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Create a Thriving Virtual Team Culture with Microsoft Teams

By |2019-04-15T19:52:45+00:00April 17th, 2019|

In the modern work environment, virtual teams have become the new normal. Team members communicate almost entirely through electronic means. But without the benefit of daily in-person interactions, building a cohesive virtual team culture poses unique challenges. In fact, it's not like building an office culture. Virtual team members don't [...]

12 Questions You Must Ask a Prospective IT Services Provider

By |2019-04-07T17:31:04+00:00April 10th, 2019|

Hiring a managed IT services provider is not at all like visiting your local computer repair shop for a quick fix. It’s more like starting a long-term relationship. Managing your company’s computing needs is, dare we say, an intimate thing. Your managed services provider (MSP) will dig deep inside your technology, [...]

It’s 2 a.m. … Do You Know Where Your Data Is?

By |2019-04-02T16:50:18+00:00April 3rd, 2019|

Your company's data has many enemies. Evil people are always out to get it. But it's not just hackers and cybercriminals who pose a threat to your data. Hardware and software failures, natural disasters, and simple human error can destroy data at any time, and with it your company's ability [...]

How Managed IT Services Can Benefit Your Business

By |2019-04-06T16:34:37+00:00March 27th, 2019|

Most businesses feel overwhelmed by the constant need to upgrade their hardware and software. They need to protect data, guard against security risks, and train staff on sophisticated new systems. A large company would have a chief information officer (CIO) to oversee all this. But companies of any size can [...]

How to Overcome Employee Resistance to New Workplace Technology

By |2019-03-21T13:30:52+00:00March 20th, 2019|

Enterprise technology changes as quickly as personal tech. It needs to meet the rapidly growing demands and dangers of living and working in the digital world. And that means organizations need to upgrade their infrastructure, cloud services, and security systems every couple of years. It’s a bit more complex, however, [...]

How to Create an IT Disaster Recovery Plan

By |2019-03-12T10:17:09+00:00March 13th, 2019|

Malware, cyberattacks, and other online threats can destroy your business. In fact, about 60 percent of companies who experience a cyberattack are out of business within six months, simply because they never recover from the downtime and the staggering loss of data, money, and other assets a digital disaster can [...]

Harness the Power of Microsoft Teams

By |2019-03-06T10:20:05+00:00March 6th, 2019|

In March 2017, Microsoft rolled out Teams, a chat-based workspace available for free through Office 365. In doing so, the company tackled head-on the booming market for group messaging applications. Slack has led that market in a space that includes Google (of course), Facebook, Cisco, and others. Now, Microsoft Teams [...]

All About Azure: The New Standard in Cloud Computing

By |2019-04-05T12:47:04+00:00February 27th, 2019|

Back in 2015, businesses were wondering whether “to cloud or not to cloud — that is the question.” Today that question is answered: Yes! In simplest terms, cloud computing is the delivery of computing services over the Internet. It's more than the self-contained computing power of a personal computer. The [...]

How to Respond to Ransomware and Malware Cyberattacks

By |2019-02-13T13:02:36+00:00February 20th, 2019|

Cybercrime is a big problem. And big business. And both are getting much bigger. “Cybercriminal activity is one of the biggest challenges that humanity will face in the next two decades,” predicts the research firm Cybersecurity Ventures. They estimate cybercrime damage will cost the world $6 trillion by 2021, double [...]

How to Spot (and Block) Email Phishing Scams

By |2019-03-12T10:05:37+00:00February 13th, 2019|

Cybercrime comes in many disguises, goes by many names. But the endgame is basically the same — to steal your money, either now or later. Ransomware is now. You’ve heard about it a lot since 2017. Your computer files are literally held for ransom. A cybercriminal uses malware to encrypt [...]