Tradies Should Add Technology to Their Tool Belts!

TradespersonThere are many hands-on trades that haven’t traditionally needed technology. Yet modern tech tools help the plumber, carpenter, welder or other tradespeople improve  their productivity and competitiveness. Continue reading

You Are Never Too Small to Outsource

Outsourced IT Provider

Small business owners generally have many hats – accounting, marketing, customer service etc. But that doesn’t make them qualified to handle these areas and owners should closely look at what services they can outsource. Continue reading

A Server Too Expensive? Then How About a NAS?

NAS - network attached storage

Streamline Your File Storage with a NAS

All businesses rely on digital data finding a central location that is accessible from all devices can sometimes be a problem. Yes a full blown server is great, but some companies don’t have the funds or requirements for a server and that’s where a NAS (Network Attached Storage) device comes to the fore. Continue reading

Do Not Get Hooked By a Whaling Attack

Whaling Attack

The executives of your company are the big fish in your sea and cyber-criminals think of them as whales. In fact, whaling is a new cyber-security threat targeting your C-suite level staff. Continue reading

Do You Have An Ink-Sucking Monster For A Printer???

New Printer

How long have you had your printer? Maybe your printer came as a package deal with your desktop or laptop purchase. In many smaller offices you will probably see a less-expensive inkjet printer sitting beside even the fastest PC. Here are some reasons why it is time for a printer upgrade. Continue reading

How and Why Small Businesses Shift to Local IT Services

Local Tech Support

A common roadblock that many small businesses face is managing their IT needs. If your business relies heavily on the internet, any issues with the network could significantly affect productivity for that day. Another important factor is the sensitive information you have stored on your computer. Any data loss or security breaches could result in lost revenue or damage to the brand. Continue reading

7 Things You Need to Know About Ransomware!

Ransomware - Need To Know

Ransomware is a when cybercriminals kidnap your data (via encryption) and then demand money so that you can decrypt your own data. It sounds scary and it certainly is! Here are the top seven things you need to know about ransomware. Continue reading

What Can You Do When Your Equipment Fails?

Compuer Failure

Your business has invested heavily in information technology and you depend on this equipment to support your business. Then the inevitable happens and the equipment fails and you are left scrambling to find a replacement solution. It is a tough place to be in, but it can also provide your business with an opportunity. Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of BCC

BCC v CCMost people have at some point, “replied all” when meaning to reply to only one person. It is definitely embarrassing, can be a major privacy issue and aggravates those people with emails flooding their box. Another common email gaffe is misusing the CC and BCC fields in outgoing messages – this “little” mistake can prove costly for business. Continue reading