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Keep the cloud affordable with these tips

Keep the cloud affordable with these tips

Small- and medium-sized businesses globally are adopting cloud technologies. However, there are hidden costs that some business owners might not be aware of. They might not seem like much at first, but those costs could eventually snowball. Follow these five tips to keep the cloud from breaking the bank:

No standalones

Cloud services come in various shapes and sizes, many of which are standalone platforms with rates that increase over time.

Reasons to become an Office Insider

Reasons to become an Office Insider

With Office Insider, subscribers have the privilege of viewing and testing new Office 365 features before other users. This insider feature targets tech-savvy business owners who want to get ahead of the competition and take their software game to the next level.

Beware of these 4 types of hackers

Beware of these 4 types of hackers

Hackers come in all shapes and sizes. From kids wanting to gain notoriety on the internet to political groups trying to send a message, the motives for a cyberattack vary widely. So how can you protect yourself? It all starts with getting to know your enemy a little better.

Which business computers are best?

Which business computers are best?

We know that IT plays a big role in reaching your small- and medium-sized business (SMB) milestones. When it comes to hardware, you don’t need to be an IT expert to find the best possible solution. Here’s a concise and helpful guide to the best hardware for your SMB.

Portability

Laptops allow you to keep working when you don’t have an electrical outlet.

Tips to protect your brand online

Tips to protect your brand online

Your brand’s online reputation is not helpless from negative reviews on consumer complaint sites. Though it’s nearly impossible to remove them from the Internet, there are online reputation management strategies you can use to deal with these pesky complaints.

Web conversion done right in 5 steps

Web conversion done right in 5 steps

Are there surefire ways to attract prospects to your website and to convince them to sign up for your product or service? The first step is always to make your website easy to use. Read on for 5 tips that improve user experiences, site trustworthiness and conversion rates.

Forget these disaster recovery myths

Forget these disaster recovery myths

Disaster recovery (DR) isn’t what it used to be. Long gone are the days when a DR solution cost over a hundred thousand dollars and relied predominantly on tape backups. Cloud computing has dramatically changed the DR landscape. Unfortunately, there are still many misconceptions about DR. Here are a few of the myths that no longer apply.

Storage showdown: OneDrive vs SharePoint

Storage showdown: OneDrive vs SharePoint

Both SharePoint and OneDrive help business owners manage and share data. But selecting the best platform can be difficult and give anyone a big headache. For instant relief, here’s a quick reference to help you choose wisely.

Looking for a secure platform to manage your files? Where do you go for help? Should you choose SharePoint or settle for OneDrive instead? If any of those terms sound Greek to you, don’t worry.

4 Social engineering scams to watch out for

4 Social engineering scams to watch out for

Experts are constantly creating new security systems to protect individuals and businesses from hackers. From those who want to attend popular events like the Olympics to avoiding an angry boss, hackers are preying on gullible victims to circumvent network security systems and steal sensitive information.