What’s Causing Your Bandwidth Woes?

Every time employees send or receive data online they need bandwidth. Like time and money, bandwidth is a scarce resource in many offices. After all, computers and digital devices rely on bandwidth to complete tasks online. Bandwidth is the amount…

What is G Suite and How does It Help Business?

Business collaboration is the norm, whether everyone is working in the same office space or not. Providing the latest technology for knowledge sharing and communication is critical. G Suite is a cloud-based solution enabling effective collaboration through flexibility, productivity, and…

PSSST… Are You Protected Against Leakware?

​You’ve heard about ransomware by now. Cybercriminals access and encrypt your data. You have to pay a “ransom” for the key to unlock it. Leakware is similar, but now the bad actors are threatening to post confidential information online if…

Don’t Get Hooked By a Whaling Attack

The executives of your company are the big fish in your sea. Yet cybercriminals think of them as whales. In fact, whaling is a new cybersecurity threat targeting the C-suite level. You’ve likely heard of phishing attacks. Phishers use scam…

You’re Never Too Small to Outsource

Small business owners are proud of getting everything done with few people. Every team member wears many hats. They are part of a family, devoted to the firm’s success. But that doesn’t make them qualified to handle IT. Really, you’re…

Trades Should Add Technology to Their Tool Belts

​There are many hands-on trades that haven’t traditionally needed technology. Yet modern tech tools help the plumber, carpenter, welder, or other trade improve productivity and competitiveness. There are certain common tasks tradespeople face daily: scheduling appointments with clients, suppliers, or…

Is Your Printer an Ink-Sucking Monster?

​How long have you had your home printer? Maybe you have a printer that came as a package deal with your desktop or free with your laptop purchase. Look in many home offices and you’ll probably see a less-expensive inkjet…

5 Best Practices for Buying Technology for Employees

Buying technology for personal use can be exciting once you get past the price tag. Yet there are many factors to consider when investing in technology for employee use. There are many digital tools available to improve the day-to-day way…

7 Things You Need to Know About Ransomware

Ransomware is a well-named type of cyberattack. Cybercriminals taking this approach kidnap your data. After accessing your network, they encrypt files and demand payment for the passcode. Here are the top seven things you need to know about this business…

Your Equipment Fails – What’s Next?

You invest heavily in information technology. You depend on your equipment to support your business. Then, the equipment fails. It’s inevitable. Only cockroaches survive forever. You’re left scrambling to find a replacement solution for essential tech. It’s a tough place…

Are You Doing Your IT Due Diligence?

The words “due diligence” may make you think of a courtroom drama on television. Surely, that’s something only lawyers have to worry about? Not so fast. Due diligence is something your business can be doing, too. Are you covering the…

Is Your Tech Partner a Team Player?

Business is about relationships. One important relationship today is with a technology partner. This partner will consult on hardware, software, security, and other IT concerns. You can focus on other business priorities, but is your tech partner actually a good…

How to Get Your Devices to Play Nicely Together: Home Networking Help

Why can’t we all just get along? You’ve probably thought that before. But the sentiment is also one that goes through our heads when we’re trying to set up home networking. When cables and passwords abound, we can’t help but…

“So Slow!” Is it your Computer or your Internet Connection?

“Why is this computer running so slow?” It’s a common complaint. The question is whether it’s your computer or your internet connection. You may feel your computer is moving at a snail’s pace, but it used to be cheetah-fast! You’re…

Security or Flexibility: Which Matters More?

Business is all about making tough choices. One such choice is whether to value IT security or business flexibility more. Unfortunately, you can’t have the best of both at once. While having absolute security or flexibility may sound good, neither…

Why Your Business Needs Managed Services Security

Locking your front door after a burglar has already ransacked your house doesn’t do much, and the same is true of cybersecurity. With the help of a managed service provider, you can stay ahead of security threats with well-tested, leading-edge…

Are You Sick of Ongoing IT Issues?

Like a persistent cough or muscle strain that won’t go away, many IT issues prove ongoing. Every time they come back you think about getting an expert’s opinion. Then, the cough fades, you can walk freely again, or your computers…

Why Computer Repair Is Best Left to Experts

Many of us have one solution to try when something goes wrong with our computers: turn it off and back on again. When that doesn’t work, we panic: “How am I supposed to do anything?” People often turn to a…