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Quick review: why you need virtualization

Quick review: why you need virtualization

With virtualization, you can make software see several distinct computers even if there is only one, or make several computers register as one supercomputer. That may sound simple, but it’s far from it. Of course the benefits are well worth it; here are just a few.

VoIP call-quality issues addressed

VoIP call-quality issues addressed

Many people assume that a landline from established local telco is what their office needs, but the truth is there are much better options. VoIP (Voice over IP) lets you make calls over the internet and enjoy convenience, simple set-up, and all the features of a traditional phone system, for less money.

New design upgrades to Microsoft Office 365

New design upgrades to Microsoft Office 365

Office 365 apps like PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel will be getting upgrades over the next few months. Microsoft expects these new features to boost productivity and overall efficiency of business users. Here’s what they have planned.

Simplified ribbon

The biggest update is with the ribbon, which is a command bar at the top of a window.

5 mistakes businesses need to avoid online

5 mistakes businesses need to avoid online

Nowadays, business owners have a number of social media accounts used for various purposes, whether it’s to communicate with existing and potential customers, to showcase and announce their latest products, or to expand their online presence. But, one wrong move is more than enough to tarnish your organization’s hard-earned reputation.

Assess risks before buying new software

Assess risks before buying new software

The growing market for cybersecurity products is a sign that businesses are taking the issue seriously. But before your company jumps into investing in any product, ask yourself if it’s really necessary. Find out how you can make the most out of cybersecurity products by conducting a risk assessment.

Want to save energy with your PC? Here’s how.

Want to save energy with your PC? Here’s how.

When it comes to saving energy, a 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. Want to increase your savings even more? Then take note of the following tips.

3 important web content trends

3 important web content trends

Content is an important part of how you market your business’s website, and it constantly changes based on consumer habits. Today, the average internet user takes roughly eight seconds to decide whether they should stay on a page, which means website producers have their work cut out for them.

What to do in case of a website breach

What to do in case of a website breach

Big companies like Yahoo, Target, and AOL are often at risk of data breaches because of the large volume of data they collect and store. And when a data breach occurs, individual users are the ones hardest hit. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to mitigate damage from disastrous data breaches.

How an MSP Can Help You Avoid Business Discontinuity

How an MSP Can Help You Avoid Business Discontinuity

Failing to plan is planning to fail, according to writer Alan Lakein. Though this famous phrase was coined way back in the ’70s, it’s every bit as relevant now as it was then, and in no case is this truer than it is with business continuity. After all, can you imagine what would happen to your business if it suddenly lost its most important data?

Data has become the most important commodity in the modern world.

Situations perfect for virtual desktops

Situations perfect for virtual desktops

Managing an office full of computers and mobile devices is a nightmare especially in regulated industries. But with a virtualized desktop infrastructure (VDI), employees can access all the features of a personal computer from almost any mobile device.