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Month: July 2016

Shadow IT is a description of software and hardware being used by an organization without the knowledge or approval of the IT department. While the term is a neutral one, to many it suggests a negative feeling since the IT department is unaware that other members of the company are using it. Unknown and unapproved […]

Investing in IT Can Make or Break a Start-Up or Small Business. When a small business first starts out, the idea of integrating information technology into their business plan is something that the business owner often puts on the back-burner, as a luxury he or she plans to deal with after the business has become […]

Many business owners considering an investment in new technology approach the decision-making process with a level of reluctance bordering on total unwillingness. While it’s never fun to part ways with hard-earned company money, it’s important to look at new technology through the lens of expected ROI. As in any other area of the business, there’s […]

You’ve purchased your domain name, registered your business, and obtained the necessary permits; now the fun begins. Beyond acquiring the necessary capital, getting off the ground and ensuring success in the short term for most modern businesses requires technological infrastructure which will enable you to begin operating and scale with your growth. For some tips […]

In 2015, law enforcement officials reported a spike in the number of ransomware attacks. While ransomware intrusions have been around for a number of years, the financial rewards for those who hold a website or network system hostage are significant. In an FBI report, last year’s growth has continued in the first few months of […]

A look at what a vCIO can do for your business. When it comes to running a business, many turn to vCIOs for support for many different reasons. Since many are unaware of how cost effective vCIOs can be for their business, we’re going to shed some light as to what they do, how they […]

Microsoft is currently offering its very first free operating system upgrade for both PCs and Windows Phones. The deadline to upgrade your PC for free is just a few weeks away, July 29th. But good news for mobile users; you’ve been granted an extension. If you’re a little unsure what that means for you, you’re […]

As part of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2016 Conference, Dell recently introduced three new interactive displays that are specialized for interactive learning in the classroom. At the same time, the company announced the new Dell Classroom, a Chrome-based software platform designed to close the collaboration gap between teachers and students by […]