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Hardware management checklist for SMBs

May 7th, 2021

✓ Clean your computer components

Wipe down monitors with a clean, static-free, non-abrasive fabric such as computer component-specific microfiber cloth. You can use the same type of cloth to wipe down mice and other peripherals, but for those tight nooks and crannies such as your keyboard surfaces, a can of compressed air will do the job.

VoIP business phones: Are they right for your company?

May 5th, 2021

Should you consider adopting Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems for your business, or will legacy phone systems suffice? The decision will ultimately boil down to which technology can best address your business needs. To help you decide whether VoIP is right for your company, read on about this phone technology that’s enabling organizations to deliver excellent results while helping them cut costs.

Microsoft 365 security pain points and how to solve them

May 3rd, 2021

Many businesses prefer Microsoft 365 not only because of its powerful features and cost-saving benefits, but also because of its world-class security. However, the cyberthreat landscape is constantly evolving, so using this suite of cloud-based tools and services will always come with security challenges.

How does the human cloud benefit SMBs?

April 30th, 2021

If the prevalent image of a startup is a couple of guys in a garage (think Amazon, Apple, Microsoft), the emerging picture of the workforce of the future consists of skilled talents collaborating in the cloud. Thanks to the human cloud, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can now eliminate the barriers associated with traditional workspaces and enjoy cost-effective solutions.

Boost office productivity with technology

April 28th, 2021

Technology can provide countless opportunities to streamline workflows, eliminate redundant processes, and reduce costs. If you’re looking to stay ahead of the competition, simple technology strategies like the ones below can dramatically enhance your business performance.

8 IT policies you should include in your employee handbook

An employee handbook is one of the most effective channels through which a company can communicate its mission, expectations, and rules to its staff. If your business uses IT in any capacity, your handbook must contain policies that cover not just the use, but also the security of your hardware, software, and data.

Keyboard shortcuts you can use in Windows 10

April 26th, 2021

Technology makes work easier, and something as simple as keyboard shortcuts can save you a lot of time. If you have a Windows 10 computer, then you may find these keyboard shortcuts very handy.

Snap

If you’ve never used Snap, then you’re missing out on one of Windows 10’s key features.

Protect your Facebook and Twitter from hackers

April 23rd, 2021

Popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have been suffering massive data breaches for a number of years now. If you wish to continue using these services, you need to tighten your social media privacy settings. Here are a few reminders and tips to help you secure your personal information  on social media.

Why an SSD is better than an HDD for your Mac

April 19th, 2021

There’s no question that solid state drives (SSDs) are better than hard disk drives (HDDs) for personal computers and Macs. SSDs will significantly enhance your machines’ performance in ways you may not have imagined. Here are a few specific benefits to Mac when you replace HDDs with SSDs.

They’re more reliable

Most consumer SSDs use NAND flash memory, a type of nonvolatile storage technology that doesn’t require power to retain data.

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