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How to calculate your technology ROI

When purchasing new technology, how often do you consider its return on investment? For many business owners, calculating ROI is a tricky task that is sometimes skipped altogether. It shouldn’t be because if IT isn’t saving you money, it’s costing you. Here’s how you can gain a better understanding of technology ROI and how you […]

The security risks of virtualization

While virtualization security is not often talked about, it is nevertheless important. Like all technology, securing your virtualized infrastructure is vital to the success of your business. So what are some of the security risks posed by virtualization? And how can you mitigate them? Here are some answers you should consider. Security risks of virtualization […]

7 Warning signs of malware infection

As companies go to the Internet to conduct their business, their IT security becomes more vulnerable to many hackers and viruses. That’s why it’s even more important to recognize whether or not your systems are under threat from malicious software to swiftly fend off the infection. So how do you know if your company’s IT […]

Native ad blocker is coming to this browser

Ad blocking is here to stay. Safari, Google Chrome, and Firefox all have extensions that make it possible, and now Opera has added an ad blocking feature directly into the browser. Should your business be concerned? Well it all depends on how much money you spend on online ads. Here’s the lowdown on Opera’s new […]

What’s different with the new iPad Pro?

With a new tablet bound to hit stores again later this month, you’re probably wondering “what’s so special about this new one?” Well imagine a device that’s smaller than the massive 12.9-inch iPad Pro model and more powerful than the iPad Air 2. That is what you can expect from the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. With […]

10 Office 365 features you need for work

Whether you need suggestions for your PowerPoint presentation, someone to edit your Word document or input a lot of data into Excel, Office 365 has the features to help you with a variety of tasks. So the next time you need some help getting work done, try using these tricks with Office 365. Simultaneously edit […]

Disaster Recovery myths that no longer apply

With technology changing so rapidly, it’s easy to get caught up in outdated beliefs. And when it comes to Disaster Recovery, far too often do we see business owners still clinging to ideas that no longer apply. So, what kind of DR myths are still widely accepted by the masses? Here are three that need […]

Why you should consider virtualization

Before you start purchasing any new hardware, consider virtualizing your IT infrastructure. Virtualization means to abstract the software from the hardware. Basically, as processors have increased in power and memory capacity, one physical server can now act as five virtual servers. Unlike before, where every time you have a new application you have to provide […]

Revive your old laptop this Spring

There comes a point in the life of every laptop where its hard drive slows and it begins to function at a snail’s pace. At this point, many people either toss it or retire it to the back of a closet. If you’re one of the latter, then this Spring you may be able infuse […]

Tips to monitor employee activities online

When it comes to monitoring your employees online, there are potential positives and negatives for your company. But as a business owner who’s never done it before, you may be clueless as to what these are. So to help, we’ve come up with a list of the pros and cons of employee monitoring. And if […]