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Which social media platforms suit your SMB?

February 24th, 2017
Which social media platforms suit your SMB?

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of social media is Facebook and for good reason. Not only does it boast the most users, but it also has the biggest reach and cultural impact. Since there is no one-size-fits-all social media platform, it’s imperative for small- and medium-sized businesses to examine their options before making an investment.

Vulnerabilities in popular printers

February 23rd, 2017
Vulnerabilities in popular printers

What harm could possibly come from printing a document? According to some researchers who performed a large-scale analysis of printer attacks, a lot. These could be in the form of Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks, which are as devious as they sound, or attacks made through extracted print jobs.

VoIP call forwarding: Do you need handsets?

February 20th, 2017
VoIP call forwarding: Do you need handsets?

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.

Be the first to enjoy new Office apps

February 17th, 2017
Be the first to enjoy new Office apps

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.

How can you go from reactive to preventive IT?

February 15th, 2017
How can you go from reactive to preventive IT?

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.

G Suite or Office 365?

February 10th, 2017
G Suite or Office 365?

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.

4 ways IoT will change the game

February 8th, 2017
4 ways IoT will change the game

From smart thermostats to wearable devices, the Internet of Things (IoT) has reinvented the ways both businesses and individuals connect. Many IT experts have even labeled IoT as a “game changer,” and while we’re usually skeptical of this term when it comes to new technology, IoT devices can open up your business to a multitude of possibilities.

Switch up marketing tactics with IG stories

February 6th, 2017
Switch up marketing tactics with 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.

Office 2013 nears end-of-life date

February 2nd, 2017
Office 2013 nears end-of-life date

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.

5 ways to successfully move UC to the cloud

February 1st, 2017
5 ways to successfully move UC to the cloud

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.