The New Jersey IT Experts


We work hard behind the scenes so annoying technology issues don't slow your business down.

Our mission is to help businesses like yours increase productivity and get more out of the technology you invest in.
We specialize in solutions that safeguard and protect your data and keep operations running smoothly.

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Intelligent remote monitoring, proactive maintenance, and behind-the-scenes remote support.

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Network Security

Protect your business from threats like malware, viruses, phishing attacks, hackers and other threads.

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Backup & Disaster Recovery

Ensure peace-of-mind in any situation with the most complete data backup solution available.

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Reduce infrastructure costs, collaborate, and get more done with our unique cloud solutions.

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When you just want IT to work!

There are a lot of computer shops out there that you can call up to fix an issue or install a piece of equipment. They might be able to get you out of crisis mode, but they aren’t looking at the full picture.

At Eclipse Integrated Systems, we understand business. We consult. We provide solutions to solve everyday challenges. We just happen to fix computers as well.

We believe (and have proven) that if you proactively manage technology, run maintenance religiously, and monitor a business network, everyday issues and downtime will be greatly reduced.

This is what makes us different than your typical tech support company. Sure, we can fix computer issues when you have them, but our specialty is preventing them in the first place.

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    Doing business with Eclipse Integrated Systems has been a pleasure.  Marc Buonocore and team are a great bunch to work with!  They really know their stuff when it comes to eliminating annoying computer issues and making technology actually WORK for businesses.

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Tip of the Week: Improve Productivity with a Mobile Strategy

According to an infographic from Newsweaver, there are some shocking numbers behind business reliance on smartphones for a variety of purposes. Here are some of them:

  • 1 out of 5 employees for large organizations are equipped to work away from their desks.
  • As of 2013, 3 out of 5 small businesses in the United States have a Bring Your Own Device policy in place.
  • By 2020, 4 out of 5 small businesses will have a Bring Your Own Device policy in place.
  • 1 out of 5 businesses have found that mobile workstyles have resulted in productivity increases of over 30%.

These numbers are quite considerable, and as a responsible business owner, it’s your responsibility to provide your team with applications that they need on mobile devices so they can get the most out of their devices. The reasoning for this is that if you don’t give your staff the tools they need, they will find some themselves, and you might not like what they decide to use. In particular, there is a higher risk of viruses and malware, as well as a decentralization of data. Devices that are lost can be easily leveraged against your employees, and you might find that smartphones become a nuisance without the proper management backing them up.

Therefore, we suggest working with your employees to provide them with the tools they need to get the most out of their workday. Gather feedback and apply it to your current situations and projects. Some of the most common tools you might find helpful include:

  • Productivity suite software like Microsoft Office and Google’s G Suite
  • Your email client
  • Cloud storage
  • Voice over Internet Protocol for telephony and communication
  • Instant messaging
  • Project management
  • Collaboration suites

These aren’t all of the solutions your organization can use to communicate and facilitate effective work out of the office. Eclipse Integrated Systems can go through your options with you and iron out any details you might need for both a BYOD policy and to manage remote workers. To learn more, reach out to us at 800-340-0505.

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Breaking Down Collaboration’s Levels

What Is Collaboration, Really?
Many people in the workplace misuse the term “collaboration,” assuming that it is more or less synonymous with “communication.” In actuality, while these two terms are related to a point, they are more different than many might think. In its most basic form, collaboration is simply the act of a few people working as a team toward a singular outcome.

This is where a lot of the confusion between communication and collaboration comes into play. While communication is directly related to collaboration, it serves more as a tool to enable effective collaboration habits than it does a synonym for these habits.

There are also a few different levels of collaboration that a business can leverage:

  • Simple Collaboration - This is the most basic form of collaboration, the kind that is leveraged via quick communications (like instant messages). While these tools can be easily misused to become a source of distraction in some cases, they can provide some significant benefits to a team’s cooperation and communication towards a goal.
  • Document Collaboration - In the next step up on in the collaboration hierarchy, document collaboration expands upon the sharing of ideas into the creation of an actual product by multiple users working together. Giving these multiple users the capability to work as though they were side-by-side without regard to the actual distance between them has proved to be a hugely successful capability.
  • Structured Collaboration - This final kind of collaboration is one that almost everyone has participated in, whether they were aware of it at the time or not. All it requires is for them to have filled out a form, a document that many people work on and contribute to when its task has been completed. Other collaborative projects that depend on some kind of structure could even be seen in the average meeting. After all, a meeting is only an assembly of people committed to the same endeavor. As long as the meeting has an implicitly stated goal attached to it, it can be considered collaboration - how effective that collaboration is, that’s another matter entirely.

