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6 Firefox features your business needs

Firefox may not be as ubiquitous as it used to be, but it remains a powerful browser. Make sure you’re taking full advantage of its capabilities by using these tools: Firefox’s secret tweak interface Catering to the more tech-savvy users, Firefox’s secret interface gives you a peek behind the curtain into the world of coding.

Office 365 productivity add-ons you must use

Microsoft Office 365 is one of the most successful and popular apps in the world, currently with 180 million users and counting. To enhance the user experience, it also offers these time-saving, productivity-boosting add-ons. #1. Teams Teams is ideal for organizations that collaborate frequently.

Your future is with VoIP telephony systems

When it comes to IT, easy set-up, flexibility, and savings are music to the ears of any owner of a small- or mid-sized business (SMB). These are all features that contribute to the success of Voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP. The technology was built on a strong foundation that has allowed it to move […]

Welcome Natasha Latham – Marketing Assistant

Hello! I’m Natasha. I joined Simplex-IT as a Marketing Assistant in September 2019. I’m a mother of two and we live on a little hobby farm. I spend most of my spare time working outside with the animals and spending time with my family!

 

Decrease printing costs in 5 easy ways

You may think that your printing expenses aren’t a major concern. But if they’re not managed well, you may end up with a bloated IT budget that’s mostly comprised of hardware, supply purchases, and equipment maintenance costs. Your business can save money and time by following these five tips.

Mitigating cybersecurity insider threats

Did you know that in some industries the biggest cybersecurity threats come from inside a breached organization? Sometimes it’s motivated by financial gain and sometimes it’s plain-old ignorance. So how can you protect your organization from insider threats? #1 Educate You must teach your team to recognize personally identifiable information (PII) and understand the financial […]

Windows Hello simplifies logging in

You can now log in faster and more securely to your laptop, tablet, websites, or apps with Microsoft’s Windows Hello. You only have to use your camera to recognize your face or a fingerprint reader. Say hello to fingerprint, iris, and facial scans Windows Hello is an advanced biometric identity and access control feature in […]

2019: Best of Times, Worst of Times? What the Dickens?!

January 6th, 2020

To start this conversation out on the nerdy side, the decade isn’t over.  Just like the “new” Millennium didn’t officially start until January 1st, 2001.  Yup, everybody hooped and hollered about it starting in 2000.

But 2020 is technically the last year of the decade started in 2011.

So there.

What you need to know about virtualization

Keeping costs low and productivity high are keys to business success, but these aren’t easy to achieve if you’re relying on traditional in-house servers. Virtualization is one solution to this challenge, so let’s take a closer look at how it works. What is virtualization? Virtualization is the creation of a virtual version of a device […]

Fix these enterprise security flaws now

As businesses have become more reliant on digital technology for day-to-day operations, they’ve also become a favorite target of internet threats. If you want to protect your organization from cyberattacks, make sure your security is clear of the following flaws.