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4 Tips for better server management

4 Tips for better server management

With so much technology moving to the cloud, onsite servers aren’t getting as much attention as they used to. Optimizing this critical piece of business technology is no small task, but there are a few simple things you can do to ensure the success of your in-house servers.

Web browser cybersecurity, ranked

Web browser cybersecurity, ranked

Cybersecurity didn’t become more important in light of the WannaCry ransomware epidemic, it just became more visible to the average internet user. If like so many others, you’re auditing the security of business’s software, web browsers are a great place to start.

WannaCry: A historic cyberattack

WannaCry: A historic cyberattack

No one can escape the news of WannaCry. The IT industry has been covering this type of malware for years, but never has one campaign spread so far or infected so many computers. Read on to gain a greater understanding of what happened and how to prepare yourself for the inevitable copy cats.

Windows 10 updates for Fall 2017

Windows 10 updates for Fall 2017

Windows 10’s Fall Creators Update is the next major update that Microsoft will roll out in September. Besides reusing the same “Creators Update” name and focusing on bringing the Windows experience to iOS and Android devices, here are some noteworthy features users can expect.

How to reduce data loss in Office 365

How to reduce data loss in Office 365

For businesses, the security of sensitive data is critical. If this information is lost or stolen, it could lead to crippling financial losses, legal disputes, and more importantly, loss of customer trust. And while those of you with Microsoft Office 365 installed have some security and compliance tools, there are still some data protection best practices you need to consider.

Simplex-IT Welcomes June

June 1st, 2017
Simplex-IT Welcomes June

Ok, so June is here.  Summer is upon us.  The Cavs find themselves in the Finals again (does that become boring at some point?) for the 3rd time in as many years.  The Indians find themselves in the lead (albeit not playing as well as some would expect).  And the Browns…ah…huh.

“Office 365 – What’s in there?” Webinar

May 31st, 2017
“Office 365 – What’s in there?” Webinar

Everybody knows that Microsoft’s Office 365 includes Email.  Most people know that it can also include Microsoft Office, containing Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and other programs.

But did you know about Visio?  BI?  Project Online?  Planner?  Yammer?  Wombat?  Delve?  Sway?  ToDo?

Learn about these products on Thursday June 8th from 2:00pm-2:30pm (Eastern)

They’re what we call the “Red-headed Stepchildren of Office 365.”

The fact is that Microsoft includes a lot of additional programs in Office 365, depending on the package.

Amazon phones to become a reality soon

Amazon phones to become a reality soon

Amazon is setting its sights on the VoIP market again and will use its Alexa technology to launch a new phone system. Based on a new patent, users of Amazon’s artificial intelligence (AI) devices might soon be able to enjoy a smart speaker and phone in one.

Microsoft To-Do

Have you heard about the new little tool making it's debut? It's Microsoft To-Do! If you're looking for a quick and easy list making tool, this one is for you.

You can create multiple lists, such as various to-do's, grocery lists, packing lists, reminders, etc.

Office 365 Administrator webinar now Online

May 18th, 2017

What do you do to the Office 365 account when an employee leaves?  That's the topic of our most recent webinar, and it's now on YouTube.

Learn about Shared Mailboxes, forwarding email, licensing restrictions and more!  Keep the email, but without the licensing.