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Strong New Options Make Video Conferencing an Essential Tool

Strong New Options Make Video Conferencing an Essential Tool

The telephone may have once been the dominant form of communication for the office, but video conferencing has quickly overtaken it and become one of, if not the most popular ways for remote and hybrid workplaces to communicate. We think there is a certain value in looking at the many opportunities businesses have to improve their video conferencing solution, so let’s dive into some of the best features you should look for!

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Is the Android Experience on WIndows 11 Really Going to Work?

Is the Android Experience on WIndows 11 Really Going to Work?

Android applications will be available on Windows 11, a concept that many users are looking forward to. However, there are quite a few terms and conditions that apply. How will this integration work, and can you expect it to be as neat as it sounds? Maybe… or maybe not. Let’s take a look.

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How Microsoft is Preparing You for a Passwordless Experience

How Microsoft is Preparing You for a Passwordless Experience

The password has long been the first line of defense against security threats, but what would you say if we told you that the password could disappear entirely from your Microsoft account? Well, get ready, because boy do we have news for you. Let’s take a look at what it means to go “passwordless” and what it could mean for your account’s security.

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3 Easy Ways to Prepare for a Lost or Stolen Device

3 Easy Ways to Prepare for a Lost or Stolen Device

With so many employees still working remotely, it’s easy to see how lost or stolen devices can create problems for your business. Therefore, like any security issue, it is critical to take it seriously before it happens rather than react to it as it occurs. Here are four preventative measures you can take today to decrease the odds of a lost or stolen device becoming a major problem for your business.

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Here Are Some Types of Software Your Business Could Find Useful

Here Are Some Types of Software Your Business Could Find Useful

Businesses use software throughout their day-to-day operations, but you might have different needs from, let’s say, the small business down the block from you. Even though all businesses have different necessities in terms of software, there are some solutions that are universally helpful for just about any company looking to improve their operations. Let’s take a look at some of them.

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Windows 8.1 Is Next Up to Be Retired

Windows 8.1 Is Next Up to Be Retired

With the news that Windows 11 will be released sometime this year, many users are looking to implement new hardware that supports it. However, we want you users of Windows 8.1 to know that we have not forgotten about you; with Windows 8.1’s end-of-life event in 2023 creeping up, we thought we’d focus a bit on how your company can start taking steps to move away from this operating system before it’s too late.

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75% of Businesses Waste Just As Much Time on False Positive Security Threats, Study Finds

75% of Businesses Waste Just As Much Time on False Positive Security Threats, Study Finds

It’s good to go about your business with an abundance of caution, but sometimes this abundance of caution can lead people to see threats where they simply do not exist. In cybersecurity, this is actually quite easy to see happening, as cybersecurity is such a multi-faceted topic. But how much do these false-positive security reports wind up costing organizations?

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3 Tips to Help You Secure Your Email Server

3 Tips to Help You Secure Your Email Server

Email is a crucial part of any modern business, but it’s not always the most fun topic to cover. It’s more of a necessity than something super exciting, like machine learning or automation. Still, this does not make it any less important, so why don’t we discuss some of the ways you can make sure your organization’s email server is as secure as possible?

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This One Easy Trick Can Secure Your Computer (Sort Of)

This One Easy Trick Can Secure Your Computer (Sort Of)

When it comes to network security, there are a lot of complex solutions that solve multi-faceted issues, some so mind-boggling in scope that it is simply overwhelming. Then there are the small-scale solutions that you can implement on a day-to-day basis that can make significant changes over time. Locking your computer is one of these tactics, and it should not be overlooked in your security strategy.

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Are You Doing All You Can to Train Your Employees on Your Technology?

Are You Doing All You Can to Train Your Employees on Your Technology?

IT solutions have the potential to be major problem-solvers for your organization, but they are only as effective as the team members using them. This means that all employees must not only be trained on the solutions, but also must embrace them as the efficient solutions they are. Here are some ways that you can train your employees to make sure that your team is efficiently using new technology solutions.

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What Kind of Hardware Will Windows 11 Require?

