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Office 365 says goodbye to Outlook 2007

September 8th, 2017

Outlook in Office 2007 will stop working with Office 365 after October 31st, 2017.
Not partially.  Not feature loss.  It won't work.  You won’t be able to connect your Outlook 2007 to Office 365 in order to get your email or synchronize calendars, contact lists or tasks.

What Will You Do When This Disaster Hits Your Business?

WE PRACTICALLY GUARANTEE IT WILL HAPPEN TO YOU
In today's world of rampant cybercrime, every savvy business owner knows the necessity of locking down their data. However, we find that the cyber security technologies used by the vast majority of businesses are woefully out of date.

Should you use Voice over IP?

Should you use Voice over IP?

You’ve probably heard of VoIP phone systems by now. But do you know what they are and why they’re so popular among small- to medium-sized businesses? If you’re reluctant to ditch your traditional phone system, these VoIP benefits might convince you otherwise.

IT Policy and Procedures webinar

September 1st, 2017

Overview on IT Policy and Procedures for your Organization!
Companies depend on Policy and Procedures to inform their employees on "what's right."  Security is a huge issue. Between Ransomware, Phishing attacks and good old fashioned malware, the bad guys are coming up with more and more creative ways to “do their thing.

Eclipse, Dark Web, Ransomware Roadshow!

August 31st, 2017

First, let’s talk about August. Not being in Texas or Louisiana, I can say it’s been a good month for me. Julie (the missus) and I decided to go Eclipse chasing, and headed out to Nebraska. This ended up being one of the weirdest trips we’ve ever gone on.

Check out the Sophos Ransomware Roadshow coming to Cleveland! It’s FREE!

August 30th, 2017

Simplex-IT’s security partner, Sophos, is bringing their roadshow to Cleveland on September 12th. The show starts at 10am (registration starts at 9:30) at the Downtown Marriott on Public Square. Learn about current security threats and trends in the industry, as well as Sophos’ roadmap and strategy, see technical demonstrations, and network other Sophos executives, Simplex-IT executives (just kidding, it’ll be Bob and Kevin) and other Cleveland business owners interested in staying current with IT security.

Microsoft Planner Webinar

August 30th, 2017

Do you need a quick and easy tool to manage small projects and tasks? Microsoft Planner is for you.

Planner provides an easy to use interface in the form of cards and lists. You can organize them however you want, assign deadlines and people to tasks, upload files, and just keep yourself and your team organized.

New keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10

New keyboard shortcuts in Windows 10

It’s undeniable that keyboard shortcuts can activate computer commands faster than dragging a touchpad or a mouse. To that end, if you’re using Windows 10, there are a couple new keyboard shortcuts worth trying.

Windows Snapping

If you’ve never used Windows Snapping, you’re missing out on one of Windows 10’s key features.

Why businesses need a UPS

Why businesses need a UPS

Power outages caused by utility failure, accidents, and natural disasters such as storms, flooding, or earthquakes are inevitable. There’s very little you can do to prevent any of these from happening, but you can avoid the consequences to your business by using an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS).
What is an uninterruptible power supply?
An uninterruptible power supply is an essential piece of hardware that protects both your computer and your data.

Why Nyetya is more threatening than WannaCry

Why Nyetya is more threatening than WannaCry

The WannaCry ransomware, which infected 200,000 business globally and made over $100,000 in ransom payments, is said to be one of the worst cyber attacks in history. However, a new ransomware strain named Nyetya is shaping up to be a more formidable security threat.