Migrating to Windows 10: Should you let go of your hardwareWhile you can purchase and install Windows 10 in your existing PCs–the ones currently on Windows 7 OS–it is not recommended. According to Microsoft, Windows 10 has the following minimum requirementsProcessor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster processor or SoC.RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) for 32-bit or 2 GB for 64-bit.
Windows 7 End of Life: What options do you haveAs Microsoft stops supporting Windows 7 from January 2020, what choices do you have as a Windows 7 user? While Windows 7 will work after January 2020– it won’t just “shut down”–as a business, you cannot afford to use the older version because it makes you vulnerable to security threats.
Benefits of Using VoIP TechnologyMore and more businesses are implementing Voice over Internet Protocol or VoIP technology because of its versatility, flexibility and cost-effectiveness. With new developments in this technology, the scope of its applications is widening.
BYOD: Why is This Concept So Attractive to Employees?Bring Your Own Device, or BYOD, to work was an idea a few years ago that is becoming a reality very fast. To use your personal smartphone, tablet or laptop for work seems increasingly natural. Employees are embracing this concept without any serious reservations.
VoIP: A New Dimension in Communication for SMBsVoice over Internet Protocol or VoIP is about a decade old technology that is gaining popularity among individual subscribers and businesses. In conventional systems, phone calls are made using telephones or handsets that are connected by phone cables.
SMBs: It is Hackers v. You - Don't Let Them ScoreSelling stolen IDs and other personal data is a lucrative trade for hackers. They are always looking for sources where vital information is stored. As a small to midsize business you store your client's personal information, collected from different sources, on your computers and servers.
Windows 7 End of Life: How does it impact youMicrosoft has officially announced the “End of Life” date for Windows 7. It will come January 14, 2020. Windows 7 was introduced in 2009 and is one of the most popular versions of Windows. It is estimated that around 40% of Windows OS is 7. So, if you are one of the Windows 7 users, read this blog to understand how this end of life announcement impacts you and what you should be doing.
Business Disaster: What Threatens Small Businesses the Most?There are many threats to the integrity of a small business, and not all of them are as dramatic as a cyberattack or a hurricane. Every small business needs to do a risk assessment to determine all the threats that exist that could bring harm.
Data Protection and Bring Your Own Device to WorkBYOD refers to a firm's policy of allowing employees to use their own personal phones, tablets and laptops for all their work applications.This is a pretty common policy, and it has many benefits, but it brings along risks.
Disaster Recovery Plans: Do You Have One?Disaster recovery and business continuity plans are issues that almost all small businesses fail to think about. More frequently, they decide they haven't the resources to address such "unthinkables."If your business was down for 1-2 days or more, what costs would you incur? Lost revenues and lost productivity.