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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.

Tips for a cloud-based unified communications

February 1st, 2017
Tips for a cloud-based unified communications

If moving unified communications to the cloud is such a practical and inexpensive communications solution, why hasn’t everyone done it yet? A cloud-based unified communications (UC) means user flexibility, reduced technical support, and cost-savings on communication systems.

2017 HIPAA forecast: 3 important reminders

January 30th, 2017
2017 HIPAA forecast: 3 important reminders

When talking about IT within the healthcare industry, it’s pretty difficult for conversations to stray too far from HIPAA compliance. And as the number of audits and penalties continue to increase, those conversations only become more prevalent. As small- and medium-sized businesses review their policies at the beginning of a new year, let’s cover some of the most fundamental HIPAA considerations, right here.

Hackers use browsers to get credit card info

January 27th, 2017
Hackers use browsers to get credit card info

Filling out web forms often seems like an unbearably monotonous obstacle that gets in the way of online shopping, booking a plane ticket, and doing other types of online registration. With many of today’s transactions done online, people have become accustomed to relying on their browsers’ autofill function to save time.

The business benefits of CRM software

January 26th, 2017
The business benefits of CRM software

Failure to understand your customers’ needs and wants could result in ill-informed marketing strategies. And when your company can’t satisfy their demands, they’ll likely turn to your competitors instead. To prevent this, deploying a customer relationship management (CRM) system can make a world of difference.

Apple’s new year comes with new malware

January 25th, 2017
Apple’s new year comes with new malware

“The first…of the new year,” is often a coveted title — but not always. With a reputation as a hardware provider whose devices outshine its competitors in the field of cybersecurity, Apple certainly isn’t happy that “The first Apple malware of the new year,” was awarded so early on.

G Suite’s new updates

January 24th, 2017
G Suite’s new updates

With Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy and a growing mobile workforce, business owners are looking for an agentless way to manage iOS devices, one that would be convenient and secure for both admins and employees. Thanks to G Suite’s latest feature, Basic Mobile Management, everyone can now work in peace.

New virus threatens virtual machines

January 20th, 2017
New virus threatens virtual machines

One of the core principles of virtualized technology is the ability to quarantine cyber security threats easily. For the most part, vendors have been winning this security tug-of-war with hackers, but that may change with the resurrection of a long-dormant piece of malware that targets virtualized desktops.

Let Office 365 help you save the date

January 19th, 2017
Let Office 365 help you save the date

Calendar sharing is one of those mundane yet vital components of effective scheduling. The task of sharing one’s calendar hasn’t always been easy, and many wonder why. Microsoft has recently improved upon its calendar sharing features in Office 365 for all users, and here are some of the reasons you should accept the latest advancement with open arms:

Simplicity
Users’ first impression of the new model is that it’s much simpler.

Why you should update your SBC

January 17th, 2017
Why you should update your SBC

Malware delivered via email should be the least of businesses’s worries. Aside from common malware, businesses have to protect their VoIP systems from call jacking, eavesdropping, and denial-of-service attacks. So how exactly can you protect your business from these serious threats? The answer: a session border controller (SBC) with the latest security patches.