Is Cybercrime increasing or decreasing: 5 disturbing statistics from remote workers

Have you ever considered how the rush to set up remote workers has impacted network security?  Are we now more secure or less secure?  What did we gain, or possibly miss in terms of vulnerability?  Consider the following….Microsoft reported 32 million subscribers using Teams on March 11th, a 40% increase. Most business only dream of…

IT Budgets: 2020-2021 Planning for business continuity during Covid-19.

Since the world went crazy in 2020 and the fact that we faced a world-wide pandemic,global tech spending dropped by 7.3% in 2020 and forecasts suggest 4.3.% growth in 2021 which is still down from 2019 levels (according to Gartner). The World Economic Situation and Prospects as of mid-2020 report, published on 13 May stated…

Working from home: 7 Rules for getting it right.

Maintain eye contact, offer a firm handshake, dress appropriately: the basic rules that define a professional attitude at work are well-established, and office etiquette evolves only slowly. But with the office effectively moving online, many codes that make up business etiquette have now been shattered. Many of us barely bat an eyelid at impromptu Zoom…

7 Video Conferencing Tools for Remote Employees

It’s safe to say 2020 has been the year of virtual meetings. Everything from large-scale conferences to staff meetings, to meetings with prospects, are hosted remotely. Chances are much of your business process has moved fully online as well. Free Download: Video demo Video conferencing tools are a good investment for businesses of all sizes,…

VoIP features your business can’t live without

Many businesses are making the change to VoIP finding the cost savings and reduction in capital expenditure to upgrade being too compelling to pass up. VoIP offers cost savings with free long distance and multisite calling that isn’t possible with a traditional phone service. There are however several key features available with VoIP that are…

Are your employees prepared to work from anywhere?

Do you have a great product or service that customers are clamoring for?  What happens if business operations halt for an extended period of time? Business continuity planning is critically important yet how many companies actually do it? Instead of being blind sided by disaster equip your work force with cloud based collaboration tools that…

What is SD-WAN?

More and more organizations are turning away from branch routers in favor of Secure SD-WAN to become cloud-ready. What is SD-WAN? If your organization is like most others then you probably have moved many of your core systems to the cloud. Practice management solutions, CRM solutions, ERP solutions, most software vendors are moving their clients…

How COVID 19 Changed the way we Communicate

Its amazing how so much has changed in such a short time. Within a matter of days, we went from working in our offices to working from home. We went from face‑to‑face meetings to web conferencing from our kitchen tables. From picking up the office line to picking up our smartphones to get calls on…

Most Secure Video Conferencing Tools

As companies and individuals continue the transition to online lessons and meetings, the FBI recommends exercising due diligence and caution in your cybersecurity efforts. But do you know if a video platform is secure? The defacto standard term for video during this epidemic has been Zoom. However Zoom has been in the news for its…