Sync Software Is No Substitute for Backup Solutions

In recent years enterprise sync and share solutions have become popular mechanisms for protecting endpoint data. Even so, sync solutions do not typically provide the same level of protection as a true backup solution. The reason for this is simple. Although there are undeniably some overlaps in functionality, sync software and backup software were created for completely different purposes. Backup software vs sync and share solutions No-SubstitutesBackup software has one purpose and one purpose only – to allow the organization to get its data back following a data [...]

2020-09-25T09:37:25-05:00|Backup & Recovery, General Tech|

Why You Should Never Use Consumer Grade Computers For Business

Almost since the beginning of personal computers, there have been two separate classes - Consumer PCs and Business PCs.  These classes are aimed at two separate markets that claim to be important for each group.  What makes a business machine different from a consumer machine and why should you care? Maybe you’ve had this experience before: You open a new Google window to search for some information and you’re immediately greeted with an advertisement for some product or service that’s eerily similar to other searches you’ve submitted. If [...]

2020-09-25T09:15:29-05:00|General Tech|

Essential Cortana Tips

Wouldn’t it be great if you could afford to hire your own personal assistant? Someone who could take care of menial tasks, sing songs to you, and generally just make your life more pleasant? As technology develops, we are getting closer and closer to virtual assistants who are just as good as their real-life counterparts. In fact, Cortana, the assistant for Microsoft Windows 10, can do all three of the tasks mentioned above (yes, she’ll actually sing for you) and a whole lot more. Here are some handy [...]

2015-12-12T14:34:29-06:00|Articles, General Tech, Windows|

Proactive Managed IT Services Saves Business Thousands Yearly

Every dollar a small business spends needs to have an immediate and quantifiable return. This is especially true for critical services such as I.T. support. If you are one of the millions of small businesses that depend upon your technology to keep your business running, proactive Managed IT Services will save you money, improve your efficiencies and reduce your downtime. The Solution With the advent of new monitoring tools and the ability to remotely deliver help desk services to small businesses all over the world, Managed IT Services [...]

2015-12-04T12:14:38-06:00|Articles, General Tech|

Network Connectivity Troubleshooting Checklist Part 2

This is part two in this series for network connectivity troubleshooting. Confirming the connectivity with the Internet was the focus of the first four steps in our process. We now continue with the remaining steps to help you discover what the problem with your Internet connection might be. Let's face it, if you don't have Internet connection, you can't get anything done.  If you haven't read part one of this series, be sure to do so now. Check functionality. Once the network cable has been confirmed to be [...]

2015-12-03T12:06:52-06:00|Articles, General Tech, Tech Tips|

Use Keyboard Shortcuts to Improve Productivity

Improve Productivity with Keyboard Shortcuts     If you work on your computer all day, being able to use it efficiently can really help save you time and make you more productive. One way to do this is by learning and using some common shortcuts. By just learning a few very basic ones, you may be able to double your speed, especially if you are working with a lot of text, code, spreadsheets, etc. Common PC Wide Shortcuts A few shortcuts work across the board in different software [...]

2015-11-21T06:24:25-06:00|Articles, General Tech, Tech Tips|

BI Planning – Is It Right For You?

You have finally decided your small or medium-sized business is ready to utilize Business Intelligence (BI) software. This is a big step for your company and one that must be approached with diligence. If you are not careful the cost of BI software, not to mention training, could far outweigh the actual benefits you end up receiving. However, with thoughtful BI planning, you are likely to see results you would have never thought possible. Quite a few business owners see other companies using BI software and tools successfully [...]

2020-09-25T09:29:36-05:00|Articles, General Tech|

Customers Are Looking for Online Scheduling

They Are Ready for Online Scheduling Are You? As healthcare practices across the nation continue to find out, patients place ever-diminishing levels of importance on care alone. While it is and will forever be a factor that influences a person’s decision, convenience has become another key area patients look at when choosing a healthcare facility. Online scheduling, in particular, has become something more and more of us consider when selecting a healthcare provider. In order to succeed in today’s technology-driven world, you have to provide convenience alongside top-notch [...]

2015-11-16T05:28:24-06:00|Articles, General Tech|

Computer Buying Tips – Just in Time for The Holidays

With holidays shopping now in full swing, computers, laptops and 2-in-1s are likely to be among the season’s best-selling gifts. But there are so many different types, sizes and manufactures of computers out there, each with varying specifications and capabilities - how do you find the best one for your needs? Whether you’re purchasing a computer for yourself, for your loved one, or for your friend at work, here are a few things to keep in mind that will help you make the right decision. Desktop or Laptop [...]

2020-09-25T09:25:35-05:00|Articles, General Tech, Tech Tips|

Top Fixes for A Slow Computer

Over time your PC can slow up causing a lack of productivity and frustration on your part.  There are several steps that you can utilize that will help elevate these problems and a few things you can do to prevent them. Frustrated by A Slow Computer? Here are some quick steps you can to take to troubleshoot this common problem, and they all begin with identifying the root of the problem. Top five reasons that cause your computer to run slow: To Many Running Programs Your computer may [...]

2015-11-11T13:45:48-06:00|Articles, General Tech, Tech Tips|
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