Microsoft Surface Go vs. Pro

Give Yourself the Gift of Mobility with the Microsoft Surface

If you didn’t get what you wanted on Valentine’s Day, treat yourself to a Microsoft Surface Go or Pro. With the Microsoft Surface Go starting at $449. The Pro starts at $799. These lightweight and versatile tablets are the perfect gifts for anyone on your list. The Surface Go is perfect for any daily task that you might need to complete – email, web browsing, and movies. This model also offers LTE Advanced. Even if you’re outside of WiFi range, you can still connect and keep surfing the web. It also …

strengthening your cybersecurity plan

Strengthening Your Cybersecurity Plan

The goal of this article is to help you improve your cybersecurity plan. By implementing even one or two of the suggestions in this article, you’ll be taking a step toward reducing the likelihood of data loss, downtime, reputation damage, and lost revenue.  Proactively enhancing your cybersecurity plan is a smart business move. Before writing any cybersecurity plan, it’s essential to have a risk assessment under your belt.  Risk assessments highlight precisely where and how your workforce, technology, and physical environment are at risk and therefore where you need to …

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4 Ways to Free Hard Drive Space on Windows 10

If you’ve noticed your computer running slow lately, you might be running low on hard drive or memory space. If you’re running Windows 10, there are some things you can do in Windows 10 to free hard drive space and increase computer speed. Remove Temporary Files – these are files that get saved on your computer as you use it. To get rid of them open settings < click system< click storage, under Storage Sense, you will see “free up space now.” Click that. The window that opens will give …

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 End of Life Approaches

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 End of Life Approaches

Microsoft is updating a lot of their software, which means that some of it will be going out of support. One of those items is the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 platform. Microsoft will no longer be offering bug fixes and security updates after January 14, 2020. Without these updates and fixes, it will leave your Windows Server 2008 vulnerable to security issues and attacks. Also, the lack of updates can cause problems with the other software programs that run on your server. New applications are optimized for the latest operating …

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5 Reasons Backup and Recovery Plans are Essential to Business

Having a backup and recovery plan for your business data is more critical than ever before. Without a plan, your business can suffer from permanent data loss, unnecessary expenses, and massive downtown. With these threats looming overhead, a majority of SMBs still go without having a backup and recovery plan for their business data. Here are five reasons that will (hopefully) change your mind. Losing Data is Simple – when technology experts talk about data loss, people always think of catastrophic events, which is not how most data disappears. Human …

What’s the Difference Between Home and Business PCs?

What’s the Difference Between Business and Consumer PCs?

We sell business level PCs and equipment and are often asked what the difference is between business and consumer equipment – specifically PCs. Here is a description of the most common differences between these machines. Longevity Business laptops are made to last longer. Manufacturers assume consumers will upgrade computers more frequently as new technology comes out. The same is not correct about businesses. Most businesses have a plan in place for replacing technology every 4-6 years. Also, business computers are built for long-term, all-day usage, which is very different from …

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How Tech Support Secures Your Network

I think by now we’ve all come to realize that computer security is essential in today’s hacker age, but what does your tech support do to secure your network? These three common business functions are areas that tech support works to control. Email – it has become the primary form of business communication, which means propriety business information is flowing back and forth all day long. The email includes internal and external communication. If you don’t have an email filter in place, they can be easily hacked. If an email is …

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Why Your Office Needs a Replacement Policy

You’ve just spent a lot of time and money to make sure that all your equipment is updated and top-notch! You can now forget about technology for a long time, right? Not quite. This is the perfect time to create a replacement plan for all your office equipment to ensure that you don’t have to drop a boatload of cash all at once in the future. So, let’s start with what a replacement plan is. This is the plan you have for how you will replace technology in the years …

Office 365 Boosts Team Collaboration

Office 365 Boosts Team Collaboration

Microsoft office 365 gives you and your employees the convenience and ability to work from anywhere with access to all the things you need. However, it also provides your team collaboration tools to help everyone work together better. Co-Author Documents With Microsoft Office 365, your team can edit documents at the same time using Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Everyone can see the changes made in real-time. Changes are color-coded to let you know who is making which changes quickly. Outlook Add-Ins There are multiple add-ins for Outlook, like GoToMeeting, SimplyFile, …