Over the last number of years, VoIP phones have evolved immensely. You’ll now find that they are better quality and more reliable than traditional phone lines. On top of that, they have huge cost-saving, better accessibility, an endless number of advanced features, easy scalability, and are shown to increase productivity. Sounds like a tool that could benefit your business, doesn’t it?

We’ve created this new guide to help you understand what VoIP phones are, and how they are sure to better your business. Read it here: GUIDE: BETTERING YOUR BUSINESS WITH VOIP

Interested in finding out more? Book a discovery call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/. If you decide to make the change to VoIP, we will provide you will the phones FREE OF CHARGE!

Ever been on a video call, and the other person looks and sounds BAD?

Perhaps they’re staring down at a laptop webcam (never a great angle) and they’re so badly lit that they look like a shadow in the dark. Maybe they have a cheap microphone which makes them sound like they’re on a bad phone call?

Video calls are here to stay. If there’s any chance that your team members are video calling like this, it’s time to give them an upgrade.

In our newest guide, we’ve listed our recommendations on how to improve your video calls within any budget size. Download your copy for free here: GUIDE – HOW TO GET THE PERFECT VIDEO CALL SETUP, WHATEVER YOUR BUDGET

Want help improving your team’s setup? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

How to Ensure Your IT Spending is an Investment & Never an Expense

No matter what kind of business you run, technology sits at the heart of it, and it’s going to become more and more important in the future.

Big business thinkers see IT as a long-term investment. They understand the correlation between the short-term impact to cash flow, and the enormous long-term benefits of business growth, increased productivity and highly satisfied staff and customers.

To ensure your Return on Investment (ROI), there are several Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to track. Our new guide walks you through them. Read it here: GUIDE – The 7 KPIs For Your IT ROI

If you’re interested in finding out more, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Focus more, be interrupted less… and get more done

Business owners and managers ALWAYS have a lot on the go. You are not only having to worry about your own work, but also whatever your people are needing from you at that moment. It’s a lot for your brain to handle.

Fortunately, there are many tools that you can utilize to reduce your interruptions, free up your time and help you focus. Many of them are even included in your Microsoft 365 subscription.

We’ve created this short guide to help you focus more, be interrupted less, and GET MORE DONE! Read it here… BUSINESS OWNER’S BRIEFING: REDUCE THE BURDEN ON YOUR BRAIN

Want help improving productivity in your business? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

How to Keep Your Business’s Data Safe During the Work from Home Revolution

We’ve all come to accept that working from home and hybrid working are here to stay. In many ways, we’ve embraced this change well. However, one way that many businesses are lacking is in additional security measures for those working away from the office.

Unmanaged devices are a big concern that business’s need to explore, as they have the potential to compromise ALL of your business’s crucial data. We’ve created this brand-new guide to outline the concerns and some ways that your business should be protecting itself. Read it here: The Dangers of Employee’s “Other” Laptop

Want help ensuring your business is protected? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Have you considered moving your business data and applications over to a cloud-based solution? The thought can be a little overwhelming since is can sound very complex.

The reality is, there is a lot that can go wrong – increased downtime, data loss, things not working as they should – but when done correctly, the benefits are countless. You will see big cost savings, increased security, and better scalability, just to name a few. And of course, access to extra features is a plus.

If you’re wondering if a cloud-based solution may be the right fit for you, download our FREE guide here: YOUR ESSENTIAL CLOUD MIGRATION STRATEGY CHECKLIST
If you’re interested in finding out more about cloud migration, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Did you know that the biggest security threat to your business is on your payroll? The chances of your business suffering a data breach due to an insider attack is incredibly high. Most of these attacks are completely accidental, as all it takes is one well-meaning employee to click a bad link. On the other hand, some attacks are done maliciously by employees looking to make money or cause damage.

Both kinds of attacks can be very detrimental to your business. Luckily, there are steps you can take to prevent them. Our newest guide outlines 5 key areas that your business should focus on to prepare yourself for insider attacks. Read it here: The Real Cost of Insider Attacks & Your Strategy to Prevent Them

If you would like any help, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Be Prepared: Sooner or Later Your Business WILL Be Attacked

Ransomware is the scariest data security threat that businesses have ever faced.

Imagine you employees arriving at work one morning, and the first thing they see is a bright red computer screen saying that all your data is gone unless you pay a huge ransom. That is a terrifying thought!

The best way to protect yourself is to understand the risks and prepare your business. Our newest guide answers all your questions about ransomware and provides 5 steps you should be taking to improve your business’s ransomware resilience. Download it here: 5 Steps to Improve Your Ransomware Resilience

Want advice on how to keep your business safe? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Did you get a much-needed break over the holidays? Even just a couple days off at the end of the year can give you that clear mind needed to jump start your business for 2022.

We like to call this “January Refresh & Refocus”. During this time, we encourage you to take a look at two areas of technology that will make the biggest difference in your business during 2022… Defend and Invest.

Defend is all about protecting your business. Cyber-crime is predicted to rise to an all-time high once again this year. Your business MUST be protected.

Invest is all about making sure your business is not being held back by your technology. When technology is used correctly, it can and should be the driving force behind your business.

We have created this free guide to help you plan for these two areas in 2022. Click here to download it: Guide – Defend & Invest

Want help putting together your 2022 technology strategy? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Here’s a CRAZY question: Are you paying your IT support partner enough?

I bet you haven’t really considered this before. But it is an important question to ask yourself, especially as you budget for 2022.

In the tech industry, you really do get what you pay for. Picking an IT provider based on price alone is never a good idea. If you pay to little, your business will run into one of four big risks. We’ve put together this guide to outline these risks and to help you budget for 2022. Click here to download it now for free: Are You Paying Your IT Provider Enough?

Want to learn more about your IT options for 2022? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.