What Kind of Hardware Will Windows 11 Require?

Despite Microsoft’s comments several years back, Windows 10 is indeed not the final iteration of Windows. Microsoft has officially let the cat out of the bag with Windows 11, the latest in its line of PC operating systems. We urge your business to consider the minimum requirements for upgrading to Windows 11 now while Windows 10 is still supported. Let’s take a look at the system specifications and requirements for Windows 11.

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Being Infected with Ransomware Is Just the First In a Series of Problems

Being Infected with Ransomware Is Just the First In a Series of Problems

The ransomware attack against Kaseya’s VSA servers for approximately 1,500 organizations was yet another major challenge for businesses to overcome, and while most of the affected companies did not give in to the hackers’ demands, others felt forced to pay the ransom. The problem, however, is that some of those who did pay the ransom are now having trouble decrypting their data, and with REvil MIA, they do not have the support needed to decrypt their data.

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You’ll Want to Avoid These 3 Technology Choices

You’ll Want to Avoid These 3 Technology Choices

There is no greater tool for your business’ success than the technology it uses, at least in theory. If you want to maximize the value you get from your technology, you need to make the correct decisions, which is easier said than done. Let’s go over some of the things to not do with your business technology.

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Tip of the Week: Windows Shortcuts to Make You Look Like a Pro

Tip of the Week: Windows Shortcuts to Make You Look Like a Pro

We all know that there are some keyboard shortcuts that work within your applications, but did you know that there are some that are pretty much universal throughout your Windows operating system? Let’s go over some of the most common keyboard shortcuts for Windows, some of which you might be surprised to see. If you can master these shortcuts, you can master your operating system and improve your productivity.

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Business Technology Will Help in the Post-COVID World

Business Technology Will Help in the Post-COVID World

Productivity is of critical importance for businesses, but with the COVID-19 pandemic still ongoing, there are many professionals who are still stuck in crisis control mode and struggling to keep revenue coming in. Let’s take a look at how businesses have been able to make it thus far, despite the circumstances, and how technology has helped to shape the trajectory of this movement.

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An Investment in Cloud Technology is Different Than Your Other IT Costs

An Investment in Cloud Technology is Different Than Your Other IT Costs

The cloud has given businesses countless opportunities to change the way they operate on a day-by-day basis for the better. Granted, different businesses will utilize the cloud in different ways, meaning no solution will work quite the same for two different companies. Let’s go over what you need to know about how the cloud is a great investment for your organization.

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3 Tips to Declutter Your Home or Office’s Technology

3 Tips to Declutter Your Home or Office’s Technology

Your organization will accrue technology over time, eventually leading to technological clutter that can create considerable problems for your company moving forward. It helps to declutter your technology from time to time and clean up not just your office’s physical space, but your infrastructure as a whole.

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The Key Benefits of Virtualization

The Key Benefits of Virtualization

One of the biggest ways that companies can take advantage of technology in the modern workplace is to utilize what is called virtualization, a process that makes aspects of their infrastructures more accessible. Let’s go over what exactly virtualization is, how businesses can benefit from it, and some examples of how you might use it.

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Hybrid Work Is Complicated, But It Does Not Have to Be

Hybrid Work Is Complicated, But It Does Not Have to Be

Thanks to the circumstances surrounding the past few years, the hybrid workplace is something that has grown in popularity and value. The benefits and flexibility of working remotely has become much more pronounced for both employees and employers, and it seems like the hybrid workplace is not going anywhere. All that said, there are still hurdles to overcome, so let’s find out what they are and how to overcome them.

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Why Does Implementing New Technology Seem So Difficult for Your Company?

Why Does Implementing New Technology Seem So Difficult for Your Company?

Not everything goes smoothly for a business. In fact, there are times where you feel like you’re driving a clown car filled with conflicting problems. Like any other part of business, when implementing new technology, there are several things that can go wrong. It can be frustrating, nerve-wracking, and a downright disappointment when it doesn’t live up to the promise. Let’s look at some of the reasons why your IT projects fall on their face, and what can be done proactively so you don’t run into the problem. 

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