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Laptops vs. desktops: Which should your small business use?

When purchasing computers for your small business, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is whether to get desktops or laptops. The choice ultimately depends on five factors, which we’ve outlined for you below. Portability The COVID-19 pandemic has driven most businesses to adopt remote work and hybrid work setups. If you’re thinking […]

Keep callers on the line by using these VoIP features

Callers generally don’t like being put on hold for very long periods. But sometimes, your staff will have to put them on hold to verify their identity, find answers to their queries, or refer the call to a supervisor. One way to make sure callers do not feel abandoned while on hold is to use […]

Microsoft 365 Apps admin center: Features you need to know

Migrating workflows to the cloud, securing all company devices and software, and ensuring 24/7 data access are gargantuan IT admin tasks, especially as companies adopt flexible working arrangements post-COVID-19. Fortunately for Microsoft 365 Apps users, the admin center offers features that empower IT personnel to be more efficient and effective in handling these crucial responsibilities. […]

The advantages of a hybrid cloud setup

Each of the original types of cloud infrastructure — public and private — comes with their own sets of pros and cons. Fortunately for resource-strapped small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), they don’t need to conduct trial and error to see which one is best for them — they can simply reach a happy medium with […]

Business intelligence tools: Why every SMB should use them

Business data is valuable. When utilized properly, it can enable small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) like yours to discover growth opportunities. One way to harness the power of data is to use business intelligence (BI) tools. Multinational companies have been using these tools for years with the assistance of experts who help make sense of […]

The dangers of password autofill

Modern web browsers and password managers come with a feature called password autofill. This helps users store and automatically use their account credentials to access websites and other applications. While password autofill is convenient, it comes with security risks. Why password autofill is so dangerous Modern web browsers and password managers have a feature that […]

Get better sleep with these Android tablet pointers

Sleep is a must for business owners. You need a good night’s rest for you to efficiently run your business. Unfortunately, there are a lot of things that can keep you up at night, including the very tools you use for business such as your Android tablet. Here’s how your tablet can disrupt your sleep […]

How to protect your business from Mac ransomware

Windows users are often the victims of ransomware attacks. For example, in 2017, WannaCry and Petya ransomware infected hundreds of thousands of Windows PCs around the world. Unfortunately, ransomware strains that specifically target Macs are expected to grow in number as well. If you have a Mac, follow the security best practices below to avoid […]

How to reduce IT costs with thin and zero clients

If you want to save money on your IT system, one way to do so is by getting low-priced computer hardware. But that doesn’t mean you should settle for old or low-end models. Instead, consider investing in thin or zero clients. What are thin and zero clients? Thin clients are stripped-down computers with minimum processing […]

Microsoft Teams vs. Google Meet: Which should you pick?

If you’re looking for a way to connect your remote or hybrid team, you can’t go wrong with Microsoft Teams and Google Meet, two of the most popular digital communication platforms today. Each offers a robust set of features that make communication among colleagues, as well as with clients and business partners, easier and more […]

Microsoft 365 Groups connectors: What you need to know

If your business uses Microsoft 365 Groups, you know how useful this cross-application service can be. Groups allows users to choose people with whom they can share resources like Microsoft Outlook inbox or document library. But connectors further enhance this feature by enabling users to send information to anyone in the group right from a […]

Protect your online privacy with private browsers

If you see ads on your social media newsfeed that are suspiciously attuned to your preferences, it’s likely because your online activities are being tracked and analyzed by market researchers. These researchers likely get their data from the websites you visit as you surf the internet. If you want to stop third parties from collecting […]

What are identity and access management systems?

Businesses frequently deploy strong antivirus software and firewalls to protect themselves against cyberattacks, but relying on just those is not enough. A cutting-edge identity and access management (IAM) solution is essential for protecting your digital assets from hackers, rogue employees, and weak passwords. What is IAM? Identity and access management is a system that secures, […]

Optimize your Wi-Fi with wireless repeaters and access points

Fast, reliable Wi-Fi is a business necessity, whether you’re working in an office or at home. Now that more people are working remotely, having an optimal Wi-Fi connection is more important than ever. A wireless repeater device and additional access points may just be what you need to ensure a stable and lightning-fast wireless connection […]

Is it a good idea to monitor your employees’ online activities?

In a world where the internet plays such a crucial role in any and all businesses, it can be hard to imagine a time when employers didn’t place as much emphasis on monitoring their workers’ online activities. Today, many managers and team leaders feel the need to keep an eye on what their employees do […]

Here’s how hospitals can benefit from managed IT services

New technology is the heartbeat of modern medicine, which means hospitals spend more every year on IT to accommodate it. Whether your practice is struggling with integrating innovations or managing technologies, managed IT services providers (MSPs) are an ideal IT support option. Here’s why. MSPs guarantee quick response times Constant system uptime and availability can […]

Discover the best VoIP service for your business

Gone are the days when companies had to spend a lot of money on long-distance phone calls to clients and partners. Thanks to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), you can now place and receive calls for free or a minimal fee. In this blog, we will tackle the different VoIP services to help you choose […]

Our favorite remote working tools

Wary of the Omicron variant of COVID-19, nations all over the world are imposing travel restrictions and considering lockdowns yet again. Fortunately, many companies can still sustain operations, thanks to remote work. More and more businesses have been enjoying work from home setups with the help of the right tools. This article is a list […]

4 Ways AI can help eCommerce businesses grow

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the digital transformation of businesses across sectors, including eCommerce. By adopting tools powered by artificial intelligence (AI), in particular, e-tailers were able to cope with the sudden spike in online sales during the height of the pandemic and even expand their businesses. In this article, we discuss how AI can help […]

Why your company needs technology business reviews

Businesses across all industries need to invest in technology to remain competitive. But because not all technologies deliver on their promised benefits, it’s vital for business leaders and/or their IT partners to make sure that their technology investments are worth keeping. Here’s how technology business reviews can help in that regard. A technology business review […]