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What you need to know about VoIP Quality of Service

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has become a popular communications solution for small- and medium-sized businesses. There are so many providers and services to choose from, but how do you pick the right one? One crucial factor you should look into is a vendor’s Quality of Service (QoS). What is QoS? VoIP providers and IT […]

Step up your PowerPoint game with these pointers

Do your officemates groan whenever they have to sit through another PowerPoint presentation? Once it’s your turn, knock their socks off by using these easy-to-follow tips. Start slideshows instantly The audience doesn’t want to see the speaker’s cluttered desktop or unread emails as the PowerPoint presentation is being set up. Therefore, while waiting for everything […]

Simple steps to protect data in the cloud

Small- and medium-sized businesses can’t afford a data breach. According to IBM’s 2020 Cost of a Data Breach Report, a single breach can cost organizations $3.86 million on average. Be proactive in making sure your data is safe in the cloud, so you don’t have to spend a huge amount mitigating a breach. Know your […]

What Is Co-Managed IT? Is It Right For You?

When it comes to IT solutions, most businesses rely on one of three options. They have a dedicated in-house IT employee or team, an outsourced managed services provider (MSP) or nothing at all. There is, however, a fourth option: co-managed IT.  This hybrid option gives you an on-site IT manager or a small team AND […]

Sluggish PC? These desktop decluttering tips can help

Everyone needs a fast, reliable PC to work and be productive. A slow computer, however, negatively affects your productivity. One of the many causes of a sluggish computer is a cluttered desktop. Learn the fixes that will help improve your PC’s speed. Do a bit of recon Before you go on a deleting spree, sort […]

The importance of security audits

Organizations can’t afford to be complacent with their cybersecurity. Beyond installing the latest cybersecurity tools, you need to conduct a security audit to ensure that you successfully implement a sound defensive strategy. Auditing and the security strategy Audits are necessary to ensure and maintain system quality and integrity. These system checks help identify security gaps […]

5 Tips to lower your printing costs

Your growing printing expenditures may be the result of overdependence on paper files, the lack of an effective printing workflow, or obsolete printers. With some fresh ideas, clever problem-solving, and the following tips, you could significantly cut down your printing budget. Replace outdated printers Your years-old printer may still be getting the job done, but […]

The advantages of unified communications for small businesses

Companies looking for an approachable, affordable, and reliable upgrade to business processes are turning to unified communications (UC) to improve their information systems. UC is cheaper than ever to deploy, and its simplicity attracts business leaders formerly reluctant to adopt new technologies. What is unified communications? UC allows you to manage all your communications as […]

Power BI helps you make better business decisions

People have always been intrigued by what the future holds. But while seers use crystal balls and tarot cards to get a glimpse of what’s to come, business leaders shouldn’t have to base their business forecasts on pseudoscience. Instead, they should use a scientific tool that collects and analyzes data to do reliable predictive forecasting, […]