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What is a web host?

Businesses need to have an online presence these days, and that usually starts with having a website. But to access your website on the internet, you need to partner with a web host. This blog post breaks down the basics of a web host and the two most common types of hosting.

What Office Delve does for Office 365 users

Office 365 is a cloud-based productivity suite that is popular with small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). It’s offered in a wide variety of subscription plans, making it even more popular among businesses. To deal with users’ concerns with storing/accessing data within Office 365, Microsoft has released Office Delve.

Improve communication by dealing with VoIP issues

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone systems are cheaper and more efficient than regular phones and businesses are jumping on board. However, transitioning without a plan can cause a range of issues that many business owners never expected. Here are a few you should keep in mind.

3 Common storage virtualization issues

Your data storage virtualization plan can go awry when done hastily, causing your business to miss out on the benefits of virtualization altogether. To guide you, we highlighted three of the most common storage virtualization problems you may encounter.

A primer on watering hole attacks

Cyberattacks come in many different forms, with new methods being developed all the time. What’s bad is that personal information is now often stored online, be it through social media or through government and healthcare services — and these are juicy targets for criminals.

Why dashboards are vital to your business

People are visual creatures, which means we interpret visual data better than written words. That’s why most businesses turn to dashboards as a business intelligence tool to present data in a way that’s easy to understand. Dashboards have become a critical part of the analytics process.

Tweak your mindset to achieve success on the cloud

The cloud is not like some magic beans that’ll sprout sky-high stalks overnight and lead you to a castle full of riches. Don’t be misled by shiny words such as “increased productivity” and “collaboration” — your organization won’t realize these benefits unless everyone actually puts in the work to make the cloud work. If you want to use the cloud successfully, you might have to change your mind about a thing or two before you migrate to the cloud.

How to keep your data safe and secure

Data security and privacy should be every small business owner’s top priority in this day when cybercriminals are on the loose. The good news is you don’t have to be a tech genius to make it happen. Here are practical ways to shield your company from cyberattacks.

Traveling, Cybersecurity with PNC, Star Wars and Talking

September 3rd, 2019

We’ve got stuff going on all over the place.  Let’s start with what’s close to home.  September 12th, for example, finds us partnering up with PNC Bank with a morning session entitled “Are you a Sitting Duck for Cyber Crime and Bank Fraud?”  This free event is at our offices in Stow and runs from 8 to 10am.

Thank You, Hattie Larlham, for Corporate Partner of the Year!

This month, we attended the 5th Annual Hattie Larlham Friendship Luncheon where Simplex-IT was recognized as Corporate Partner of the Year! We’re very honored and thankful that we got to spend the afternoon learning about the other award recipients and what they have done to benefit an already wonderful organization that supports individuals with intellectual development disorders.