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Paperless vs. Less Paper in Your Office

Submitted by Tech Support on Thu, 22/ 06/ 2017 - 04: 55 PM

If you were to compare today's workplace to that of a decade ago, you'd see some significant changes in technology. Fax machines have been replaced by laptops, smartphones, and tablets, while you'd be hard-pressed to find any carbon copy paper. But.


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Submitted by Kevin Kendall on Fri, 16/ 06/ 2017 - 12: 46 PM

We’ve all heard it before… leave the technology out of the bedroom.  You’re never going to a get a full night of rest with your phone at your side, your TV blaring in the background and the hallway light creeping through under the cracks of the door.

Sleeping better with technology

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Don't Let a Slow Network Get You Down

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 16/ 06/ 2017 - 08: 00 AM

There's nothing more frustrating or unproductive than a slow network. Just as you're getting into the groove of your day and starting to get some work done, your browser stops loading, you can't download an email attachment, or your video conference.

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Unified Communications System

Submitted by Tech Support on Thu, 15/ 06/ 2017 - 04: 00 PM

The last year or so has seen an explosion of growth in unified communications (UC) systems across industries as companies scramble to take advantage of new technologies. There is an increasing number of free or cheap tools aimed at filling the needs.

Unified Communications

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Here's the Difference Between Managed Services and Your IT Department

Submitted by Tech Support on Wed, 14/ 06/ 2017 - 12: 00 AM

In today's fast-paced, technology-driven world, you can't get by for one day without your IT infrastructure. Modern businesses rely on the networks, computers, and other IT systems to communicate with customers and each other while maintaining.

Managed IT Services

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Should You Lease Your Next Copier?

Submitted by Tech Support on Tue, 13/ 06/ 2017 - 12: 00 AM

Have you considered leasing instead of buying your next copier or printer? Leasing is an increasingly attractive option for businesses looking to upgrade their technology without the initial upfront cost of buying. Leasing is a good option for many.

Copier Leasing

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Should You Choose Cloud-Based Telephony?

Submitted by Tech Support on Mon, 12/ 06/ 2017 - 12: 00 AM

Ready or not, here it comes: the cloud. Whether you're an early adopter or a late bloomer, everyone knows to some extent that cloud services are becoming a non-optional essential for every business. If you've started to wonder if it's time to.

Unified Communications

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Keep Your Business Secure

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 09/ 06/ 2017 - 12: 00 AM

Do you know how well your network is performing? Maybe you're not sure, or maybe you're sure that it's doing just fine for what your business needs. Either way, it's important to remember that your IT infrastructure is vital to your day-to-day.

Network Security

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3 Ways to Find the Right Printer Repair Technician

Submitted by Tech Support on Thu, 08/ 06/ 2017 - 06: 25 PM

It's a frustrating but familiar scenario: you're ready to make a copy or print out some meeting handouts, and you realize your printer or copier is down againWhether you're dealing with an outdated machine, inadequate maintenance, or a low-quality.

Office Equipment

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3 Workplace Time-Wasters & How to Rid Yourself of Them

Submitted by Kevin Kendall on Wed, 07/ 06/ 2017 - 01: 42 PM

We’ve all done it before—wasted time on the job.  Somehow we end up focusing too much on ourselves, our coworkers, or absolutely nothing at all, becoming less productive and less present in the process.

Productivity in the office

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