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Prepare your business for Windows 7 end of support

More organizations across the globe are switching to Windows 10, but there are those — including some small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) — that are still using Windows 7. In fact, 40.1% of the world’s computers are still running Windows 7, which turns 10 in July 2019.

However, Microsoft will stop supporting Windows 7 soon, so if your company is still using it, you might want to consider upgrading your OS to prevent issues in the future.

Tips for efficiently moving to a new office

When you think about moving your small- to medium-sized business (SMB) to a new workspace, you get excited as you imagine the finished product — everyone in your company thriving and working in a shiny new, completely organized office. Then panic sets in as you realize you must figure out how to get everything in the building ready for transfer, and how to settle in once the move is done.

Benefits of using Dropbox for your business

Have you ever experienced trying to work remotely, only to realize that you can't, because you left the files you need to work on in your office desktop? This scenario can be quite frustrating.

Having a cloud storage solution like Dropbox makes sure this never happens, as you can keep your files in a safe place and access it anywhere with an internet connection.

What makes Salesforce valuable?

Salesforce, based in San Francisco, California, is a cloud computing enterprise known for being an innovator of customer relationship management (CRM) software. It offers a solution that helps small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) manage their relationships with new or existing clients and improve customer service and marketing processes.

A glossary of technical terms that all business leaders should be familiar with

Are you baffled by the constant barrage of acronyms and industry jargon that permeate the world of business technology? Here are some of the most common terms that business leaders would do well to familiarize themselves with:

Bring your own device (BYOD)
Many employees have grown accustomed to using their own smartphones and other devices for work, and beyond increasing convenience for staff, BYOD policies also save businesses money on hardware expenditures.

Exchange 365 vs. Gmail: Which is best for your business?

Whether you work in a small- or medium-sized business (SMB), the top hosted email services available for use today are Microsoft's Exchange Online (a component of Office 365) and Google's Gmail (a component of the enterprise platform, G Suite). Both of these productivity suites are cloud-based, accessible from computers or mobile devices, and are priced similarly.

A guide to deploying a security operations center

High-speed internet, automation tools and other technology advancements have greatly improved business processes. The downside is that cybersecurity threats are getting more dangerous and more difficult to identify and subdue. Based on data from the 2018 Ponemon Institute Cost of a Data Breach Study, a company would typically take 196 days to detect a data breach, and more than a month to mitigate it.

Differentiating the various types of data backup

For years, keeping your business data safe from man-made or natural disasters, corruption, and loss has been a top priority for IT support providers. While these professionals make the job look easy, implementing an effective and efficient set of backup operations for your small- or medium- business (SMB) can be challenging.

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