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Firmware Updates and Why You Need Them

Firmware Updates and Why You Need Them

Most IT consultants constantly remind clients of how important it is to update and patch their software, but neglect the importance of updating hardware. We don’t mean replacing it with new hardware; we mean firmware updates.
What is firmware?
Firmware is a very basic type of software that is embedded into every piece of hardware.

What is Microsoft Teams and Why Do I Need It?

What is Microsoft Teams and Why Do I Need It?

Slack is a well-known, cloud-based collaboration tool that helps your team communicate better and be more productive. What is Microsoft Teams, Office 365's Slack knockoff, bringing to the table? It’s been reported that prior to its release, a gigantic update was rolled out that equipped Teams with a bevy of features that will definitely make a difference.

3 Great Reasons to Switch to Chrome Browser

3 Great Reasons to Switch to Chrome Browser

Unlike the release schedule of the Android operating system, new versions of the Chrome browser come out so often that they’re distinguished only by the version number. The most recent release is number 57, and it packs a little more wallop than the average upgrade.

5 IT Solutions You Need Right Now

5 IT Solutions You Need Right Now

In this age, IT has become an integral part in the lives of almost all individuals. Everyone deals with technology and information, one way or another. With their smartphones and computers to digital home appliances, everyone is using IT somehow. One sector which especially uses IT solutions is the business sector.

5 Ways to Improve VOIP Security

5 Ways to Improve VOIP Security

Do I really need VOIP Security?

Not that long ago, VoIP services were a new and revolutionary concept. Nowadays, internet-based voice communication is commonplace among SMBs, which means it’s time to turn our attention toward improving their security.

Network Virtualization or SDN: Are They the Same?

Network Virtualization or SDN: Are They the Same?

Nobody’s perfect, even IT technicians. We’ve seen plenty of people interpret software-defined networking and network virtualization as the same exact service, but it’s time we clear up the difference. It’s small, but it could be the difference between major cost savings and a small increase in functionality.

Network Firewall Comparison: Security Showdown

Network Firewall Comparison: Security Showdown

A Network Firewall Comparison? There is more than one?

Software solutions are almost always more user-friendly than hardware solutions. There’s no need to worry about cabling, firmware, and power consumption. But when it comes to firewalls, a software solution just can’t measure up to its hardware counterpart.

Better Backups Using Data Analytics

Better Backups Using Data Analytics

The astounding amount of data that businesses create on a daily, monthly, and yearly basis is totally unprecedented. And that number doesn’t show any signs of slowing, most likely reaching 1.7 terabytes per person by the year 2020. For businesses harnessing that data, this creates a major challenge: Current data storage limitations make it nearly impossible for businesses to backup all their information in a timely fashion.