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How to Detect and Protect your Business from Phishing

Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails purporting to be from reputable companies to induce individuals to reveal personal information, such as passwords, credit card numbers, and other personal data. Phishing has become a widespread problem across all industries, as it is relatively easy to pull off. They are the most prevalent form of cybercrime, and most are designed to steal money. The average cost of a phishing scam for a large company is $3.7 million. What can be done to protect your business from falling victim to these …

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Updating Technology Could Save You Money

Technology is always adapting and changing. Those changes can be costly if you don’t have a plan for keeping up with the times. A lot of business owners delay updating technology and equipment. They fear the cost, but vintage tech could be costing your business more than a shiny new setup. There are several unexpected costs associated with outdated technology that could sneak up on you. Compatibility Issues: New versions of software are released often, and old drivers may have issues updating to newer software or operating systems. Compatibility issues …

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Practical Benefits of Business Video Surveillance

Even if you feel like you live at the office, you probably can’t keep an eye on it 24 hours a day. So, if you can’t, then who can? The solution could be less of a who and more of a what. Video surveillance cameras can serve as a deterrent to thieves and could prevent break-ins. If a break-in does occur, security cameras are crucial in solving the crime and, hopefully, recovering any stolen items. Cameras can also provide clear evidence in the case of a business dispute. An unseen …

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Is Your Computer Slow? RAM Could be the Solution!

Slow, sluggish computers can be incredibly frustrating because nobody wants to wait five minutes for their Facebook feed to refresh. If your computer is running slower than ever, you might want to try adding RAM. RAM, or random-access memory, allows users to run several programs simultaneously. Simple tasks, such as opening a word document, use RAM. Applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel require large amounts of memory, along with graphic-filled web pages. Many users run multiple programs at once, but don’t realize that this coupled with insufficient RAM may …

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Cloud Computing: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

You might be used to the idea of files and programs being located “in the cloud,” but what exactly is cloud computing and is it the right option for you? Cloud computing is the process of running workloads over the Internet remotely. It is a way for businesses to gain new capabilities without having to invest in hardware and software. Here are some pros and cons of cloud computing. Pros: Cost Efficient – it is a standard monthly fee and doesn’t have that large bill upfront. You don’t need to …

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Put Our Help Desk to Work for Your Business

If your staff is working through computer problems to avoid making that call to a help desk, you can help your team by subscribing to Networks Unlimited’s AnswerIT dedicated service! This means that no matter how many times your team needs to call into the help desk, it’s all covered under one monthly cost. They can call in for all sorts of reasons, too! If they need help with an Excel spreadsheet formula, they can call us. Is their wireless mouse not responding? Call us! Do they need to troubleshoot …

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Stop Losing Files in O365 Once and For All

Did you know that besides offering offsite, vault and image backup, we have a solution specifically for Office 365 users too?  It’s called Backup Essentials for Office 365. While the name is a bit wordy, this solution couldn’t be more straightforward! This solution offers backup and recovery for Exchange Online, OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online. Backup Essentials for Office 365 is an excellent solution for small and large businesses who keep a majority of their files in the Microsoft Cloud. This includes those times where you’ve deleted an email …

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The 5 First Steps to Complete When Your Internet Is Down

The Internet is crucial to a business and necessary when completing some of your daily tasks. So, what are you supposed to do when it doesn’t work? Here are a few steps to take when your Internet is down. Restart Your Computer Yes, I know. Restarting your computer seems like a ridiculous thing to do, but trust us, restarting your computer fixes a lot of minor issues that you might be having. When you restart your computer, all those processes that were running in the background are finally shut down. …

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Networks Unlimited Named a Colorado Companies to Watch Winner

Networks Unlimited has been named a Colorado Companies to Watch winner! Colorado Companies to Watch honors second-stage companies that develop valuable products and services, create quality jobs, enrich communities, and create new industries throughout Colorado. “We are excited to be recognized as one of the Colorado Companies to Watch, especially on their 10th anniversary of this award,” says Mark Swain, President of Networks Unlimited.  “Our team and our customers are the reasons we were chosen for this honor. Without our team’s hard work and determination, our customers wouldn’t receive the …

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The Many Benefits of Synchronized Security

It was another great night with customers and Eric and Dan from Sophos! We spent the evening tasting Kannah Creek beer and learning about Synchronized Security from Sophos. Thank you to everyone who came out to learn how to be more prepared in protecting your business data and thank you to Sophos for presenting on such a relevant topic. Did you know that 74% of data breaches go undiscovered for more than six months? Synchronized Security works to make your products (antivirus, firewall, wireless, etc.) work together to stop threats …