Give your SMB more flexibility with a hybrid cloud

When it comes to the cloud, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are often presented with the choice of either a private or a public cloud. But there is a third option — a hybrid cloud. And this is the choice that provides SMBs with greater flexibility. How so? Read on to find out. Hybrid clouds […]

Is your business continuity plan doomed to fail?

No business continuity plan is perfect. Each plan has risks that can result in your business’s failure if not taken into account from the start. But don’t blame it all on your managed IT services provider (MSP) — often, a system’s design has loopholes to start with. Let’s take a look at some of the […]

Understanding Operational Intelligence and the Benefits it Offers

As long as you haven’t been living under a rock for the past few years, you know about big data and the benefits it has brought organizations in virtually all industries. While big data is helpful in many ways, there are still many organizations that struggle to harness the analytical opportunities provided by big data.

How to back up your files using Windows 10

Business owners are becoming more aware of the damaging effects of data loss. Companies now realize that without safe and reliable data backup, important business information can fall into the wrong hands or be lost forever. Fortunately, Windows 10 offers easy-to-use tools like File History and OneDrive. File History in Windows 10 Serving as the […]

What does proactive cybersecurity entail?

Most managed IT services providers (MSPs) promise “proactive” cybersecurity consulting. All businesses embrace the idea of preventing cyberattacks and data breaches before they happen, and MSPs themselves would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events. But it’s not always clear what proactive cybersecurity entails, so let’s take a minute to go over it. […]

Tips to Scale Cloud Services When Your Employees Work Remotely

When COVID-19 came into the scene, businesses across the country discovered new ways to work. For some, adapting to these changes was more difficult than for others. While this is true, cloud services helped businesses and employees leverage remote work and take control of what was touted as the new “normal.

Choosing a mouse: A quick guide

The two-button mouse with a cord is what most of us are familiar with — it’s been the standard design for many years. But times have changed, and the old mouse is now considered less responsive and uncomfortable to use. Worse, having a cord makes things more inconvenient when it gets tangled whenever you put […]

Ways to protect against VoIP threats

Every business today uses Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology to enhance team collaboration. But while the benefits of VoIP continue to ease the burdens of business communications, there are security risks associated with using it. Unsecure VoIP platforms may be harming your computer networks without you knowing it. What many companies don’t realize is […]

How does Microsoft 365 prevent phishing?

Phishing remains one of the top cyberthreats to businesses today. Because of this, Microsoft invests a lot of time into securing its email service. Among the many business solutions that Microsoft offers is email hosting through Outlook. This service is protected by Microsoft Defender for Office 365. Defender has many key features: 1. Anti-phishing The […]

Tips to Quickly and Seamlessly Migrate to Microsoft Teams

If you are operating a small business in today’s world, you know how important it is to have a team focus. Today, employees spend approximately 80% of their time collaborating. Also, there are nearly twice as many teams in any given office than in the past.