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Mobilize your VoIP

VoIP solutions are a great way to save costs and increase productivity, especially when it comes to remote and mobile workers. With business trends like Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies, companies using VoIP in their offices needed to expand their remote communication capabilities in order to hold their own against competitors. But they may […]

Site engagement: Why you should measure it

Is your site getting a large amount of traffic, but you’re not seeing a product or service sales boost? Many small business owners face this dilemma at one time or another. The fact is that a large number of visitors doesn’t necessarily translate into engaged customers. A crucial metric that you should look into is […]

Microsoft Office 2019 vs. Office 365: A comparison

Microsoft Office is one of the most popular productivity suites for businesses. Over the years, Microsoft has released several versions of the product, all of which were designed to target different users or update outdated features. Two of the suite’s latest iterations, Office 365 and Microsoft Office 2019, contain many of the same standard applications, […]

3 Cloud service models for your business

Cloud computing has become a staple in business strategy and IT architecture over the past couple of years. The functions and benefits of using the cloud let businesses seek to adopt new business models, obtain valuable insights from massive amounts of data, manage workloads, and gain competitive advantage. But cloud adoption can be tedious, and […]

5 IT investment mistakes to avoid

Business owners aren’t perfect. They’re human and sometimes make costly mistakes. If you want to succeed as a business owner, learn from others and try to avoid making bad moves. Be wary of the things you purchase and think twice before parting with your hard-earned money. Here are five mistakes to avoid when investing in […]

An introduction to Microsoft 365

Are you bothered that Office 365 and Windows 10 are sold separately? If so, you’re not the only one, and thankfully, Microsoft has devised a solution to streamline your purchases. Here’s everything you need to know about Microsoft 365. Microsoft 365 caters to the workplace by combining Office 365 and Windows 10 into one solution, […]

A complete guide to juice jacking

Smartphones have become such a vital component of the modern lifestyle to the point that we are always glued to them. And as our time with our gadgets increases, the need to recharge them while we’re on the go also increases. When you’re nowhere near your charger and your juice runs out, that public charging […]

Is the Dark Web all bad?

Dark Web: (noun)

Part of the world wide web that is only accessible by utilizing special software, allowing users and websites to remain anonymous or untraceable. It exists on an encrypted network that uses masked IP addresses to maintain anonymity for users and site owners.

Passwords – Outdated and Dangerous, But Necessary?

Here’s a quick test – what do these seemingly random alphanumerical groupings have in common?

1. 123456

2. password

3. 123456789

4. 12345678

5. 12345

6. 111111

7. 1234567

8. sunshine

9. qwerty

10. iloveyou

That is a list of the top ten passwords used in 2018. Recognize any of these? If you don’t, you’re not necessarily in the clear, but your chance of becoming compromised or hacked is far less than someone who uses one of these passwords.

What is the Dark Web and Why Should We Care?

You’re happily humming along on the internet, thinking you’ve got a pretty good understanding. You can navigate your way around Google, Facebook, Amazon, and news sites. You’re actually only visiting four percent of the internet. There’s a whole world hiding beyond these safe surface-level sites, known as the Dark Web and it’s a much less hospitable place.