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How VoIP can help organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic

With COVID-19 now a full-blown pandemic, it’s increasingly important to stay up to date with the latest news and developments. The same applies to organizations worldwide — management and staff need to be able to communicate effectively to avoid misunderstandings that could prove fatal to operations in this time of crisis. Voice over Internet Protocol […]

How businesses are impacted by COVID-19

Businesses and consumers are facing a lot of uncertainty because of the coronavirus pandemic. As COVID-19 continues to spread, the only thing that seems certain is that it will impact businesses, particularly the way they operate and use technology. Increased reliance on communications technology The need for remote interactions and stronger communications technology will inevitably […]

Microsoft Teams boosts productivity in spite of COVID-19

Microsoft recently released several updates to its Teams platform, enabling users to take advantage of its advanced features to effectively communicate with each other. The changes were made in response to the soaring need for business owners and their staff to collaborate remotely amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. What is Microsoft Teams? Microsoft Teams combines workplace […]

Autocomplete password risks

Web browsers come with features to improve user experience. One of the most popular ones is auto-fill passwords. These are designed for users to store and automatically use their account credentials to access websites and other applications. While auto-fill passwords are convenient, they come with security risks. Read more. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous […]

#QuarantineReady – Work from Home Tool Kit

Unexpected changes can be challenging to manage. If you are finding the transition into social distancing and remote work hard to navigate, we've collected some resources and tools that you may find useful during these times. As always, you can call upon our team to start #makingtecheasy for YOU.

Remote Toolkit

Resources:
• LinkedIn Learning – LinkedIn Learning has a whole series dedicated to Work from Home.

Different VoIP services you can benefit from

While Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology itself is easy to use, there remain several questions about its nature and deployment that every business owner should ask. Should VoIP be on-premises or cloud-based? What’s the difference between a mobile VoIP client and a software-based application? What VoIP service is best for your business? The following […]

OneNote: Microsoft’s most underrated app

The hidden gem of Microsoft Office, OneNote has your digital note-taking needs covered. This piece of software is essentially a digital notebook in which you can organize or visualize your ideas using text, video, audio, and other multimedia sources. See what you’re missing out on by exploring this powerful app. Organize your digital notebook While […]

Why UPS is necessary for network equipment

Fire, flood, storm, and other disasters can lead to power failure and productivity loss. Using an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for computers ensures you never lose unsaved work, but without the internet, you’re practically crippled. To avoid that dilemma, we highly recommend using UPS for your networking equipment, including cable modems, wireless access points, and […]

Is your organization #QuarantineReady ?

Is your organization #QuarantineReady ?

Here are six questions to ask yourself (or those in your organization) to help guide you towards the best ways to become #QuarantineReady for your organization.

What systems are so vital to the business that access needs to be available at all times and from any location?
Where are your files and/or database(s)? Can they be securely accessed from a remote location?
Communication systems - can your phones, email, etc be securely accessed without someone on-site administering their operations?
Accounting - can you run your business securely and successfully without local access to accounting/ERP systems?
What Internet service is available at the remote location - is it fast enough for the user to do their job without frustration? 
For all of the above, what steps are you taking to ensure that they are operationally secure? Cyber-Security is ultimately a human behavior problem much more than it is purely a technology problem.