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June 2021 VLOG

 

 

Top ten reasons you should be considering Cloud Backup.

EVERY ORGANIZATION RELIES ON DATA

Employee data, financial data, customer data, product data, accessing this data is key to making sure an organization is successful and runs as it should. Cloud Backup is essentially storing a copy of this vital data in a safe ‘cloud’ location (remote server), rather than locally or on the organization's network drive.

This data is now safe and secure, being outside the network and guard against potential threats, and can be accessed and restored quickly in the event of a system failure, outage, natural disaster, or even a virus attack/ransom attack on the company’s network.

CLOUD BACKUP IS A BIG FOCUS FOR IT LEADERS 

Mainly because of the flexibility and control Cloud-based solutions offer, along with the most advanced technologies available for file syncing, multi-layered authentication, and data mirroring. This technology is consistently being updated to keep up with development in IT software and the demands of business across the world. 

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Training in 10 Upcoming

Set aside 10 minutes to gain some new tech skills or refresh the ones you already have!

With our monthly “Tips in 10” series, you will learn from quick 10-minute tutorials and which will teach you some key actions and useful tips and shortcuts in different commonly used business applications.

There are so many new features and old tricks you may not have known that can help you to become more productive and tackle your to-do lists with ease! Sign up or View Previously Recorded.

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Microsoft Forms - Organize your life with Surveys, Quizzes, and Polls!

June 24, 1:00pm

Join us for a 10-minute training and start using Microsoft Forms more efficiently. Explore this terrific application which allows you to create online forms, surveys/quizzes, and even polls making it easy to share with others. Microsoft Forms is part of Microsoft Office 365.

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How to Spot Phishing Emails.

 The first step in spotting a phishing email comes with understanding what a phishing email is. Watch this quick online training video focused on spotting phishing emails and help keep your personal and business networks safe. (click button and scroll to the bottom of page)

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Social Engineering Red Flags?

The easiest way to avoid falling for phishing scams is to have an understanding of the social engineering tactics employed by cybercriminals. Download our "cheat sheet" that points out the warning signs that are usually present in these schemes.

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Can you spot when your being "Phished"?

Identifying phishing can be harder than you think. Phishing is an attempt to trick you into giving up your personal information by pretending to be someone you know. Can you tell what's fake?

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Choosing CleanVoice gives you SO MANY Features included!

Flexible Business Communication to take your office phone anywhere! Unlimited Support from our entire team included. Never miss a call during power outages and disasters. No more separate systems for phone and data. Easily scalable as your business grows. Looking to upgrade your current system?

Right now has never been easier or more cost-effective to make the switch!  Reach out today!

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All good things must come to an end.

Including the business software and hardware that you have likely been using for years. In the tech field, we call this End of Life.

Now, it's Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and Exchange Server 2013’s turn to head to the big computer graveyard in the sky. Microsoft Server 2012, or Exchange 2013 are currently running on Microsoft ‘extended’ support (*see definition below), with the final end-of-support happening in 2023. Extended support means Microsoft will provide support until 2023, however, if something were to happen now, Microsoft would apply charges for the technical support without guarantee of a solution.

While technically you can still use your computer after the End-of-Life deadline, it is at high risk. After the deadline, your computer will be vulnerable to exploits, bugs, and viruses. If you delay an update and then find yourself with an issue, you will likely receive no help from Microsoft.
Bottom line: Starting in 2023 Microsoft will no longer be offering any support or repair services for Windows Server 2012 or Exchange Server 2013.

We want to ensure that these changes from Microsoft do not negatively impact your day-to-day operations or cause any confusion. We will be reaching out to set up a plan to transition out the expiring products, as well as go over the upgrades available for your network. We will work diligently with all of our clients to ensure they have an upgrade plan in place by December 2021 to ensure a timely and smooth transition.

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You are going to pay more for that computer.

With most of the civilized world working from home, or in a Hybrid situation, this last year and a half, the demand for computer and office equipment to accommodate needs has wreaked havoc on the computer industry (amongst others) with all major computer suppliers being affected. Industry-wide component supply shortages and complicated logistics and shipping constraints are also driving up prices of essential hardware, including CPUs, memory, display panels, graphics cards, LCDs, and various semiconductors.

Now here we are, on the verge of heading into a new normal, with the demand still greatly exceeding the supply and it seems it will continue for the foreseeable future. While most conventional retailers cannot keep the products in stock, online marketplaces, like eBay and Amazon are loaded with computers and parts selling for upwards of twice their intended price (thanks to the previously mentioned scalper bots).

So, if you need new equipment, plan your purchases ahead of time and shop wisely. The current pricing situation is not ideal, but you can still grab a decent deal if you can wait a few extra weeks for your products to arrive. Our team will continue to provide you with the best options available for your needs.

CYBERSECURITY TRAINING - LIVE

July 29, 1:00 pm REGISTER NOW

or WATCH the last recorded training anytime.

Our quarterly Cybersecurity Training Webinars will provide everything you need to educate your organization to withstand and combat cyberattacks FIND OUT MORE HERE.

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Best Pointless Sites to Kill Time Staring at Your Screen 

Sometimes you just need to stare at your screen mindlessly. The following websites are perfect for when you’re looking for the most basic form of entertainment.

Watching Grass Grow | Cat Bounce  | MapCrunch | Plasma Globe | Find the Invisible Cow | BoredButton | Ffffidget | Pointer Pointer | Long Doge Challenge | Real-time Pokedraw | Scream Into The Void | Do Nothing for 2 Minutes

For a full description of each game site and more info please READ MORE (Written by: Anya Zhukova)

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