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Two-step and two-factor authentication: What’s the difference?

Every business should have a strong cybersecurity posture to keep cybercriminals from infiltrating their network. One way to do this is by implementing a strict authentication process using two-step or two-factor authentication. These two processes are so similar that many confuse one with the other. Learn the difference between the two and how you can […]

Choosing the right computer for your small business

With the rise of eCommerce and remote working, the importance of computers in business has never been more apparent. But what kind of computers does your small business need? Should you invest in desktops or laptops? Consider the following when weighing your options. Portability The pandemic has driven the majority of businesses to adopt remote […]

Business communications: Teams or Meet?

Microsoft and Google have been competing on almost every front, and both have made big strides in machine learning, cloud computing, and productivity software. In terms of communication solutions, the tech powerhouses are also neck and neck with Microsoft Teams and Google Meet. These platforms share common calling and video conferencing features, but depending on […]

Clean IT up: Emails, chats, and files in one app

It can be overwhelming to have several windows open to manage your company email, chats, and any cloud storage just to perform your daily tasks. Microsoft Teams helps streamline the basic necessities of office work to help you overcome the challenges of multitasking. The convenience of chat apps has enabled workers to cut time spent […]

What you need to know about web hosting

Businesses need to have an online presence, especially in a pandemic-ridden environment. Creating an online presence usually starts with building a website, but to access your website on the internet, you need to partner with a web host. This blog post breaks down the basics of what business owners need to know about web hosting. […]

Here’s why your business needs CRM

No business ever gets very far without a steady stream of customers. They are your primary source of revenue, so taking care of your relationships with them must be your highest priority. To effectively foster customer relationships, your business should leverage customer relationship management (CRM) systems. Imagine buying a product, and it breaks the first […]

Your business’s cybersecurity needs an MSP

With the prevalence of cyberattacks on companies of all sizes these days, businesses cannot afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of their budget priorities. When it comes to cybersecurity, even small businesses should partner with a managed IT services provider (MSP). Here’s why it’s crucial to partner with an MSP that can implement robust […]

Exciting new features in the Windows 10 October 2020 Update

In the past few weeks, Microsoft has rolled out the Windows 10 October 2020 Update. Also known as Windows 10 version 20H2, the latest update to the popular operating system brings a wealth of useful new features designed to improve your PC’s functionality and performance, as well as your overall experience. Read on to learn […]

4 Critical Cyber Security Protections EVERY Business Must Have In Place NOW To Avoid Being Hacked

Did you know the average website is attacked 94 times every day? As cybercriminals become better equipped with more advanced technology, that number will increase. Small-business websites (and small businesses, in general) are the most at risk for attack. Small businesses are tempting targets because SMB websites are often a direct link to that SMB’s […]

Insider Tips And Secrets To Get The Most Out Of Your Computer

SPECIAL ALERT FOR CLEVELAND AREA BUSINESS OWNERS BACKING UP YOUR SERVER ALONE MAY STILL LEAD TO DATA LOSS

Most business owners know that it is important for their servers to be backed up. But what about your computers (desktops, laptops, Macs)? Though it’s true that quite a bit of your data is stored on your servers and backed up on your network, your computer itself (your icons, your background, all of your settings, your local files, music and pictures you have stored, and all of your software applications) is most likely NOT being backed up.