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SMBs survive disasters with virtualization

September 22nd, 2017
SMBs survive disasters with virtualization

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused millions of dollars in damages. Some of that damage was unavoidable, but hundreds of businesses managed to stay open thanks to innovative virtualization solutions. If you’re not already taking advantage of this technology, it’s time to find out what you’re missing.

Is VoIP part of your disaster recovery plan?

September 21st, 2017
Is VoIP part of your disaster recovery plan?

Disasters can strike at any time, and can put you out of business if you’re unprepared. One way they can do the most damage is by disrupting your Voice over IP (VoIP) systems. If they’re offline, you lose customers, productivity, and money by the minute.

New Office 365 tool for macOS users

September 20th, 2017
New Office 365 tool for macOS users

Microsoft has launched a new tool for Office on Mac called My Workspace. Business users who frequently interact with apps and documents will find this small yet useful tool highly beneficial. Let’s take a closer look at this brand new app.

Office workspace for Mac

My Workspace sits in the Menu bar along the top of the screen and provides macOS users of Office 365 with a quick and easy access to pinned documents, recently accessed files, OneDrive files, Skype calls, and iCloud Calendars.

Clean up your PC with 2 new Windows features

September 19th, 2017
Clean up your PC with 2 new Windows features

One of the things that can make your PC perform slower than normal is clutter. And for a long time, Windows users had no choice but to manually remove the clutter themselves. The good news is, Windows 10 has come up with new tools that make decluttering a lot easier.

Goodbye Google Drive app

September 18th, 2017
Goodbye Google Drive app

Google Drive app has come a long way since its inception. It’s easy-to-use interface and productivity tools are favored by many companies, which is why we were shocked by the announcement that Google Drive app is officially shutting down. So what now?

Google made an official announcement on its blog that support for Google Drive app will end come December 11th, 2017, and the app will shut down completely on March 12th, 2018. In fact, you’ll start seeing notifications from the app’s user interface come October.

Office 365 threat comes with new techniques

September 15th, 2017
Office 365 threat comes with new techniques

If you’re using Office 365, you wouldn’t want to miss this news: Online scammers are carrying out a highly customized spear-phishing campaign to steal Office 365 users’ credentials and attack organizations internally. Get yourself informed and read on.

A rundown of Apple’s most recent releases

September 14th, 2017
A rundown of Apple’s most recent releases

Just a decade ago, the concept of a phone with a touchscreen was mostly foreign to the average consumer. Today, over 75% of Americans own a smartphone and Apple is leading the way in mobile device innovations. Read on for a recap of everything Apple released at its 2017 fall keynote.

DR tips for floods and hurricanes

September 13th, 2017
DR tips for floods and hurricanes

The trail of devastation left by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma has reminded us once again that coastlines and even entire regions of the country can be demolished by natural disasters. While catastrophes cannot be prevented, planning around them with a well-crafted disaster recovery (DR) strategy can help minimize the damages and keep your business alive.

Improvements on the new Outlook webmail

September 12th, 2017
Improvements on the new Outlook webmail

Organizing email is an important but time-consuming task. An email system that lets employees spend less time sorting messages and adjusting settings and more time working is an easy way to improve your business. If your company uses Outlook.com, here are some new features that help.

Social engineering exploits Facebook

September 11th, 2017
Social engineering exploits Facebook

You’ve received a message from one of your Facebook friends. You click on the link not knowing what you’ve gotten yourself into. This describes one of the latest social media adware schemes, which has wreaked havoc on Facebook users worldwide.

What is it?

Little is known about the adware itself or those behind it, but it was uncovered by David Jacoby, senior security researcher at Kaspersky Lab, when he received a Facebook message from one of his friends, only to find out that wasn’t the case.