Quick Tip No. 1

If you need to lock or sign out of your computer to prevent someone else using it press Windows Key + L
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When was the last time you backed up your computer documents?

While we are all been asked to work at home to prevent the spread of COVID19, backing up your computer is now more important than ever. Should anything happen would you or your business be able to keep working? When…
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Help Wanted: Should You Be Hiring a Virtual CIO?

How many seats are there at your C-suite table? A small business might have only a CEO. A mid-sized one may add another one or two C’s — COO? CFO? CMO? But you don’t have to be enterprise-sized to enjoy…
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Healthcare’s IT Prescription? Managed Services

No one is safe from cybersecurity threats or able to ignore digital transformation. But the healthcare industry faces extra pressures to keep its information technology healthy. Here’s why that’s the case and why a Managed Service Provider (MSP) partnership is…
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COVID19 / Coronavirus

During the COVID19 outbreak, we are taking extra measures to make sure the health and I and you are not affected  All devices and fully cleaned on arrival and before we hand it back to you. The credit card terminal…
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“Have you tried turning it off and on?”

There’s one solution to tech problems that everyone knows: turning the device off and then back on again. This go-to move is a bit of a joke in the IT industry. Who needs help-desk support if you can find a…
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Five Business Benefits of Virtualisation

It’s a safe bet your business is always looking for ways to reduce waste. One place you might not yet have looked? Virtualisation of your information technology. Choosing to virtualise servers offers several business benefits and in this article, we…
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Is Your Businesses IT Ready for the Coronavirus?

The Coronavirus is spreading as fast as feared. Business must be ready for the worst. One priority? Protecting the health of employees. Preparing the way for remote working is one top recommendation. News of the virus, which the WHO is…
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Need a Second Opinion? IT Support for Your Home

The majority of homes today have at least one computer, and that’s unlikely to be the full extent of the technology. Everyone has a smartphone, and there may be streaming devices, modems, routers, or printers, and – we’re guessing here…
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4 Common Compliance Issues You Might Be Missing

Information security is on every business’s radar these days. Data drives so much of what we do. Looking to contain the risks, many sectors have established IT compliance regulations. Whether meeting a standard or not, don’t overlook these common areas…
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The Advantages of Ad Blocking

Unless you’re in the advertising business, you probably try to avoid ads. You pay extra to stream ad-free content online. You leave the room if you are actually watching live TV shows with ads. You filter spam out of your…
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A Custom-Built Computer Can Be a Good Deal

Big-box stores have big names and aisles of computers on offer. They post tempting deals on pre-built computers. But how does buying one of those computers compare to purchasing a custom-built one? When you shop in a big-box store, you…
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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…
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Cloud Storage or Local Server – The Best of Both

Cloud computing is the biggest buzzword in business today, and for good reason too. The cloud provides many a new-found freedom to do and achieve more than ever before. Greater collaboration, unlocking work possibilities in new locations and often reducing…
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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…
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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…
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Stop the Inbox Insanity: 5 Tips for Better Email Management

A staggering 269 billion emails are sent every day. Your business is receiving only a small fraction of those emails. Yet your staff likely feel as if at least 269 of those are coming into their mailbox daily. In fact,…
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Streamline Digital Media Storage with NAS

​Many businesses rely on digital media (photographers, designers, and real estate agents come to mind). Needing photos and videos leads to the headache of handling portable storage devices. A nice solution is to use network-attached storage (NAS). So, why is…
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