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How Microsoft Office 365 Empowers the Modern Workplace

How Microsoft Office 365 Empowers the Modern Workplace

How Microsoft Office 365 Empowers the Modern Workplace

Work has changed. Here’s how Microsoft Office 365 is helping offices keep up. For decades, the workplace has undergone gradual changes as businesses have moved from analog systems to digital systems, and then from local networks to cloud-based networks. Each new stage has required new investments in IT infrastructure, and businesses have thrived or floundered… read more

5 Ways Mobile Technology Helps Your Business Adapt

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Businesses who take advantage of mobile technology have more flexibility to adjust to market changes. Mobile technology—and the cloud-based services that enable it—has become one of the most revolutionary forces in modern business. But, for all its reputation as a disruptor in business, mobile technology has also helped businesses adapt. From streamlined communications to increased… read more

Cloud Performance Monitoring for Small Businesses

Cloud Performance Monitoring for Small Businesses

How to manage your cloud applications so that your small business can stay ahead. Cloud applications have opened the way for many small businesses to take advantage of capabilities previously only accessible to corporations large enough to afford custom software. But the advent of the Software as a Service (SaaS) pricing model has expanded the… read more

How Virtualization Technology Can Improve Your Business

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What is virtualization, and is it relevant to your business? You may have heard IT professionals talking about virtualization technology in the past and wondered what it was, and if it could help your business. The simplest explanation of virtualization is that it creates a virtual replica of something physical—such as a server, a storage… read more

Is Hybrid Cloud the Best Solution for Your Business?

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Understand the hybrid cloud and what it can do for your business. Increasingly, businesses need cloud solutions to stay competitive. Cloud environments facilitate remote work, scale easily, and help free resources for larger capital expenditures. However, making the decision between private cloud, public cloud, or a hybrid of the two can be complex. Here’s how… read more

Remote Work Management: Cloud Server vs VPN

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What network best supports remote work management? More workers than ever are working remotely. This could be a personal choice, or because they work for a distributed company. Many businesses, especially SMBs (small-to-medium businesses) are increasing their dependence on remote workers for the first time. And this means they’re also facing new networking choices. One of the… read more

Why You Want to Get Rid of Your Office Server

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The Top 4 Reasons to Free Your Office From Hosting a Server It wasn’t that long ago that having your own office server wasn’t optional. Now, thanks to advances in cloud computing, data storage and analysis, and IT management, it’s completely optional. But does that mean you should give up your on-site server? Yes, and here… read more

Does your business need a virtual desktop?

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How a Virtual Desktop Solves Your Business Mobility Challenges Mobility is no longer considered a luxury or a curiosity – it’s a necessity and an expectation. More and more businesses are working with employees, contractors, and business partners who work remotely. Remote workers usually use their own equipment. However, they depend on their company to provide them… read more