviced, is excited to announce that the company has been named a winner of the Clutch Highest-Ranking Chicago Marketing & Advertising and IT & Business Service Companies in 2018.