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3 concerns with virtualization management

April 23rd, 2018
3 concerns with virtualization management

Virtualization can help boost operational efficiencies like never before, but you have to understand that the benefits aren’t always immediate. As valuable as it is, it does come with flaws to those who don’t know how to properly adopt it. Here are a few concerns that can become an issue in virtualization adoption:

Backup

Incorporating a robust backup system in a virtualized setting can become a huge challenge.

4 steps to optimize your Skype for Business

April 20th, 2018
4 steps to optimize your Skype for Business

Skype for Business is an affordable, enterprise-level solution that enables your company to communicate with clients and conduct business meetings from any internet-enabled device. Learn these four steps to get the most out of your Skype calls.

#1. Conduct a preliminary network assessment

By conducting a comprehensive preliminary network assessment, you’ll be able to determine whether or not your current network has met Skype’s network performance requirements.

New security features on Office 365

April 19th, 2018
New security features on Office 365

To bolster users’ safety, Microsoft recently added security features to Office 365. These enhancements give home and business users peace of mind whenever they send an email, share a link, or forward an attachment. There’s no such thing as being too secure, so we recommend staying abreast of them now.

Helpful new features coming to Windows 10

April 18th, 2018
Helpful new features coming to Windows 10

Windows updates are notorious for taking too long to install and providing few tangible benefits. But Microsoft aims to make amends with the forthcoming Spring Creators Update, which takes half as long to set up and introduces several new features. Brush up on what’s coming so you can take full advantage of the update on Day 1.

Timeline

Replacing the Task Viewer icon that sits along the Windows taskbar, Timeline lets users view their desktop’s activity history.

Safety tips for watering hole attacks

April 17th, 2018
Safety tips for watering hole attacks

Bad news, internet users: Cybercriminals have developed more advanced tricks to compromise your systems. While you may be familiar with attacks involving suspicious emails, the new kid on the block known as watering hole attacks are far more nefarious and effective.

Configuring your G Suite activity dashboard

April 16th, 2018
Configuring your G Suite activity dashboard

G Suite offers a smooth way to collaborate effectively and efficiently with your team. And with the addition of the activity dashboard in Google Slides, Docs, and Sheets, you will have complete access to viewers’ details, including their name and time they viewed a document.

Backing up a Mac is easy with Time Machine

April 13th, 2018
Backing up a Mac is easy with Time Machine

Compared with Windows computers, Macs are less likely to crash or get infected with a virus. Although that’s true, Macs are as vulnerable to theft, spills, and other events that could render a computer useless. Fortunately for Mac users, Time Machine offers a simple way to restore data.

Keeping cloud costs under control

April 12th, 2018
Keeping cloud costs under control

One of the most well known benefits of the cloud is it boosts cost efficiency. By moving to the cloud, small- and medium-sized businesses no longer have to worry about purchasing high-end equipment or maintaining full-scale data centers. However, there are quite a few costs associated with the cloud, so it’s important you know how to keep them under control.

4 tips to ensure high-speed phone charging

April 11th, 2018
4 tips to ensure high-speed phone charging

Having a mobile phone allows you to communicate with anyone in the world, send and receive important data, and read current news, but it runs out of battery faster when you use more apps. When this happens, you need to have the right tools to fully charge your phone fast so you stay connected.

Blockchain is much more than Bitcoin

April 10th, 2018
Blockchain is much more than Bitcoin

Blockchain technology is very complex. So instead of diving in to what makes it work, we want to first showcase what it’s capable of. The primary purpose of blockchain is faster and more secure information exchanges, which has led to some incredible advances in small-business technology.