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The true cost of an ugly website

The true cost of an ugly website

We are taught never to judge a book by its cover. But in this superficial age, looks are everything, especially for websites. Your website is a customer’s first impression of your business, and if it doesn’t wow them, you’re losing money. Follow these best practices so you don’t end up in that situation.

Running Windows on Macs through VMs

Running Windows on Macs through VMs

If you own an Apple computer, you might think it’s impossible to install Windows-based software on it. But with operating system (OS) virtualization, you can run any application you want and enjoy exciting new cross-platform features. Configure an entire machine with a few clicks With programs like VMware and Parallels, installing Microsoft’s OS on your […]

5G’s impact in the evolution of VoIP

5G’s impact in the evolution of VoIP

Mobile connectivity is a top priority for personal and business users alike. 5G, or fifth-generation wireless systems, will change not only people’s daily routines but also the way small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) operate. Here are three main ways that 5G will change VoIP for SMBs. Improved Video Conferencing The major factor holding web and […]

Productivity-boosting tips for PC users

Productivity-boosting tips for PC users

We all want to become more productive. Business gurus always emphasize the importance of time management and taking breaks to avoid burnout. But aside from motivating yourself to work more efficiently, there are plenty of tools that increase your daily output.

Make Google Chrome faster with these easy steps

Make Google Chrome faster with these easy steps

As one of the fastest browsers in the market, Google Chrome is the perfect match for quick-paced internet users of the 21st century. But like any technology that stores information, Chrome’s performance can slow down and frustrate its users. It can also affect their productivity and lower their motivation.

How thin and zero clients can reduce IT costs

How thin and zero clients can reduce IT costs

It’s no secret that cutting costs is one way to increase profit. When it comes to tech, most businesses do this by bringing their operations to the cloud, hiring pay-as-you-go service providers, and uninstalling unnecessary software. Another way to reduce costs is by swapping bulky desktops for thin or zero clients.

Simplex-IT’s 2018 In Review!

January 2nd, 2019

2018 is done.  Another year is behind us.  And it’s been…well, we’ll just say a “strange” year and leave it at that.  If you’ve been following us for any time, you know that we like to reminisce a bit every January.  From a Simplex-IT standpoint…we were busy:

Highest revenue growth (from a $ or % perspective).
Fastest personnel growth (adding 3 new positions during 2018, interviewing for a 4th as we speak).
Already have 3 new customers set to ramp up in January.

Simplex-IT Goals for Q1 2019

December 31st, 2018

Here at Simplex-IT, we started publicizing our quarterly goals in Q1 2018.  Throughout the year we’d publicize what we hope to accomplish (in terms of advancing the organization) at the beginning of the quarter.  We’d then follow it up with a report card at the end.

Simplex-IT’s Q4 2018 Goal Report Card

December 31st, 2018

Ok, time for the end of Q4 (and, for that matter, end of 2018).  If you've been following us for any time, you know the drill.  We publish our quarterly goals at the beginning of the quarter, and then revisit how well we did.  This gives us both transparency and accountability.

Reasons to back up your mobile devices

Reasons to back up your mobile devices

Companies such as Apple, Samsung, and others have turned mobile phones into mini-computers that can serve as a substitute for your laptop, or as a storage device. If you’re using a smartphone as a communications and storage device, backing up now would be a wise move.