Category: Business

6 New Features in Windows Server 2012

With Windows Server 2003 hitting its end of life on July 14th, 2015, it’s time to take a close look at the latest version of Microsoft’s server product, Server 2012. The newest version offers many new features and benefits that make using Windows Server both easier and more efficient. Here are some of our favorite…

Read More »

4 Things You Should Know About IPv6

With the coming and going of World IPv6 Day, transitioning to IPv6 is no longer an option, but an inevitability. For those who are not familiar with it, IPv6 is the internet communication protocol that will be replacing the familiar IPv4 that we currently use. The reason a replacement is needed is because the growing…

Read More »

4 Ways Managed Hosting Can Benefit Your Company

Managed hosting is a term that gets thrown around a lot by hosting providers, but few take the time to go through and fully explain what it means or how it benefits your business. Managed hosting, at its core, is outsourcing the technical aspects of taking care of your servers to a third party, usually…

Read More »

5 Reasons to Consider CoLocation for Your Small Business

Colocation is a great compromise for companies looking to own their own servers who may not be large enough to purchase or build a whole data center. Colocation, or colo, involves renting physical space inside an existing shared data center, or colocation space. The data center provides power, environmental control, security, and high–speed network connections,…

Read More »

5 Important Hardware Upgrades to Extend the Life of your PC

Getting new PCs for yourself and your staff every few years is usually a horrible waste of a technology budget. Still, letting your staff continue to use aging computers long after they stop keeping up with modern software is a fast way to kill both the morale and productivity of your employees. How do you…

Read More »

5 Ways to De-clutter Your Inbox

The average employee now receives 78 emails per day, with projections putting the total number at almost 100 by 2015. That’s a lot of email, and can lead to the kind of massive email clutter that destroys productivity and effectiveness. Remember—email is supposed to be a tool that helps you be more productive, not a…

Read More »

8 Ways to Keep Your Office Virus-Free

Did you know that simply running an antivirus program on your office computers isn’t enough to keep malware out? Here are eight ways to make sure your business stays virus free. New viruses and other malware pop up almost every day, and businesses are constantly on the defense trying to keep up. According to Kaspersky,…

Read More »