As companies gradually adjust to and recover from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, IT teams must ensure sufficient support for flexible working arrangements through cloud-based solutions. Microsoft stepped up to the challenge by equipping the Microsoft 365 Apps admin center with powerful features that enable IT administrators to handle these tasks more efficiently. Office […]
Business intelligence (BI) tools used to be prohibitively expensive because they required hiring specialists to analyze business data. This is why only large companies could afford them in the past and why small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) were hesitant to implement them. But times have changed. SMBs now have access to a vast range of […]
All across the world, hackers are targeting and exploiting security weaknesses and holding data hostage. In May, the Colonial Pipeline was hit by a cyber-attack that disrupted fuel supplies along the East Coast for several days. The company - and the FBI - paid hackers $4.4 million in Bitcoin to regain control of the system.
Many people use password autofill on their web browser or password manager for convenience. The feature, however, can be used by hackers and advertisers to access user accounts and gather your sensitive information without your consent. Why password autofill is so dangerous Modern web browsers and password managers have a feature that enables usernames and […]
Cutting costs is great for business, but only if doing so does not reduce the quality of your company’s products or services. You can achieve this kind of compromise in your IT system, too. Instead of investing in expensive computer hardware, you can opt for affordable but powerful thin and zero clients. What are thin […]
Today, there’s no shortage of online communication tools for businesses to choose from, but Microsoft Teams and Google Meet are the clear winners in terms of functionality and ease of use. Choosing between the two platforms can be a challenge, as both offer a robust set of features that make business communications more efficient and […]
One of the biggest obstacles for many teams is how to share resources like calendars, spreadsheets, and even Microsoft Outlook inboxes. Luckily, there’s Microsoft 365 Groups, a cross-application service that enables team members to collaborate and share resources with ease. What’s more, its connectors feature permits users to share content from third-party services right in […]
Every day, your employees use applications and sensitive business data. Hackers, on the other hand, are out to steal the same information for their own gain. Worse yet, workers who turn rogue can easily steal your data. This is why implementing an identity and access management (IAM) solution is critical. What is IAM? Identity and […]
More people are working from home these days, which means a fast, reliable Wi-Fi connection is vital. If all the home Wi-Fi boosting tips you’ve seen on the internet have been to no avail, it’s probably time to take a look at the hardware you’re using. You might need wireless repeaters and additional access points. […]
When people think of monitoring employees’ online activities, they typically imagine tyrannical bosses who want to make sure their subordinates are working during their shift. However, there is much more to monitoring their activities than that — doing so can actually help increase productivity and protect the business in the process. Find out the pros […]
The past couple of years have been difficult for just about everyone. Business owners and entrepreneurs have had to adapt and evolve to survive in an ever-changing climate. There’s no telling when or even if things will go back to what we once thought was “normal.
A growing number of businesses are shifting from conventional landlines to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems. Doing so is allowing them to lower their communication costs, leverage advanced call features, and support remote work arrangements. If you are also looking to join the VoIP bandwagon, you might get confused by the several types of […]
The global pandemic hasn’t defeated many hard-working managers and teams. By implementing remote work arrangements, they’re meeting deadlines, collaborating on projects, and hitting business goals, all while avoiding the ever-evolving coronavirus. In this article, we’ll go through a list of the essential tools for the new normal that is remote working. But first, here’s why […]
It usually takes a substantial amount of human and technological resources to manage a company’s entire IT system. This can be a challenge for many small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), as they tend to have limited resources. So if you want to ensure that your SMB’s IT assets are performing optimally, it’s crucial to conduct […]
Distributed spam distraction (DSD) attacks are on the rise, as cybercriminals are banking on the busyness of the holidays to conduct cyberattacks in plain sight. These attacks aim to bury legitimate email alerts such as password change emails and the like. What is DSD? DSD is a type of attack wherein cybercriminals bombard email inboxes […]
Keeping work PCs and mobile devices clean not only encourages people to be more organized, but it also prevents glitches and downtime due to poorly maintained hardware. It also contributes to immaculate workspaces, which may positively affect employee morale. If you want your workstations and devices to look spick and span, here’s how to get […]
The holiday season is upon us, which means businesses will likely be bombarded with a wave of customer calls and inquiries. As a business owner, you need to make sure that your Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems are ready to cope with the holiday rush. Below are a few ways to ensure crystal-clear calls. […]
There are three Microsoft 365 tools that are typically used for office communication and collaboration: Microsoft 365 Groups, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams. While these three are similar, did you know that there are subtle differences that set them apart from each other? Let’s take a look at some of these. Microsoft 365 Groups With Microsoft […]
Online shopping has become more popular than ever before. In 2020, more than 2 billion people bought products or services online. Whether they’re shopping online because it’s more convenient or they’re avoiding going to brick-and-mortar retailers during the ongoing pandemic, more people are turning to online retailers every day.
Power outages are a major inconvenience to businesses. Even a few hours without electricity can lead to thousands of dollars in lost productivity and revenue. Fortunately, there’s something businesses like yours can do to reduce the effects of power outages, and that’s using an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) for your computers and networking equipment. Read […]