Data breaches are a common occurrence in today’s business environment. While many businesses have turned to cloud apps for better productivity, scalability, and savings, some worry that the cloud is more vulnerable to data breaches than an on-premises data center. The truth is that any computing environment is vulnerable if you don’t take steps to […]
When it comes to information security, much of the attention is on human error, which makes sense given how most data breaches occur at the hands of social engineering scams designed to exploit human ignorance and unpreparedness. Some even question whether traditional antivirus solutions are even still relevant in an age when phishing scammers can circumvent them with ease.
Most of us don’t normally associate Business Intelligence (BI) with small- or medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The huge investment required to hire data-delving specialists makes us think BI is only for larger organizations. But this is no longer the case. Not only does a growing selection of self-service tools make BI more affordable for SMBs, but […]
Mobile technology has drastically changed the way we live. And just as many people have “cut the cord” in their homes and now rely on their smart devices, businesses are now adopting the bring your own device (BYOD) trend culture. But BYOD also opens your organization up to cybersecurity risks. Here’s how you can improve […]
Given the popularity of cloud services in businesses, it’s hardly surprising that it has expanded into printing as well. Cloud printing services allow employees to print from any device connected to the internet, such as smartphones, laptops, and tablets, including those they own themselves.
For many small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), resources can be scarce and, very often, IT takes a back seat. Hyperconverged IT infrastructures are a great way to keep your IT updated without the heavy expenses normally associated with it. What are hyperconverged infrastructures? In a traditional IT environment, networking, server, and storage hardware need to […]
When it comes to saving energy, every little bit goes a long way. The more energy-efficient your PC habits, the more money you save. In fact, activating your PC’s power-saving features can save you up to $50 a year. And if you want to increase your savings even more, take note of the following tips. […]
Microsoft’s Office 365 is continually gaining popularity with the growing number of businesses implementing this cloud-based version of Office. However, before you follow suit, you should be aware of five potential problems that can cause the entire process to fail. Slow internet connection speeds Because Office 365 is primarily cloud-based, you’re going to need a […]
It’s almost impossible to run a business today without using some type of cloud technology. But despite its pervasiveness, many business owners are unsure about which solutions will benefit their organization most. In our experience, there are six categories you should focus on first. Email Every business needs email. And while there are plenty of […]
There are several factors that contribute to a business’s success, such as a good location, quality products and services, and a well-planned marketing strategy. But one important component that every company should have is a reliable customer relationship management (CRM) system. As a business owner, you know that a solid base of loyal customers is […]