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Expect CPU shortages until late 2019

Expect CPU shortages until late 2019

Consumers and businesses increasingly rely on powerful computers to run high-tech applications. But in the coming months, they may have issues obtaining the PCs they need. Since 2018, Intel has reported a processor shortage, which some experts believe may not be resolved until the latter half of 2019. Read on to learn more. Reasons for […]

The dangers of the web and how to stay safe

The dangers of the web and how to stay safe

You probably go to great lengths to keep yourself safe, whether at home or in public. But what happens when you get online? Learn more about how you could be exposing yourself and your personal information over the internet so you can stay safe. With the headlines about data breaches and cyberattacks greeting you every […]

Tidy IT: emails, chats, and files in one app

Tidy IT: emails, chats, and files in one app

It can be overwhelming to have several windows pulled up to manage your email, company chats, and any cloud storage that isn’t compatible with your inbox. Microsoft Teams helps streamline the basic necessities of office work to help you overcome the tedium of multitasking. The convenience of chat apps has enabled workers to cut down […]

How to tell if you need a new managed IT services provider

How to tell if you need a new managed IT services provider

Outsourcing IT services is an excellent way for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to enjoy enterprise-grade business solutions at a fraction of the cost of doing it in-house. Even the largest corporations partner up with managed IT services providers (MSPs) to optimize their IT spending and focus on their own value proposition.

Which social media platform is best for you?

Which social media platform is best for you?

Finding the right channel to promote one’s business is a growing challenge in the digital age, with social media acting as an indispensable business tool. The question is, what else can you do aside from updating your status? Here are five ways to help you enhance your social media marketing. Social media has helped businesses […]

Fight mobile malware with MTD

Fight mobile malware with MTD

Cybercriminals will do almost anything to steal your data. One of the easiest ways to do that is exploiting vulnerabilities in your employees’ mobile devices. If you’re looking for a way to beef up your security strategies, adopting mobile threat detection (MTD) is a good place to start. MTD and machine learning Mobile threat detection […]

Is your business still missing out on VoIP?

Is your business still missing out on VoIP?

Despite the emergence of alternative communications channels such as email and SMS, the telephone continues to be the most effective channel of them all. Nothing beats the immediacy of a direct conversation, and the ability to hear a live person on the other end of the line can be the human element missing from the others.

IT problems only an MSP can help you resolve

IT problems only an MSP can help you resolve

Growing a business means stretching every dollar. Will that new server bring in new customers, or will it just collect dust, needlessly consuming electricity? Does the IT department need new specialists, or can existing staff take time away from their present tasks to undergo training? What about the latest Somethings-as-a-Service: are those subscriptions worth it, or are they just the newest holes in your budget?

Small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) don’t have large budgets, so they need help to create and implement the best IT strategies that directly contribute to their bottom line.

Include VoIP phones in your recovery plan

Include VoIP phones in your recovery plan

Businesses that focus heavily on sales and customer service need a reliable, efficient, and effective telecommunications system. If their services break down even for just a day, the losses will be significant, which is why a well-crafted disaster recovery plan should include protecting the company’s Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony system. Invest in VoIP […]

OneNote 101: Master OneNote in no time

OneNote 101: Master OneNote in no time

OneNote is a useful but underutilized app that comes with Microsoft Office. It enables you to create and share digital notebooks that contain text, audio, video, and other multimedia, taking your note-taking to another level. Discover the ins and outs of this wonderful app by reading on. Organize your digital notebook While both Microsoft Word […]