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How to make the most of Microsoft Word

February 11th, 2016

Over the years, Microsoft Word has become the best word processor for businesses big and small. From creating documents such as company reports, forms, statements, and receipts to producing promotional materials, Word is able to accomplish all of these and much more. But its sheer number of features mean there are hidden functionalities unknown to […]

What Does a Firewall Keep Away?

July 3rd, 2015
What Does a Firewall Keep Away?

As a business owner, you depend on your network security solution to protect your assets. You trust it to do its job without your intervention, but do you know how it works? One of the most basic parts of network security is a firewall.

Tip of the Week: How to Boost your Laptop’s Battery Power

December 5th, 2014
Tip of the Week: How to Boost your Laptop’s Battery Power

We all know the pains of having a laptop with low battery power, but sometimes it feels like you're perpetually plugging in your computer; even when it seems like the battery should last longer. These battery problems are common, but they aren’t an endgame for your laptop.

Are Ghosts Haunting the Halls of Your Servers?

October 31st, 2014
Are Ghosts Haunting the Halls of Your Servers?

Though not everyone believes them, we all know about the horror stories of the spirits of the dead that linger in this world, haunting locations where no one dares to tread. Every culture, though their beliefs vary, contains them to some degree.

The Windows Server 2003 End of Life is Coming Soon!

October 29th, 2014
The Windows Server 2003 End of Life is Coming Soon!

Support for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 will end on July 14, 2015. This means customers will no longer receive security updates, support or technical content, and will be out of compliance. Migrating from Windows Server 2003 to Windows Server 2012 R2 is not an option – it’s a necessity.

Objection: Data Backup is Not the Same As Disaster Recovery

October 27th, 2014
Objection: Data Backup is Not the Same As Disaster Recovery

A thorough data backup is important for your business continuity plan, and so is a fast and efficient disaster recovery solution. What's that? Aren't those the same thing? Unfortunately, the two concepts are far from the same thing, but many business owners are still under the impression that their data backup is also a disaster recovery solution.

Organize Your Microsoft Outlook 2013 Contacts the Easy Way

September 22nd, 2014
Organize Your Microsoft Outlook 2013 Contacts the Easy Way

As a business owner, your email contacts list is probably chock-full of clients and customers you've met over the years. This can make it difficult to find your target without sifting through countless names. Instead of getting flustered by an unorganized list, try sorting your contacts in various ways.

Has Your Business Moved to the Cloud Yet?

September 17th, 2014
Has Your Business Moved to the Cloud Yet?

The cloud is becoming a very important part of the modern-day business, and for good reason. It frees companies from the restricting physical nature of servers, desktops, and other hardware. In fact, according to Joe McKendrick of Forbes magazine, four-out-of-five small businesses will soon operate on the cloud.