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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css=".vc_custom_1527624218683{padding-right: 120px !important;padding-left: 120px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you haven’t made the move to the cloud yet, now is the time. A recent Forbes study predicted that cloud computing would be a $162 billion industry by 2020 – less than two years from now. Add to that the finding that 74% of IT CFOs attribute most of their most measurable growth impact to cloud services and you have all the reason to make this important leap to increase your company’s longevity.   So what is the cloud exactly? At the most basic level, the cloud is a...

So, you’re still using Office 2013? 2010? 2007? Well, how’s that working out? Is your team really being as productive as you want? Are they doing the best work possible? And by the way, how’s your Myspace profile doing? Did you check it on your iPhone 4? You can’t use outdated technologies and expect your business to stay competitive. It’s time to consider making the move to Office 365. With a subscription to Office 365, you boost your team’s communication and collaboration from anywhere, anytime and on any device. Plus, you have exclusive upgrades and new features as soon as they’re...

Did you know that 95% of people in the workforce say that face-to-face interactions are essential to building long-term business relationships? If that’s true, why do so many businesses put up with traditional telecommunication systems? Unified communications is your go-to solution for improving real-time video conferencing and virtual face-to-face interactions. Whether you’re looking for a better telecom solution or have never considered UC; use this quick checklist to see if your business needs UC services. Is your team neglecting valuable leads during call-transfers? Are you buying multiple subscriptions for email, instant messenger, telephones and automated systems? Are you losing time...

It’s the 21st century, which means it’s not uncommon for organizations to have some workers in the office and others telecommuting from various locations. In fact, according to a Global Workplace Analytics report, the number of telecommuting workers has increased 115 percent in the last decade. Taming a remote workforce is a whole different beast. It requires extra care and attention to keep communication, collaboration and processes under control. It’s a daunting task. But fortunately, an IT managed services provider can help. Here are 5 managed services for your remote workforce: VoIP Phone Systems One of the best remote workforce tools is VoIP....

It’s true that there’s never a wrong time to buy new technology, but what’s the best time? The beginning of a new year, of course! With every new year comes new technology innovating the way you get business done. Your goals are fresh in your mind with strategic plan to achieve them, and now you have a stronger infrastructure to support you along the way. Last month’s 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) took place in Las Vegas, attracting over 170,000 attendees and showcasing thousands of new technologies, and these five CES products are going to skyrocket your productivity: Asus Lyra Trio Think...

Turn on the screen, open the newspaper or scroll through social media and you’re sure to see a headline of another cyber hacking or breach of security. Why? Many businesses are extremely susceptible to data breaches and the worst part – it’s at their customers’ expense. Take a look at these three major data breaches from the past and the heavy fallout:   Home Depot – Malware infected Home Depot’s point-of-sale systems resulting in 56 million credit cards compromised. Chipotle Mexican Grill – Hackers used malware to gain access to customers’ credit card information that affected roughly 2,250 restaurants. TJX Companies...

While the advantages of cloud seem rather evident, lots of organizations still have their doubts about transitioning to cloud. We’re debunking usual cloud misconceptions so you could have a clear suggestion of the advantages without clouding your reasoning....