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One Way to Help Companies Secure Their Computers

Computer updates. You know the ones I’m talking about. Those little pop-ups that rear their heads at all hours of the day and night. And what do you do with them? Snooze. Ignore. Remind me later. Those updates are crucial for the operability and functionality of your workstation. Software manufacturers update their programs to make sure they work better for you. They also update them to ensure security flaws are corrected as quickly as possible. Patch-IT is a patch management service. It focuses on getting the updates for Microsoft and …

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10 Quick Tips to Help You Find the Best MSP

When choosing a Managed Service Provider (“MSP”), there are lots of things to consider. Whether it is your first one, or if you’re trying to find a better fit, you need to make sure the relationship is correct. You need to trust them and rely on their expertise to make sure your business is safe and secure.  How in the world are you supposed to determine who will be best for your business in a quick chat? Here are ten questions to ask a potential MSP. Do you have experience …

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Eliminate Unauthorized Web-Surfing Once and For All

Employees, whether they mean to or not, get viruses from websites they visit while at work. Sometimes that malware can be on sites that they regularly visit, and sometimes those bad things are on a website they mistakenly visit. What can you do about it though? This is where Networks Unlimited’s Filter-IT service comes in handy! Filter-IT is a web content filtering service. It allows you to restrict the websites that your employees can access from work computers. It can be entirely managed and monitored by our staff, or someone …

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Why Your Network Security is Missing the Mark (And How You Can Fix It)

You want to do everything you can to avoid malware, right? Do you have email filtering for all incoming mail to your business? If not, you are putting your data at risk of becoming infected. Networks Unlimited’s email filtering service, Block-IT, scans all incoming email and attachments and blocks emails that have a potential virus in them. The scanning software completes so there is no noticeable delay in the delivery of your important emails. Block-IT is one of our most bundled products, and for a good reason! With Block-IT, you …

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How to Use Networks Unlimited to get Amazing Antivirus Protection

We’ve all heard that having antivirus software installed on your computer is VERY important, but why? What does an antivirus do? Even though we hear all the time that we should have an antivirus installed on our computer, there are still 26% of computers in the world without one. Maybe those people have let their subscription lapse or were too overwhelmed to pick one. Maybe they just thought that it was a bunch of hooey and they don’t need an antivirus on THEIR computer. Those users are playing a risky …

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Outsource Your I.T. – What are the Benefits?

Why in the world would you need to outsource your I.T.? Outsourcing doesn’t always mean what you think it does. Here are a few scenarios we see all the time, where having an outsourced I.T. team can give your business the edge. Scenario 1: You’ve got a tech-minded person in the office who is doing a great job fixing things when they break, right? They might not have been hired for that position, but things are going fine. Why change something that isn’t broken? That person who happened to know …

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It’s Time to Start Your 2018 Budget

It’s that time of the year where we start thinking about the next year; making lists, creating plans, and working on budgets. Make sure your 2018 budget includes items for technology. Whether you want to believe it or not, technology plays a vital role in your business activities. You store your electronic data, send emails and invoices to customers, and need to call and receive calls, just to name a few. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when preparing your budget. Review Last Year’s Expenses The best …

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Joint Development Associates

Joint Development Associates (“JDA”) might not ring a bell for you, but the work they do overseas advances the lives of thousands of people. The non-profit organization’s creation happened in 1994 by Bob and Cathy Hedlund. It started out by drilling thousands of clean-water wells in Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan and now has grown to improve community health and farming techniques for the northern population in Afghanistan. When the organization first started working in Afghanistan in 2001, Bob spoke with the elders to ask what they needed most.  The elders answered that …

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It’s Always the Season for Email Scams

‘Tis the season for a lot of things, but email scams? They always seem to be in style! A bunch of people in our office received this gem yesterday. At first glance, it looks legit! They’ve got the Discover Card logo and styling down. Links, apps, and that button for Account Details are also looking very valid, but when you take a second glance, there are some things very wrong with this email. “From” email Who is Sarah Wratten? Does she like to disco? Kidding! But you can see pretty …

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Networks Unlimited Recognized on 2017 CRN Next-Gen 250 List

Next-Gen 250 Annual List Features Trailblazing Solution Providers Transforming Business with Emerging Technologies Networks Unlimited, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Networks Unlimited to its 2017 Next-Gen 250 list. The annual list recognizes standout IT solution providers who have successfully transformed their businesses to meet the demands of emerging technologies such as cloud computing, IoT, virtualization, mobility, business analytics and business intelligence. These solution providers, all in business for fewer than 20 years, have adapted to an evolving marketplace with a notable penchant for …