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Why a Business Continuity Plan is Important and Who Needs One

May 19th, 2020

Why do you need a Business Continuity Plan?
Unplanned disasters can happen at any time, and like COVID-19, sometimes they happen unexpectantly. They can be natural disasters, network outages, cyberattacks, data breaches, and more. These disasters can affect your business operations, sometimes even stopping them and/or causing you to lose revenue.

What is a Business Continuity Plan?

May 12th, 2020

COVID-19 took the nation by surprise and had many businesses scurrying to maintain safe business operations as their employees had to work from home. The commonwealth is getting ready to re-open, therefore, businesses need to consider the safest course of action for their employees to return to normal office operations.

Office 365 is now Microsoft 365: New features, same price

May 11th, 2020

Microsoft recently launched its new slate of consumer service plans: Microsoft 365 (M365) Personal and Family. This will replace Office 365 (O365) Home and Personal, signaling the shift of the company’s consumer bundles from just a set of tools to powerful solutions that help you manage both work and life. But Microsoft isn’t simply rebranding […]

COVID-19 and the cloud: Staying connected while apart

May 8th, 2020

The term “viral” has taken its original meaning, thanks to the novel coronavirus infecting millions and killing thousands of people all over the world. As it rages on, we can see how cloud computing is helping us push through these trying times. Cloud computing helps buoy economies For many people, being forced to stay at […]

5 Tips to keep your business afloat during the COVID-19 crisis

May 6th, 2020

Businesses across the globe have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many have been forced to close their doors, some only temporarily, but countless others for good. With experts saying there’s no guarantee of a rapid economic recovery, it’s important that you reassess and redefine your business strategy and buckle down for more storms […]

How to know if your VoIP system is being hacked

April 22nd, 2020

Most businesses today have made the switch from the traditional landline telephone system to a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) system. This is because VoIP offers more benefits including cost reduction, mobility, and scalability. But just like any device that’s connected to the internet, VoIP phones can be targeted by hackers who want to steal […]

Secure Windows and Office for your work from home staff

April 20th, 2020

Microsoft’s software offerings are filled with features that allow and even augment enterprise work from home (WFH) setups without sacrificing security. Here are some updates about the company’s applications, as well as other common third-party applications in the Windows and Office ecosystems, which will ensure data security when you’re working remotely. Before the pandemic broke […]

How much internet bandwidth do you need for remote work?

April 17th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed businesses to adopt remote work setups. But with the sudden move, employees are finding out that they don’t have adequate resources to work from home, specifically due to poor or limited internet access. So that you don’t encounter the same issue, find out how much internet bandwidth you need to […]

Remote working: Will it be the new norm?

April 15th, 2020

Flexible work setups have often been the subject of debate — employees want the option to work away from the office at least some of the time, but many businesses value well-founded methods and processes. Will the world’s largest work from home experiment change that? Enforced flexibility A pandemic is one of the most socially, […]

How to work from home securely

April 10th, 2020

Encouraging staff to work from home is extremely vital in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. By minimizing social interactions and contact risks, you can reduce the spread of the virus. But be warned. Transitioning from a fully managed business environment to a home office can leave you vulnerable to cyberattacks and online scams. Here’s […]