Yearly Archives: 2015


5 Signs That You Might Be Outgrowing Your IT Infrastructure

As your company grows, your IT needs evolve. Your IT infrastructure must keep up with these changes. Updating the infrastructure often requires an upfront investment. However, the costs incurred from staying with your current setup can be more costly in the long run. Here are five signs that indicate you might be outgrowing your IT

2015-10-28T09:54:45+00:00October 28th, 2015|Thought Leadership|

Which Versions of Microsoft Office Work on Windows 10?

Following the release of Windows 10 in July 2015, many people have been asking about which versions of Microsoft Office work on this operating system. Here are the versions that work on Windows 10 and the differences between them. Office 2013 and Earlier Versions of Office Will older versions of Office work on Windows 10?

2015-10-27T08:49:17+00:00October 27th, 2015|Thought Leadership|

Why You Should Invest in a Business-Grade Router

Routers are a critical part of a company's IT infrastructure. These devices manage traffic on computer networks. In particular, they make connections between different networks. For example, they can connect a company's private network to a public network on the Internet. The Internet would not be able to function without routers. These devices make sure

2015-10-20T06:51:37+00:00October 20th, 2015|Thought Leadership|

Is Using Fingerprint Authentication a Good Idea?

With fingerprint authentication, you do not need to remember and enter a password to access a device. You just place your finger on a fingerprint scanner. If your fingerprint matches the scanned image on file, you gain access. More and more devices are using fingerprint authentication, including smartphones and notebooks. But is using fingerprint authentication

2015-10-16T07:58:46+00:00October 16th, 2015|Thought Leadership|

5 Ways a Managed Services Provider Can Make Your Life Easier

Managed services providers (MSPs) are lifesavers for business owners and executives to manage their IT equipment and services. Among many other things, MSPs update software, provide data backup solutions, and keep files safe from hackers. As the industry trade group CompTIA noted in a recent report, over 70% of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) used

2015-10-15T09:10:57+00:00October 15th, 2015|Thought Leadership|

Apple Unveils New iPhones, Apple TV, iPad Pro and OS Features

Apple introduced new iPhones earlier this month, along with several other significant products. Some of our earlier predictions proved true: the new phones are updated versions of last year's models, predictably named the 6S and 6S Plus. They have better cameras and faster processors. We didn't anticipate Force Touch, where the screen reacts to pressure

2015-10-01T09:03:58+00:00October 1st, 2015|Thought Leadership|

Been Breached? The Law May Require You to Report It

The costs of a data breach add up quickly. The average total cost of a data breach in 2015 was $3.8 million, according to the Ponemon Institute's report "2015 Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis." This staggering figure includes the direct expenses incurred because of a breach, such as hiring forensic experts and providing

2015-09-30T06:29:44+00:00September 30th, 2015|Thought Leadership|

What Surveys Say about Moving to the Cloud

Cloud computing has surged in popularity. The 2015 Cloud Security Spotlight Report clearly makes this point. More than 70 percent of the 1,010 participants reported that they use or plan to use a cloud computing solution. Yet, some organizations are still apprehensive about using the cloud. Common Concerns Organizations hesitant about cloud computing are often

2015-09-18T07:29:00+00:00September 18th, 2015|Thought Leadership|
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