Virtualization: fact or fiction?

Virtualization: fact or fiction?

When it comes to IT, it is always important to separate fact from fiction. Too often you will have IT people looking to get themselves a bigger piece of your budget by proposing technology solutions you don’t really need. Virtualization is one of those items you have probably heard about, but is it right for your company? Here are some of the facts and fiction about virtualization to consider.

Social media ROI for the small business

Social media ROI for the small business

For many small business owners, maintaining an active presence on social media can be a challenge. It takes time and money, and when you see little return on your investment it can be both perplexing and disheartening. If you’ve personally struggled with social media marketing, it may offer you some comfort to know you’re not alone.

A closer look at Lumia 950

A closer look at Lumia 950

Microsoft will be revealing the Lumia 950, an all-new and high-end Windows Phone, at its annual event this coming October 6th. In an attempt to target the upper segment of the smartphone market, Microsoft has gone out of its way to install powerful hardware on the Lumia 950, enhancing its features to meet constantly evolving user needs.

Working from home, a key to BCPs

Working from home, a key to BCPs

Somewhere in your Business Continuity Plan (BCP) is a section detailing what is expected from employees during a disaster. Unfortunately, many companies end up overlooking this aspect of their BCP and assume their staff knows what to do. This can lead to problems, as employees won’t necessarily perform the functions required to keep your company operating.

Behavioral biometrics 101

Behavioral biometrics 101

It’s not long since static biometrics, like fingerprint sensors, first became available on mobile phones, allowing us, in theory, to do away with PIN numbers and security passwords. Still, static biometrics are only available on high-end smartphones and use proprietary technology that limits their use.

The productivity-boosting tools you need

The productivity-boosting tools you need

Another week buzzes by and half the items on your to-do list are still sitting there untouched. It’s a familiar feeling for many of us, and life – both in and out of the office – only seems to get busier and faster-paced. If you’re struggling to keep on top of your routine tasks, let alone find time for the strategic thinking that will help guide the direction of your business, then more intelligent use of IT might be the answer.

New features added to Outlook

New features added to Outlook

While there are plenty of email services available today, businesses have been turning to Outlook in Office 365 for good reason: it allows users to stay connected with ease and, more importantly, safely and securely. But things just got even better, for Microsoft has rolled out new features for Outlook on the web, aiming to enhance efficiency and usability.