Cisco introduces new AI services

October 31st, 2017

Modern IT systems are generating more data than ever before, and humans can’t keep up. Thankfully, certain tasks have already been offloaded to machines. Even better, Cisco may have a long-term solution to IT management complexities. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are extremely useful in helping us sift through massive amounts of information, and […]

Guest Wi-Fi 101

October 27th, 2017

No matter who they are, people today expect Wi-Fi access when they’re guests of your office. Setting up your Wi-Fi the wrong way can create a tedious experience for them and even expose your confidential information. So what’s the right way to do it? Never give guests access to your primary Wi-Fi While giving guests […]

Secure mobile devices with virtualization

October 25th, 2017

Mobile device security is paramount in today’s unpredictable IT landscape. There are plenty of ways to be sure your employees are accessing data safely away from the office, but there is one solution we recommend for the best results: combining mobile security efforts with virtualization technology. Mobile device management and virtualization Simply put, mobile device […]

Office 2019 is on its way

October 23rd, 2017

As a convenient cloud solution, Office 365 boasts nearly 30 million users. But that’s nothing compared to licensed versions of Microsoft’s productivity suite, which have more than one billion users. Office 2019 was announced in September and it will mean big changes for businesses that want simpler versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and more. Microsoft […]

Microsoft Ignite 2017: What’s new

October 20th, 2017

For Microsoft fans, the company’s biggest IT conference, Ignite 2017, has revealed many exciting updates, especially for teachers, students, and professionals. We’ve gathered information that’ll surely ignite your interest. Good news for schools and educators Microsoft recently rolled out Microsoft 365 for Education, which combines Office 365 for Education, Windows 10, Enterprise Mobility and Security, […]

Re-secure your passwords!

October 19th, 2017

In 2003, a manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) authored a document on password best practices for businesses, federal agencies, and academic institutions. Now retired, the author admits that his document was misguided. Find out why and what great passwords are made of. The problem The issue isn’t necessarily that NIST […]

Simple tricks to boost your productivity

October 17th, 2017

When you spend more than eight hours a day staring at a computer screen, it can be easy to lose focus on important tasks. While your device gives you access to some of the most useful applications, an ever-growing number of distractions are vying for your attention. Here are a few tricks for boosting your […]

Google enhances its website creation app

October 16th, 2017

Google Sites, one of Google’s lesser-known applications, allows businesses to intra-company create websites in minutes. Previously, G Suite account owners used it to design websites using simple templates. But with new enhancements to Google Sites, users have even more design options and features. Simplified interface Previous editions of Google Sites had plenty of complex and […]

Power considerations for computers

October 12th, 2017

Considering that computers won’t be able to run without one, it’s a shame that power supply units (PSU) rarely get as much attention as RAM or graphics cards. When it’s time to install a new workstation, business owners do not fully understand all the variables that go into choosing the correct PSU, and often select […]

Better virtualization options on the way

October 10th, 2017

The virtualization market is dominated by two vendors: Amazon Web Services and VMware. Both have the largest market share in their respective fields, the former in cloud-based solutions and the latter in on-premises virtualization. Now, those two platforms are compatible with each other. Virtualization review Traditional servers and desktops use computer hardware inefficiently. Their multitasking […]

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