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New and Improved: Upgrade to Windows 11

Over the past year and a half, PCs have become more of a necessity than ever before to stay connected and get work done. Microsoft said it best with, “we went from fitting the PC in our lives, to trying to fit our whole lives into the PC.”

In developing the next generation of Windows, Microsoft focused on improved ways to create, learn, and connect with others. Raising the standard for security was also at the top of their to-do list.

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Marissa Explains IT All: What is an MSP?

You hear the acronym all the time, but what actually is an MSP? And what do they do in the business world?

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Purchasing Computers for Your Organization

PCs are trending at the moment. Hitting their highest level since 2014, PC sales surged during the pandemic. Worldwide sales increased by 32% over the course of just one year! It’s not surprising as many businesses needed to buy computers that better enabled remote work. And all the households that added computers for remote learning and entertainment.

Building on this success, Microsoft recently introduced Windows 11 (to be released later this year), which has a streamlined design similar to a smartphone. With a cleaner start menu and more ways to interact with windows, they’re making it easier for you to stay in the flow of work.

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Why Shutting Down Your Computer May Be A Security Risk

Forget everything you know – at least when it comes to shutting down your computer. With Windows 10, ‘shut down’ and ‘restart’ no longer do the same thing, so if you only shut it down, your computer may be a security risk. Here’s what you need to know.

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The Benefits of Leasing Technology Equipment and Why It’s a Smart Move

There is a price to pay for progress.

In business, the cost of growth depends on a company’s financial situation. Some have the means to pay for the technology they need upfront. Others need to stretch out their added expenditures over time.

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Digital Transformation: New Webinar Series Starts Today!

We hope that you enjoyed our Remote Office Series over the past twelve weeks! It is, sadly, over, but we’ve got a whole new 13 episode series starting today, July 9th. 

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Wired vs Wireless Internet: Why you should use a cable.

The recent shift to remote work stresses how much your team relies on reliable and secure internet. You need consistently performing internet connectivity to stay productive. Whether you’re home or in the office, choosing the right way to connect to the internet helps you get the most of your bandwidth.  As with every aspect of your business, there are costs and benefits with choosing either wired or wireless internet connections. 

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3 Helpful Tips for Planning Your Move to the Cloud

With Office 365 and GSuite, many small businesses have already made their first move to the cloud (internet-accessed technology). While some companies are hosted entirely in the cloud, a common practice is to move applications as it makes sense. As the options continue to evolve and the buzz continues to grow, it’s important to know what strategy works best for your business.

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Onboarding a New Employee: How IT Can Make a Good First Impression

Retaining quality employees begins with a solid onboarding process. The key is to make a great first impression as it’s your first engagement – technology makes that easy! Here are some tips to onboard a new hire from an IT point of view.

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Prepare for Your New Hire (Our Free IT Checklist]

Prepare for your new hire to make a great first impression. This requires a well-defined onboarding process and having the right tools ready to go so they feel valued! After all, 1/3 of new hires quit within the first six months.

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