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5 Steps to creating a technology plan with long-term success in mind

August 16th, 2019

Modern enterprise technology consists of a dizzying combination of cloud services, in-house servers, and game changers like automation, smart systems, and big-data analytics. All these together have a profound impact on customer experiences, employee productivity, and cost efficiency alike, hence the need for a technology roadmap that’s adaptable to change and built for the long

Cloud migration tips for unified communications

August 08th, 2019

With the increased popularity of cloud technology, the productivity benefits of cloud-based unified communications (UC) are well-known. But organizations migrating UC to the cloud must realize that its performance relies on a number of factors. If you’re considering moving your UC to the cloud, follow these tips. Opt for a gradual transition Migrating unified communications

Advanced anti-phishing features for Gmail

August 07th, 2019

While cybercriminals create new malware strains or look for software vulnerabilities to exploit, other criminal minds happily rely on an old, yet effective, trick: phishing scams. Such scams persist because people still fall for fraudulent email that asks recipients to reveal personal information or download an attachment containing malware. Happily, Google has further improved Gmail’s

Solve these Office 365 security challenges

August 06th, 2019

Microsoft’s Office 365 is a robust productivity and collaboration tool. Businesses are particularly drawn to its advanced features, flexibility, and cost-efficiency. But like other cloud-based platforms, it’s not immune from security risks. Vulnerabilities in SharePoint Businesses typically use SharePoint Online and on-premises SharePoint sites to store sensitive data like personally identifiable data. Failing to secure

Engaging types of video content for your customers

August 02nd, 2019

We have entered a post-text world. This means multimedia has dominated every channel making written content like standard blogs out of style. This means you need to update or completely reinvent your video content such as video blogs (vlogs), which are being used to engage customers. Take a look at these types of video content.

What are the benefits of having a documented technology strategy?

August 02nd, 2019

Whether you’re a business leader or a software developer, a technology strategy is important. A technology strategy is a type of plan that may be conducted at the enterprise or business level, or on a per-product or per-project level. Larger businesses often start with a universal technology strategy, which is broken down to individual branches

4 Quick ways to boost your online presence

July 31st, 2019

Reputation and image management are important for businesses that desire wealth, trustworthiness, and entrepreneurial longevity. The good news is you don’t have to be a genius to keep your company alive online. Just follow these simple steps. Be seen on search results In his book on online reputation management, Tyler Collins, a digital marketing expert

Protect your network from watering hole attacks

July 30th, 2019

With evil elements continuously developing novel ways to infiltrate networks and steal user data, it is more crucial than ever to stay one step ahead of the curve. Protect yourself from cybercriminals by learning more about their methods. Here are some tips to deal with the threat of watering hole attacks: What are watering hole

How to avoid common VoIP problems

July 22nd, 2019

When it comes to saving money for small businesses, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is one solution that is all the rage. But not all VoIP systems are built the same. So when you’re ready to install this new technology for your business, here are some common VoIP pitfalls to be aware of. Poor call

How Office Delve works

July 19th, 2019

More and more small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are relying on Microsoft’s Office 365 as their productivity suite of choice. When this software solution was released years ago, the developers mentioned that they see Office 365 as the ideal tool to help colleagues become more productive, collaborate more efficiently, and get work done. Bringing all

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