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How to connect an external monitor to your Mac

Remote work arrangements have become the new norm for many employees. If you’ve been working from home using your Apple desktop or laptop without a second monitor, here’s some good news: you have several options for external monitors — including your TV. First, check what displays your Mac device supports by doing the following: Click […]

How to deal with common VoIP problems

When it comes to saving money for small businesses, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is a good solution. But not all VoIP systems are built the same. So when you’re ready to use this technology for your business, beware of these common VoIP pitfalls. Any of these VoIP issues can tarnish your company’s reputation and […]

Ignore these outdated disaster recovery myths

Disaster recovery (DR) used to be an expensive solution that relied predominantly on tape backups. Today, cloud computing has dramatically changed the DR landscape, affording even small- and medium-sized businesses cheaper and more reliable DR solutions. Unfortunately, there are still a number of misconceptions about DR. Here are three myths that no longer apply. Myth […]

New Microsoft Edge features that will make you want to switch browsers

The latest iteration of Windows’s default web browser was built from the ground up using the same code as Google Chrome. It’s a similar yet entirely different browser that offers faster loading times, improved security and support, and better compatibility with websites and extensions, among other outstanding features. Here’s what else you can look forward […]

FOCUS on TECH – 1-2-3 Work From Anywhere!

FOCUS on TECH - 1-2-3 Work From Anywhere!

FOCUS on TECH - 1-2-3 Work From Anywhere!

Working from home is here to stay

So what are you going to do about it? How are you going to set your team up for long-term success?

You can follow these three actionable steps now to enable your team to work from anywhere - indefinitely.

It’s time to rethink your password strategy

In 2003, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) stated that strong passwords should consist of upper- and lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols. Recently, however, the institute reversed its stance. Find out why and learn what their new recommendations are for creating strong passwords. The problem The issue isn’t that the NIST advised people […]

FOCUS on TECH – Stay Home, Stay Engaged

FOCUS on TECH - Stay Home, Stay Engaged

FOCUS on TECH - Stay Home, Stay Engaged

According to a recent Stanford study - 42% of Americans are now working from home. That's more than double what it was at the beginning of 2020!

The reality of working from home presents challenges for Small Business Managers.

Here’s how 5G will transform VoIP for the better

VoIP improved dramatically when telecoms shifted from 3G to 4G — and businesses are in for a treat once 5G is rolled out. Mobile VoIP VoIP calls rely heavily on sufficient download and upload speeds. For example, when mobile VoIP users on 4G networks are limited to 12 Mbps upload and 2 Mbps download speeds, […]

5 Tips to work smarter in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook comes with a raft of features that make managing your busy schedule and boosting your productivity easier. If you find Outlook’s myriad capabilities a little overwhelming, don’t worry — these tips and tricks will have you using Outlook like a pro in no time. Organize your inbox Is your Outlook inbox getting a […]

FOCUS on TECH – Focus on Teams

FOCUS on TECH - Focus on Teams

FOCUS on TECH - Focus on Teams

Recent studies have shown that many organization's short-term strategies of having people work from home have been effective at both:
Keeping People Safe
Maintaining the ability for people to get their work done.