More small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) seem to be taking the initiative to learn more about the benefits of the cloud. Determining why SMBs have this sudden keen interest in the cloud isn’t all that tricky.
If you shouted, "Cost Savings!" in a room full of business owners, you'd [...]
There has been a lot of talk lately about the cloud and its ability to put small to midsize businesses (SMBs) and startups on a level playing field with large global enterprises. Can this be substantiated or is it a load of trendy hype to push SMBs to cloud-based solutions?
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There are a lot of advantages to mobility in today’s workforce, but the 'Bring Your Own Device' (BYOD) movement has also brought its share of headaches as well.
We live in a society where everyone must have the newest technology. We are inundated with ads reminding us that the smartphone or [...]
More cyber criminals are targeting small-to-medium sized businesses. One reason for this is too many workplaces have insufficient 'Bring Your Own Device' (BYOD) policies in place. Some have none at all. Although firms are generally more knowledgeable about network security risks than in years past, [...]
Considering Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)?
You’ve read it time and time again. "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) isn't a trend, it's the future. Workplaces where companies let workers use their own devices for work purposes are the new normal. BYOD attracts new hires and lifts employee morale[...]
More people today use personal mobile devices, like smartphones and tablets, for business purposes. Such devices, coupled with greater Wi-Fi accessibility and cloud services, have empowered us with the ability to access data and do business from practically anywhere at anytime.
Needless to say, [...]
Believe it or not, 'back in the day' people didn’t have cell phones and businesses didn't have social media or cell phone/device strategies. Then, the mobile device strategy of many businesses was typically "you’ll take what you’re given, refrain from using it for any personal use, and the [...]
Meet 'Eric' - the IT Guy
Everyone in the office loves Eric. Sporting a different iconic t-shirt everyday, Eric is the one we call when technology spits in our face. Whether it's a slow system, a bug that needs to be squashed, a website issue, or a crash that results in unexpected downtime and data [...]
When small to mid sized businesses look to cut costs, they commonly take shortcuts that are risky to their bottom line. They may go out of their way to avoid upgrading dated hardware, buying software licenses, or increasing bandwidth. In some instances, they layoff in-house IT support, or avoid [...]
It's a fast business world. Brilliant business ideas can be conjured up at some hipster-filled vegan coffeehouse, a website is thrown together, and poof... in no time at all there is a living, breathing, small business venture accessible from anywhere in the world.
But as your head hits the [...]