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Containers: Setting the record straight

Containers: Setting the record straight

Although both container and virtualization applications allow users to divvy up software and hardware more efficiently, containers have many advantages over virtualized machines. There are a number of misunderstandings though, and it’s time to set the record straight. Containers are made up of the bare minimum hardware and software requirements to allow a specific program […]

How Office 365 deals with phishing attacks

How Office 365 deals with phishing attacks

Microsoft not only builds robust productivity solutions for its customers, but it also prioritizes their security above all else. This year, the company invested a lot of money to protect Office 365 subscribers from increasingly sophisticated phishing scams. Read on to learn more about what they did. Effective anti-phishing solutions must be able to recognize […]

Cortana commands everyone should know

Cortana commands everyone should know

Not yet using Microsoft’s voice-activated personal assistant, Cortana? You’re missing out on some beneficial, hands-free functionality, like launching applications, making dinner reservations, and more. Try the following commands to make the most out of your virtual assistant. Hey, Cortana Before asking her to do anything, we need to get Cortana’s attention by clicking or tapping […]

What exactly is proactive cybersecurity?

What exactly is proactive cybersecurity?

Most managed IT services providers (MSPs) promise “proactive” cybersecurity consulting. Businesses large and small embrace the idea of preventing cyberattacks and data breaches before they happen, and MSPs themselves would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events. But it’s not always clear what proactive cybersecurity means, so let’s take a minute to go […]

6 Tips to keep your Mac computer safe

6 Tips to keep your Mac computer safe

Although it is important, security is something that some Mac users overlook. That’s fine if all you do is watch YouTube videos or experiment with Photo Booth, but not if you use your computer for day-to-day business operations. Prevent internal and external threats from harming your device with these tips.  The basics First, let’s start […]

How IoT will change businesses

How IoT will change businesses

In today’s corporate environment, most industries are ready for the Internet of Things (IoT) in their own unique ways. Let’s take a look at these examples of utilizing IoT in various business niches that are in operation or will be implemented soon. Improved logistics With IoT sensors, supply chain management and order fulfillment processes improve […]

5 Tricks to cut cloud costs

5 Tricks to cut cloud costs

As a business owner, it’s important to be aware of the unexpected costs associated with the cloud and what measures you can take to keep those costs down. They might not add up to much at first, but could eventually cost you more than the service is worth. Pay the right price for the services […]

Reasons your business needs CRM software

Reasons your business needs CRM software

Failure to understand your customers’ needs and wants could result in ill-informed marketing strategies. And when your company can’t satisfy their demands, they’ll likely turn to your competitors instead. To prevent this, deploying a customer relationship management (CRM) system can make a world of difference. Here’s a handful of reasons to make the switch. Grows […]

Optimize Windows 10 with these steps

Optimize Windows 10 with these steps

The latest Windows 10 update may have improved multitasking and login authentication processes, but it does have its downsides. From stuck updates to shrunk storage space, we got you covered on how to fix five of the most frustrating Windows 10 issues. 1. Less storage space When you upgrade to Windows 10, your old software […]

Explaining the basics of app virtualization

Explaining the basics of app virtualization

Many IT professionals believe small- or medium-sized business (SMB) owners should leverage the benefits of application virtualization. Some SMB owners, however, are confused with what it can do for them. Here’s a brief guide on what you need to know. What are non-virtualized apps? To understand app virtualization, first you need to understand how non-virtualized […]