The simple – more obvious things: Don’t walk away from your computer without locking it. Would you leave your house door unlocked so that anyone could steal from you, or begin taking up residence in a back room of your house? Not likely… Leaving your computer unlocked when you walk away is essentially the same […]

You may have hated group projects in school, but collaboration is a lifeblood of business. Yet members of a team may not work in the same workspace. Even those who do, don’t want to spend their day crisscrossing the office to get quick questions answered. While they could send an email or pick up the […]

On May 7, 2019, the City of Baltimore, Maryland, with a population of over half a million people, fell victim to a cyber security attack. A month later, City employees still did not have access to their email, and City residents still couldn’t pay their water bill, property taxes, and parking ticket fines online, because […]

Like a persistent cough or muscle strain that won’t go away, many IT issues prove ongoing. Every time they come back you think about getting an expert’s opinion. Then, the cough fades, you can walk freely again, or your computers are back up and running. You keep on going. Until the next time. If you’re […]

Why Your Small Business Needs VoIP Why would a small business need VoIP? Not just another acronym to learn, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) offers many advantages for small business. Especially SMBs that want to run with the enterprise-sized companies. Basically, VoIP turns voice conversation into data packets sent between the two network points. Don’t […]

Avoiding Growing Pains – Tech Tips for a Thriving Business Maybe you started your business in a basement or home office. It was just you at the beginning. Then, your service or product gained traction. The number of staff grew, and you moved into an office. It’s amazing how far you’ve come. Better still, your […]

We’ve recently received numerous requests, from our managed clients, to provide great training opportunities so that they can be more familiar with the tools and tricks frequently used in office software and be more productive. We are pleased to continue to offer Lunch-and-Learn opportunities for our clients, that meet their specific needs, but we understand […]

Microsoft recently announced major enhancements to Microsoft 365 (yes, you read that right — Office 365 is now a part of Microsoft 365), including significant upgrades to SharePoint. The innovation with perhaps the greatest potential is Home Sites. In today’s tech blog, we’ll explore what Microsoft is up to with this new feature. SharePoint Home […]

Moving from hardware solutions to software solutions isn’t a new concept for technology professionals, but network infrastructure has traditionally been a hardware-focused world even as applications move to the cloud. With the introduction of SD-WAN, or Software-Defined Wide Area Networks, IT professionals find themselves needing to retool their understanding of flexible networks and security. The […]

If you’re trying to figure whether Microsoft Office 365 is right for you, then migration should be one of your primary concerns. When it comes to a cloud-based suite like this, migrating to Office 365 from your current IT environment is no small task. That’s why you have to be sure you know what you’re […]