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5 social media trends of 2018

January 8th, 2018

With the tug-of-war between mammoth social media platforms for daily users, 2018 is poised to become the biggest year for technological advancements in the industry. As social norms related to social media change, here are the top 5 trends we expect to become mainstream this year.

IT hardware checklist for SMBs

January 4th, 2018

The new year doesn’t have to mean new IT hardware problems. Sure, some headaches are unavoidable, but you can start the year right by giving your computer hardware a little TLC. Let our handy hardware checklist be your guide.

✓ Clean up your computer components
Wipe your monitor with a clean, static-free fabric; remove excess dirt from your mouse’s exterior; and tidy up your keyboard with compressed air.

Hybrid cloud predictions for 2018

January 3rd, 2018

Hybrid cloud got off to a slow start when compared to public cloud. However, as more business owners realize the unique flexibility it has to offer, the future of hybrid cloud is now brighter than ever. To that end, here’s what you can expect from hybrid cloud this year.

Big gains for small-business IT in 2017

January 2nd, 2018

It’s the perfect time of year to evaluate last year’s technology investments and make adjustments for the year to come. Whether 2017 left you with extra cash in your pocket or desperate for a better way to get work done, here’s a roundup of the best IT news from the past year.

6 Microsoft Teams tips

December 26th, 2017

If you think Microsoft Teams is good only for business instant messaging, you’re missing out on a plethora of features Teams has. Microsoft’s chat solution actually integrates with many of its Office 365 applications, including OneNote, SharePoint, and Word, among others.

Phishers use encrypted sites to scam

December 22nd, 2017

When you visit an encrypted website, the connection between the source of the web page and your browser is secure. Encryption ensures users’ browsing habits are safe from hackers’ prying eyes, but phishing scammers have found a way to adopt it for their own schemes.

A keylogger found in HP laptops

December 20th, 2017

You might be entering credit card details on a website to purchase something online or filling in your personal information to subscribe to a service, thinking you’re safe behind the keyboard. And you probably are -- if the computer you’re using doesn’t have a keylogger installed.

Gmail gets more add-ons!

December 19th, 2017

Google announced at its I/O developer conference back in March that it will be launching some new extensions for Gmail. The tech company has kept its word and here’s everything you need to know about the latest productivity-enhancing add-ons.

Google’s focus is on productivity services that are already connected to email systems one way or another.

Identity and Access Management 101

December 15th, 2017

Your employees access applications and confidential business data every day. Hackers, on the other hand, are trying to do the exact same thing but for more malicious reasons. To make matters worse, even employees can go rogue and steal your data, which is why it’s crucial that you have an IAM solution in place.