Business operations rely on portability and mobility. There is an expectation that all employees must be connected 24/7. With this in mind, organizations need to devote time to manage their wireless network properly. When you talk about a wireless network, you have to start with the router your business will use. Simply put, without one, your business won’t have a wireless connection.
Imagine not being able to communicate with a member of your staff, or worse, a potential client. Pretty scary, right? Without reliable ways of communication, projects could be delayed, which ultimately would lead to lost revenue. Advancements in technology have made business communication easier, more efficient, and more reliable than ever before. Are you looking to improve your business’ communication functionality? Check out some of the best pieces of communication technology to improve how your organization keeps in touch.
Anyone who has used a smartphone has become familiar with 3G and 4G technology. After all, it’s what your phone is connected to. But do you understand what they actually mean? It should be no surprise that 5G is on its way, so let’s take a look at what improvements to expect in the next step of wireless technology.
Email is ubiquitous. For a lot of us, it’s the first thing we look at when we wake up and the last thing we check before we go to bed. When something is this common and this important to business, it’s bound to be used for malicious purposes. There are, on average, 269 billion emails sent daily. This number alone is the reason why email is the preferred method for cybercriminals to spread ransomware and other pieces of malware. The odds of someone accidentally clicking a link or downloaded an infected attachment are high when you can send out hundreds or thousands at a time. With this being the case, how can you better educate yourself in identifying the legitimacy of the emails you receive every day?
When securing your company’s computing infrastructure, one of the most useful ways to manage it is with access control. Not only is it the best way to protect valuable information, but it also helps limit the number of people who have access to specific pieces of data. The few people that have access to sensitive information, the less chance there is that it can be stolen or leaked. There are more ways than ever before to implement access control in your organization. Let’s go over a few things to consider regarding access control, along with some innovative methods it can be applied in for your business’ security.
With the Android OS available on a multitude of smartphones, with many costing under the $800 price-tag of the cheapest iPhone, the alternative to Apple is becoming more popular every day. If you’ve decided this is the time to ditch the iPhone and switch to Android, you’ll need to be aware of a few things to make the transition as smooth as possible. If only it were as easy as just turning on your new phone and going about your day.
We’ll forgive you if, when you hear the term virtualization, you think of virtual reality and video games. The word invokes an image of the next generation of entertainment. As you might guess from all the other posts we have on our site, we are referring to a concept used in a business’ technical infrastructure. At first, virtualization is a bit confusing, but when you strip away a few of the more advanced details, the overall idea is much easier to understand.
Another year, another spending bill has passed through the U.S. House and Senate, and on March 23, 2018, it was signed into law. Being an IT company, we aren’t going to be talking about the massive amount of government spending that was just passed through. We are more concerned about a specific earmark within the 2,232-page behemoth. Called the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data, or CLOUD Act, the new law has the implications of eroding individual privacy protection around the world. The act amends the Stored Communications Act of 1986 and gives unelected American officials a lot of power over global digital privacy rights.
While it may seem a bit hyperbolic to say, without the Internet, businesses would not be able to operate. Yes, work could still get done, but extended periods of slow Internet would put operations at a standstill. There is only so much work your employees would be able to do without being able to email or pull files from the network. So, what can you do if you experience a less-than-perfect Internet connection? Let’s take a look.
We’ve all been there. We turn on our computers and wait for Windows to startup. And wait. And wait some more. Waiting for a computer to boot up can be frustrating when you need to get to work. Think about all the time wasted watching the load screen every morning. Stop wasting time watching your computer boot up. Read our tips on how to speed up your Windows 10 startup time.