How to Create Keyboard Shortcuts

March 20th, 2014

No one can refute the benefits to be had in using keyboard shortcuts, especially those for Windows. Not only do they help you save time, but they make it easier to navigate your system. Did you know that Windows allows you to create shortcuts to open apps that are on your desktop? This quick tip could save you time, especially if you have a high number of shortcuts and apps on your desktop.

Do You Audit Your Security?

March 14th, 2014

Any business that employs technology in any aspect will eventually begin to worry about how secure their systems are. In order to ensure security, many companies implement a security strategy. While these strategies are a great way to ensure the security of your business systems and data, there is one element that many business owners forget: The audit.

Create an Effective DRP with These Tips

February 14th, 2014

Isn’t it disturbing how a disaster (whether man made or natural) can devastate your business? While disasters are inevitable, you can mitigate risks and lessen the damage to your business in the event of one through a DRP (Disaster Recovery Plan). While it may not seem important to some businesses, especially if yours has never been faced with a disaster, a DRP would be a good idea.

What is Managed Antivirus?

January 31st, 2014

Let's face it, technology, while essential, is getting increasingly challenging to manage. Many business owners are struggling to ensure that all of their systems are not only working properly but are also secure. One solution many turn to is the skills and support of an IT partner.

ALERT: About the CryptorBit Infection

January 23rd, 2014

A few months ago, we sent out an email warning about the notorious CryptoLocker infection, which can encrypt the data on your computer so that it becomes unusable and then hold it for ransom.  Unfortunately, a new infection called CryptorBit has surfaced that does exactly the same thing.

What is Business Analytics?

January 22nd, 2014

There are many important components of a business, and data is definitely among the most popular. Pause and think for a moment how much of your business relies on it. It would be a challenge for a business to function without it. For business owners that look into data, many will have heard the term 'business analytics' before.

Take Screenshots on Win 7 and 8

January 11th, 2014

To the vast majority of business and individual users Microsoft's Windows is the backbone of their computing experience. With a wide variety of functions and features, users can do almost anything on their computer. However, many of us still use only a few features on a daily basis, with features like taking screenshots being rarely used.

5 Tips to Minimize Malware

November 23rd, 2013

CryptoLocker is the latest in a long line of destructive malware programs that have businesses worried. While this is one of the more destructive to come around, you can actually prevent this virus from infecting your systems. One of the best ways to do this is to educate yourself and your employees on steps you can take to reduce the chances of becoming infected.

5 Questions to Ask About Windows 8.1

November 21st, 2013

Microsoft has recently released the newest version of Windows 8. Windows 8.1 brings with it some useful new features that users will enjoy and benefit from and can be downloaded for free from the Windows Store. While many users should be able to upgrade without a problem, businesses may run into issues, and should consider a few things before upgrading.

4 Common Data Backup Mistakes

November 11th, 2013

Data is one of the most important aspects of your company. From data on customers to important emails, or even databases with billing, the data in your company is vital. Therefore, it is recommended that you take steps to back it up. In truth, many companies are starting to do this, but they may be missing out on some crucial ways they can protect their data.