Should businesses go mobile only?

November 14th, 2014
Should businesses go mobile only?

A common trend in many households is the adoption of mobile devices as the main home phone. In fact, in 2013 it was estimated that almost 41% of households in the US were only using mobile devices. This number continues to grow as mobile devices continue to become more popular.

New security threat: CryptoWall

November 13th, 2014
New security threat: CryptoWall

In October of last year news broke about a new form of malware called Cryptolocker. This malware posed a particularly large threat to many business users and led to many quick and important security updates. Now, almost a year later, it appears that the second version of this – CryptoWall – has been released and is beginning to infect users.

What is pre-drafting emails?

November 12th, 2014
What is pre-drafting emails?

As a business owner, you probably send out emails pretty regularly. Some of these emails are likely to colleagues who will then send a message to a third party on your behalf. This inevitably entails going back-and-forth between you and your employee.

Selecting phone systems

November 12th, 2014
Selecting phone systems

One common technological system that every business needs is the phone. While digital systems like email and chat are quickly becoming the main way many businesses communicate, there will always be a need for a phone system. If you are looking for a new system for your business, there are a number of factors you need to take into account before purchasing one.

3 Main IT areas to invest in

November 6th, 2014
3 Main IT areas to invest in

Technology is constantly evolving, so much so that it feels like there is a near constant stream of systems and devices being released on a daily basis. This fast-paced development has forced companies and their IT teams to move rapidly with the times.

Two new iPads announced

November 5th, 2014
Two new iPads announced

When Apple launches a new or updated product the company usually holds a press event where they announce the release in style. This was the case with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but did you know that the company has quietly released new versions of the iPad Air and iPad mini? If you are looking for a new tablet, here is a brief overview of these latest Apple devices.

Android 5.0’s 3 major security features

November 5th, 2014
Android 5.0’s 3 major security features

With the upcoming release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, there will be a subsequent release of new tablets and devices running the operating system (OS). Many of these users are likely to be business users who need increased security. In an effort to ensure that the next version of Android is indeed more secure, Google has included a number of security updates and features.

Will your business get by on OWA?

November 4th, 2014
Will your business get by on OWA?

For businesses looking to integrate Office 365, there are a number of plans available. Some offer full versions of Office 2013, while others include just Office Web Apps (OWA) – browser-based versions of Office. Because of the different plans available, it can be slightly confusing to figure out which one to go with.

5 Ways to secure online activity

October 31st, 2014
5 Ways to secure online activity

As businesses continue to implement more and more Internet-based systems, there is always the risk that systems could be breached and security compromised. If you conduct business online, there are a number of measures you can take to ensure that your activities and your company’s vital information are secure.

5 Signs hardware needs to be upgraded

October 30th, 2014
5 Signs hardware needs to be upgraded

Computers, servers, mobile devices, and more, are constantly seeing hardware and component upgrades being released. From faster processors to new screens, it feels like there are new elements being released on a daily basis. This can make many business owners feel like they must upgrade.