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Are you tracking your Android’s data use?

Are you tracking your Android’s data use?

If you’re frustrated that you still have to deal with mobile data limitations in 2019, so are we. Sure, there are service plans that offer unlimited data, but they’re often expensive or don’t make sense for the average user. Check out these tips for monitoring your mobile data usage so you can stretch it further. […]

Virtualization: Best practices for newbies

Virtualization: Best practices for newbies

Investing in virtualization will allow a business to enjoy better IT management and huge cost savings. However, virtualization’s deployment process is not a walk in the park. If you’re a virtualization newbie, you need to plan carefully and implement the following best practices. Conduct an assessment Evaluating your IT environment is an important step in […]

Open-source or proprietary VoIP: A guide

Open-source or proprietary VoIP: A guide

Your managed service provider (MSP) may have your IT covered. But knowing a thing or two about internet-based phones will help you understand which ones will fit your business. What are your choices? Which one is better? Read on to learn more about at Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems. What are “proprietary” systems? When […]

SHINY NEW GADGET OF THE MONTH: Bringing The Peephole Into The 21st Century: The Ring Door View Cam

SHINY NEW GADGET OF THE MONTH: Bringing The Peephole Into The 21st Century: The Ring Door View Cam

As more and more things in the world become digitized and revamped for the smartphone generation, the humble peephole has joined the ranks of IoT-enabled devices. Enter the Ring Door View Cam, a nifty little piece of tech that replaces the fish-eye lens of your peephole with a camera so there’s never any question who is at the door. In addition, you get mobile notifications whenever the device’s motion sensor is triggered, enabling you to remotely communicate with a visitor from your phone, even if you’re not home. That means no more missed drop-ins, no more packages left out in the open on your doorstep and no more shady, late-night encounters with suspicious strangers.

What Is Managed IT Services…And Why Should You Demand It From Your IT Services Company?

What Is Managed IT Services…And Why Should You Demand It From Your IT Services Company?

In today’s constantly shifting technological landscape, where fresh viruses and the new security patches designed to protect against them arrive by the week, it takes a proactive approach to stay abreast of all the changes. This is why, in 2019, more small to midsize businesses (SMBs) are ditching their outdated break-fix strategies and making the switch to a managed services provider (MSP) for their IT needs.