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How to properly manage your fleet of VMs

How to properly manage your fleet of VMs

A virtual machine (VM) is essentially one piece of software that contains operating systems, software, and files that take a portion of computing resources from your on-premises server. VMs behave like normal files, so you could deploy a fleet of them on any workstation with ease. But there are some drawbacks. Too many VMs can […]

Maximize your use of G Suite with these tips

Maximize your use of G Suite with these tips

Google has combined many of its tools into one powerful productivity and collaboration platform for businesses. G Suite is now used by more than three million businesses for their day-to-day activities. These people can benefit from knowing the following tips on how to best use the G Suite. Monitor past activities in Google Docs Google […]

Here’s how you can manage Google reviews

Here’s how you can manage Google reviews

More consumers are now turning to online reviews to help in their buying decision process. With Google reviews, you can enhance your online presence by making sure your business ranks well in search engine results pages (SERPs). Here’s what you need to know to make that happen.   How Google changed search results Google now […]

Will you put UPS in your network equipment?

Will you put UPS in your network equipment?

When a power outage occurs, smart business owners use an emergency power system to keep workstations from suddenly shutting down. This prevents data loss and keeps computers operational. Connecting your networking equipment to an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system will also keep your employees productive during a power outage. UPS for network equipment UPS systems […]

Boost mobile security with virtualization

Boost mobile security with virtualization

Mobile device security is paramount in today’s IT landscape. There are plenty of ways to be sure your employees are accessing data safely away from the office, but there is one solution we recommend considering: combining mobile security efforts with virtualization technology. Mobile device management and virtualization Mobile device management (MDM) is about controlling how […]

Benefits of using a VPN

Benefits of using a VPN

While using a virtual private network or VPN isn’t a silver bullet to online privacy threats, it still offers crucial security benefits, especially if any part of your day involves using unsecured channels such as public Wi-Fi. Given its importance, how do you pick the right one and what factors do you need to consider? […]

New year, new partner: Guidelines in vetting managed services providers

New year, new partner: Guidelines in vetting managed services providers

When you sign up with a managed IT services provider (MSP), you assume they’ll take good care of your IT needs so your enterprise runs smoothly while you focus on other important matters. However, if you feel that your current provider can no longer keep up with your company’s needs, or is not delivering the expected savings, it may be time to look for a new partner.

Work smarter with Microsoft’s Workplace Analytics

Work smarter with Microsoft’s Workplace Analytics

Did you know that Microsoft has Workplace Analytics, a program that allows managers to assess the productivity of their staff using data gathered from email, documents, calendar, and other Office 365 applications? It’s an improvement over MyAnalytics, which only allowed employees to view their own data. Now managers can also access their employees’ data for […]

Add hours to your day with these hacks

Add hours to your day with these hacks

There are only so many hours in a workday, so making the most of your time is vital. If distracting websites, unorganized files, and cluttered inboxes prevent you from getting work done, consider these tips to better manage your time and stay productive at work. Monitor productivity levels Start by tracking how much work you […]