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WorkSmart Expands IT Services to Atlanta

Acquisition allows WorkSmart to continue its investment and growth in SMB market Durham, N.C. – October 16, 2018 – WorkSmart today announced the acquisition of CDI Managed Services’ small and midsize business (SMB) clients, expanding WorkSmart’s footprint into Atlanta, GA and the New York Metro area. The acquisition was finalized on October 1st, 2018. WorkSmart […]

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How we connect

In our last post we covered the access you need for your company to communicate best. Now we’re reviewing the tools we can use to connect with each other electronically, and personally. CONNECTING ELECTRONICALLY Our favorite way to communicate at work is electronic. Email and instant messaging are the first tools we use to share […]

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Patching the Spectre & Meltdown security vulnerabilities

You may have heard about the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities recently. While there’s no evidence of anyone exploiting the security flaw, we want to make sure our clients are aware of how it’s being resolved. Microsoft has developed a security update patch that repairs the vulnerability. However, testing revealed that this patch can cause incompatibilities with antivirus programs. These […]

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How to set “Active Hours” so Windows updates don’t keep interrupting you

Get ready for a big update from Microsoft for Windows 10 On October 17th Microsoft will release their latest service pack for Windows 10 called the “Fall Creators Update.” The update will be downloaded and installed on applicable Windows 10 machines automatically. It is a large update and may take around 30 minutes to complete after your computer is […]

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O365’s newest machine learning functions

Everyone has heard of machine learning, but not everyone knows exactly what it is. Although it’s extremely complicated, it can be summed up thusly: breaking human habits and actions into specific, analyzable data to create better software-based suggestions. It’s been a hot topic within the IT world for years, and Office 365 is finally bringing […]

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