Tag Archive for: IT For Business Owners

Slow computers creating roadblocks? In this post, we’ll explore common slowdown issues and offer insights into optimizing performance. Stick around to learn how our company’s automated solutions can simplify these processes.

  1. Web Browsers – Tab Management: Too many tabs? Tools like “The Great Suspender” ease the strain, ensuring a smoother browsing experience for your team.
  2. Security Software – Balanced Protection: Secure systems without disruption. Scheduled scans during off-peak hours strike a balance, ensuring both security and productivity.
  3. Collaboration Tools – Efficient Teamwork: Optimize collaboration tools to minimize syncing delays, enabling seamless teamwork and enhancing overall efficiency.
  4. Document Management Systems – Smart Organization: Automated syncing intelligently organizes files, optimizing efficiency without compromising speed.
  5. Email Clients – Clutter-Free Communication: Maintain organized inboxes for effective communication. Our automated services ensure clutter-free email clients, promoting uninterrupted collaboration.
  6. Unnecessary Plugins/Add-ons – Clean Browsing: Browser extensions impacting performance? Regular audits to disable unnecessary plugins keep your team’s browsing experience clean and efficient.

Addressing common computer slowdowns is vital for a productive work environment. Explore these quick solutions and consider our company’s automated services for streamlined processes. Optimize your systems to empower your team, and if you’re intrigued, reach out to learn more about how our services can benefit your small business!

There’s a global chip shortage which has been going on for two years and is still causing huge problems.

Not only is it driving up the cost of a lot of the modern tech that we’re so dependent on, but it’s also taking a lot longer to get hold of some of the essential devices we need. When it comes to business, that can be really disruptive.

We’ve created this short video to help you reduce the impact the chip shortage will have on your business. Watch it here:

If you’d like help preparing your business, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Do you have staff that work remotely sometimes?

A new survey has found that half of all businesses are at increased risk of cyber-attack because of their remote employees, and the scariest part… they haven’t taken this into account when planning their IT spending.

We’ve created a new video all about it. Watch it here:

Would you like our team to review your security set up? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Everything you need to know to keep your team and data safe.

Chances are you know about phishing.

It’s where someone sends you a fake email pretending to be someone else. They’re hoping you’ll click a bad link or download a dangerous attachment.

It’s one of the biggest kinds of cybercrime.

But do you know what the red flags are?

We’ve created this new guide with our top advice on how to stay a step ahead of cyber criminals. Read it here: GUIDE: The Business Owner’s Complete Guide to Phishing

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/.

Here is your September 2022 “Tech Tips For The Boss” newsletter! This month features keeping your remote worker’s devices up to par, new research on malware attacks, the dangers of RATS, and more! Click here to download it: September 2022 Newsletter

Interested in finding out more? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Most staff care about your business’s cyber security, but not all employees think the same.

 In fact, half are using software that’s been banned by their IT department according to a new survey. These high-risk apps can pose a big threat to your business’s security.

 We’ve created a new video on how to discourage your team from using “security risk” apps. Watch it here:

If you’d like help improving your business’s cyber security, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

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!

Here is your August 2022 “Tech Tips For The Boss” newsletter! This month features the benefits of cloud migration, the future of tech, how to prevent your team from side-stepping security measures, and more! Click here to download it: August 2022 Newsletter

Interested in finding out more? Book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.

Did you know that some of the applications on your laptop might be accessing your webcam or microphone without your knowledge? They could even be gathering data from your messages or tracking your location.

Yes, that would worry me too. Privacy is important.

Fortunately, Microsoft’s testing a new feature in Windows 11 to give you back control over your privacy. Check out our newest video for all the information:

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

Spam emails are a pain. They are endless and a real distraction.

But it’s more than that. They are taking up hours of our time and when you run a business, you know that time is money.

Time wasted on filtering out spam emails means less time spent on the things that really matter.

Our newest video explains just how many hours are being wasted and how your business can reduce that time. Watch it here:

If you’d like help reviewing your email setup, book a 15 minute, no obligation call with us at www.durham-it.ca/book-a-call/.