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What we can expect from the new iPad

By Chris Butler / March 24, 2016 / 0 Comments

Hold off on buying that iPad Pro for yourself or for your office because there will be a smaller and more powerful version of the iPad Pro that’s going to hit the shelves some time soon. The 9.7-inch iPad Pro model is expected to offer the same features as the massive 12.9-inch model but with…

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10 Office 365 features you need for work

By Chris Butler / March 23, 2016 / 0 Comments

Whether you need suggestions for your PowerPoint presentation, someone to edit your Word document or input a lot of data into Excel, Office 365 has the features to help you with a variety of tasks. So the next time you need some help getting work done, try using these tricks with Office 365. Simultaneously edit…

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Productivity secrets of Google Drive

By Chris Butler / March 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

If you’re a regular Google Drive user, you already know how it can make your business more efficient and productive. But are you getting the most out of the service? Not everyone who uses Google Drive is aware of all of its productivity secrets. So we’ve come up with these five tips to help you…

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Disaster Recovery myths that no longer apply

By Chris Butler / March 21, 2016 / 0 Comments

With technology changing so rapidly, it’s easy to get caught up in outdated beliefs. And when it comes to Disaster Recovery, far too often do we see business owners still clinging to ideas that no longer apply. So, what kind of DR myths are still widely accepted by the masses? Here are three that need…

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Why you should consider virtualization

By Chris Butler / March 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

Before you start purchasing any new hardware, consider virtualizing your IT infrastructure. Virtualization means to abstract the software from the hardware. Basically, as processors have increased in power and memory capacity, one physical server can now act as five virtual servers. Unlike before, where every time you have a new application you have to provide…

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Revive your old laptop this Spring

By Chris Butler / March 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

There comes a point in the life of every laptop where its hard drive slows and it begins to function at a snail’s pace. At this point, many people either toss it or retire it to the back of a closet. If you’re one of the latter, then this Spring you may be able infuse…

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Tips to monitor employee activities online

By Chris Butler / March 15, 2016 / 0 Comments

When it comes to monitoring your employees online, there are potential positives and negatives for your company. But as a business owner who’s never done it before, you may be clueless as to what these are. So to help, we’ve come up with a list of the pros and cons of employee monitoring. And if…

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Get Office 365 switch security right

By Chris Butler / March 11, 2016 / 0 Comments

The decision to migrate from an on-site SharePoint system to a cloud-based Office 365 solution isn’t one that most small or medium-sized businesses take lightly. In fact, though the popularity of Office 365 and other cloud-hosted platforms continues to soar, plenty of companies still have legacy SharePoint systems in place for at least part of…

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BI is not just for the big boys

By Chris Butler / March 10, 2016 / 0 Comments

Most of us don’t normally associate Business Intelligence (BI) with small- or medium-sized businesses; the large investment that has traditionally been required to hire specialist data-delving experts makes us think it’s the preserve of larger organizations. But no longer is that the case – not only does a growing selection of self-service tools put BI…

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Confusing tech terms simplified

By Chris Butler / March 4, 2016 / 0 Comments

Trying to fix your broken IT can be challenging. You may struggle to clearly define your problem, which can lead to frustration for both you and your IT repairman. So we’ve created a list of some common tech terms to help you communicate more easily with the technology geeks of the world. Here are a…

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