Google, mainly the search engine company and then the developer of the Android operating system, remains one of the most popular operating systems in the world. Google’s biggest competitor is Apple’s iOS, but Android owns the majority of the worldwide market.
Many important emails have been caught in spam filters, creating confusion and frustration for both sides, regardless of if the email was personal-related or business-related.
The MSP trends expected to shape 2021 reflect the interweaving between maturing technologies and emerging developments. As a result, managed service providers can expect to see a continuation of the patterns that shaped 2020, such as the continuing evolution of cloud computing.
As public health measures recede nationwide, many employers are reassessing their remote workforce operations to determine what the best staffing model may be going forward. Some companies have already announced they plan to have all employees return to work. Others, looking at a long-term or permanent hybrid model, have indicated they intend to increase the amount of time employees spend in the office over present levels.
Americans spend an average of 8.5 hours looking at computer screens daily. Considering how much this converts to in a year, it makes sense to choose the best computer monitors. As PCs evolve, screens have also taken new forms and features. The latest obsession is with large screen monitors.
Even if you have the best firewalls, backup and disaster recovery strategies, password protection, and other security practices in place, the new cybersecurity crisis can make or break a business.
Both the government and private sectors have made attempts at ramping up defenses, but there’s still more that needs to be done. The attack on the Colonial Pipeline and the JBS meatpacking operations are representations of the growing cybercrime industry. It’s also an indication that hackers have exponential potential to inflict pain and make profits by crippling crucial networks.
Remote teams often experience distorted messages and communication issues where a meeting’s conclusions are communicated to other teams or departments. Those conclusions can sometimes be distorted, leading to misalignment. What are some tips to avoid this situation?
As early as March 2020, cyber criminals hacked into the SolarWinds IT software company in an attack that revealed confidential and sensitive client information and private intellectual property. Criminals on the dark web may sell this stolen information to make money or use it for future attacks.
There is no doubt that digital transformation is crucial for organizations of all sizes. What makes it vital at the enterprise level, and how can companies leverage it to boost productivity? Is it necessary for organizations to enhance collaboration or embrace automation for seamless project management?
Passwords are as tricky to create and manage as they are vital to your daily life, both in and out of the office. Passwords grant you access to your email accounts, your office systems, and programs, your banking information, your social media, etc.
The demand for Managed IT Service Providers is on the rise, especially for SMBs. The right MSP can help a business achieve enhanced uptime and leverage efficient tech solutions that drive productivity. Making the most of MSP services can, however, pose challenges for many business owners. Here are some key ways that can prove worthwhile.
Zoom allows users to enhance accessibility and flexibility with the new closed captioning feature. Once enabled, the feature makes it easier for users to type captions during a webinar or meeting. Users type directly into the video conferencing platform or via an integrated third-party software.
Have you been thinking to yourself, “Why are my IT costs so high?”, lately? If so, you should do something about it by learning how to reduce IT costs in a hurry. In this day and age, it’s pretty much impossible to get rid of IT costs entirely. You need an IT department or an IT company on your side to help you with your company’s computers, software, and network.
It takes a substantial amount of effort to start a business. Even more effort is required to foster your business into a steady growth rate. We know that attempting to grow business can oftentimes lead to burnout. It’s time-consuming and you may feel like you’re not advancing.
You certainly have many goals you’d like to achieve, but your biggest desire is to grow your small business into a large corporation. If you run a niche ecommerce store, for example, you’re always thinking of growing it into an Amazon-like business.
IT outsourcing has become quite popular in recent years, and for good reasons. If your business is spending too many resources on managing your network, updating software, maintaining printers, or ensuring that your cybersecurity software is doing its job, it’s time to start thinking about getting help from IT professionals.
Tech Data is a large technology distributor. It has for the longest time helped companies like Apple. Microsoft, Cisco, and HP bring their products to the market. It also offers a broad range of technical and business support services.
Zoom allows users to enhance accessibility and flexibility with the new closed captioning feature. Once enabled, the feature makes it easier for users to type captions during a webinar or meeting.
Thanks to COVID-19, virtual learning has become the norm in most classrooms across the United States as well as around the world.
Virtual and augmented reality products have experienced slow market-share growth over the last couple of years. Microsoft has made efforts to accelerate the sector with defining collaboration solutions.
CTECH Consulting Group is proud to have ranked in AGS’ list of the Top 11 IT Consultancies in Canada.
Everyday people typically think about hacking as a targeted attack that penetrates a single system or device and pilfers off valuable digital assets. Cybercriminals, many believe, are like burglars orchestrating quick…
Science fiction writer Mira Grant’s novel Feed conjures a post-pandemic world in which a highly contagious virus decimates the population, leaving an apocalyptic world of zombies.
They say hunger can make a thief out of anyone, and the global economic downturn appears to have prompted an increased number of people learning hacking skills.
With so many more people working remotely due to the coronavirus pandemic, its time to question how to strengthen your workplace culture. Working remotely can be unnerving and lonely for some employees having to deal with the added stress of homeschooling children while also adhering to stay-at-home orders.
Operating a successful organization requires industry professionals to focus their expertise in a fashion that drives profits and achieves goals. Investing time and energy into seemingly peripheral issues such as logistics and cybersecurity are not necessarily what makes thought leaders thrive.
Billions of people the world over depend on the jobs that frontline workers do; however, a recent survey indicates that only a measly 15% of these workers feel engaged in their work.
Microsoft Teams Calling has been widely touted by the company for the many features and ability to connect your company with clients in, let’s face it, a more modern world. Legacy telephone systems are quickly going away.
SolarWinds (News – Alert), an American software development company that creates infrastructure technologies for a variety of client companies, was the subject of a widespread cybersecurity attack near the end of 2020. The attack, according to Brad Smith, President of Microsoft (News – Alert) Corp.
Who knows how long Zoom spaces will be the new “water coolers” for those of us who are used to office life. But while most of us are still in work-from-home mode, we might as well get comfy with our new surroundings, right?
Cloud storage comes with wide-ranging security issues that require robust solutions to safeguard data protection. Both service providers and customers have a role to play in securing the data.
As holders of highly-sensitive personal data and financial information, businesses in the insurance and financial sectors need to be especially aware of major cybersecurity concerns. This is especially true when using video conferencing technologies like FaceTime, Zoom, and Google Meet.
Carl Fransen, president of IT services and support company CTech Consulting, joins Global News Morning Calgary via Skype to discuss the increase in hacking and security breaches they are seeing while many work from home during the pandemic.
Did you know Microsoft’s source code was successfully breached by Russian hackers? The company admitted the incident late last year, and it shocked the world. Surely, small companies and even larger ones with faulty security could be hacked. But one of the largest technology corporations in the world?
CTECH Consulting Group is proud to once again be named among the top 50 best managed IT companies in the country. This award is further evidence of our proven approach to delivering an undeniably high quality of services for our growing network of clients.
There was more than a little hype surrounding the surge in remote workforces as the “new normal.”
Microsoft Teams Calling has been widely touted by the company for the many features and ability to connect your company with clients in, let’s face it, a more modern world.