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Here’s why you need a VPN for your business

Here’s why you need a VPN for your business

Every device connected to the internet has a unique identifier known as an Internet Protocol (IP) address. A VPN, or virtual private network, sits on top of a public network like the internet to mask this address, instead of displaying the one belonging to the service provider.

Things to consider when virtualizing

Things to consider when virtualizing

Powering your IT equipment costs money, but how much will you actually spend? If you have no idea, you’re in for a treat. Here are four questions you need to ask yourself before considering virtualization.  Studies have shown that over 70% of IT budgets go to “keeping the lights on.” If that sounds like a […]

10 Office 365 features you need for work

10 Office 365 features you need for work

Whether you need suggestions for your PowerPoint presentation, someone to edit your Word document, or input data into Excel, Office 365 has the features to help you with a variety of tasks. So the next time you need some help getting work done, try using these tricks with Office 365. Simultaneously edit a document with […]

Warning signs your computer has malware

Warning signs your computer has malware

With the rise of eCommerce and online banking, cybercrime has evolved. Like criminals who pull smash-and-grab jobs, they go where the money is. However, unlike bank robbers, cybercriminals do their best to avoid detection by letting malware do the work for them. Viruses and ransomware sneak into PCs to quietly steal passwords, financial credentials, and […]

Tips to improve your business website

Tips to improve your business website

Your company website creates an initial impression on potential customers. And because first impressions last, your website must be visually appealing, responsive, and up-to-date with web trends. Your visitors must have a seamless experience while navigating your site. These design trends will make them click on that “Buy Now” button. Scrolling Scrolling is a convenient […]

BCP tactics to keep your business running

BCP tactics to keep your business running

Whether your business is hit with a brief power outage or by a natural disaster, any kind of interruption to your organization’s productivity cuts into your profits. A business continuity plan (BCP) is critical to ensuring your organization stays open. Here are some of the key strategies many companies rely on. Backup your data, applications, […]

Dealing with hypervisors’ vulnerabilities

Dealing with hypervisors’ vulnerabilities

Hypervisors have changed the game of cybersecurity. They provide unmatched cyber protection for your data as they keep it in the cloud. However, hypervisors still have vulnerabilities that hackers can exploit. Find out how their weak points can be addressed. A hypervisor is a software application that distributes computing resources (e.g., processing power, RAM, storage) […]

Improve collaboration with G Suite

Improve collaboration with G Suite

G Suite has made accessing emails, sharing files, and working remotely much easier. This all-in-one computing, productivity, and collaboration tool can revolutionize small- to medium-sized businesses’ (SMBs) work processes. Here are some tips to configure it. Allow display views inside and outside your business Activity dashboards typically provide limited details on file activity that one […]

Maximize your use of Office 365

Maximize your use of Office 365

Microsoft’s Office suite has come a long way since it became cloud-enabled. While you can still opt for the company’s lifetime licenses, subscribing to Office 365 instead is the smarter choice. Office apps and the files you create with them are accessible wherever there’s an internet connection, but that is actually the bare minimum that […]

Monitoring employees online: Is it right?

Monitoring employees online: Is it right?

The choice to monitor your employees’ computers or not is a tricky one. While part of you may think it’s unethical, it could end up saving you hours of lost productivity or preventing a data breach. Here are some pros and cons of employee monitoring, and some tips to handle it fairly if you decide […]