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Perks of using dual monitors

Perks of using dual monitors

Many employees are uncomfortable using two monitors at their desk, so it’s no surprise that dual monitor setups aren’t as popular as single monitor setups. But working with two screens provides ways for employees to work more productively. Here’s a look at some of the main reasons why your employees’ desktops should be upgraded to […]

4 Security risks of the BYOD strategy

4 Security risks of the BYOD strategy

Taking work home, or practically anywhere, has never been easier. The bring your own device (BYOD) strategy has become a popular approach for many businesses to conduct work more efficiently and flexibly. But this strategy is not without risks. BYOD, if not implemented correctly, can make your system susceptible to a number of attacks.

Employee Spotlight – Alex Frashuer

What’s your role at Simplex-IT and when were you hired?
I joined the Simplex-IT team as the Sales and Marketing Coordinator in May 2018.

What’s a typical day like for you at work?
I often team up with Patti to plan and execute different marketing campaigns.

7 Ways to personalize your Windows 10

7 Ways to personalize your Windows 10

Whether you want to have a darker color scheme, run several apps at the same time, or display multiple desktops, Windows 10 gives you many options to personalize your PC. And while some customization options are less obvious than others, it is worth the effort to get your Windows 10 to look and function the […]

Utilize these VoIP features more often

Utilize these VoIP features more often

Voicemail, Do Not Disturb, and call recording are some of the obvious reasons why companies choose VoIP services for their communication needs. But other VoIP features are often underutilized, like customizable hold music or in-call coaching. For a more efficient work flow, check out these overlooked features.

Summer about done, busy rest of 2018

September 4th, 2018

September is an odd month.  Not quite summer, not quite Fall.  School’s back in for the kids (or in my case grandkids, 2/3's of which are pictured here), but there’s still enough heat (ok, it’s 90+ degrees today, so) to keep summer thoughts going.

Quick Guide to Virtualization as a DR plan

Quick Guide to Virtualization as a DR plan

Although many business owners think that Virtualization and Disaster Recovery (DR) are two separate services, the former can actually be used as a legitimate solution to the latter. Here’s how it works, along with some pointers to keep in mind should you choose virtualization as your disaster recovery plan.

Get your business noticed using social media

Get your business noticed using social media

As a startup business owner, you may think social media isn’t worth the effort because no one knows about your business. You may have dabbled in Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn and seen minimal (if any) results. What can a business owner with a new brand/product do? Well, it turns out quite a lot.

Welcome John McCarthy

My Roll:  I was brought on for sales. Since Bob was one of my partners with a vendor, I received the Simplex-IT newsletter and saw that there was an opening, so I sent Bob an email. Despite my working with Simplex-IT previously I was hired anyway.

My Typical day:  I have been here for 4 days, ask me in a week or 2.

Favorite project:  So far it has been understanding everything that Simplex-IT does for our clients.

Little-known Windows 10 tips and tricks

Little-known Windows 10 tips and tricks

Are you making the most out of your Windows 10 computer? If you haven’t tried adjusting system and battery performance, silenced notifications, or used the night light function, then you’re missing out on minor but useful features. Performance/Power slider There are two kinds of computer users: those who value battery longevity and those who prefer […]