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Why Year-End is a Great Time to Upgrade Your Technology

Why Year-End is a Great Time to Upgrade Your Technology

It’s that time of year again: temperatures are dropping, Q4 is ending, the holidays are approaching and technology needs upgrading. It’s also the time of year to start planning for or investing in next year’s information technology upgrades.

Whether it’s moving to the cloud, getting ahead of the curve on replacing your Microsoft products that are close to end-of-life, upgrading workstations or otherwise investing in your business’ IT, there are a number of reasons you should start getting ready for 2019 right now.

5 Tips to combat VoIP eavesdropping

5 Tips to combat VoIP eavesdropping

Eavesdropping has recently been making headlines, but this form of cyberattack has been around for years. Cybercriminals have been listening in on VoIP phone calls since the tech was introduced to the market, and they show no sign of stopping their malicious activities anytime soon. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to combat […]

Office 365 stops billions of phishing emails

Office 365 stops billions of phishing emails

Sending phishing emails is the most common method hackers use to distribute malware and steal information. In fact, there are billions of phishing emails sent every year, and millions of people keep falling for them. However, if you’re subscribed to Office 365 there’s a good chance that you won’t see harmful messages in your inbox, […]

5 proactive defenses against cyberattacks

5 proactive defenses against cyberattacks

As IT security consultants, we’re stuck between a rock and a hard place. Managed IT services providers (MSPs) such as ours want to provide clients with enterprise-level IT, but that requires that we specialize in overwhelmingly intricate technology. Explaining even the most fundamental aspects of cybersecurity would most likely put you to sleep instead of […]

How to protect your Mac computer

How to protect your Mac computer

As a business owner, you work hard to succeed. But that can be difficult when you’re up against stiff competition and notorious cybercriminals. The future may be unpredictable, but that doesn’t mean you should take the security of your Mac device for granted. Protect it with these helpful tips.  The basics First, let’s start with […]

Your Loyalty to Your IT Provider May Not Be in Your Favor

Your Loyalty to Your IT Provider May Not Be in Your Favor

Research has shown the importance of being available for your existing and potential clients. A McKinsey study found that 70 percent of purchasing decisions are based on how the client feels they’ve been treated. Further, a customer is four times more likely to switch to a competitor if they experience customer service problems than they are to switch because of price- or product-related issues.

Is CRM software essential to your business?

Is CRM software essential to your business?

The right technology investment can lead to business success. With customer relationship management (CRM) software at the helm of your sales and marketing efforts, you can nurture long-lasting business relationships and improve your bottom line. If you need more convincing, we’ve compiled five more reasons why your business needs CRM. Grows with your business The […]

How to secure your VoIP services

How to secure your VoIP services

Now that VoIP is becoming the common means of collaboration among SMBs, it’s time to start securing your networks from threats against them. Without a thorough knowledge of how VoIP works, companies cannot easily perceive their vulnerability to attacks. Read on for tips to protect your web-based communication devices and services. Since the majority of […]

Reasons to become an Office Insider

Reasons to become an Office Insider

With Office Insider, subscribers have the privilege of viewing and testing new Office 365 features before other users. This insider feature targets tech-savvy business owners who want to get ahead of the competition and take their software game to the next level. Early Access Subscribing to Office Insider gives you access to new innovations, security […]

Beware of these 4 types of hackers

Beware of these 4 types of hackers

Hackers come in all shapes and sizes. From kids wanting to gain notoriety on the internet to political groups trying to send a message, the motives for a cyberattack vary widely. So how can you protect yourself? It all starts with getting to know your enemy a little better. Here’s a profile of four different […]