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Pandemic pushes millions to the cloud

March 27th, 2020

COVID-19 is now a global pandemic. Millions of people are affected as countries go on lockdown to halt the spread of the disease. Many employees are forced to work from home. That’s why there’s a sudden surge in demand for cloud-based services worldwide. Can the web infrastructure survive this pandemic, too? Even before the pandemic, […]

Business impacts of the coronavirus disease

March 25th, 2020

Consumers and businesses are already dealing with the huge impact of COVID-19. As governments and private businesses continue to find ways to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, they turn to all available technology resources. In the long term, expect the following changes in the use of technology. Increased reliance on communications technology The need for […]

Stay productive despite COVID-19 with Microsoft Teams

March 23rd, 2020

More and more people are forced to work from home to avoid the COVID-19 pandemic. But Microsoft Teams is rising to meet the needs of affected companies. This powerful tool recently underwent several changes to make it easier for its users to effectively collaborate and communicate with each other. What is Microsoft Teams? Microsoft Teams […]

Making it Work when Working from Home

March 23rd, 2020

Working remotely can be invigorating from time to time, but there’s a reason why we don’t do it permanently.

If we’re forced to work remotely for a long period, how do we overcome isolation effects?
Working together in an office has a number of social benefits. You participate in office banter which can be fun, and enjoy your office culture. Colleagues can share problems with you, and you can share with them. Whether you mentor someone, or are a mentee, the ability to develop and learn together is strained when those casual interactions disappear.

Microsoft Teams Tips to Keep Your Team Together

March 23rd, 2020

People are already feeling strain with the rapidly changing face of Covid-19. Stress and tensions are naturally high and for many organizations this could be first time they have asked people to work remotely for extended periods. Re-creating your culture with your people working remotely is tricky. Remember, a lot of people chose to keep working for you because they consider their colleagues to be friends.

The risks of autocomplete passwords

March 20th, 2020

Hackers may have found another way of tracking you via seemingly harmless autocomplete passwords. Here’s what you need to know. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous Certain web browsers have integrated features that enable usernames and passwords to be automatically entered into a web form. There are also password manager applications that have made it […]

Protect your IoT system with the following rules

March 16th, 2020

The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly becoming an important tool for many businesses, as it allows enterprises to leverage the capabilities of the cloud and automation to maximize business potential. Learn how you can secure your IoT network with these tips: Set passwords Many users fail to realize that they can set passwords for […]

Discover the best VoIP service for you

March 13th, 2020

Forget about the days when your company spent a lot of money on long-distance phone calls to clients and partners. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology now allows you to place and receive calls for free or for a minimal fee. Find out the various options for individual users and business owners alike by reading […]

Master OneNote in no time

March 11th, 2020

OneNote is a useful but underutilized program that comes with Microsoft Office. With OneNote, you can create and share digital notebooks that contain handwritten or typed notes, drawings, screen clippings, audio commentaries, and more. This takes your note-taking to another level, allowing you to integrate multimedia as well as share notes and collaborate with other […]

Should you use UPS for your network gear?

March 10th, 2020

Smart business owners use an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for emergency situations like a storm, fire, or other disasters. Often, a UPS is deployed for desktop computers to give employees ample time to save their work and prevent losing unsaved work. An even better power-saving strategy in emergency situations, however, is to use UPS for […]