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Six Gmail tips you should start using

For most small-business owners, processing email takes up a good chunk of the day. If you use Gmail, you’re already working with a powerful platform with numerous productivity-enhancing features. But what if you could streamline the process even further while ensuring each message is dealt with appropriately? These Gmail tips will do the trick. Undo […]

Is Hosted PBX right for your small- or medium-sized business?

Everything seems to have their own cloud nowadays. Cloud-powered backup and disaster recovery and managed services are just some examples. Another cloud-based application many business owners need to look out for is Hosted PBX. It is a cloud-based service whereby the software and hardware (excluding headsets) are hosted on your vendor’s network, where on-site and mobile business phones are connected to the vendor via internet protocol (IP).

While it all sounds good on paper, small businesses are unable to make significant technology investments on a whim.

5 ways to protect your IoT devices

More firms are using the Internet of Things (IoT) to create new business opportunities. For instance, companies that install smart sensors can automate data entry and monitor their inventory. However, if left unsecured, IoT devices also give hackers an opportunity to breach your network. In order to keep attackers at bay, we advise you take […]

Protect your business from ransomware attacks by raising employee security awareness

Unless you’ve been lost at sea for the past few months, you’re probably familiar with the WannaCry ransomware attacks that infected over 230,000 computers across 150 countries. Despite its recent attention in the media, ransomware, is far from new.

The first known type of ransomware, the AIDS Trojan, was released in 1989. It made its way to victims via floppy disks that were meticulously copied, packaged, and posted.

Microsoft enhances Workplace Analytics

Workplace Analytics is a program that helps managers determine staff productivity levels using data gathered from their email, calendar, documents, and other applications within Office 365. Previously, Microsoft’s MyAnalytics allowed only employees to view their individual data, but with this updated version, managers now have access to this data, too. How it works Now available […]

Beware: Nyetya is worse than WannaCry

The WannaCry ransomware, which infected 200,000 business globally and made over $100,000 in ransom payments, is said to be one of the worst cyber attacks in history. However, a new ransomware strain named Nyetya is shaping up to be a more formidable security threat. It has already affected businesses globally, and security firms and researchers […]

Productivity tip: email automation

Everyone wishes there were more minutes in a day. Between repetitive emails and seemingly endless meetings, it’s hard to find time for important tasks. Thanks to the increasing affordability of enterprise-level IT however, SMBs can start getting at least half of those problems under control with email automation. What is email automation? Usually included in […]

Your SMB needs these Facebook tools

Facebook has numerous built-in features to help small- and medium-sized businesses thrive. But chances are that most business owners are taking advantage of only just a few. With Facebook’s audience reaching 1.8 billion users monthly, it’s vital for your business to leverage the right tools to enhance growth. Here are four features you should start […]

Chrome ad blocker is coming

Pop-up ads and videos can easily turn people away from a website. Google knows this and has come up with a solution set to launch early next year. With that in mind, here’s everything you need to know about Chrome’s ad blocker. What is it? Ad blocker from Chrome actually works like an ad filter, […]

Get fat savings with thin and zero clients

Businesses are always looking for ways to cut costs without sacrificing growth. For the longest time, many believed that they had to purchase workstations with its own processing power, RAM, and hard drive. But thanks to virtualization, companies can save money and get the computing processes they need with thin and zero clients. What are […]