Category Archives: Software

is voip good for small business?

Is VoIP Good for Small Business?

Even in the age of email, messaging, and live chat, every small business needs a reliable phone system. Unfortunately, traditional business phone systems can be an expensive undertaking that many small businesses can’t afford. Consequently, many businesses are switching to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology as an alternative to traditional phone lines.

How to choose the right business email

How to Choose the Right Business Email Solution

More than 120 billion business emails are sent and received every day. Email remains one of the most important tools your business has to communicate with your customers. So you want to make sure you have a reliable email service with a professional email address. There are a ton of options out there for business email. You’ve probably heard a lot of terms like POP3, IMAP, Exchange, webmail, and more. We’ll help you sort through the technical jargon to understand your choices and figure out what type of email is best for your business.

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New Mobile Threats to Business Apps

Mobile apps have made the lives of employees everywhere infinitely better, and more efficient, as enterprises lean towards virtual offices and establish BYOD policies. Apps designed for the business sector or that improve productivity have steadily risen over the last couple of years. The disadvantage to relying on these helpful apps to get work done lies in their inherent vulnerability to security threats such as malware.

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Why Content Filtering Keeps Employees Productive

Keeping employees productive means no wasted resources. It means a more efficient work place where deadlines are met. Better productivity doesn’t only benefit the CEOs and their bottom line, either; it’s also good for the employees. Feeling a sense of accomplishment and feeling productive can help foster better work ethic and a positive self-image.

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Avoid Headaches When Upgrading to Windows 10

The buzz surrounding Microsoft’s Windows 10 shouldn’t be anything new to those considering the newest upgrade. You’ve either been pressured by the little box on the bottom right of your screen to make the switch, or you can’t escape the office debates, but no matter how you look at it, upgrading to Windows 10 is a big deal.

Attention: windows server support is ending

Windows Server 2003 Support Ends Soon

Windows Server 2003 will take a bow and head off into obscurity on July 14, 2015. It’s hard to believe that it’s really been 12 years since its release. Beloved by system admins around the world, Windows Server 2003 arrived on the scene amid the first sightings of camera phones, the introduction of Apple iTunes and the first Microsoft Xbox that revolutionized online gaming. Since then we’ve seen the advent of multi-core processors and the growing popularity of virtualization, yet many businesses are still not taking advantage of the latest technology. While mainstream support for Windows Server 2003 ended in 2010, Windows Server 2003 accounted for 39% of the Windows Server installations worldwide as of July 2014, according to an article published by Redmond Magazine last September. So are your business and tech systems ready when the support ends?