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A Good Internal IT Person Is Hard to Find

Technology is everywhere, yet we don’t always understand it. When things go wrong or get challenging, we turn to IT Services for help, but it’s becoming difficult for businesses to hire internal IT support staff. Here’s the reason why, and what you can do about it. The IT talent shortage has been an issue for

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Business

Should you buy a Consumer or Business PC?

Before buying a computer for work, it’s important to determine that the model will suit your specific business needs. You’ve probably seen business computers with the same brand name that you have at home, but that’s where the similarities end. Investing in the right system now will pay off in the long term, saving you

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Windows

Should You Upgrade To Windows 11?

Microsoft’s next version of Windows is being rolled out this year, and businesses are now wondering if the upgrade is right for their needs. This article looks at the changes and helps you weigh your options. Windows 11 simplifies Microsoft’s operating system and user interface. The new release is still only at the preview stage,

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Security

Should You Pay for a Ransomware Attack?

Getting hit with a ransomware attack is never fun. Your files get encrypted by cybercriminals and you’re left to decide if you should pay to get them back. It’s a scene that’s played out across the world, with 70% of businesses saying ‘yes’ in 2016 alone. Here are some factors to consider if you ever

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Web & Cloud

When is Your Business Ready to Move to the Cloud?

By now you know that the cloud isn’t going away any time soon. In fact, cloud computing has become a natural step in business growth, thanks to the numerous (and continually growing) benefits. More and more applications are coming out in web-based form and staff are exceptionally comfortable with this type of change. When is

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Web & Cloud

Avoid Having Your Emails Flagged As Spam

The Monty Python “Spam” sketch makes us laugh, but business emails filtered as spam do not. Your business not only wants, but needs to reach potential prospects and existing customers. This article shares tips to help ensure your message is both clear and received. Mail or internet service providers (ISPs) use algorithms, custom configurations, and/or

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Security

Business Continuity vs. Disaster Recovery: What’s the Difference?

The risks associated with cyberattacks continue to grow globally, and no business, regardless of size, is immune to being hacked or breached. It’s important to plan for business continuity and disaster recovery. This needs to be done in advance, so you’re prepared for the worst. But first, you’ll need to understand the differences between the

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Web & Cloud

Tips to boost the speed of your WordPress site

A decade ago, five seconds was a completely acceptable page load time. But today, most users expect a web page to load as soon as they open it. Otherwise, they will simply close it. To prevent users from bouncing off, try these tips that will surely speed up your WordPress site. Keep WordPress and plugins

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Windows

Handy tips to declutter your PC

If your computer is cluttered with unused apps, error logs, and bloatware, it’s not going to run optimally. This, in turn, could slow you down at work and bring down your productivity. Fortunately, decluttering your computer is easy — just follow these tips. 5 Types of PC clutter There are five types of clutter that

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Security

Top IT security terms everyone should know

It’s every business user’s responsibility to protect their computers and data from cyberattacks. The good news is that you don’t need to be an IT security expert to keep them safe. You can start increasing your knowledge by learning some of these basic cybersecurity terms. Malware For a long time, the phrase “computer virus” was

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