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Virtualization troubles: 3 common pitfalls

February 21st, 2017
Virtualization troubles: 3 common pitfalls

Data storage may be one of the easiest facets of virtualization to explain, but that doesn’t make it immune to problems arising from confusion. There are a few things that can cause virtualized data storage to underperform, and most of them can be easily fixed by technicians who know their stuff.

Do businesses need office phones any more?

February 20th, 2017
Do businesses need office phones any more?

The list of benefits that accompany a VoIP migration is long and conclusively proves that internet-based telephony is better than its analog predecessor. What is slightly less decisive however, is whether the liberating mobility of VoIP requires you to set up desktop phones at all.

Why sign up for the Office Insider program?

February 17th, 2017
Why sign up for the Office Insider program?

Microsoft churns out new Office 365 features for users almost every month. Last year, there were several additions to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint that further enhanced user experience. This year, Microsoft will likely introduce new features that can benefit businesses.

5 great ways to prevent cyber-attacks

February 15th, 2017
5 great ways to prevent cyber-attacks

Shopping around for a managed IT services provider is tough. You’re looking for a business to manage extremely complex and delicate technology, so they can’t be expected to get into the nitty gritty details of DNS-layer security, intrusion prevention systems, and encryption in their marketing content.

Updates on Microsoft Office for Mac

February 14th, 2017
Updates on Microsoft Office for Mac

Support is defined as providing assistance, encouragement, or comfort to help someone achieve a certain goal. For Mac’s version of Microsoft Office, support comes in the form of add-ins that aim to enhance user experience. Although usability testing is currently underway, you can still read about the latest developments here:

Office add-ins are applications running within the suite’s constituent programs that provide features not available by default.

Office 365 and G Suite

February 10th, 2017
Office 365 and G Suite

With our busy schedules, we all could use more time to ourselves and loved ones. Getting back home in time for a real meal is now a luxury for many. Thanks to productivity tools like Google’s G Suite and Microsoft’s Office 365, we’re able to regain some of our lost time.

Our 4 favorite web browsers

February 9th, 2017
Our 4 favorite web browsers

The web browser battle has been raging for decades. The feud between Internet Explorer and Netscape has long since passed, and now we’re dealing with a much larger field of competition. Today, there are at least four browsers vying for domination, and we’ve broken down each one by its pros and cons.

The new face of e-marketing: IG stories

February 6th, 2017
The new face of e-marketing: IG stories

Behind the application is the business, and behind the business is the need to drive revenue. With Stories, Instagram aims to capitalize on their platform and the enormous consumer reach it has — an impressive following of over 600 million monthly active users.

What hyperconvergence means for you

February 3rd, 2017
What hyperconvergence means for you

Don’t worry, we’ll keep this one simple. Virtualization is confusing enough, and hyperconvergence is one of the newest solutions within the field, making it even harder to grasp. The quick and easy summary is this: Hypconvergence is about virtualizing the hardware and software components required to deploy and manage databases and virtualized desktop infrastructures.

Microsoft says goodbye to Office 2013

February 2nd, 2017
Microsoft says goodbye to Office 2013

Microsoft announced that it will no longer offer new features for Office 2013 by the end of the month. So if companies want continued support from Microsoft, they’ll have to upgrade to the new version, and they’ll have to do it soon. Here’s a quick rundown about the tech giant’s announcement and what it could mean for your business.