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October 25, 2023
Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Best Practices for Safeguarding Your Business

As businesses face increasing cyber threats that risk destabilizing their operations, we all need to take lessons from high-profile threat incidents like the 23andMe data breach or MGM resort hack, Maintaining strong cybersecurity is more than just installing the right tools and technology or making the right decisions. We can’t just “set it and forget […]

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October 25, 2023
Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Best Practices for Safeguarding Your Business

As businesses face increasing cyber threats that risk destabilizing their operations, we all need to take lessons from high-profile threat incidents like the 23andMe data breach or MGM resort hack, Maintaining strong cybersecurity is more than just installing the right tools and technology or making the right decisions. We can’t just “set it and forget […]

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October 24, 2023
Moving to the Cloud: How SMBs Can Thrive in the Digital Age

Did you know that most people would prefer to bank online? A recent survey showed that 59% of respondents chose to use an app on their smartphone rather than visiting a bank in person. And by using cloud infrastructure, banks worldwide can make sure that they offer what their customers want and need. But it's […]

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September 4, 2023
Choosing the Right IT Support Provider in Alberta: Key Factors to Consider

If you operate a company in 2023, having reliable technology assistance isn't just an option anymore: it's a necessity, no matter the size of your company.  Syncing money into technology is a must if your company wants to maintain an edge in the face of constant innovation. Yet, as we've seen in our current Generative […]

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July 17, 2023
Unlocking Business Potential: The Transformative Power of IT Solutions

“IT solutions” might seem like just another business buzzword, but its impact is far from ordinary. Technology is constantly evolving and changing how we work, and savvy businesses often want to embrace the latest advancements. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of new technologies in the workplace, with a Pew Research Center study showing that […]

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June 6, 2023
Driving Growth through Digital Transformation: How IT Consulting Services Empower Businesses

We live in an era where being technologically savvy is no longer optional but vital for every company. "Digital Transformation" isn't just a phrase catching everyone’s attention; it’s an inevitable change in how companies function, offer value, and keep up with the fast-paced, competitive marketplace. However, it's not solely about shifting from traditional methods to […]

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Category > Hardware

February 28, 2017
Printer security: Are your printers safe?

This is not a question often asked by anyone who has ever used a printer. Given the increasing sophistication of hackers’ capabilities, the discovery that cyber thievery can, in fact, be performed through some popular printer brands hardly comes as a surprise. One study reveals that at least 20 printer models are vulnerable to Distributed […]

February 8, 2017
How IoT will influence businesses

In the near future, the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to usher in an era of connectivity and efficiency on a global scale. Many small- and medium-sized companies, however, assume IoT has no application to their business. To dispel those false assumptions, we’ve compiled a list of four ways your business can benefit from […]

January 5, 2017
To License or not to License: Choices for Savvy Business Owners

So you've got the next big thing in technology sitting in your office: a program you customized for your business or a hardware you came up with on the side. Then you think: "Should I get a business license?" When is the right time to license your product for outside sale? Read further to learn […]

December 8, 2016
Choosing the best small business computer

Your employees are some of your business’s best assets. With that in mind, it is imperative that they work with high-performance computers that will unlock their full potential and contribute to your business’s profitability. If only it were that simple. Selecting a computer often involves several factors such as mobility, quality, and price – there […]

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Business 

October 24, 2023
Moving to the Cloud: How SMBs Can Thrive in the Digital Age

Did you know that most people would prefer to bank online? A recent survey showed that 59% of respondents chose to use an app on their smartphone rather than visiting a bank in person. And by using cloud infrastructure, banks worldwide can make sure that they offer what their customers want and need. But it's […]

September 22, 2021
Cloud Integration For Remote Work: Everything You Need to Know

Did your company have to send employees to work from home because of the pandemic? Is your workplace struggling with data security? Are you struggling with providing your team access to data and applications that your employees need to do their job? Remote working has become more and more a commonality ever since the pandemic […]

August 23, 2021
What Can Cloud Server Service Providers Do for You?

What Can Cloud Server Service Providers Do for You? Does your business have an online presence, a broad reach, and data to protect? Nowadays, businesses are different from what they were several years ago because they base their operations on data. As a result, you need the services of reliable cloud server service providers, whether […]

July 22, 2021
Information Technology vs Computer Science: What's the Difference?

Information Technology vs Computer Science: What's the Difference? Have you been wondering what the difference is between information technology vs computer science? Learn more about the difference here. Confusing Information technology from Computer Sciences? From a broad perspective, many find it difficult to distinguish between IT and CS apart. This is often the case because […]

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IT Consultant
October 10, 2016
Facebook releases enterprise messaging app

Facebook is constantly working to improve communication between different parties. What started as a means to communicate socially is now used to improve communication at work, too, through Facebook at Work. After spending several years trying to find a way to turn FB into an enterprise solution, Facebook at Work will finally be launched today. […]

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December 12, 2016
5 tips to turn Instagram followers into buyers

Did you know that your thousands of Instagram followers are a goldmine for potential sales? Yes, they are, but you can’t make the most of this goldmine by simply switching your posts’ filters from Clarendon to Valencia on a regular basis. Turning your Instagram followers into customers requires more than just a finely curated set […]

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January 10, 2017
Facebook group voice calling

“What’s your Facebook name?” is not a question you’re often asked when someone needs your contact details. In the first place, Facebook messaging isn’t everyone’s voice call app of choice, especially for group conversations. As of now, Skype rules that arena, especially for business communications. However, once the social media giant has put the finishing […]

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October 10, 2016
Facebook releases enterprise messaging app

Facebook is constantly working to improve communication between different parties. What started as a means to communicate socially is now used to improve communication at work, too, through Facebook at Work. After spending several years trying to find a way to turn FB into an enterprise solution, Facebook at Work will finally be launched today. […]

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May 14, 2018
Get your business noticed using social media tips

As a startup business owner, you may think social media isn’t worth the effort because no one knows about your business. You may have dabbled in Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn and seen minimal (if any) results. What can a business owner with a new brand/product do? Well, it turns out quite a lot. And to […]

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Category > Windows 

IT Support
December 29, 2016
Adobe Flash Blocked by Microsoft Edge

Recently, Microsoft has made new upgrades to their web browser platform. Despite numerous changes, one making the biggest waves for users of all kinds is the lack of instant and easy compatibility with Adobe Flash. Adobe Flash is a web platform and add-on that many business websites have put to extensive use. However, now that […]

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December 14, 2016
Microsoft speeds up Windows updates

Windows 10, the latest version of Microsoft's operating system, has proved to be a system full of many strengths and some very decided weaknesses. One of the biggest flaws of this particular operating system is the fact that Windows Updates are often clunky, take a great deal of time, and use large amounts of processing […]

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January 12, 2018
Microsoft unveils new Windows features

The recent Windows 10 Fall Creators update is just a few weeks old but Microsoft has already released another major update. On December 19, they rolled out a new Windows 10 Insider update to test two new features: Sets and Timeline. Sets Sets take the tab features from web browsers and add them to various […]

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February 16, 2017
Microsoft’s Windows 10 upgrade for SMBs

Microsoft has announced that it will bring back free Windows 10 upgrades, but on one condition: Only small- and medium-sized businesses that have previously passed on the offer are eligible. So if you or someone you know has declined Microsoft’s previous proposition, here are some reasons you might want to reconsider. “They’re extending the free […]

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