How to keep your laptop from overheating

More employees are opting for laptops because they’re compact and easy to carry around. However, small frames mean less space for computer chips, transistors, RAM, hard drives, and other hardware components. This leads to overheating. Causes of overheating Laptops generate heat when in use.

Wait, Bob’s a cool top 501 Bestselling Genius?

July 8th, 2019

June.  In some ways it was a busy month, in other ways, not so much.  We got a fair amount of recognition, but mostly for things done prior to June (so June was the lazy beneficiary of past work).  And we’re ready to announce stuff that’s going to happen in the future (but was decided in June).  So I’m not 100% sure what we did specifically in June?
In June:

Simplex-IT was once again selected as one of the 501 leading MSP’s in the world by MSPMentor.

Q3 Goals for 2019

July 7th, 2019

What, me Worry?
July is upon us.  First half of the year?  Done.  Finished.  Just like (fight back the tears, Bob…) Mad Magazine.

Let’s get started with Q3.

For those of you joining us late, Simplex-IT is following the EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System) management framework.

Q2 2019 Goal Results

July 7th, 2019

How'd we do?
Ok, first of all, I need to apologize.  The term “goal” has nothing to do with the World Cup that the US Women’s Team just nabbed.  And I have to admit that the term “nabbed” seems a bit of an understatement.

That said, there’s no doubt in my mind that what I have to share is every bit of exciting as their victory.

Software challenges for virtual environments

Since the very first software release, software licensing was already considered a challenge. In the past, many software licensing models were based on concurrent connections or number of installations. Today, virtualization and multicore CPUs add a new level of complexity, making it more difficult to track costs and how many licenses you’ll need.

Keeping your email safe

If you think your email is safe from hackers, think again. A lack of sufficient email security measures can result in data theft, unauthorized access to sensitive information, and malware attacks. Here are some tips to secure your email account from unwanted intruders and the many troubles that come with them.

Advantages of call recording

Even the most attentive customer service representative can make mistakes; after all, he or she is only human. If your business uses VoIP as its telephony solution, errors can be lessened through call recording. Find out how this helpful VoIP feature can benefit your organization.

Manage transactions better with an OMS

Order management systems (OMSs) nowadays are more powerful and more intuitive than ever, which is the main reason why a growing number of businesses deploy one. What are the benefits of having one for your e-business? First off, we need to clarify that inventory management systems (IMSs) are not the same as OMSs. The former […]

Avoiding Office 365 migration failure

Office 365, the cloud-based version of Office, is one of the most popular software suites used by small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) today. With an ever-increasing number of companies migrating to this solution, it’s not surprising that many others are considering making the move.

Simplex-IT welcomes Datto (and Snoop Dogg?)

June 24th, 2019

I hate change.  That makes my choice of IT as a career…well, rather stupid, to be honest.

But it’s not the change of technology, I can deal with that.  But one of the keys to success in this business (at least for me) is the relationships that we have with the partners who provide the critical tools we (and our clients) use daily.