Thursday, July 13, 2017
While companies are starting to invest more in technology, there is still a strong push to do more with less. So, what do you do? If you’re not an IT expert or a cloud specialist you’re probably uncertain of how to provide annual budgetary numbers or implement the best solutions. If you are a seasoned IT manager, you’re probably looking to turn routine, daily operations into a predictable cost structure. In both cases, a knowledgeable IT partner can provide needed...
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Wednesday, July 5, 2017
So often businesses try to take a ‘good enough’ approach when it comes to technology. Our computers work so, “It’s good enough.” Nothing is broken so, “It’s good enough.” But the reality is most ‘good enough’ technology isn’t very good at all – in fact, it could be detrimental to a business in crisis.
You wouldn’t settle for good enough when it comes to your core business so why settle with your technology?...
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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Security threats are the hottest topic right now. When security professionals talk about threats, you almost always hear about external threats – hackers, cybercriminals, state-sponsored actors, cyber-spies, scammers, fraudsters, script-kiddies, etc. – as if the only focus should be on outsiders attacking businesses. While these are certainly legitimate threats, the often-overlooked insider threat is just as damaging and not always understood.
When the term...
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Monday, May 15, 2017
Microsoft announced in 2002 that it would commit to supporting enterprise products for at least 10 years. As such, all Microsoft Exchange Server 2007s have reached end of support.
This is a great opportunity to upgrade your business to Office 365, a cloud-based solution that allows you to work from every device, including your phone. The cloud is the future of computing and now is a great time to transition to a cloud-first business structure.
Office 365 is secure and meets...
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Thursday, May 11, 2017
What if your first step in applying for a job was sending a photograph of yourself to the hiring manager? You would take extra care to make sure that photo was a good one. You’d make sure your hair was neatly combed and you were wearing presentable clothing. You’d make sure the photo itself was of good quality, with balanced color and a crisp focus.
That’s the way you should think about your resume – because it is, in effect, a snapshot of your talents, skills and...
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Monday, May 8, 2017
Small business owners are always looking for ways to increase profitability within their environment, but they rarely consider business technology. Technology is a great avenue to improve operations, which in turn, increases productivity and profitability. One way to achieve this is by collaborating with a Managed Services Provider (MSP). Some of the key advantages of introducing an MSP into your environment are increased efficiencies, improved cost management, heightened focus on your...
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Most business owners aren’t familiar with their technology environments. This can cause a lot of fear surrounding technology and the unknown issues that could arise.
Consider your initial reaction upon learning that your current technology isn’t protecting your business data from serious security vulnerabilities. You’re probably panicked just thinking about it. What if you learned that 60% of your employees spend up to two hours a day on non-work related sites. You’d...
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