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Data Backup Data Backup isn’t as Simple as You May Think The protection of your business includes many facets. Physical security, training, and network security get most of the attention (and rightfully so), but does your business have a plan in place if those strategies fail? For the growing business, understanding that your data is an asset doesn’t have to come after you lose some. If your management team prides itself on taking proactive measures to keep business running smoothly, one element that has to be on the table is the practice of data backup and recovery.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 20 September 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Delete Data What Happens to Your Data When You Delete It? The Truth will Surprise You When you delete a file off your PC, or your hard drive becomes corrupted, you just take for granted that the data is gone in perpetuity. That isn’t the case at all, and it can present problems for businesses and individuals alike. The thing is that it’s deleted, it’s gone, it ceases to exist, because you deleted it with your own hands.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 19 September 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Project Manager 4 Tips That Can Help Your Business Better Manage IT Projects Have you ever tried to manage a major IT project yourself? If you have, you know that it’s a huge time sink and that there’s a lot involved with the process. We’ll discuss four of the best ways that you can save time and resources while managing your latest technology implementation project.
by CompuTech City Admin Monday, 18 September 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Avoid Tech trouble Here’s How We Help You Avoid Tech Trouble Wouldn’t it be great to have a fully-trained and certified staff of IT professionals sitting in the corner of your office, keeping your technology in line? Unfortunately, small businesses often don’t have the budget required to hire an internal IT department filled with security analysts and network technicians. Even if they do, they don’t have the workforce to handle all of the responsibilities of a full IT department. What’s the best way to handle your organization’s IT?
by CompuTech City Admin Friday, 15 September 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Involved In Network Security Who Needs To Be Involved In Network Security? Simple: Everyone Network security is an important part of keeping both your business and your staff away from online threats, but it’s not enough to implement the best, most comprehensive solutions on the market. There are a surprising number of facets to network security, and in order to optimize protection against online threats, you’ll need to know all of them. Thankfully, you don’t have to do this alone.
by CompuTech City Admin Thursday, 14 September 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Galaxy Note Tip of the Week: 11 Technology Buzzwords Every SMB Should Know Have you ever felt like talking to someone in the technology industry was like speaking with someone who spoke a different language? You’re not alone. It’s no secret that the IT industry loves their jargon - and has dozens of buzzwords at any given time. These are a few such words that have the industry buzzing right now!
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 13 September 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Galaxy Note Lessons Your Business Can Learn From the Galaxy Note 7 and 8 Samsung fans are getting geared up for the release of their new smartphone, the Galaxy Note 8. Even though it might seem as though the technology world has moved on from the exploding Note 7, you can be sure that Samsung is still feeling the reverberations from last year’s debacle that resulted from the now-infamous exploding of their much-anticipated Galaxy Note 7.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 12 September 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Business Continuity Planning 3 Steps to Successful Business Continuity Planning By now, you’ve probably heard about the importance of business continuity and disaster recovery planning for small businesses. According to FEMA, more businesses have business continuity plans than ever before. With so many SMBs looking to secure their future, there are still a few aspects of business continuity planning that today’s business need to comprehend. After all, there is more to it than just data backup. Disaster recovery is something that needs to be planned, practiced and updated.
by CompuTech City Admin Monday, 11 September 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Mail merge envelope Tip of the Week: Create Envelopes For Your Whole Contact List With Word Microsoft Office has many capabilities that aren’t fully utilized by the majority of their users. Mail merges in Word used to be a time consuming, frustrating process. With each new edition of Word, Microsoft has refined the process to make it a lot more user-friendly. Take the following steps to create a professional looking envelope for your business that easily adds a list of contacts from a CSV file, Outlook, and more.
by CompuTech City Admin Friday, 8 September 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Virtual Private Network Protecting Your Data Is Easier With A VPN Does your business focus enough on security? One of the best solutions that you can consider is a virtual private network, or VPN. By implementing a VPN solution, you can improve the security and privacy on your devices even while out of the office on important business trips or at conferences. What can a VPN do for your business?
by CompuTech City Admin Thursday, 7 September 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Windows vulnerability Your Search Bar Is Now More Secure August saw yet another Patch Tuesday designed to resolve security issues in Microsoft products. Out of the 48 vulnerabilities resolved, 15 affected Windows, while 25 were rated as critical, 21 as important, and 27 that allowed for remote code execution. This might sound a little overwhelming, so we’ll try to simplify it a bit--a lot of flaws were fixed, and the majority of them can be considered dangerous for your organization.
by CompuTech City Admin Friday, 1 September 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Blog Outlook Tip of the Week: 3 Tips to Turn You Into An Outlook Power User Microsoft Outlook is one of the most popular email clients in the world, especially for small and medium businesses. The most recent version of Outlook has some cool features to make your life easier. Below are three Outlook life hacks to help you make the most of your tools.
by CompuTech City Admin Thursday, 31 August 2017 CompuTech City Blog
Data backup systems How Much Damage Can The Weather Do To Your Business? Lots. Nobody ever wants to admit that their business has a problem with security. Unfortunately, as the one responsible for the future of your organization, you have to consider all possible outcomes of any potential data loss incident. Furthermore, many of these incidents are beyond your control. Thankfully, you can soothe the pain of a data loss disaster by thinking ahead and planning for the worst.
by CompuTech City Admin Wednesday, 30 August 2017 CompuTech City Blog
When It comes to your IT When It Comes To Your IT, There's No Such Thing As A Dumb Question! Especially with so many people claiming to be tech-savvy, asking a question about IT can be a bit nerve wracking. Because of this hesitation, there are a lot of people who don’t ask questions about technology because they feel like their questions might be stupid. For example, having an updated operating system is a term that is tossed around a lot by IT professionals, and even some not-so-professionals.
by CompuTech City Admin Tuesday, 29 August 2017 CompuTech City Blog
About windows features Tip of the Week: Did You Know About These Windows Features? Does your business use Windows 10? If so, there are all sorts of hidden tips and tricks that can help you gain even more value from your workstations that are running Windows 10. Here are a few of these secrets and how they can help your staff save time.
by CompuTech City Admin Monday, 28 August 2017 CompuTech City Blog
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