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Give your SMB more flexibility with a hybrid cloud

October 30th, 2020

When it comes to the cloud, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are often presented with the choice of either a private or a public cloud. But there is a third option — a hybrid cloud. And this is the choice that provides SMBs with greater flexibility. How so? Read on to find out. Hybrid clouds […]

Is your business continuity plan doomed to fail?

October 28th, 2020

No business continuity plan is perfect. Each plan has risks that can result in your business’s failure if not taken into account from the start. But don’t blame it all on your managed IT services provider (MSP) — often, a system’s design has loopholes to start with. Let’s take a look at some of the […]

What does proactive cybersecurity entail?

October 23rd, 2020

Most managed IT services providers (MSPs) promise “proactive” cybersecurity consulting. All businesses embrace the idea of preventing cyberattacks and data breaches before they happen, and MSPs themselves would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events. But it’s not always clear what proactive cybersecurity entails, so let’s take a minute to go over it. […]

Choosing a mouse: A quick guide

October 19th, 2020

The two-button mouse with a cord is what most of us are familiar with — it’s been the standard design for many years. But times have changed, and the old mouse is now considered less responsive and uncomfortable to use. Worse, having a cord makes things more inconvenient when it gets tangled whenever you put […]

Ways to protect against VoIP threats

October 16th, 2020

Every business today uses Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology to enhance team collaboration. But while the benefits of VoIP continue to ease the burdens of business communications, there are security risks associated with using it. Unsecure VoIP platforms may be harming your computer networks without you knowing it. What many companies don’t realize is […]

SEO recommendations for website images

October 12th, 2020

Search engine optimization (SEO) is one of the most difficult and frustrating aspects of improving your business’s online presence. Web services and platforms that provide automated SEO reports like WordPress, Google, and Raven Tools tend to oversimplify their advice. If you’re trying to get a green light for SEO, you might need to look more […]

4 Tips to help you capitalize on technology

October 9th, 2020

Businesses that take advantage of innovative technologies often come out better equipped to compete as they grow. This is why many companies are continuously seeking innovations that improve operations and reduce costs. Small businesses like yours can take advantage of new tech too — just follow our tips. Be an early adopter One of the […]

Why using a VPN is more important than ever before

October 5th, 2020

In the past, a simple antivirus software was all you needed to stay safe from online threats. Today, it takes more than that to protect your PC and the information stored on it. Whether you’re sending an important email or chatting with a coworker online, chances are your data can be easily intercepted. This is […]

Upgrading to a dual monitor system

September 28th, 2020

Small businesses are always seeking ways to ensure their employees make effective use of computers. But before you go out and buy bigger hard drives and faster processors, you should consider upgrading your desktops to a dual monitor system. Read on to find out about the advantages of using two monitors per desktop. Enhanced productivity […]

File Sharing: Collaborate Productively and Safely

September 28th, 2020

File sharing has become a prominent part of running a modern business. Thirty-nine percent of the data uploaded to the cloud is placed in some type of file sharing application, resulting in the average organization sharing documents with over 800 different external domains.