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20 01, 2017

Why Your Business Needs Cyber Security

January 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Last year saw no shortage of data breaches, and many information security firms say that 2017 will be no different. According to IT News, business will face four key global security threats in the coming year.   Top security threats businesses will face include: Supercharged connectivity and the Internet of Things will bring unmanaged risks. [...]

17 01, 2017

Common IT Issues That Can Break the Bank

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

It’s bad enough when something goes wrong with your technology, but it’s even worse if the problem costs a lot of money to fix. It’s always important for businesses to stay on top of technology upgrades or safety measures, as security breaches are always costly. One common IT issue is a problem with your hardware [...]

17 01, 2017

Top 5 Underrated Microsoft Announcements of 2016

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

As we begin the new year, it’s time to look back on what happened in the tech industry in 2016. Microsoft had several announcements that were big, and several that flew under the radar. Here are the top five underrated Microsoft announcements of 2016. First up was Microsoft’s announcement about new bot tools to help [...]

17 01, 2017

What to Do When You Have a Ransomware Threat

January 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Protecting your computer and technology from viruses, malware and spyware is an important part of keeping your business safe. Recently, ransomware has become the newest threat to infect users. Ransomware is a type of virus or malware that could prevent you from accessing your system. Once you’re infected, the only ways to get your system [...]

30 12, 2016

Desktop vs. Laptop. What Works Best for Your Business?

December 30th, 2016|0 Comments

  Purchasing computers for your business can be a tough decision to make. There are a lot of factors that influence your choice and what will make the most sense for your business. Cost is obviously a thing to consider, and traditionally laptops have been more expensive than desktops, but that has changed in recent [...]

29 12, 2016

Why You Should Invest in a Business Continuity Service

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

  Unfortunately, disasters can happen. When you invest in Business Continuity Services, you can keep your business protected when something unexpectedly goes wrong. While Chicago isn’t known for its hurricanes or earthquakes, disaster recovery planning is still important for any business. Your business may end up offline after a simple lightning storm, or a hard [...]

23 12, 2016

How to Handle Your Technology When You Relocate

December 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

  Relocating your business can be a tricky process, and when you consider how to relocate your technology, it can be a little more complicated. The most important thing to do when relocating is plan, plan, plan. Make sure you have a plan in place and evaluate your new space and how your technology will [...]

22 12, 2016

How Cloud Computing Can Save Your Business Money

December 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

  Cloud Computing, which allows businesses to put programs and data on a highly secure “super server” at an off-site data center, is a technology breakthrough that can make your business run more efficiently and cost effectively. For small or medium-sized businesses, these “super servers” provide huge amounts of storage space and power. All your [...]

16 12, 2016

Your Company Needs an Intranet Network. Here’s Why.

December 16th, 2016|0 Comments

  An Intranet network, or a private network accessible only by that organization’s staff, can be a great tool for a business or company of any size. Nielsen Norman Group researched what companies use Intranet and why it would be a good choice for a company. While the number of employees is a factor in [...]

15 12, 2016

Earn Rewards for Recycling Your Old Hardware

December 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Technology is constantly advancing and changing, and that also means that products become obsolete every single day. We are constantly replacing old technology with new devices, and it can be hard to know what to do with those old products. Recycling programs have become more popular, with companies and municipalities providing or hosting their own [...]