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Are your employees working securely, or just working remotely?

Help your employees increase their security at home The work-from-home reality that we’re all experiencing due to COVID-19 can be just as disruptive for IT professionals as it is for end users. Here’s some useful tips you can use to ensure your employees are doing the right things to protect themselves, the organization and your customers. Know what your employees [...] Read more

How to Keep Personnel Working from Home Safe and Productive with SD-WAN

The home broadband network is mission-critical Now that COVID-19 has been with us for several weeks, office workers and other professionals have largely settled into their work from home (WFH) routines.Many people don’t have the luxury of a job they can perform from home, and 10 percent of the homes in the US still don’t have broadband – but for [...] Read more

Questions to Ask Your Managed Service Provider

Most IT architectures are complicated In the digital age, many businesses are finding that maintaining their IT infrastructure is an overwhelming challenge. There are no aspects of the business that do not depend on a properly functioning IT infrastructure. The increasing complexity of that infrastructure has naturally led to outsourcing IT management and monitoring to companies that specialize in keeping [...] Read more

Avoid Common Cloud Migration Challenges

Most IT architectures are complicated If you’re considering migrating to the cloud, you’re right to be concerned about the many changes that will be required of your architecture and your organization as you make your transition. Cloud migration challenges continue to give us all anxiety, despite the fact that the cloud itself has been around for nearly 20 years. Of [...] Read more

How to Overcome the Top Five Data Protection Challenges in a Cloud-First World

What are the challenges? The rapid shift to digital business models that use cloud services, such as SaaS and cloud service providers, is the latest development in the information revolution. Like other revolutions of the past, the change the cloud brings offers tremendous benefits as well as significant new challenges. The core of the current revolution is the collection and [...] Read more

Could Your Business Benefit From A Cloud Backup Solution?

Every minute counts if your systems are down or your data has been compromised Ensuring effective off-site backup solutions is essential to any business, whether large or small. If an organization’s backups are not well-managed, comprehensive disaster recovery becomes difficult, if not impossible. Business interruptions happen. It’s how you respond that is important to your bottom line. All organizations are [...] Read more

Three questions for the new normal of business continuity

What do our future workplaces look like? Workplace trends come and go, but the pace of change has accelerated faster than ever. With the coronavirus pandemic forcing rapid shifts in how and where we work, many of the debates about workplace design now seem moot. The open-floor-plan versus office debate is much less relevant with the new normal of nearly [...] Read more

Outlook for Windows will soon allow you to save your email signatures in the cloud

The highly requested feature is arriving in July Email signatures are everywhere. For those unfamiliar, email signatures contain text and/or graphical information such as the sender’s name, title, address, phone number about the sender, inserted into the outbound messages via Outlook. Having an email signature is like handing a person a business card every time you send an email. You [...] Read more

We’re on our way to Windows Virtual Desktop

The pandemic has given the latest version of Microsoft’s desktop-as-a-service offering unstoppable momentum As we all have seen, coronavirus has forced a telecommuting change. We went from corporate workers begging to be allowed to work from home to businesses insisting that they do so. The pandemic has just about everyone who can work from home doing that in no time [...] Read more

Home Networking Basics

A Glossary For The Networking Novice For businesses and employees, it's crucial to understand how home networks becomes office networks amid social distancing orders and an inevitable increase in remote work. Home networks weren't developed to support the same capacity as office networks, which can make the transition from on-premise work to remote work a challenge for work from home [...] Read more
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