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Steps to having ever-reliable VoIP service

September 25th, 2020

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony systems are great for today’s businesses. They are more mobile, have greater functionality, and cost less than traditional landline phones. But as with any technology, VoIP is vulnerable to disruptions due to equipment failure, disasters, and cyberattacks. Follow these tips to make sure your VoIP system can continue to […]

Quick tips to save on cloud costs

September 21st, 2020

Small- and medium-sized businesses are adopting cloud technologies. However, some business owners may not be aware of certain hidden costs. These costs don’t seem much at first, but they can eventually snowball. Follow these five tips to keep the cloud from breaking the bank. No standalones Cloud services come in various shapes and sizes, many […]

Reasons to automate small-business marketing

September 18th, 2020

Over the years, marketing automation has become more accessible to small businesses. Thanks to innovative cloud solutions, large and small enterprises can reap the benefits of automating tedious marketing tasks. Here are a few advantages to automating your small business’s marketing efforts. Inbound lead assignment When you have phone calls, emails, and meetings piling up, […]

Helpful tips for keeping your email safe

September 14th, 2020

Email is one of the best things the internet has given us. We use it to sign up for websites, apply for jobs, make payments, get in touch with friends and family, and many more. However, your email is also one of the platforms hackers can exploit to steal information or launch malware attacks. Here […]

Useful tips to prolong your laptop battery life

September 9th, 2020

It’s difficult to gain momentum at work when your laptop constantly notifies you that it’s running out of juice. And if there’s not a power outlet in sight, your device will soon be nothing more than a cold slab of metal and plastic. Here are some helpful tips to prolong your laptop battery life so […]

Calculating the total cost of a VoIP system

September 7th, 2020

Cost is always an important factor to consider when it comes to technological investments. Especially with Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems, you have to be careful that investing in one doesn’t put you way over budget. Even if that phone system comes with a host of features, it’s important that you evaluate not […]

Vendor Vulnerabilities: Taking a Closer Look at 3rd Party IT Risks

September 4th, 2020

In May of 2020, the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) experienced firsthand the threat of third-party IT risks. Cybercriminals attempted a ransomware attack on the university through their technology partner Blackbaud. Quick thinking on behalf of the Blackbaud security team, along with law enforcement, was able to stop the attack before the criminals could successfully encrypt and hold ransom valuable university data.

Top 5 tips for a successful web conversion

September 2nd, 2020

Grabbing people’s attention and converting them to prospective customers is the goal of any professional website. To do that, you need to create a terrific-looking and user-friendly site that encourages visitors to sign up for eBooks, consultations, and other services. Be sure your website follows these five rules that make it easier to convert visitors. […]

Choosing the best MSP for your business

August 31st, 2020

Technology underpins nearly every aspect of modern business processes. The problem is that managing technology can be complex and tedious. This is where managed IT services providers (MSPs) come in. Whether a company needs software to record customers’ data, network infrastructure management, or cloud technology, MSPs can provide these services and much more. MSPs defined […]

Distributed spam distraction hides illegal activities

August 26th, 2020

As annoying as spam email is, it’s usually pretty harmless. But hackers have been using a method called distributed spam distraction (DSD) where spam email is used to carry out illegal activities. Learn more about DSD and how you can safeguard your systems against it. What is DSD? DSD is a type of attack wherein […]