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How to create and achieve your 2020 business goals

With 2019 changing to 2020, now is the perfect time to set business goals for the new year. These goals will give you a clear direction as to where your small business needs to go and align everyone in the company toward that direction.

While coming up with business goals is easy, learning how to set the right goals and determining how to best achieve them requires some guidance.

Is Hardware-as-a-Service right for your company?

If you own a small- to medium-sized business (SMB), then you know that the simpler you can keep things, the better. Many SMBs have trouble with the initial investment, maintenance, and replacement of computer hardware in their organization. To keep your IT infrastructure operating optimally, you need a great deal of money and technical knowledge.

Business trend alert: Hardware-as-a-Service

Adoption of the “as-a-Service” model is explosively gaining popularity in the business environment. What started out as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) has evolved into other various pay-as-you-go offerings such as Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS).

Defining HaaS
With HaaS, businesses are spared from paying the large upfront costs of owning hardware.

BI is not just for the big boys

Most of us don’t normally associate Business Intelligence (BI) with small- or medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The huge investment required to hire data-delving specialists makes us think BI is only for larger organizations. But this is no longer the case. Not only does a growing selection of self-service tools make BI more affordable for SMBs, but […]

What to expect from Windows 10’s November 2019 Update

Microsoft recently released the latest version of Windows 10, so it’s time to update your PC’s operating system. While it’s practically just a service pack, the update has some useful improvements to your computer’s performance. Here’s a list of the features the November 2019 Update brings. Also known as Windows 10 version 1909 or 19H2, […]

How to strengthen your BYOD security

Mobile technology has drastically changed the way we live. And just as many people have “cut the cord” in their homes and now rely on their smart devices, businesses are now adopting the bring your own device (BYOD) trend culture. But BYOD also opens your organization up to cybersecurity risks. Here’s how you can improve […]

Why hyperconvergence could be the solution your business needs

For many small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), resources can be scarce and, very often, IT takes a back seat. Hyperconverged IT infrastructures are a great way to keep your IT updated without the heavy expenses normally associated with it. What are hyperconverged infrastructures? In a traditional IT environment, networking, server, and storage hardware need to […]

What is cyber liability insurance and why do you need it?

Information technology provides us with many conveniences. We can bank and shop online, keep track of inventories in real time, plan routes using online maps, and store our medical profiles in the cloud for convenient yet secure access. In short, our ability to process, store, transmit, and receive data facilitates life and commerce as we know them today.

Simple tips to prevent Mac ransomware

November 20th, 2019 Apple

High-profile ransomware cases include the WannaCry and Petya outbreaks in 2017, which infected hundreds of thousands of Windows PCs around the world. However, Mac computers can get ransomware too. If you have a Mac, it’s important that you follow the security best practices below. What is Mac ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious program […]