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4 steps to optimize your Skype for Business

4 steps to optimize your Skype for Business

Skype for Business is an affordable, enterprise-level solution that enables your company to communicate with clients and conduct business meetings from any internet-enabled device. Learn these four steps to get the most out of your Skype calls.

#1. Conduct a preliminary network assessment

By conducting a comprehensive preliminary network assessment, you’ll be able to determine whether or not your current network has met Skype’s network performance requirements.

New security features on Office 365

New security features on Office 365

To bolster users’ safety, Microsoft recently added security features to Office 365. These enhancements give home and business users peace of mind whenever they send an email, share a link, or forward an attachment. There’s no such thing as being too secure, so we recommend staying abreast of them now.

Helpful new features coming to Windows 10

Helpful new features coming to Windows 10

Windows updates are notorious for taking too long to install and providing few tangible benefits. But Microsoft aims to make amends with the forthcoming Spring Creators Update, which takes half as long to set up and introduces several new features. Brush up on what’s coming so you can take full advantage of the update on Day 1.

Timeline

Replacing the Task Viewer icon that sits along the Windows taskbar, Timeline lets users view their desktop’s activity history.

Safety tips for watering hole attacks

Safety tips for watering hole attacks

Bad news, internet users: Cybercriminals have developed more advanced tricks to compromise your systems. While you may be familiar with attacks involving suspicious emails, the new kid on the block known as watering hole attacks are far more nefarious and effective.

Backing up a Mac is easy with Time Machine

Backing up a Mac is easy with Time Machine

Compared with Windows computers, Macs are less likely to crash or get infected with a virus. Although that’s true, Macs are as vulnerable to theft, spills, and other events that could render a computer useless. Fortunately for Mac users, Time Machine offers a simple way to restore data.

Keeping cloud costs under control

Keeping cloud costs under control

One of the most well known benefits of the cloud is it boosts cost efficiency. By moving to the cloud, small- and medium-sized businesses no longer have to worry about purchasing high-end equipment or maintaining full-scale data centers. However, there are quite a few costs associated with the cloud, so it’s important you know how to keep them under control.

Blockchain is much more than Bitcoin

Blockchain is much more than Bitcoin

Blockchain technology is very complex. So instead of diving in to what makes it work, we want to first showcase what it’s capable of. The primary purpose of blockchain is faster and more secure information exchanges, which has led to some incredible advances in small-business technology.

3 tips to maintain a secure Facebook account

3 tips to maintain a secure Facebook account

In March 2018, disturbing reports circulated on the web that revealed a company named Cambridge Analytica harvested confidential details of 50 million Facebook accounts. If you’re concerned that your private details are being passed around by private companies, consider the following 3 tips to maintain a confidential Facebook profile.

How Facebook collects data on Android phones

How Facebook collects data on Android phones

Facebook recently made headlines because of a private data controversy involving UK consulting firm Cambridge Analytica. While that scandal continues to emerge, Facebook is facing another privacy issue concerning Android users’ call logs and text data being collected for years.

Evaluating the total cost of VoIP systems

Evaluating the total cost of VoIP systems

When investing in new technology, cost is always a deciding factor, especially for VoIP phone systems. No matter what features or services it’s bundled with, there’s no point in investing in a phone system that easily puts you over budget. That’s why it’s important to evaluate the total cost of ownership (TCO) of VoIP systems.