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How does the human cloud benefit SMBs?

If the prevalent image of a startup is a couple of guys in a garage (think Amazon, Apple, Microsoft), the emerging picture of the workforce of the future consists of skilled talents collaborating in the cloud. Thanks to the human cloud, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) can now eliminate the barriers associated with traditional workspaces […]

Boost office productivity with technology

Technology can provide countless opportunities to streamline workflows, eliminate redundant processes, and reduce costs. If you’re looking to stay ahead of the competition, simple technology strategies like the ones below can dramatically enhance your business performance. Change office communication To increase teamwork and productivity, set up instant messaging software such as Slack or Microsoft Teams. […]

The benefits of managed IT services over traditional IT support

Back then, IT support was only sought after something went wrong or was not working as expected, and falling back to paper-based processes was easy. However, the increasing dependence on automated systems, digital databases, and other technologies make many businesses vulnerable to immense losses if they experience major IT issues such as downtime or cyberattacks.

Protect your Facebook and Twitter from hackers

Popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter have been suffering massive data breaches for a number of years now. If you wish to continue using these services, you need to tighten your social media privacy settings. Here are a few reminders and tips to help you secure your personal information on social media. Lock […]

Replacing servers? Consider these 3 questions first

Nothing lasts forever — and that’s very true for your company’s servers. Purchasing new ones, however, isn’t your only option. Instead of buying new servers, you can leverage solutions that offer the same outcomes while saving you a lot of money. When do my servers need to be replaced? This is a difficult question, but […]

Why network security audits should be a routine for SMBs

Over the years, more and more small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) like yours have been leveraging multiple security solutions, such as firewalls and anti-malware programs, to boost their cyber defenses. While doing so can help mitigate the risk of attacks, you must also ensure that those measures are audited regularly, especially if you are an SMB owner.

Which Microsoft 365 plan is the right one for you?

The award-winning productivity suite Microsoft 365 comes in several different packages to suit the budgets and needs of various types of businesses. Read on to learn which one is best for your company. Information workers or frontline workers? Microsoft 365 is the obvious choice if you’re running cloud-based business systems, but the main question is […]

6 Effective ways to avoid overworking

Overworking causes people a great amount of stress and anxiety. This, in turn, can lead to an array of medical and mental health problems, and in worst-case scenarios, even death.

And the COVID-19 pandemic is largely seen as an aggravating factor. For many companies, the pandemic didn’t result in a reduction of work; it simply upended the way many employees work, resulting in undue stress.

5 Sure signs that your disaster recovery strategy will fail

Disaster recovery (DR) is an essential part of business continuity, as it enables organizations to restore files and applications from a recent version in case these become compromised. An alarming study by asset management company Mercer found that 51% of businesses worldwide do not have a disaster recovery strategy in case of emergencies or disasters.