Why is Collaboration So Important?
A business that actively supports collaborative behaviors in a way that enables them to be exercised could be blessed with improvements in many considerations. For instance, the classic analogy that “two heads are better than one,” colorfully describes the use of collaboration as a source of greater success and satisfaction in accomplishing a given task. However, there is no understating how much easier it is to be productive with modern collaborative tools, like a business-specific intranet or the Internet itself.

So collaboration can deliver you and your team with better work, done faster, with more opportunities to keep your team engaged.

Interested in learning more about how collaboration could apply to your business’ processes? Reach out to Eclipse Integrated Systems at 800-340-0505.

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Smartwatches Haven’t Become Much Smarter

The Smartwatch
There has been an actual smartwatch market now for almost a decade, but the first smartwatch was actually developed in the late ‘90s. Today, the smartwatch is most frequently used as a peripheral to the smartphone. They come in all shapes and sizes, and for the most part, they tend to have some utility to the user. Some of the main benefits to using a smartwatch include:

  • Convenience - It is extraordinarily convenient to check your watch and get all the information that you need to get, like notifications, calendar events, and more. Today’s smartwatches even give you the ability to seek out information. Using a strong integration and its own processing power, today’s smartwatches do many of the things that the smartphone can do, from a screen the size of a watch face.
  • Functionality - Speaking of that functionality, the newest smartwatches have all types of features. From being able to integrate with some of your favorite apps, to practical functions that make them so useful, smartwatch manufacturers continue to push the envelope to what is possible for wearable technology.
  • Discretion - What is probably the most advantageous variable of the smartwatch, it provides the user the ability to be discreet about mobile interaction. Where most people will have their phone in their face a lot of the time, the ability for users to push notifications to their wearable, provides constant access to social networks, messaging, and practical information such as weather; and, since they are designed as a timepiece, it provides that function as well.

Security Concerns
The major drawback of wearable technology is how it connects with a user’s mobile device. Typically, the wearable connects via Bluetooth, it is just an extension of that devices functionality. One problem is that these devices also can connect to Wi-Fi networks. For businesses that want to run a tight ship, wearables present a strain on their BYOD policy. Since many of these devices don’t come with onboard security, they are immediately viewed as a vulnerability.

For the modern hacker, who looks for any vulnerability they can attack, wearables present an opportunity. Since network security best practices suggest that limiting access points is a great way to attempt to eliminate vulnerabilities, wearables are a problem. If a hacker gained access through an application at the wearable level, it could conceivably compromise the connected device and any network that device is connected to.

While industry experts agree that while a lack of wearable security isn’t a huge concern overall, it is something that should be addressed when rolling out an organization’s BYOD policy. There are some other concerns that include:

  • The unwitting collection of any electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) could put an organization in the crosshairs of healthcare mandates such as HIPAA. You’ll want to limit access to employee fitness and wellness data if wearables are a concern for your organization.
  • A lack of education about the potential vulnerabilities' wearables present for not only a business’ data, but the user’s data. If you are going to allow wearables to access your networks, it’s important to educate your staff on the type of data their wearable devices collect, what it is used for, and where it ends up when it’s collected.
  • Since there are no real anti-malware solutions for IoT devices, the management of these devices need to be approached with care.

Wearables are useful devices that do have a future, but it is important to come up with a policy that protects the data your organization has on its network from potential threats. To learn more about how to roll out a comprehensive Bring Your Own Device policy, and protect your network against threats of all types, call Eclipse Integrated Systems’s IT professionals today at 800-340-0505.

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Eclipse Integrated Systems launches new website!

Eclipse Integrated Systems is proud to announce the launch of our new website at www.eisystems.com. The goal of the new website is to make it easier for our existing clients to submit and manage support requests, and provide more information about our services for prospective clients.

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