4 Signs it’s Time to Upgrade Your Wi-Fi

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Wireless internet can be a big convenience depending on where you are. Connecting from anywhere in the house allows for browsing or working with no troublesome cables to worry about. In a professional environment, it allows the job to get done on the go, keeping things productive. However, like all services, sometimes internet becomes outdated. Whether it’s personal or professional, slow Wi-Fi is irritating. Here are a few signs that may indicate a change is … Read more

Best Security Practices to Teach Your Employees

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The digital era has brought us many innovations and gadgets to help us in our daily routine. For businesses, it’s even better as there are plenty of ways to create content and distribute it through the net. However, as companies become ever more reliant on the internet, they open themselves up to the hazards of virtual dangers. Whether it’s a virus or malicious third party, anything that compromises computing infrastructure can be disastrous for a … Read more

How to Promote your Company on Twitter

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Social media plays a large role in our daily lives. Whether it’s checking updates from family on Facebook or typing a funny message on Twitter, it’s a common part of modern life. Speaking of the latter especially, Twitter itself isn’t just for short posts about anything. In can, in fact, be utilized by companies to better promote their brand, ideas, products, and services. If you want to expand your social media campaigns with something like … Read more

5 Ways to Contain IT Costs

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If you’re a business that uses any form of modern tech, it’s likely you have an IT team and related structure costs with it. The two go hand in hand, as the more complex your hardware infrastructure is, the more likely it is to incur heavier maintenance/usage bills. This is because IT covers a wide range of tech, from networking to on-site hardware to the employee structure of an IT team. We can’t cover every … Read more

How to Create a Long-term IT Plan

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An Information Technology (IT) plan needs to consider more than how much the IT department will need from next year’s budget. IT development has a direct impact on every aspect of your business. As such, it needs to have current and future needs planned for appropriately in a comprehensive plan.

A fully holistic plan should include:

1 – Review Current Requirements

A review of current requirements and an accurately estimated budget over a multi-year space … Read more

Ransomware: Everything You Should Know

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All sorts of dangerous malware and viruses exist on the internet. These nasty bugs can cause a plethora of issues on a personal computer once a system is infected, from slowing things down to altering the hard disc. But there’s also another kind of infection which isn’t mentioned as often: ransomware.

Ransomware is malicious like the aforementioned bugs, but as the name implies, it tries to hold a PC hostage. The payload accomplishes this by … Read more

The Pros and Cons of Hybrid Cloud Computing

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These days it’s not uncommon to hear the phrase “cloud” pop up in some reference to modern technology. It’s been utilized, joked about for its “mysterious” nature, and changed since conception. Heck, your current business model might be using a cloud client right now. But, unknown to some, there’s more than just the regular client service, there’s also something called the hybrid cloud. Well, it just sounds even more complex right? Fortunately, it’s not and … Read more

5 Types of Cybersecurity Attacks to Watch for This Spring

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With more and more of our business and social lives revolving around online activity, we’ve had to step up cybersecurity to protect our sensitive information. The basic antivirus we used to use isn’t enough against attacks that use creative ways to steal information.

Here are 5 types of cybersecurity attacks to look out for:

  1. Spear Phishing

Spear phishing is an email that appears to be from a person or business that you know. It will … Read more

4 Signs You Need a New IT Service Provider

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Every business, big or small, relies on technology in some way. Modern elements change how things are conducted, stored, and processed. It’s important to be on the up-and-up with the latest tech because every new development could give your company an edge. But technology isn’t perfect. From the occasional failing HDD to server problems, lost information or flat out service disruption, problems are a guaranteed thing. That’s why you’ve got IT.

However, much like technology … Read more

What to Look for in an IT Provider

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An IT provider, also known as managed service provider, is a third party that provides IT services without the need for on-site installation and management. The services are typically provided via cloud computing and appeal greatly to companies. Some potential benefits include cost reduction, measurable service, and reliability and security, to name a few. When choosing an IT provider, there are many aspects that should be considered. The first thing that should be examined

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