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Why virtualization fails

Why virtualization fails

Virtualization has become commonplace in small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). After all, the idea of gaining the benefits of having an IT infrastructure without actually having to purchase pricey and space-consuming physical equipment makes it an appealing option. While virtualization is popular, migrations from physical to virtual systems are not always successful. Following are six […]

Increase your company’s reach with Google Posts

Increase your company’s reach with Google Posts

As a small- and medium-sized business, you can’t miss out on this opportunity to leverage Google’s search results. With Google Posts, businesses can create content highly ranked in Google search results for their names, even without having a website. Here’s how this works. What they can do Google Posts allow users to communicate directly in […]

5 Ways to benefit from VoIP phones

5 Ways to benefit from VoIP phones

If you’re making or receiving Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls, you may gather a lot of valuable data without knowing it. Whether you’re still getting accustomed to your new telephone system, or you’re simply unaware of your VoIP data, here are five things you can do to benefit from it. Time/Date data The information […]

Choose the best Office 365 plan

Choose the best Office 365 plan

Office 365 has become the go-to all-in-one tool for businesses in recent years. With different Office 365 plans — Business, Business Premium, Enterprise E1, E3, and E5 — you can have a set of services and features that are perfect for your business. We’ve summarized a list of the different features of each plan to […]

Boost online security with browser extensions

Boost online security with browser extensions

Protecting yourself, your employees, and your business when you’re using the internet is necessary if you want to remain safe, productive, and profitable. Given the proliferation of phishing attacks, hacks, and online fraud, we all need to ramp up our online security measures. Here are some ways to bolster security using browser extensions. Prevent browser […]

Technology tips to increase efficiency

Technology tips to increase efficiency

Successful businesses make technology work for them, not the other way round. When used correctly, technology can make every task much faster to execute. So, if you’re looking to increase staff efficiency, consider the following methods to implement technology into your day-to-day business operations. Change office communication To increase efficiency, set up instant messaging software […]

Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts you need to know

Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts you need to know

It’s undeniable that using keyboard shortcuts activate computer commands faster than dragging a touchpad or a mouse. To that end, if you’re using Windows 10, there are a couple of new keyboard shortcuts worth trying. Windows Snapping If you’ve never used Windows Snapping, you’re missing out on one of Windows 10’s key features. Known as […]

The basics on 2-step and 2-factor authentication

The basics on 2-step and 2-factor authentication

Cybersecurity is a vital component to businesses these days. You need to make sure that criminals cannot just hack into your network. When it comes to verifying users’ identity, there are two types of authentication used: two-step and two-factor. These two are so similar, many confuse one with the other. Learn the difference between the […]

Did You Know The Purple Guys Have an IT Super Hero On Staff?

Did You Know The Purple Guys Have an IT Super Hero On Staff?

Actually, we like to think our entire team is made up of superheroes. Aside from most being parents and appearing to seamlessly juggle work and life like an expert, we have the most expert IT Support people who can not only resolve the most technical challenges but are some of the nicest, most customer-oriented kind (a combination rarely seen on professional personality surveys).

Not only that, but they're also super talented too! Some can build arcade games from scratch, several are entrepreneurs, one developed an award-winning barbeque sauce and another is a PGA golf pro, a few run marathons or intense trails, and even our President can juggle competitively.

How to protect yourself from cryptojacking

How to protect yourself from cryptojacking

Hackers use cryptojacking to mine cryptocurrencies, and this process can cause PCs to run below optimal speeds.  If you have a relatively new computer but are experiencing performance problems after clicking a link or visiting a website, you might be a victim of cryptojacking. Here’s what to do. Hijacked hardware Instead of paying for computing […]