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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.

The benefits of technology business reviews

The benefits of technology business reviews

Small- and medium-sized businesses don’t have the time to maintain IT infrastructure, let alone assess whether it’s still driving value for the company. However, if you want to ensure everything runs smoothly, it’s important to be proactive and conduct technology business reviews when you can.

Outdated firmware: An overlooked threat

Outdated firmware: An overlooked threat

If most of your company’s computers are obsolete, they double or even triple your chances of experiencing a data breach. This emphasizes how dangerous it is to have outdated applications, operating systems, and even web browsers. Failing to update your firmware could expose your business to major security threats.

The right social media platform for your SMB

The right social media platform for your SMB

Facebook leads all social media platforms in terms of daily active users, audience reach, and cultural impact, but is it the best fit for your business? Every business has a unique audience, so what works for one business may not work for another. With all the available social media platforms to choose from, small- and […]

Bob’s Reading List for 2018

December 21st, 2018
Bob’s Reading List for 2018

Mini-reviews of 16 Books
A few years ago, I discovered that I really wasn’t reading enough, so I started writing a monthly “book review” to force me to keep going.  A couple of years ago I stopped that (wasn’t really getting much pushback), and instead started to write a year end summary of the books I read during the year and highlight some of the best ones that I recommend.