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What to consider when choosing a VoIP system

March 9th, 2016

2016Mar9_VoIPGeneral_BWhether we’re using a laptop, a mobile phone or a tablet, communication has never been easier. Thanks to increasingly stable and fast internet connections, Voice over IP (VoIP) services have replaced phone calls as a cheap and accessible alternative.

4 things you should know about the cloud

March 8th, 2016

2016Mar8_Web&Cloud_BSetting up an IT infrastructure for a small business can be an intimidating and costly venture. Fortunately, cloud computing has given companies affordable and flexible solutions to deal with rapidly advancing technological demands. However, for the small business owner, there are still many common misunderstandings about using cloud services.

Healthcare’s technological makeover

March 7th, 2016

2015Feb23_HealthcareGeneral_AWe may expect to find computers everywhere these days, from our offices, schools and airports to our pockets and wrists, but until now there’s not been much call for computers in our hospital operating rooms. But new technology is making waves in healthcare circles and could even save lives by helping surgeons and physicians make life and death decisions.

Speed up Windows 10 with these tips

March 3rd, 2016

2016Mar3_MicrosoftWindowsNewsAndTips_BIf you’ve finally made the upgrade to Windows 10, you may be disappointed that it’s running slower than expected. You may wonder, what’s the cause of this? Well, thankfully there are a few typical culprits, and solutions to fix them. Here are four steps you can take to significantly speed up your Windows 10 OS.

Prevent programs from launching at startup

Windows loads several programs at startup so they’re quickly available.

How to extend your iPhone battery life

March 1st, 2016

2015Mar1_iPhone_BMost of us are heavily reliant on our phones. So when your iPhone is low on battery and there’s no outlet in sight, it can be a stressful situation. Thankfully, there are some settings you can adjust that can help you squeeze a few more hours out of your battery.

Risks financial firms face

February 29th, 2016

2015Feb29_Security_BThe time to increase cyber situational awareness and establish better security strategies has never been more opportune. Since 2015, the number of attacks on the financial services sector has increased and shows no signs of letting up. Whether it be extortion or credential-stealing malware, different tactics are utilized to target desired areas.

Tips to speed up your WordPress website

February 27th, 2016

2016Feb25_Web_BWhether it’s instant coffee, a quick commute or fast food, in today’s world, speed matters. And when it comes to websites, this principle could not be more true. 21st century Internet surfers expect a site to load in at least three, if not two seconds.

Tips to use Office 365 more productively

February 26th, 2016

2016Feb24_Office365_BWhen you first purchased Office 365, you were likely hyped about the productivity gains it can produce. But if your business has yet to realize them, you may be feeling a bit miffed or agitated that the service didn’t deliver on its promise. However, it’s wise to remember that in order to get the most out of a service, regardless of what it is, you need to know how to utilize it properly.

How virtualization helps cut costs

February 26th, 2016

2016Feb26_VirtualizationGeneral_BSmall and medium-sized businesses have been seeing improvements in cost reduction and disaster recovery with the adoption of virtualization. Over the last year, virtualization has enabled Strem Chemicals, a Massachusetts-based manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals, to see improvements beyond their bottom line.

Test the VoIP waters with these 4 apps

February 19th, 2016

2016Feb19_VoIPGeneral_BVoIP – the mere mention of the word can send shudders down a business owner’s spine. With such an odd name, it may make little sense to utilize something so unfamiliar in your business. You may want to know more about it before committing to a full blown system for you and your employees.