Most of us don’t normally associate Business Intelligence (BI) with small- or medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The huge investment required to hire data-delving specialists makes us think BI is only for larger organizations. But this is no longer the case.
BI is for small businesses too
BYOD tips to improve security
Mobile technology has drastically changed the way we live. And just as many people have “cut the cord” in their homes and now rely on their smart devices, businesses are now adopting the bring your own device (BYOD) trend culture. But BYOD also opens your organization up to cybersecurity risks.
What hyperconverged infrastructure can do for SMBs
For many small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), resources can be scarce and, very often, IT takes a back seat. Hyperconverged IT infrastructures are a great way to keep your IT updated without the heavy expenses normally associated with it.
What are hyperconverged infrastructures?
In a traditional IT environment, networking, server, and storage hardware need to be purchased separately and configured to work together as a cohesive system.
Preventing theft of service in VoIP
Despite often going undetected, theft of service is the most common type of fraud for phone systems that use the internet to make calls. How does it affect an organization’s VoIP network and how can businesses prevent or minimize the risk of this type of fraud? Let’s take a closer look.
Use Google Tasks to your advantage
Small- to medium-sized business owners or managers deal with many different tasks from day to day. Having to do many things at once can be tough, but Google Tasks can help. This app can make accomplishing everything on your to-do list simple and easy.
Avoiding Office 365 migration failure
Microsoft’s Office 365 is continually gaining popularity with the growing number of businesses implementing this cloud-based version of Office. However, before you follow suit, you should be aware of five potential problems that can cause the entire process to fail.
Benefits of CRM for businesses
There are several factors that contribute to a business’s success, such as a good location, quality products and services, and a well-planned marketing strategy. But one important component that every company should have is a reliable customer relationship management (CRM) system.
5 Bad business security practices
As businesses have become more reliant on digital technology for day-to-day operations, they’ve also become a favorite target of internet threats. If you want to protect your organization from cyberattacks, make sure your security is clear of the following flaws.
Why more businesses should virtualize
Keeping costs low and productivity high are keys to business success, but these aren’t easy to achieve if you're relying on traditional in-house servers. Virtualization is one solution to this challenge, so let's take a closer look at how it works.
Why QoS matters for VoIP
Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) has become a popular communications solution for small- and medium-sized businesses. There are so many providers and services to choose from, but how do you pick the right one? One crucial factor you should look into is a vendor’s Quality of Service, or QoS.
What is QoS?
VoIP providers and IT experts define “Quality of Service” as the overall performance of a VoIP system or network.