Pandemic pushes millions to the cloud

COVID-19 is now a global pandemic. Millions of people are affected as countries go on lockdown to halt the spread of the disease. Many employees are forced to work from home. That’s why there’s a sudden surge in demand for cloud-based services worldwide. Can the web infrastructure survive this pandemic, too? Even before the pandemic, […]

Business impacts of the coronavirus disease

Consumers and businesses are already dealing with the huge impact of COVID-19. As governments and private businesses continue to find ways to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, they turn to all available technology resources. In the long term, expect the following changes in the use of technology. Increased reliance on communications technology The need for […]

Is telecommuting all that it’s cracked up to be?

Working from home. Sounds like the dream, right? The ability to plan your own schedule, work your own hours, and best of all, wake up whenever suits you best. On the flipside, companies who provide telecommuting opportunities also reap the benefits of saved costs, greater employee productivity, and better work-life balance.

The risks of autocomplete passwords

Hackers may have found another way of tracking you via seemingly harmless autocomplete passwords. Here’s what you need to know. Why auto-fill passwords are so dangerous Certain web browsers have integrated features that enable usernames and passwords to be automatically entered into a web form. There are also password manager applications that have made it […]

Mistakes managers make when trying to cut IT costs

Though Gartner predicts that IT spending will hit $3.9 trillion by the end of the year (rising by 3.4%), plenty of businesses still face the pressing need for budget cuts. Unfortunately, careless planning and impulsive choices can result in plenty of foolish mistakes, from internal setbacks to irreversible, public business damage.

Protect your IoT system with the following rules

The Internet of Things (IoT) is quickly becoming an important tool for many businesses, as it allows enterprises to leverage the capabilities of the cloud and automation to maximize business potential. Learn how you can secure your IoT network with these tips: Set passwords Many users fail to realize that they can set passwords for […]

Master OneNote in no time

OneNote is a useful but underutilized program that comes with Microsoft Office. With OneNote, you can create and share digital notebooks that contain handwritten or typed notes, drawings, screen clippings, audio commentaries, and more. This takes your note-taking to another level, allowing you to integrate multimedia as well as share notes and collaborate with other […]

The pros and cons of private clouds

Cloud computing has now reached mainstream adoption, projected to reach $632.3 billion in profits worldwide by 2023, with over 90% of enterprises already onboard. This is because it’s an easy, cost-effective way of improving workplace collaboration, business continuity, and data security.

Should you use UPS for your network gear?

Smart business owners use an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for emergency situations like a storm, fire, or other disasters. Often, a UPS is deployed for desktop computers to give employees ample time to save their work and prevent losing unsaved work. An even better power-saving strategy in emergency situations, however, is to use UPS for […]

Single sign-on: The key to user management

From complexity requirements to minimum lengths, creating a password for a new online account can be bothersome. If your business is constantly experiencing this issue, single sign-on (SSO) can help. This technology is secure, easy to manage, and eliminates the need to remember a long list of usernames and passwords. What is SSO? Single sign-on […]

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