IT Blog

How to Improve the Range of Your Wireless Network

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • October 2, 2020
  • IT Blog

Wireless is one of the most popular utilities to have in the office. However, if not implemented thoughtfully, it can cause frustration and holdups to your processes. Therefore, it is important to understand what causes challenges for your Wi-Fi, and how to resolve or work around these challenges. Let’s discuss where these challenges come from, and how to fix them....

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What You Need to Know to Manage a Remote Workforce

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • June 29, 2020
  • IT Blog

There are many reasons that your team may want (or need) to work from home, and there are many reasons to allow them to do so. A 2019 survey by OwlLabs indicated that 71 percent of remote workers are happy with their job (as compared to 55 percent of on-site workers); remote workers responded that they are 13   percent more...

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The Employee’s Guide to Working Remotely

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • June 29, 2020
  • IT Blog

It’s not uncommon where a situation arises and you will find yourself working from home. To make this work, it is important that you keep a few additional issues in mind so that you can make the most of it. We have put together a few simple best practices that you should keep in mind as you operate remotely. Security...

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Disaster Recovery and Why it Matters to nationwide Businesses

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • June 29, 2020
  • IT Blog

When you mention the term 'disaster recovery,' most people think about the big ground-shattering events like earthquakes, fires, floods, tropical storms, etc. While these natural events are certainly disasters and devastating in their own right, smaller things can constitute as a disaster for your business, and they aren't seasonal. Let's look at the definition of disaster. dis·as·ter A calamitous event,...

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What is your Identity Worth to You?

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • June 29, 2020
  • IT Blog

Your identity has quite a lot of value, especially in the wrong hands. Security firm ZoneAlarm put together some numbers in 2011 concerning identity fraud, and it even shocked us. Let's talk about a few of these statistics and what it means. First of all, what shocked us the most is that according to the FTC, in the United States,...

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Slow Computer? Increase your memory to boost computer Speeds

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • June 29, 2020
  • IT Blog

Sometimes when your workstation feels bogged down, a relatively cheap and simply hardware update can make a huge difference in performance. Adding more RAM (Random Access Memory, often just referred to as memory) can be a game changer for your bogged down PC. There are several factors that contribute to the speed of a PC. Let's very briefly break these...

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How Safe is Your Email?

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • June 29, 2020
  • IT Blog

Email is (and has been) a prime method of communication for businesses of all sizes. With email comes a whole slew of issues that are essentially synonymous with the technology; spam, information overload, phishing, and information privacy. Even nationwide small businesses that only do business locally are at risk of these issues. Personal email accounts are equally at risk. Employing...

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5 Tips for Saving Money on your IT

  • By Rafiq Masri
  • June 29, 2020
  • IT Blog

Saving a little on your technology can go a long ways, but cutting too many corners can lead to additional problems and expensive downtime. Here are a few ways you can cut costs without creating long term issues. Don't be Afraid to Replace Got an older PC that's causing you a lot of issues? Older technology is typically more expensive...

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