Cisco to predict IT failures using AI

Cisco to predict IT failures using AI

IT systems are becoming increasingly complex to manage, so much so that humans alone can no longer make sense of them. As such, there is a growing demand for technologies that can help simplify and automate business IT. According to Cisco, the inception of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning has accelerated that ability even […]

Dropbox introduces Smart Sync and Showcase

Dropbox introduces Smart Sync and Showcase

Have you ever calculated how much productivity was lost on time spent deciding which files to delete and which to keep because your computer’s hard disk ran out of space? With Dropbox’s new plan, you’ll never have to worry about running out of hard drive space again. Read on to see why. Stop worrying about […]

Is Your Business Prepared for the Next Sandy?

Is Your Business Prepared for the Next Sandy?

Can you believe that it has been five years? Sunday October 29th marked the anniversary of the New Jersey landfall of Superstorm Sandy. This was such a turbulent time for the region, the state, and for small businesses. The losses were incredible and unimaginable.

The right way to set up guest Wi-Fi

The right way to set up guest Wi-Fi

Today, Wi-Fi isn’t only crucial for your employees to get work done, it’s also a necessary amenity for your office guests. But there’s a right and a wrong way to set up guest Wi-Fi and the latter can result in a frustrating experience for users. So, how do you set up guest Wi-Fi properly? Never […]

Protect your devices with virtualization

Protect your devices with virtualization

Securing mobile devices is incredibly difficult. They often have privileged access to sensitive data that they connect to via unprotected network connections. Virtualization vendors are finding ways to include solutions to these problems in their products and they’re perfect for small businesses. Mobile device management and virtualization Simply put, mobile device management (MDM) is about […]

Microsoft Teams: The new Skype for Business?

Microsoft Teams: The new Skype for Business?

Office 365 users received big news about what’s happening to its VoIP platform during the 2017 Ignite conference. According to Microsoft, Skype for Business will eventually be replaced by Teams — an all-in-one collaboration platform that rivals popular tools like Slack. If you’re currently using Skype for Business, here’s what you need to know. Upgrades […]

Exciting updates from Microsoft’s conference

Exciting updates from Microsoft’s conference

What should school teachers, students, and business people be excited about by the latest Microsoft conference? A rough answer would be something that includes Minecraft, new software bundles, and cut-rate Windows devices. For a detailed answer, read on. Good news for schools and educators Microsoft recently rolled out Microsoft 365 for Education, which combines Office […]

Your passwords are not secure

Your passwords are not secure

For years, we’ve been told that strong passwords include three things: upper and lower-case letters, numbers, and symbols. And why wouldn’t we when the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) told us they were the minimum for robust passwords? Here’s why and how it involves you. The problem The issue isn’t necessarily that NIST […]

New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

New vulnerability discovered in High Sierra

Apple’s latest version of the macOS operating system introduced some wonderful new security features. Unfortunately, one of the improvements currently includes a glaring weakness that will show your password to anyone. An update has been released, but there are a few things you need to do. What is the bug? The vulnerability pertains to sweeping […]

5 computer tips that add hours to your day

5 computer tips that add hours to your day

We’re all obsessed with finding new ways to become more productive. Business gurus often emphasize the importance of time management and taking breaks to avoid burnout. But aside from motivating yourself to work more efficiently, there are plenty of tools that increase your daily output. If you use a computer all day, check out these […]