MTG’s IT Blog

5 Ways your business can benefit from dashboards

February 23rd, 2022

Data dashboards have become increasingly popular for businesses. These data visualization tools give you an overview of how your business is performing, and they cater to a wide variety of users, from marketing staff to project managers. Let’s take a look at how dashboards can support your business activities. Marketing insights Your organization’s marketing department […]

Understanding fileless malware

February 18th, 2022

Though fileless malware has been around much longer, it only became a mainstream method of cyberattack in 2017. With fileless malware, cybercriminals are able to use legitimate tools and services, such as existing software, applications, and authorized protocols, to carry out malicious activities like unauthorized data retrieval or data damage. Left unchecked, these types of […]

Laptops vs. desktops: Which should your small business use?

February 14th, 2022

When purchasing computers for your small business, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is whether to get desktops or laptops. The choice ultimately depends on five factors, which we’ve outlined for you below. Portability The COVID-19 pandemic has driven most businesses to adopt remote work and hybrid work setups. If you’re thinking […]

Keep callers on the line by using these VoIP features

February 11th, 2022

Callers generally don’t like being put on hold for very long periods. But sometimes, your staff will have to put them on hold to verify their identity, find answers to their queries, or refer the call to a supervisor. One way to make sure callers do not feel abandoned while on hold is to use […]

Microsoft 365 Apps admin center: Features you need to know

February 9th, 2022

Migrating workflows to the cloud, securing all company devices and software, and ensuring 24/7 data access are gargantuan IT admin tasks, especially as companies adopt flexible working arrangements post-COVID-19. Fortunately for Microsoft 365 Apps users, the admin center offers features that empower IT personnel to be more efficient and effective in handling these crucial responsibilities. […]

The advantages of a hybrid cloud setup

February 7th, 2022

Each of the original types of cloud infrastructure — public and private — comes with their own sets of pros and cons. Fortunately for resource-strapped small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), they don’t need to conduct trial and error to see which one is best for them — they can simply reach a happy medium with […]

Business intelligence tools: Why every SMB should use them

February 4th, 2022

Business data is valuable. When utilized properly, it can enable small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) like yours to discover growth opportunities. One way to harness the power of data is to use business intelligence (BI) tools. Multinational companies have been using these tools for years with the assistance of experts who help make sense of […]

The dangers of password autofill

January 31st, 2022

Modern web browsers and password managers come with a feature called password autofill. This helps users store and automatically use their account credentials to access websites and other applications. While password autofill is convenient, it comes with security risks. Why password autofill is so dangerous Modern web browsers and password managers have a feature that […]

How to protect your business from Mac ransomware

January 26th, 2022

Windows users are often the victims of ransomware attacks. For example, in 2017, WannaCry and Petya ransomware infected hundreds of thousands of Windows PCs around the world. Unfortunately, ransomware strains that specifically target Macs are expected to grow in number as well. If you have a Mac, follow the security best practices below to avoid […]

How to reduce IT costs with thin and zero clients

January 24th, 2022

If you want to save money on your IT system, one way to do so is by getting low-priced computer hardware. But that doesn’t mean you should settle for old or low-end models. Instead, consider investing in thin or zero clients. What are thin and zero clients? Thin clients are stripped-down computers with minimum processing […]