Letting your staff work from home? Here’s the gear they’ll need

April 3rd, 2020

At the office, everything employees need to get work done is provided by the company. They have their PCs, standard keyboards, mice, and perhaps headsets if they do lots of calls. However, circumstances like community quarantines during viral outbreaks may force you to have staff work from their homes. Question is, what hardware must they […]

3 Ways VoIP can help organizations get through the COVID-19 pandemic

April 1st, 2020

In this time of uncertainty brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, communication is more important than ever. Organizations in all sectors are struggling to stay connected with their remote workforces, as well as clients and partners who need assistance. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) telephony offers the perfect solution. Aside from ensuring good communication, VoIP […]

The importance of IT vendor management programs

March 31st, 2020

There’s no shortage of options when it comes to hardware and software. If you're looking at options in Charleston and surrounding areas, you're sure to find technology for your specific business needs. But how many different IT vendors do you actually purchase from? How do you keep track of all your warranties and licenses? Who’s in charge of upgrading your devices and systems?

The more vendors or suppliers you have, the more time you need to spend managing them — that's time you could have spent on more productive tasks.

Cloud use surges during COVID-19 pandemic

March 27th, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads to more nations worldwide, millions of businesses turn to the internet as their employees are forced to work from home. Is the World Wide Web ready for the sudden increase in demand for cloud-based services? Even before the pandemic, many companies were already turning to online productivity and collaboration tools […]

COVID-19’s huge impact on businesses

March 25th, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting individuals and businesses worldwide. As COVID-19 continues to spread, the private and public sectors are exerting great efforts to cope with present and future challenges. This includes leveraging technology resources. Here are some of the ways the pandemic will impact technology use. Increased reliance on communications technology The need for […]

How much do you know about backup and recovery?

March 24th, 2020

A lot of modern businesses regularly explore ways to best protect, manage, and analyze their data. Not doing so can expose your business to a lot of risks, resulting in downtime and potential data loss — which can cost you thousands of dollars.

No matter which solutions your business decides to implement, having a backup and recovery plan is necessary to safeguard your data.

Work remotely, effectively with Microsoft Teams

March 23rd, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing employees to work from home, you and your staff can take advantage of Microsoft Teams to stay productive. Microsoft recently enhanced this already powerful tool’s capabilities, making it easier for more people to take advantage of its advanced features. What is Microsoft Teams? Microsoft Teams combines workplace chat, video conferencing, […]

Why autocomplete passwords are risky

March 20th, 2020

Many people use auto-fill passwords for their convenience. What you might not know is that hackers and advertisers can use them to get access to websites and other applications and gather sensitive information. Learn more about the risks of using autocomplete passwords. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous Certain web browsers have integrated features that […]

How your business can overcome remote work security

March 19th, 2020

Moving your business resources online and allowing employees to work outside the traditional office setting comes with a multitude of benefits. These include lower overhead expenses, higher employee satisfaction, and increased productivity. However, to enjoy all these benefits without consequences, you must ensure that you have strong systems in place that prevent the potential exploits that come with remote work setups.

Security tips for businesses that use IoT devices

March 16th, 2020

Internet of Things (IoT) devices are increasingly becoming a ubiquitous part of modern offices. Make sure that they don’t become entry points for hackers with the following tips. Set passwords Many users fail to realize that they can set passwords for IoT devices. Failing to do so makes their gadgets easy to hack. You have […]