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Is the Desktop Computer going the way of the dodo?

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It’s been hotly debated for years, do desktop PC’s have a place now or in the future? Or is it time they joined floppy disks and electric typewriters in the technology graveyard? The Internet is full of discussions around the idea that the desktop computer is doomed. So we thought we’d give you a few […]

Your Top 5 Document Management Problems Solved

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Some say there’s only one constant in this world: change. Others will tell you there’s at least one more to contend with, the paperwork and documentation that constant changes will generate. Just about every business has a method for document management. But regardless of the technological advancements over the years, many businesses are relying on […]

5 Inclusions for your Cloud Computing Policy

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If your business uses cloud, it’s best it has a cloud computing policy ensuring those services are being used appropriately and productively. Given there’s different types of clouds (e.g., public, hybrid, private) with different types of services (e.g., data storage, email, backups), there isn’t going to be a single cloud computing policy that a business […]

Promoting Collaboration with better tech.

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There’s no doubting Microsoft’s Surface range is distinctively different in the current saturated market of portable tech. The Surface Pro is not only feature-packed and versatile, it’s also engaging to use as a meeting tool or a conference tool. So versatile in fact, the Surface series is right at home helping you collaborate over a […]

Approximately Half a Million Routers infected with “VPNFilter” Malware

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Because they connect directly to the internet, routers make for easy targets. Accessing them takes little effort, and a majority of domestic or entry-level routers don’t include any protection against malware. Because updating a routers’ firmware takes a bit of tech-savvy, known vulnerabilities are often left un-patched by users. And it’s because of these few […]

Our first impressions of Microsoft Teams

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Over the coming months I’ll be writing a few short articles about our experience in adopting and adapting MS Teams into our business. This month, I’ll explain how we work with it in the context of a chat client. But MS Teams is so much more than that, which is why I want to cover […]

The benefits of outsourcing your business IT support

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Communications are a vital art of any business, and these days the majority of them reply on your IT running efficiently without any downtime. Hiring permanent staff can be a costly overhead, whereas the simple outsourcing of your business IT support could reap significant savings. Let’s take a look at the benefits. Increased savings When […]

An IT System That Meets Your Expectations, In 7 Steps

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Each time a business implements a new IT system, that system is expected to efficiently perform the role it was designed for. However, unless that implementation is well thought out, planned properly, and executed carefully, the gap between what your business expected and what reality has delivered could be huge. Here’s 7 tips that will […]

Protect Your IT Assets With These 8 Policies

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Writing IT policies isn’t fun, but it’s necessary. The best way to ensure a company’s IT resources are used appropriately and productively is to document requirements and expectations, and the consequences of policy violations. Given the amount of different policies out there, putting them all into one document would be enough to scare even the […]

Ransomware strikes again. Beware of SamSam.

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March 22, 2018 is a date many city workers and citizens of Atlanta, Georgia, won’t be forgetting anytime soon. On that day ransomware shut down numerous city services and government offices. The culprit was a ransomware variant known as SamSam. But this wasn’t the first time that SamSam had struck. In February, it forced the Colorado Department […]