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Bracey Miller – Support Center Representative

WorkSmart’s mission is to work closely with clients and partners to enable their success and to create an invigorating and enjoyable work environment. With colleagues like Bracey, we accomplish this mission. According to his coworkers, Bracey is “Fast, sly, and spot-on” and is known for his expertise in Mac and Linux operating systems. “Bracey is […]

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Ecycling for the Greater Good

Triangle Ecycling, a Durham-based triple bottom line company is now offering WorkSmart clients a secure, convenient and low cost way to recycle e-waste. Triangle Ecycling employs City of Durham firefighters to collect and disassemble business e-waste. Once hard drives are destroyed and it is all sorted, TROSA is hired to haul it to industrial recycler […]

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Time to Upgrade Your OS and Server?

Still on an old Microsoft system? It might be time to move up and do an upgrade, as studies and tests are showing consistently better performance from the new Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2. Your old system might be limping along, but there’s no harm in making things better and improving your productivity. One […]

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Your Organization in the Clouds

Similar to virtualization, another trend is affecting how many organizations conduct business. Brick-and-mortar businesses are now moving to the “Cloud”. And no, there is no relation to nebulous. Cloud computing is basically using the Internet for applications and tasks normally performed on our computers. A broader definition is utilizing off-site servers for applications. The hardware […]

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Virtualizing Your Organization

The goal of technology is to enable businesses to maximize their resources most effectively and efficiently. Many small businesses are utilizing Virtualization for just that. Virtualization is the technology that allows hardware to run multiple operating system images simultaneously. The idea of running one application on one machine is being replaced by the ability to […]

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Business Blogging

No doubt, you’ve heard the term web log, better known as blog, but you may not know how blogging can actually benefit your business. By definition, a blog is a website that hosts entries-or posts-of commentary, descriptions of events, graphics, videos and more. No longer just a way for controversial thoughts to be heard, small […]

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Simple Protection during the Termination Process

Internal threats are dangerous to IT Security. When a team member ceases to be employed at your company, it’s important to have a consistent process, even for your best employees. It is critical that an organization take measures to protect themselves during the termination process. After all, employees have access to your most sensitive information […]

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