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The pitfalls of business continuity planning

August 16th, 2018
The pitfalls of business continuity planning

Your service provider, tasked with looking after your company’s IT, has kept your business up and running for the past 10 years. Unfortunately, that kind of longevity in developing continuity plans can result in some providers overlooking or underestimating certain issues.

Virtualization security risks & management

August 14th, 2018
Virtualization security risks & management

While virtualization security is often viewed as an afterthought, it is nevertheless important. Like all technology, securing your virtualized infrastructure is vital to your business’s success. Let’s take a look at some of the security risks posed by virtualization and how you can manage them.

Time-saving tips for Microsoft Word

August 9th, 2018
Time-saving tips for Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word remains one of the most popular and user-friendly apps for business. It is compatible with both Windows and Mac and can be used to create a wide array of business documents. While millions of people use Word every day, most don’t know how to maximize its potential.

4 tips to speed up your Windows 10 computer for free

August 8th, 2018
4 tips to speed up your Windows 10 computer for free

If your Windows 10 computer is starting to slow down after some time, there are ways to make it run faster without breaking the bank. The following tips will improve your computer’s performance without the need for more hardware.

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

Spectre makes a comeback

August 7th, 2018
Spectre makes a comeback

When one cyberattack is stopped, another more powerful variant almost always takes its place. It happens all the time with ransomware, computer viruses, and Trojan horses. Recently, this has become the case with Spectre attacks, which exploit a fundamental flaw in modern computer chips.

Are you sufficiently cooling your servers?

August 2nd, 2018
Are you sufficiently cooling your servers?

In this day and age, almost every business employs some type of server management. If yours is hosted locally, temperature control could mean the difference between running smoothly and running into the ground. Understanding how to properly cool your servers prevents data loss and ensures the longevity of your hardware’s life.

Top 4 benefits of web monitoring

July 31st, 2018
Top 4 benefits of web monitoring

Although the occasional three-minute YouTube video never hurts anyone, wasting hours of your working day on these websites reduces productivity. When it comes to increasing employee productivity, keeping a close eye on their internet behavior reaps various benefits.

5 types of virtualization defined

July 27th, 2018
5 types of virtualization defined

For many businesses, managing and maintaining their entire hardware and software infrastructure can be a daunting and prohibitively expensive task. But with virtualization, this is no longer an issue. Virtualization allows businesses to maximize the use of their IT resources at a reduced cost — this is why it has become so popular in the past few years.

Security tips for Office 365 migration

July 25th, 2018
Security tips for Office 365 migration

Making the decision to migrate from an on-site system to a cloud-based Office 365 is easy, but the migration process itself presents numerous security challenges. By covering these essentials, you’ll minimize security breaches and ensure you can enjoy the benefits of Office 365.

Identify your company’s sensitive data…
Most files housed within your servers contain sensitive commercial and personal data that must be properly identified and protected.

Privacy protection tips for Windows 10

July 24th, 2018
Privacy protection tips for Windows 10

Speculation has been circulating that Windows 10 gathers more info than it should. Whether or not you think privacy lines have been breached, here are some tips to protect your privacy in a matter of clicks.

Slip off the grid

Thanks to location tracking, nearby restaurants and future weather predictions are at your fingertips.