You may not have heard the news but there is a new and more sinister threat doing the rounds of the Internet right now. CryptoWall 3.0 is the latest version of the CryptoWall ransomware causing untold damage to both business and personal computer systems.
Are your corporate meetings the hotbed of productivity and decision making that they should be? Probably not. Of the billions of meetings held in organizations around the world each year, too many are slow, lacking pace and without focus – and, in truth, plenty of those meetings probably don’t even need to be held in the first place.
Have you started to wonder if your break/fix contractor is fixing your IT problems to the best of his abilities? Does he seem to be showing up to your office more and more, repairing the same problem time and again? If so, it may be time to consider another option: Managed Services.
Businesses can face disasters at the most unexpected times, whether that’s a flash flood that takes down your servers or a sudden power outage during a thunderstorm. And when these events do happen, you as a business owner must have a business continuity plan (BCP) in place, to ensure that your company doesn’t go out of business for good.
For a long time in the mobile world, it seemed like the only way was smaller. Phones became more miniscule with each and every version released – yet the truth is that reduced size comes at the cost of functionality. Then along came the smartphone, which increased size back to sensible levels but brought with it swathes of apps and other new uses – suddenly a phone was more than just a phone.
You’ve heard of Cloud Computing and Virtualization, but you’re not sure which is best for your business. In fact you’re not even sure what the difference is between the two. If either of these thoughts have crossed your mind, then it’s time to get educated and learn how these modern technologies can boost your business.
With the threat of sophisticated intrusion on the rise, there has never been a more important time to be vigilant about IT security. Whether it’s selecting a difficult-to-guess password and then changing it frequently, or remembering to properly log out of social networking sites when using a shared computer, there are plenty of simple steps we can all take to better protect ourselves online.
Remember years ago when you first saw a number sign followed by an unspaced phrase popping up online? Who would have thought that hashtags would turn out to be one of the most useful tools on social media platforms today. In fact, different social media sites utilize hashtags in different ways.
Mac users have a reason to celebrate – after a long wait since its last update in 2011, the Microsoft Office for Mac suite of productivity applications has been given a makeover. The latest look brings on board the power of the cloud to take Office to new levels for Apple fans, including a move to deliver an experience that’s closer to that of the Windows version of the package.
There’s big business in mobile payment platforms, and they are here to stay. Consumers are increasingly attracted to the ease and convenience of Apple Pay and Google Wallet, and adopting these platforms means turning more prospects into clients – and then keeping them hooked for the long haul.