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Azure and XenDesktop cozy up to each other

March 28th, 2017

Microsoft has been working closely with software vendors to make it easier for businesses of all sizes to have access to virtualization services. The latest development in this effort has resulted in cheaper, simpler, and more modern solutions to the complexities of remote desktop administration.

Personalizing service with video chat

March 27th, 2017
Personalizing service with video chat

Whether you’re a customer or a customer service agent, don’t you sometimes wish you could see the person you were talking to during a product or service issue resolution? Audio-only conversations can get the job done, but seeing the person at the other end of the line brings a whole new level of interaction that phone calls may be too limited to offer.

The wait for Microsoft Teams is over!

March 24th, 2017
The wait for Microsoft Teams is over!

Slack is a well-known, cloud-based collaboration tool that helps your team communicate better and be more productive. Microsoft Teams is Window’s own version with a twist. It’s been reported that prior to its release, a gigantic update was rolled out that equipped Teams with a bevy of features that will definitely make a difference.

5 steps to eliminate ads in File Explorer

March 23rd, 2017
5 steps to eliminate ads in File Explorer

Microsoft has quietly begun doing the unthinkable: inserting advertisements into your File Explorer. The last place anyone ever expected to see a OneDrive promotion is right alongside their ‘My Documents’ folder, and we expect the first thing they’ll think is, “How do I turn that off?” Read on to find out how.

What Is the “Internet of Things”?

March 23rd, 2017
What Is the “Internet of Things”?

The “Internet Of Things” is the existence of uniquely identifiable devices interconnected via the Internet. The interconnection of these devices is expected to introduce automation in nearly all fields.

There is a lot of hype about IoT, and we are at the point of wondering what it will mean for us as individuals, employees, and businesses.

The Cost of Poor Server Security

March 21st, 2017
The Cost of Poor Server Security

Hacking one network to access another more lucrative network is a common hacker tactic. Increasingly, the first network to be hacked likely belongs to an SMB. When an SMB is networked with a larger customer, a vulnerability in the SMB’s network might translate to a vulnerability in the customer’s network. By hacking an SMB, a hacker learns how to get into the customer’s network, what that network can do, and about any access credentials and procedures. Hackers can lurk for as long as they like, looking all the time like an authorized supplier.

Defend yourself from this new Mac ransomware

March 21st, 2017
Defend yourself from this new Mac ransomware

Cybersecurity experts stumbled into a ransomware variant late last month, but this one doesn’t target Windows devices. The malware, known as OSX/Filecoder.E, encrypts Mac data like any cryptolocker strain many businesses have seen in the past. However, unlike normal ransomware that release files after the Bitcoin ransom is paid, this new strain makes no such promises.

Google offers Always Free cloud platform

March 20th, 2017
Google offers Always Free cloud platform

A cloud platform provides businesses with a means to develop, customize, and manage applications for their business’s needs. Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure offer this cloud service, but Google has just come up with a compelling alternative in the form of an ‘Always Free’ tier for its own Cloud Platform service.

Order management systems and eCommerce

March 17th, 2017
Order management systems and eCommerce

If business value is all about the long-term health and well-being of your company, there are few things more important than getting your product into customers’ hands swiftly and efficiently. Thankfully, modern technology has revolutionized these tasks and how you add value to your business.

Beware of the Cloudbleed bug

March 16th, 2017
Beware of the Cloudbleed bug

Cloudflare, an internet security services company, found a major bug in its software that leaked sensitive data like cookies and passwords from client websites. Although investigation into the security flaw, also known as Cloudbleed, is still underway, early reports found that malicious hackers have not exploited this vulnerability.