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5 Ways to secure online activity

5 Ways to secure online activity

As businesses continue to implement more and more Internet-based systems, there is always the risk that systems could be breached and security compromised. If you conduct business online, there are a number of measures you can take to ensure that your activities and your company’s vital information are secure.

5 Signs hardware needs to be upgraded

5 Signs hardware needs to be upgraded

Computers, servers, mobile devices, and more, are constantly seeing hardware and component upgrades being released. From faster processors to new screens, it feels like there are new elements being released on a daily basis. This can make many business owners feel like they must upgrade.

When to upgrade BCP technology

When to upgrade BCP technology

Business continuity plans are an important part of any business, especially if owners and managers want to see a business through any disaster. In order to have an effective plan, it is important that businesses integrates technology that can support a plan.

10 Cloud terms defined

10 Cloud terms defined

When looking at cloud solutions, or deciding which cloud service to integrate into business operations, you will often come across a wide variety of terms that can be confusing. This is especially true when talking to some IT experts. To help make things easier, here are some simple definitions for 10 commonly used cloud terms.

Windows 10 announced as 9 is skipped!

Windows 10 announced as 9 is skipped!

In late September, Microsoft introduced the next version of Windows – Windows 10. At the announcement event, the company showed off a number of exciting new features that many users have been requesting. While it will be a while before it is released, here is a brief overview of some of the upcoming features you can look forward to.

Ways Office 365 migrations fail

Ways Office 365 migrations fail

Microsoft’s Office 365 is continually gaining popularity, with the number of businesses implementing this cloud-based version of Office growing. Businesses looking to migrate over should be aware of potential failures that this move could bring.

Email 101: IMAP or POP protocol

Email 101: IMAP or POP protocol

For a business to be productive there are a number of essential tools required, one of the most important being email. While there are numerous email providers and solutions, most rely on one of two protocols: POP or IMAP. These are a set of rules that dictate how data moves between systems, and the question many businesses should be asking is which protocol should they be using?

Difference between POP and IMAP

POP, or Post Office Protocol, was first developed in early 1984 and is currently in its third version (POP3). POP works by allowing users to retrieve email and download it onto their computer.

Business apps – 5 Common types

Business apps – 5 Common types

Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets have become essential tools to almost every business manager and owner. Regardless of the system you use, there are hundreds of different types of apps out there. From the simple to the complex, it can be a task to pick the types of apps to install on your phone.

ERP and HR modules

ERP and HR modules

As a business owner there are many different keys to success, one of the most important being your staff. If you take care of your employees, there is a good chance that your business will not only be successful but will hopefully also operate with healthy margins.