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Skype for Business working as an office phone, for video conferencing and collaborating.

9 Must-Have Office Phone Features

Sunday, 14 January 2018 18:00

There is no denying we’re a society that likes to meet and communicate. Monday staff meetings. Emails. Instant messages. Phone calls. PowerPoint presentations. Webinars. Until recently, all of these had to be done across multiple communications tools and was complex and disparate. Skype for Business brings it all under one affordable, scalable, all around easy[…]

Skype for Business enabled mobile phone shown with antique phone

What the Evolution of Phones Means for Your Business

Sunday, 14 January 2018 17:50

Within this decade, we’ve ushered in a new era of mobile and voice communications. For better or for worse, voice over IP (VOIP) evolved to offer companies a way to eliminate infrastructure requirements, by getting rid of phone lines and allowing the Ethernet cable to control all communications. Since that time, things have continued to[…]

4 Tips for Choosing a Cloud Services Provider

Tuesday, 26 December 2017 10:31

Cloud services is one of the fastest growing sectors in the business technology landscape today. Accounting firms, law firms, professional services organizations – small and mediums sized businesses in every shape, scope and market – are turning to Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) for Cloud Server Instance, Cloud Backup, Cloud based Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery, and a[…]

3 Clear Signs that it’s Time to Move to the Cloud

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:28

So you’re a smaller business and aren’t sure whether it’s time to move to the cloud, now what? You’re also wondering how the heck you are going to get there, you feel overwhelmed, and you don’t want to spend oodles of capital dollars. Yet, you want to change the way you operate, and stay current[…]

3 Questions about Moving to the Cloud

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:26

So you’re a smaller business and aren’t sure whether it’s time to move to the cloud, now what? You’re also wondering how the heck you are going to get there, you feel overwhelmed, and you don’t want to spend oodles of capital dollars. Yet, you want to change the way you operate, and stay current[…]

Your IT Infrastructure Just Shouldn’t Be This Hard

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:24

Your on-premises IT infrastructure may feel like a 1,000 pound Gorilla. After all, it requires license renewals, server maintenance, backups, anti-virus and security add-ons, support, and over time, memory & storage expansion. The good news is that you don’t have to continue to work this way – devoting precious time, money, and energy to your[…]

How the Cloud Changed Everything

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:23

According to Gartner, by 2020 more computing power will be sold through the cloud than in on-site data centers. The cloud is complex. There are over 25 million cloud configurations to choose from. Configurations that are always changing. There are likely new, improved ways you could manifest cloud services to your company’s advantage; you just[…]

Picking the Right Managed Service Provider in 5 Easy Steps

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:21

Choosing the right Managed Services provider for your business may not be as … predictable… as you expect. The reason being is that not all MSPs are built the same. Not all IT partners are created equal. Some offer low-cost solutions with fewer assets. Some are elite, and for that you’ll pay the price. Some[…]

3 Key Results to Expect From Your IT Provider

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:18

Downtime is big – big in terms of exposure, risk and lost productivity. If you’re dealing with IT issues more frequently than handling your core business, and using key resources to regularly fix things, it’s time to consider switching to a new provider. Wouldn’t it be great if you had the right IT solution that[…]

3 IT Disruptions That Expose Your Business to Risk

Tuesday, 12 December 2017 00:14

Think of your IT infrastructure like this: Airline flight delays and cancellations are disruptive and frustrating in many ways. If one thing goes wrong – i.e. with an operational system such as ones that support luggage handling, mechanical maintenance, or plane scheduling – expose you, the traveler, to the risk of not getting from point[…]

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