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Tip of the Week: Identifying Your Virtualization Needs

Virtualization has opened a world of opportunity for businesses seeking a more flexible business computing system, rather than a disparate and occasionally wasteful collection of computing components. For this week’s tip, we’ll walk through the process of adopting virtualization and what that wi ...

Tip of the Week: Improve Your Use of Chrome with These Shortcuts

Is Google Chrome your preferred browsing experience? While you might find it to be great for your business or personal browsing needs, you can enhance the experience significantly through the use of keyboard shortcuts. Here are a few of the best shortcuts that you can use to get more use out of ...

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Is Your Business Prepared for A Disaster, Like Hurricane Harvey?

As a business owner, you expect to stay in control of what your business does. Unfortunately, there are certain variables in running a business that simply can’t be controlled, like the weather. Therefore, you need to take special care to ensure that these uncontrollable instances don’t beco ...

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How to Co-Author a Microsoft Word Document

As one would expect, a business will run a lot more smoothly when its employees have the resources to work cohesively toward a common goal. This is why collaborative solutions are becoming a staple in many office environments. Today, we’ll examine how one of these solutions, Microsoft Office 3 ...

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Tip of the Week: Using Flash in Google Chrome

  With Adobe ending support for Flash by 2020, many web browsing tools have begun to shift away from using Flash as their default media player. For example, Google Chrome has made the jump to HTML5 for the most part. The problem with this is that there are still quite a few websites and ...

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Facebook Password Stealing Software Targeted @ The Average User (You)

  Well, isn’t karma a B? There is a new malware that is focusing itself on Facebook hackers ironically dubbed InstantKarma that actually steals from attackers rather than victims. This malware comes packed with a Trojan that steals passwords from those looking to hack into othe ...

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ATTENTION: DO NOT Listen to Traditional Password Advice

          This week’s news regarding password protection changed everything we thought we knew about securing our passwords. Since the early 2000’s, industry standard for generating a secure password comprised of: Minimum 8 characters, both ...

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Low Upfront Costs and the Latest Hardware Make HaaS A Viable Business Option

Your business relies on mission-critical hardware that keeps its infrastructure running, including servers, workstations, and networking components. However, these pieces of technology require maintenance in order to function properly, and replacement every so often to keep the risk of downtime ...

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Tip of the Week: 3 Tips to Make Excel Easier

Microsoft Excel is more or less synonymous with spreadsheet creation. However, even power users may not know all the tricks that are hidden in the program that can help them save significant time. For this week’s tip, we’ll go over some Excel shortcuts that you may not have known about. 1 ...

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