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Laptops vs. desktops: Which should your small business use?

February 14th, 2022

When purchasing computers for your small business, one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make is whether to get desktops or laptops. The choice ultimately depends on five factors, which we’ve outlined for you below.

Portability

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven most businesses to adopt remote work and hybrid work setups.

The advantages of a hybrid cloud setup

February 7th, 2022

Each of the original types of cloud infrastructure — public and private — comes with their own sets of pros and cons. Fortunately for resource-strapped small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), they don’t need to conduct trial and error to see which one is best for them — they can simply reach a happy medium with the hybrid cloud.

Here’s why your SMB should consider business intelligence

February 4th, 2022

For years, big companies have been harnessing the power of business intelligence (BI) to improve business performance. And for them, paying experts to analyze large data sets is no issue. It’s different with small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). SMBs also store large volumes of data, but many SMB owners are wary of spending too much on BI. Fortunately, there are plenty of budget-friendly BI tools and resources available for your SMB nowadays.

Cutting IT hardware costs with thin and zero clients

January 24th, 2022

If you want to cut costs on IT hardware, don’t settle for cheap but old or low-quality machines. They’ll offer subpar performance, which will hurt your team’s productivity. What’s worse, they’ll break down often, too, which means the money you initially saved will go to repairs and upgrades.

How can private browsing protect your online privacy?

January 17th, 2022

If you see ads on your social media newsfeed that are suspiciously attuned to your preferences, it’s likely because your online activities are being tracked and analyzed by market researchers. These researchers likely get their data from the websites you visit as you surf the internet.

The benefits of identity and access management to your organization

January 14th, 2022

Every technology you use — whether it’s a cloud-based program, a mobile application, or on-premises servers — contains sensitive business data vital to conducting operations. So how can you ensure the security of such data from cyberthreats like identity theft, phishing attacks, and other forms of fraud? Identity and access management (IAM) is the answer to this.

Optimize your Wi-Fi with wireless repeaters and access points

January 11th, 2022

Fast, reliable Wi-Fi is a business necessity, whether you’re working in an office or at home. Now that more people are working remotely, having an optimal Wi-Fi connection is more important than ever. A wireless repeater device and additional access points may just be what you need to ensure a stable and lightning-fast wireless connection throughout your home.

4 Ways AI can help eCommerce businesses grow

December 29th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the digital transformation of businesses across sectors, including eCommerce. By adopting tools powered by artificial intelligence (AI), in particular, e-tailers were able to cope with the sudden spike in online sales during the height of the pandemic and even expand their businesses.

Why your company needs technology business reviews

December 27th, 2021

Businesses across all industries need to invest in technology to remain competitive. But because not all technologies deliver on their promised benefits, it’s vital for business leaders and/or their IT partners to make sure that their technology investments are worth keeping.