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New Microsoft Workplace Analytics

New Microsoft Workplace Analytics

Workplace Analytics is a program that helps managers determine staff productivity levels using data gathered from their email, calendar, documents, and other applications within Office 365. Previously, Microsoft’s MyAnalytics allowed only employees to view their individual data, but with this updated version, managers now have access to this data, too.

What you need to know about malware

What you need to know about malware

You’ve all heard of viruses, spyware, ransomware and trojans. But did you know that they’re all types of malware? They’re all designed to ruin your digital life, but different types of malware put your computer at risk in different ways. Understanding what sets them apart can keep your business guarded.

Amazon releases high-end virtual desktops

Amazon releases high-end virtual desktops

It’s nearly impossible to discuss virtualization without bringing up Amazon Web Services (AWS). It was one of the first big names in user-friendly virtualization services and it’s only gotten better over the years. With its latest release, AWS is providing customers with some serious computing power.

Comparing Office 2016 and Office 365

Comparing Office 2016 and Office 365

Pairing your business with the right productivity-enhancing tool is a challenge. Fortunately, you can choose between two popular options: Office 2016 and Office 365. But which is right for you? Here are three main differences that may help you decide.

How to secure your IoT devices

How to secure your IoT devices

More firms are using the Internet of Things (IoT) to create new business opportunities. For instance, companies that install smart sensors can automate data entry and monitor their inventory. However, if left unsecured, IoT devices also give hackers an opportunity to breach your network.

10 years old, but no Mozart

August 1st, 2017
10 years old, but no Mozart

10 years.  10 freakin’ years.  One decade.  10% of a century.  1% of a millennium.

Mozart was 8 years old when he composed his first symphony.  As a company, we have done zero symphonies.  So, from that standpoint, we’re a bunch of losers.
Beginnings
Simplex-IT was officially started in August 2007.  Sam Hays took a leap of faith (sucker!) and joined me, becoming the first employee.

Now Hiring: Level II Technician

July 31st, 2017

Simplex-IT is Now Hiring a New Level II Technician!
We're Growing!
About Us:
Simplex-IT is a Microsoft focused Managed Service Provider based in Stow, Ohio. We are a people focused, flexible small to medium sized company with a 'can do' attitude. Simplex-IT currently is providing managed services and Cloud solutions to small to medium businesses, non-profits and local government.

Five tips to prevent VoIP eavesdropping

Five tips to prevent VoIP eavesdropping

Eavesdropping is the intentional act of secretly listening in on a conversation, usually not for the best of intentions. Although today the act also includes VoIP telephone systems, it’s not a recent trend. As exemplified by the SIPtap attacks of 2007 and the Peskyspy trojans of 2009, cybercriminals have had their eye on VoIP ever since it was introduced to the market.

#Office365 Administrator Role webinar

July 30th, 2017
#Office365 Administrator Role webinar

Does your organization have too many Global Administrators for your Office 365?
You’re the Global Administrator for your organizations Office 365 tenant.

You have all the power.  Yup, you can do anything, ‘cuz that’s how your world turns.

But you don’t want to handle billing.