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6 more Office 365 productivity tricks

6 more Office 365 productivity tricks

By now, you’re probably familiar with popular Office 365 productivity features like Skype for Business, and real-time collaboration in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. You might even remember a few time-saving keyboard shortcuts that will make your Office 365 experience a lot smoother.

Ad blocker is coming to Chrome

Ad blocker is coming to Chrome

Pop-up ads and videos can easily turn people away from a website. Google knows this and has come up with a solution set to launch early next year. With that in mind, here’s everything you need to know about Chrome’s ad blocker.

What is it?

Ad blocker from Chrome actually works like an ad filter, meaning it won’t block all ads from the website, only ones that are determined to be too intrusive, like video autoplay with sound as well as interstitials that take up the entire screen.

How thin and zero clients save money

How thin and zero clients save money

Businesses are always looking for ways to cut costs without sacrificing growth. For the longest time, many believed that they had to purchase workstations with its own processing power, RAM, and hard drive. But thanks to virtualization, companies can save money and get the computing processes they need with thin and zero clients.

The benefits of hyperconvergence

The benefits of hyperconvergence

If you thought virtualization was confusing, wait until you hear about hyperconvergence. By consolidating a number of virtualization services into a single piece of hardware, that runs a single piece of software, small- and medium-sized businesses can enjoy the simplicity, cost effectiveness, and security of a cloud infrastructure, in one on-site “box.

Important Office 365 Upgrade

Important Office 365 Upgrade

If you wished Microsoft would streamline its Office 365 ProPlus update schedule, your prayers have been answered. The cloud solution, which includes the Enterprise E3 and E5 plans, will be updated twice a year, rather than three times a year. Here’s everything you need to know about the new ProPlus update schedule.

IT Policies and Procedures Workshop!

July 7th, 2017

Walk away with IT Policies and Procedures for your Organization!
New Workshop from Simplex-IT
Seats Still available!
Companies depend on Policies 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.

June Tidbits

July 7th, 2017

Yeah, I know…this newsletter is late. It’s the 7th, and I’m just finally finishing it up.
The holiday weekend will receive at least some of the blame (blame deflection is fun<g>!) Julie and I decided to take a few days and head down to Mexico.

OneDrive for Biz Admin Portal Webinar

July 7th, 2017

Free Office 365 Admin Webinar on OneDrive!
If you’re familiar with Office 365, you’ve probably played with OneDrive.  I mean OneDrive for Business.  Ya gotta love Microsoft for their making things clear by their naming conventions!

OneDrive for Business is “DropBox on Steroids,” giving all 365 users an impressive 1TB of cloud storage space for their files.

Why you need to back up your mobile devices

Why you need to back up your mobile devices

There was a time when mobile phones were used exclusively for calling and texting. Now, they can do so much more. Regardless of your level of tolerance or skill for managing documents in such a small gadget, mobile devices allow you to send and receive email, download and upload media files, store data, and even close business deals.