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July 13, 2016
Today’s small- and medium-sized business (SMB) owners can leverage the Internet to communicate efficiently, increase productivity, and expand their bottom line. But the Internet is vast, and integrating its various services can be tricky for the business leader who doesn’t also happen to be in the...
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July 06, 2016
When your business was in its infancy, you might have been able to sustain it with only the storage capacity available on your battered laptop. But, as your business has changed and expanded, so have the tools you use. An exponentially increasing customer base, inventory and order history can...
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June 28, 2016
It’s common knowledge that technology moves fast. But how fast?  The answer is actually daunting. Currently, technology is advancing at an 18-month doubling rate, according to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). That means that in a mere year and a half, technology will be twice as...
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June 17, 2016
These days, companies turn to SaaS solutions for a range of business needs, from collaboration tools to accounting and payroll to customer relationship management.  There are definitely advantages to these SaaS solutions. For instance: Less on-site infrastructure Reduced cost Economies of scale...
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June 08, 2016
So you’ve ventured into the world of Microsoft Office 365, and you want to make the most of your investment. You’re not alone. Over 22 million people now subscribe to the online productivity suite. With a number of different packages and an ever-expanding menu of applications, it’s easy to feel...
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June 01, 2016
“Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is.” —Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy   You know what else is really big and mind-boggling? Managed services for businesses. With the plethora of service options available, how do you...
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May 25, 2016
Business phone systems have come a long way over the years. Rather than using traditional landlines, the vast majority of business phone systems now run on Voiceover Internet Protocol (VoIP) networks. Since there are different types of VoIP systems, it can be difficult to decide which, if any, is...
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May 18, 2016
Most business operations revolve around data, whether it’s developing new marketing campaigns, launching products, budgeting or anything in between. It’s no surprise that companies spend a lot of money to secure their data from risks and the associated costs. On average, small- to mid-sized...
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May 11, 2016
As wonderful as technology is, it’s not perfect. Systems crash, Malware infects software, the Internet goes down and hardware fails. The effects of IT failure are far-reaching. Just one outage can end up costing a business much more than most people realize. According to one survey, IT downtime...
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May 04, 2016
Technology in business can be a blessing. Other times, it can feel like a curse. When systems are running smoothly, it leads to growth and better efficiency. However when problems arise, it can bring business to a screeching halt. Having spent years in IT, I can say that I’ve just about seen it all...
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