IT Support Blog

Office 365 is the Same as Exchange, But Better

Most businesses today are familiar with Microsoft Exchange and all of the benefits that come with it. The problem is most businesses are also worried about change and never want to leave what they know, which is stopping them from moving to a cloud-based email system such as Office 365.

When we sit down with clients to discuss the opportunity available to them by using Office 365 and all of the benefits that come with this solution the first thing they say is that they don’t want, can’t or are scared to learn a new system.

Where Does My Data Go? A Beginner’s Guide to Cloud Computing

There’s this fantastic thing called “The Cloud” that we all keep hearing about online and in commercials. It usually sounds like this amazing entity that can do wonderful things to make your life and business better.

But where does your data really go?

The simple answer is that it’s on a server that instead of being in your office, is in a datacentre somewhere.

Advantages of Cloud Computing with Office 365

In my career I have been exposed to a wide range of software solutions for common business challenges with programs like ACT, Maximizer or Goldmine being selected and installed within the network. Other businesses have developed arrays of spreadsheets and/or local database applications to handle these tasks.

What Your IT Person SHOULD be Doing for You

How much of your business day do you spend working on servicing your customers and growing your business. How much of each business day do you expect your employees to do the same?

Like most people I suspect that much of your day is spent using a computer or mobile device to work on documents, communicate and otherwise complete critical day to day tasks.

5 Reasons why Implementing an In-House Monitoring Solution is a Bad Idea

Every enterprise business IT department knows and understands the value and importance of a monitoring system. Solutions like Microsoft System Center, IBM Tivoli, AVG Managed Workplace, HP Remedy ad ManageEngine are the backbone that link the hardware and software of the business with the fast, effective support and automation that proactively minimizes down time and ensures things are available when needed.

Your Biggest Data Threat? Your Employees

You are the head of your organization and you have spent a lot of money to ensure that all of your computers are up to date, all of your servers and software are up to date, you have an enterprise grade firewall, redundant internet connections, antivirus is applied all machines and proper backups in place for disaster recovery.

5 Reasons why Implementing an In-House Monitoring Solution is a Bad Idea

Every enterprise business IT department knows and understands the value and importance of a monitoring system. Solutions like Microsoft System Center, IBM Tivoli, AVG Managed Workplace, HP Remedy ad ManageEngine are the backbone that link the hardware and software of the business with the fast, effective support and automation that proactively minimizes down time and ensures things are available when needed.