Get the most out of your new laptop with these tips

August 19th, 2020

Laptops are prized for their small size, manageable weight, and handiness, but they don’t lag behind desktop computers in terms of performance either. Higher-end laptops, in particular, are just as capable of handling heavy apps and complex tasks as their bulkier desktop counterparts. If you want to bring out your portable machine’s potential and get […]

Optimize your phones by fixing these VoIP issues

August 16th, 2020

When a technology that promises to halve your current expenses sounds too good to be true, it usually is. So when it comes to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and its claims of radically reducing phone costs, what’s the catch? Here are some issues you need to watch out for. Any of these VoIP issues […]

3 Disaster recovery myths, debunked

August 12th, 2020

With advancements in cloud computing, disaster recovery (DR) has become more efficient and affordable than ever. But many business owners still cling to some DR myths that can safely be disregarded. Here are three of those myths, and the sooner you stop believing them, the better. Myth 1: Tape backups are the best DR solution […]

Your password may not be secure — update it now

August 7th, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) once said that a good password consisted of three things: upper- and lowercase letter, numbers, and symbols. However, the NIST recently reversed its stance on good passwords. Here’s why and what they are now recommending. The problem The issue isn’t that the NIST advised people to create […]

Why VoIP Is Better For Your Business

August 6th, 2020

Since COVID-19 hit, many businesses have had to alter the ways that they support their customers. One of the big issues a lot of companies had initially was how to handle their phones. Do you forward them to an employee? What happens if multiple customers call in at once? Well, if you have a traditional phone line, there isn’t much you can do.

Outdated firmware: An overlooked threat

August 3rd, 2020

If your company is still using computers with outdated firmware, then you have a higher chance of experiencing a data breach. This is because failing to update your firmware exposes your business to major security risks. What is firmware? Firmware is a basic type of software that is embedded into every piece of hardware. It […]

How will 5G improve VoIP?

July 31st, 2020

Much more of VoIP’s potential would be tapped by businesses, thanks to the enhancements that 5G will bring about. Mobile VoIP VoIP calls rely heavily on sufficient download and upload speeds. For example, when mobile VoIP users on 4G networks are limited to 12 Mbps upload and 2 Mbps download speeds, they experience unstable and […]

Stay Sane While Working Alone

July 30th, 2020

The truth is, no matter how many times we see a warning about protecting our online identity, we take the easy route. It’s like the verification box we’re forced to check accepting the terms and conditions when we create a new online account, whether it’s for a Facebook or bank account. At most, we skim through the agreement and hope that nothing bad happens. And this mentality applies to everything. Unfortunately, that means that most people take the same approach when creating passwords. Creating strong and hard to guess passwords is difficult, so most of us instead opt to keep it simple and hope for the best!

Make the most out of Outlook with these tips

July 29th, 2020

Millions of businesses worldwide use Microsoft Outlook, preferring the free web-based email and calendar service over its many competitors. Outlook also offers tasks and contacts management capabilities, among other nifty features that will help you work smarter and boost your efficiency. Let’s take a closer look at some tips to help you make the most […]

Beware Of Phishing Attacks! 3 Tips To Improve Email Security

July 29th, 2020

The number one method businesses use to communicate and stay connected with their partners, colleagues, vendors, clients, and so on, is email. You get up in the morning, grab your phone and check your email. Have breakfast and use your tablet to check your email.