Virtualization: Best practices for newbies

Investing in virtualization will allow a business to enjoy better IT management and huge cost savings. However, virtualization’s deployment process is not a walk in the park. If you’re a virtualization newbie, you need to plan carefully and implement the following best practices. Conduct an assessment Evaluating your IT environment is an important step in […]

Boost productivity with these Outlook tips

Microsoft’s development team continues to improve and update its Outlook email application, which means some users have a hard time keeping up with the new and exciting features that show up. If you want to stay updated on the latest productivity-boosting tricks, this article is for you. Clean Up your inbox No matter how meticulously […]

SQL Server 2008 to reach end of support soon

If your website or databases are still on SQL Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2, consider yourselves warned: Microsoft is ending support for these platforms in July 2019. You must make haste to migrate to Azure and avoid the risks of having no publisher support. What’s the big deal with losing publisher support in […]

Cybersecurity and managed IT services

The saying that every company is a technology company is undeniably true, with today’s enterprises unable to function without digital hearts, veins, and arteries. This system, however, comes with a price: a daily onslaught of hacking and other cyberthreats. As such, expertise and robust solutions in cybersecurity are no longer the privilege and luxury of […]

Stretch your laptop’s battery life

More people use laptops to do work on the go, making long battery life a major priority. Wouldn’t it be great if you could stretch and optimize the life of your laptop battery? These useful tips will make sure that your laptop’s battery will last longer. Some truths about your laptop battery Batteries in many […]

3 Reasons why security is better in the cloud

If small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) think cybersecurity is impossible to manage now, just think about what it was like before the internet provided a way to receive IT support remotely. Today, enterprise-level solutions and security can be delivered from almost anywhere in the world. Read on to find out why that’s even safer than […]

Top ways ERP improves your business

The only way for your business to succeed is for it to keep improving. There are many areas you can always refine, like company policy and customer service. One important improvement you should consider, however, is getting enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, and here’s why. ERP explained ERP is a program that integrates all your […]

Virtual DR protects against ransomware

The popularity of ransomware like WannaCry and Petya has encouraged cybercriminals to develop prepackaged malware to sell on the black market. This means more ransomware attacks will hit unprepared targets in the years to come. To protect your business, you need virtualized disaster recovery (DR) solutions. Virtual DR Virtual DR solutions allow you to create […]

A beginner’s guide to creating Facebook ads

No one can deny that social media has become a powerful online marketing tool. It’s cheaper, more effective, and a lot cooler. It is especially advantageous to small businesses that don’t have budgets for print or TV ads. Interested in creating a social media ad of your own? Read on. Why advertise on Facebook? Above […]

Details about Microsoft’s lightweight OS

Reports about a new Windows operating system (OS) called “Windows Lite” is currently making the rounds online. According to insiders, this OS is a compact version of Windows that’s built as an alternative to Chrome OS. But what can people expect from this new OS and what does this mean for businesses? What is Windows […]