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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 There are several unexpected costs associated with outdated technology that could sneak up on you.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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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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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 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 …

Enhance Your Business Phones

How to Immediately Banish Bad Phone Service Once and For All

Phones constitute a significant part of your business necessities. It is one of the primary ways people contact you and your business. Why settle for a business phone service that is mediocre when you could make the switch to NUvoice. NUvoice offers the same great features as your current service provider at a fraction of the cost. Networks Unlimited’s business phone service is designed to meet the needs of any sized business. We can meet your needs at a single site or multiple sites. It is a flexible, easy to …

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5 Signs That Your Business Needs an MSP

You might not be sure if you need a Managed Service Provider (“MSP”), like Networks Unlimited, but here are five signs that your business might want to start looking for an MSP. Your existing staff are fighting fires, not focusing on preventative maintenance If your current IT staff is so overwhelmed with fixing items constantly, they might not be getting the chance to work on preventative maintenance. Without preventative maintenance, your business network will get worse, and problems will get bigger. Partnering with an MSP means your staff will be …

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How to Use Answer-IT to Improve Your Business Technology

Our Answer-IT service is our version of tech support and can be an immense benefit for your company! We have a staff of local, friendly techs who can help your employees through technical problems, software shortcuts, password resets and more. If they are unable to complete the problem remotely, our dispatcher will escalate the call and send an engineer to your office building quickly, making sure that you have as little downtime as possible. Here are the three main benefits of Answer-IT. Pricing We can price this service two ways. The …

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What Everybody Ought to Know About NUvoice

Switching phone systems seems like a hassle. Will your current phones work? What will be the downtime for the switch? Will it be worth it in the long run? We know that making a big decision as this comes with its challenges, but Networks Unlimited is here to make it as simple as possible. Networks Unlimited’s business phone service, NUvoice, gives you the same voice and collaboration experience as an expensive PBX phone system, with all the flexibility of a cloud phone service. Our You no longer need to invest …