"Skype for Business New Features" webinar now online

Skype for Business is probably one of the most under-utilized tools for Office 365.  And it's getting better!

Yesterday's webinar was one of our best-attended ones in awhile.  Hopefully everybody got some value out of it.  As we've been saying, there are some great new features coming out soon.

How Should Your Business Approach Virtual Desktops?

b2ap3_thumbnail_your_virtual_desktop_400.jpgYour business’s desktop infrastructure is an imperative part of operations, but thanks to the latest virtualization technology, there are easier ways to manage multiple desktops. For example, you can take advantage of an in-house virtual desktop infrastructure, or implement a dynamic outsourced Desktop as a Service (DaaS) offering. Let’s take a look at the differences between the two.

3 Precautions You Need to Take Before Migrating to the Cloud

b2ap3_thumbnail_cloud_risk_400.jpgCloud computing grows more popular by the day, and it continues to show its value to a modern business world. Being able to dynamically access content while online is a great asset, but of course, this doesn’t come without taking some risks and gambling your data’s security. Thankfully, there are some ways in which you can tip the odds in your favor.

Save Money with Project Lite

Want to use Microsoft Project Professional and/or Project Online, but don’t want to invest in licenses or subscriptions for everyone? Project Lite is your answer.

Project Lite is specifically designed for resources and team members working on projects.

Tip of the Week: How to Uninstall Unwanted Apps and Programs in Windows 10

b2ap3_thumbnail_uninstall_programs_in_windows_400.jpgOne of the most basic functions that the average Windows user should understand is how to get rid of applications and programs that are unnecessary or potentially threatening. Previous versions of Windows made users jump through hoops to get rid of their unwanted apps and programs, but Windows 10 makes it much easier to do so. In fact, there are three easy ways to eliminate your unnecessary apps and programs.

Simplex-IT Annual Geek Raffle (now with Malted Meeple)

It’s December, so that can only mean one thing.

Geek Raffle!

If you guessed “Good will towards man,” or “Peace on Earth,” we would’ve accepted those answers as well. Grudgingly.

On Wednesday, December 16th from 11:30-1pm we’ll be having lunch and selling raffle tickets.

"Word 2016 New Features" Now online!

If you missed our November Office webinar, you missed a bunch!  Specifically a quick review of the new features in Word 2016.  Microsoft has added new features (duh<g>). Co-authoring, Tell Me, Version History, Smart Lookup and more! Here's a quick demo from Simplex-IT's Patti Smerk.

Sorry, Windows XP Users: No More Google Chrome Updates for You

b2ap3_thumbnail_chrome_support_ending_400.jpgIt’s been quite some time since Microsoft cut the cord on Windows XP support, rendering it insecure and incredibly risky to run in a professional setting. This was quite a blow to both PC users and business professionals, but it’s about to get even worse for the antiquated operating system. Now, even Google is cutting support for their web browser, Google Chrome, for older operating systems from both Microsoft and Apple.

21 Million US Students Lack High Speed Internet Access at Their Schools

b2ap3_thumbnail_superhighway_400.jpgThe Internet is an absolutely essential part of today’s workplace. It helps businesses get the upper hand on their competition by offering practically limitless access to tools, resources, and contacts that can be used for the betterment of their organizations. However, classrooms can reap the benefits of Internet too, and it’s surprising that it’s taken so long for all schools to hop on board with this concept.