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How do I create an effective Facebook ad?

March 11th, 2019
How do I create an effective Facebook ad?

Facebook has uses that go way beyond posting cat photos, complaining about restaurants, or stalking your ex — it’s also an incredibly effective advertising platform. From small businesses to big corporations, anyone can benefit from Facebook’s marketing tools. Read on to leverage Facebook to your advantage. Why advertise on Facebook? Above all else, the cost-effectiveness […]

New Windows operating system is on its way

March 7th, 2019
New Windows operating system is on its way

Microsoft is reportedly working on a new, lightweight version of Windows. The operating system (OS), currently known as “Windows Lite,” is said to be Microsoft’s answer to Google’s Chrome OS. There are still plenty of unanswered questions about the OS, but here’s what we know so far. What is Windows Lite? Windows Lite is a […]

Cyberthreats and the finance sector

March 6th, 2019
Cyberthreats and the finance sector

The financial sector has long been heavily targeted by cybercriminals. Over the years, the number of attacks that involved extortion, social engineering, and credential-stealing malware has surged rapidly. This means that financial institutions should strive to familiarize themselves with the threats and the agents behind them. Here are seven new threats and tactics, techniques, and […]

The importance of effective IT vendor management to your business’s success

March 6th, 2019
The importance of effective IT vendor management to your business’s success

Aligning technology with business goals is one of the biggest challenges today’s business leaders face. Although it seems simple enough in practice, there is a dizzying array of IT solutions, vendors, and best practices.

When you’re tasked with implementing technology that adds real value to your company, it’s almost impossible to find a single vendor that will be able to tackle every IT issue your business has.

How to minimize Wi-Fi hiccups

March 1st, 2019
How to minimize Wi-Fi hiccups

Today, you simply can’t survive without a Wi-Fi connection. Businesses need fast, secure, and reliable internet to get work done and satisfy customers. But what about when you experience Wi-Fi issues? These fixes ought to do the trick! Range constraints Wi-Fi works via radio waves that are broadcast from a central hub, usually a piece […]

Why is HTTPS important?

February 28th, 2019
Why is HTTPS important?

Many internet users still do not understand what the padlock icon in their web browser’s address bar is for. It represents HTTPS, a security feature that authenticates websites and protects the information users submit to them. This is an important feature that lets users know whether the site they are visiting is secure or not. […]

Lessons from a disaster recovery plan audit

February 27th, 2019
Lessons from a disaster recovery plan audit

Why do some companies fail their disaster recovery plan (DPR) audit? Perhaps because they did not get the right information for it. They say experience is the best teacher; thus, nothing beats what you can learn from real-world case studies. See what you can learn from the following case. Hosting certain types of data and […]

Will virtual containers change IT?

February 25th, 2019
Will virtual containers change IT?

As technical as virtualization and virtual containers are, there’s no reason your company shouldn’t benefit from them. IT specialists all over the country are setting up and supporting these technologies for small businesses to increase efficiency and cut down on technology costs. What are containers and why are they so popular? Virtual containers are like […]

Challenges to Office 365 migration and tips for managing them

February 25th, 2019
Challenges to Office 365 migration and tips for managing them

Microsoft’s business productivity software, Office 365, now allows you to manage your business at the tip of your fingers. This is why more businesses are transitioning from on-premises software to Office 365.

But not everyone is convinced. Here are some problems that may arise during Office migration, and how you can rid of them.

Premise-based or cloud-hosted VoIP?

February 22nd, 2019
Premise-based or cloud-hosted VoIP?

Business owners are turning to the cloud because of its numerous advantages. However, others prefer premise-based infrastructures. When it comes to VoIP phone systems, which is better for your business? Installation and maintenance On-premises VoIP phone systems are installed in your office and typically managed and maintained by your own personnel. While you can hire […]