Archive for December 2016

How reliable is your backup?

If you are still reading this after reading my title, thank you — though I am sure you’re thinking why is there another article on backup, right? Though this topic has already been covered we are still finding companies not protected. In the last 3 months we have had 2 new customers come to us…

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What Do Your Printers Really Cost You?

Have you calculated how much time and money you spend monthly maintaining your printers? This estimate should include ordering toner, break/fix, regular maintenance, and ongoing issues that may be decrease your printer’s efficiency. According to Gartner, a leading industry analyst, the average company is spending up to 3% of its total revenue per year on…

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Firewalls: Do you know who’s coming through your doors?

A firewall is a software program or a piece of hardware that controls traffic in and out of your computer or network. Software programs are generally included in a new computer purchase and they are designed to screen out the malicious stuff trying to reach your computer through the Internet. Hardware firewalls do the same…

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Today’s PBX: Buy a box or go with a hosted solution?

Deciding whether or not to put your telephone system in the cloud may be one of the biggest, yet easiest, technology decisions you make. Now that the feature sets of hosted PBX solutions are exceeding on-premises PBX solutions, it comes down to weighing out the pros/cons and answering some key questions. Purchasing an on-premises PBX…

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Is software patching that big of a deal?

A software patch is quite literally a patch to fix a hole in software applications. Most people understand the necessity of patching their anti-virus software but patching your other application software is just as important. While many patches are performance related they often contain fixes for security and stability issues that have been discovered. When…

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