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2020 is Challenging All of Us

2020 will be remembered as an unpredictable year when we remade how we structure our lives and interact with each other. We’re being called on to think about what changes we need to make in our personal lives, businesses and communities. Within the Nortec family, we’ve witnessed the deep pain caused by the loss of[…]

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5 Digital Transformation Takeaways From COVID-19

Businesses Can’t Ignore These if They Want to Succeed COVID-19 dealt a swift, forceful blow to daily life. It interrupted every industry and reset how we work. To navigate the pandemic and thrive in a post-pandemic world, businesses need to fully embrace a digital transformation. Fortunately, the biggest barrier to change – not wanting to[…]

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3 Ways Your IT Support Can Help You Preserve Capital

Coronavirus isn’t hitting every business the same way. Some are thriving, but many are re-evaluating every aspect of their operations and looking for ways to conserve capital. We don’t want your IT to suffer, so we came up with 3 ways to weather the storm without investing in large projects. 1. Leverage Your Current IT[…]

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How to Set Up Your Remote Workers Now

With the news warning us to increase social distance amid the coronavirus fears, more companies are recognizing the need to have their teams work remotely for the foreseeable future. Many are finding themselves unprepared to shift operations out of the office. Working remotely can put a certain strain on the business and the team. If[…]

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How Microsoft’s Modern Workplace is Changing How You Work

Managed modern workplace might sound as abstract as the latest avant-garde installation at the National Gallery of Art, but it’s a straightforward concept we designed to build on the increasingly popular Microsoft modern workplace. Here’s what you need to know. What is the Microsoft Modern Workplace? Microsoft 365 is the foundation for the modern workplace[…]

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It’s Go Time: Microsoft SQL & Windows Server 2008 Support Ends Jan. 14

If you’re running Windows Server 2008 and/or SQL Server r2 2008 don’t pass go, don’t collect $200. Time is up and you need a plan you can implement ASAP. Here’s what you need to do to stay secure. How to Quickly Migrate Away from Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server rR2 2008 Protect your organization,[…]

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Why Gartner Says Microsoft Defender ATP Can Strengthen Your Security

Microsoft says it detects 5 billion cyber incidents each month and protects against over 99% of those threats. These robust security capabilities factor into why Gartner placed Microsoft in the Leader quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Access Security End Point Protection (EPP). Keep reading to see what it means for your organization[…]

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The Rise of Azure Security, Defending Your Business’ Galaxy

At the beginning of a teaser for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker you hear “we’ve passed on all we know.” We could pass on all our theories and ideas about Star Wars but should probably stick to what we know best: ways you can defend and grow your business using Microsoft Azure services. There[…]

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3 Things We Learned at Microsoft Inspire You Need to Know

We recently attended Microsoft Inspire. The conference is like an IT barometer for businesses, telling stakeholders where Microsoft will be investing money and what technological changes to look out for. These are the 3 key takeaways your business needs to know about. 1. New Microsoft Licensing Options Could Save You Money For years, if businesses[…]

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5 Ways to Gain Peace of Mind with a Managed Modern Workplace

Data breaches and extreme weather events have at least one thing in common: they’re both happening more and more frequently. Even if you avoid these catastrophic events, any number of little, everyday occurrences can knock your business offline. You need to be prepared with comprehensive solutions like the managed modern workplace. Here are 5 ways[…]

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