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It’s OK if Your Employees Have Their Heads in the Cloud

In the beginning, the cloud was scary, uncharted territory. Businesses had concerns about how safe information was in the cloud and whether cloud systems were reliable. However, in recent years, the cloud has become less of a buzz word and more of a standard practice. Stringent security measures and flexible features that appeal to today’s workforce make cloud computing a …

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The Cloud Could Be Your Best Recruiting Tool

The workforce has changed. In 2016, Millennials (born 1981-1996) passed Gen-Xers (1965-1980) and Baby Boomers (1946-1964) to become the largest generation in the U.S. labour force with 56 million Millennials working or looking for work, according to the Pew Research Centre. Employers hoping to attract Millennials to their organizations need to be aware that the Millennial employee is much different …

Why Cloud Is the Right Move for Nonprofits

Why Cloud Is the Right Move for Non-profits

In the beginning, the cloud was a scary, uncharted territory. Non-profits had concerns about how safe information was in the cloud or whether cloud systems were reliable. Faced with changing their IT financial model to operational expenses instead of their typical capital outlays and their concerns about employee adoption and training, many non-profits opted to stay out of the cloud. …

The Real Costs of Downtime

The Real Costs of Downtime

Imagine yourself laying on a warm beach, cool breeze coming off the ocean, refreshing drink in hand. You’re soaking up the sun to get a “healthy” tan to show off when you get back home after vacation. Skin cancer isn’t on your mind. Heck, you’re not even worried about getting a sunburn. It won’t happen to you, you say to …

The benefits of a cloud-based ERP

The benefits of a cloud-based ERP

Businesses seeking to integrate their various systems may be intrigued by a cloud solution. An increasingly popular cloud solution for small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) is the enterprise resource planning (ERP). Find out what a cloud-based ERP is, and how your business can benefit from it. Define: Cloud-based ERP ERP is management software, usually offered as a bundle of applications, …

Avoiding Office 365 migration failure

Avoiding Office 365 migration failure

Office 365, the cloud-based version of Office, is one of the most popular software suites used by small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) today. With an ever-increasing number of companies migrating to this solution, it’s not surprising that many others are considering making the move. However, there’s always a chance of migration failure. Learn how to avoid this by knowing the …

What your staff will need to work from home

What your staff will need to work from home

At the office, everything employees need to get work done is provided by the company. They have their PCs, standard keyboards, mice, and perhaps headsets if they do lots of calls. However, circumstances like community quarantines during viral outbreaks may force you to have staff work from their homes. Question is, what hardware and software must they have for their …

Cloud use surges during COVID-19 pandemic

Cloud use surges during COVID-19 pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads to more nations worldwide, millions of businesses turn to the internet as their employees are forced to work from home. Is the World Wide Web ready for the sudden increase in demand for cloud-based services? Even before the pandemic, many companies were already turning to online productivity and collaboration tools for their business. While projections …

Cloud-Based Applications

5 Reasons You Should Adopt More Cloud-Based Applications

Everyone is using some sort of cloud application these days to conduct business – in the office, at home, on the road, and everywhere else service is available for a smart phone or mobile device. The client server software hayday is mostly over as companies are realising they don’t want the responsibility of owning depreciable assets, the capital expense of …

Cloud security: Everything you need to know

Cloud technology is becoming more pervasive every day. A Forbes report found that 77% of enterprises have at least one application or a portion of their enterprise computing infrastructure in the cloud. But somehow, myths about its lack of security remain. Hands-on management Unless you have an over-inflated budget, relying on local copies of data and software means your IT staff is …

Cloud Migration

5 Essential Steps to Moving Workloads to the Cloud

Migrating your business operations to the cloud isn’t a decision you can avoid. If you’re not among the 96 percent of businesses that are already leveraging multiple cloud solutions, it’s time to recognise that the cloud is here to stay, and your business needs to plan your cloud strategy – one step at a time. 5 Essential Steps to Moving …