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Virtualization and disaster recovery plans

September 22nd, 2017
Virtualization and disaster recovery plans

Preparing your business for every type of disaster is critical. Even if you weren’t affected by this year’s historic hurricane season, earthquakes, fires and power outages are ever-present threats to any business’s future. Virtualization might just be your ticket to surviving the next disaster.

Five steps to ensure VoIP service continuity

September 21st, 2017
Five steps to ensure VoIP service continuity

Telecommunications systems are extremely valuable, especially for businesses focused on sales and customer service. One day without these services can prove fatal for any business, which is why a well-crafted disaster recovery plan that protects Voice over IP (VoIP) networks is crucial.

My Workspace: Office 365 tool for Mac users

September 20th, 2017
My Workspace: Office 365 tool for Mac users

Mac users can now access their Office 365 apps and files with My Workspace, Microsoft’s handy new tool for macOS. Although in its early stages, My Workspace brings significant benefits to users who want all their Office tools in one place.

Office workspace for Mac

My Workspace sits in the Menu bar along the top of the screen and provides macOS users of Office 365 with a quick and easy access to pinned documents, recently accessed files, OneDrive files, Skype calls, and iCloud Calendars.

Windows 10 makes decluttering easy

September 19th, 2017
Windows 10 makes decluttering easy

You may be surprised to know how many unnecessary files, or what we’d call “clutter,” are stored on your PC, causing it to perform at less than its peak. The good news is you can get rid of it easily with Windows 10’s new declutter tools. But first, you need to know exactly what clutter is, how it can harm your machine, and how to clean it up.

Office 365 users face new phishing scam

September 15th, 2017
Office 365 users face new phishing scam

With the popularity of Office 365, hackers are trying to find new ways to exploit its users, and they’ve come up with a new idea: a credential-harvesting campaign that uses personalized spear-phishing mails as a tool. If you’re an Office 365 user and don’t want your account compromised, read on.

Apple’s fall keynote shows off new tech

September 14th, 2017
Apple’s fall keynote shows off new tech

Every year in the fall, Apple releases updates to its hardware devices and software solutions. This year included some especially exciting announcements, particularly with regard to the iPhone. Whether Apple products are integral to your business or just personal favorites, you need to be aware of what was released this month.

6 ways to flood-proof your business IT

September 13th, 2017
6 ways to flood-proof your business IT

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have already caused billions of dollars in damages, but hurricane season is far from over. Experts are predicting that there will be five more major tropical storms through October, and if they present risks to your business, it’s time to establish a watertight disaster recovery (DR) plan.

Useful features on the new Outlook.com

September 12th, 2017
Useful features on the new Outlook.com

Along with a new, clean look, Outlook.com introduces improvements that will make you and your staff’s lives easier. A more convenient mail sorting system, easy-to-implement social media integration, and enhanced security features are some of the advantages users should be excited about.

Android users beware: Ransomware is coming

September 7th, 2017
Android users beware: Ransomware is coming

You are probably familiar with desktop-based ransomware like Petya, WannaCry, CryptoWall, and CryptoLocker. But mobile ransomware is an emerging trend you don’t want to learn about only after it strikes. Take a minute to read our summary of mobile ransomware and some easy prevention tips.

Virtualization 101: Running Windows on a Mac

September 6th, 2017
Virtualization 101: Running Windows on a Mac

If you own an Apple computer, you might think it’s impossible to install Windows-based software on it. But with operating system (OS) virtualization, you can run any application you want and enjoy exciting new cross-platform features.

Configure an entire machine with a few clicks

With programs like VMware and Parallels, installing Microsoft’s OS on your Mac is almost as easy as creating a new document in Office.