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What Wi-Fi router features to look for

Wireless routers are essential for operating a modern business. Routers allow one network connection to essentially be split into many and then shared by different users and devices — usually over a Wi-Fi connection. If you are looking for a new Wi-Fi router for your office, there are some important features you should be aware […]

Simple steps to protect data in the cloud

No business wants a data breach. According to IBM’s 2019 Cost of a Data Breach Report, a single data breach can cost organizations $3.92 million on average. If you plan to migrate your organization’s data to the cloud or if it’s already there, you may think that your data is now safe from data breaches. […]

5 Ways cloud computing helps manufacturing firms

The rise of cloud technology is one of the driving factors behind the fourth industrial revolution, where the relationships among computers, people, and data are driving radical change in the manufacturing sector. Yet despite these developments, manufacturing has been lagging when it comes to adopting modern technology, with expenditures accounting for an average of only 1.95% of revenue, way behind the average 3.28% across all industries.

BI is for small businesses too

Business Intelligence (BI) has conventionally been limited to big business; only they can afford pricey experts with specialist knowledge who can leverage BI’s value. But the rise of self-service BI tools has leveled the playing field, allowing small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to get in on the game too. And with SMBs now producing far […]

BYOD tips to improve security

Lax bring your own device (BYOD) policies are a growing concern for businesses. If not managed properly, these can pose security risks to your organization. How can you mitigate the risks associated with the BYOD trend? Whether your employees are using smartphones, tablets, or laptops, you need a BYOD security policy. Additionally, you need to […]

How to prepare for Windows 7 end of life

After almost a decade in service, Windows 7 is finally due to be retired on January 14, 2020. When that happens, Microsoft will stop releasing updates and providing customer support for the dated operating system. In addition, there won’t be any more critical security updates to be released, which means continuing to use Windows 7 could leave your business open to a data breach.

6 Ways to save energy with your PC

It’s a dilemma: you want to save energy, but you need to use your PC every day. You can turn off your computer when it’s not in use, but a plugged-in PC or electrical appliance, even when switched off, still consumes standby power. If this is the case, how exactly can you save energy? Here […]

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