Business Internet and Phone

Small businesses thrive on being nimble and open to change. This includes the ability to stay connected, work from any location and keep employees productive when on the road with business internet and phone. Mobile technology like smartphones, laptops, mobile applications, VoIP and GPS help businesses stay in touch with customers. Agile and mobile technologies…

Remote work; Are businesses prepared for a permanent switch?

Research suggests as many as 98% of people would like the option to work remotely for the rest of their careers, and many bosses already expect remote working to extend will into 2021 and probably beyond. People have realized the benefits of working remotely and the work/life balance that comes with it.  Yet the new-found…

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…

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…

Small Business WAN Best Practices

Today networks are critical to the operation and innovation of business organizations, workforce productivity is built on the expectation of nonstop access to communications and resources. The primary role of the WAN is to interconnect primary site and remote-site LANs. As networks become more complex in order to meet the needs of any device, any…

Why you need to move to Integrated Cloud Solutions

If you haven’t already your probably considering moving to Microsoft Office 365 to elevate your business so that your employees can be productive anywhere, work better together, and protect what matters. The reality is the cloud with all its flexibility has also opened up a great deal of complexity because business productivity tools are not…

How to migrate your business to Office 365

Many companies have used Microsoft Office, Outlook and other products for years without encountering the cloud. Your company may be sitting fine in your on-site server farm but there are some great advantages to migrating to Office 365. I know you hate Email issues and have learned probably the hard way not to touch email…