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Small-business IT hardware checklist

January 4th, 2018
Small-business IT hardware checklist

It’s frustrating to return to the office after a long holiday only to be greeted by a disorganized workstation. If having clean, hassle-free technology is one of your company’s New Year’s resolutions, this technology hardware checklist can help.

It’s not too late to cash in on 2017’s IT trends

January 2nd, 2018
It’s not too late to cash in on 2017’s IT trends

“Fad” is a dirty word for many small-business owners. Whether it’s what they’re selling or what they’re investing in, business owners need long-term and reliable investments to secure their future. With 2017 in the rearview mirror, we finally know what was a fad and what was a smart investment.

5 types of VoIP services you should know about

December 27th, 2017
5 types of VoIP services you should know about

Most business owners and individual users know that making calls via VoIP is cheaper and more feature-rich when compared with the old landline telephony system. Still, you might be unaware of the VoIP service options out there, not to mention how to determine the right one for your needs.

Do more with Microsoft Teams

December 26th, 2017
Do more with Microsoft Teams

The main difference between Microsoft Teams and its competitors like Slack or Convo can be summarized in one word: integration. Teams integrates with various Microsoft applications like Word, OneNote, Planner, and SharePoint, and if you’re already subscribed to Office 365, these tips and tricks will help you do more with Teams.

Are the encrypted sites you visit safe?

December 22nd, 2017
Are the encrypted sites you visit safe?

You can easily tell whether a website is encrypted, and therefore safe, if a padlock icon appears next to its URL and if it starts with HTTPS (instead of just HTTP). Unfortunately, hackers now use the very same tool that’s supposed to protect browsers from malicious entities via encrypted phishing sites.

Is your laptop spying on you?

December 20th, 2017
Is your laptop spying on you?

Strict parents can monitor their kids’ online activities, law enforcement officers can see your outgoing messages, and some employers can (unethically) check whether employees are on Facebook during working time. All they need to do is install a keylogger on one’s computing device.

Why your business need IAM

December 15th, 2017
Why your business need IAM

You might not be interested in learning about IT, and we don’t blame you, you didn’t start your business to master the ins and outs of servers. But whether you like it or not, your business relies heavily on technology to survive. This is why there are certain aspects of IT that you can’t afford to ignore and IAM is one of them.

VoIP trends that will take over 2018

December 12th, 2017
VoIP trends that will take over 2018

Voice over IP (VoIP) phone systems are over two decades old, and still going strong. That’s because it provides businesses with unparalleled mobility. What’s more, VoIP developers are constantly improving the technology, which means we can expect some exciting new trends for telecommunications in 2018. Here are just a few of them.

Facebook Messenger’s Best Feature Yet?

December 11th, 2017
Facebook Messenger’s Best Feature Yet?

In November, 2017, Facebook announced that their extremely popular Facebook Messenger application would allow businesses to speak to customers on both their own websites and from within Facebook Messenger. Read on to discover how your business can benefit from this feature!

The How

By installing a plug-in called Customer Chat, retailers can integrate Facebook Messenger with their website, letting their customer support representatives carry on conversations with clients just like they would on Facebook.

Do more with Microsoft Office!

December 8th, 2017
Do more with Microsoft Office!

Have you been putting off learning about all the features in Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint? We don’t blame you. But mastering them can be extremely beneficial. That said, here are some free training videos that will help you get more out of Microsoft Office.