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10 popular virtualization terms

10 popular virtualization terms

Virtualization, often defined as the act of moving physical systems to a digital environment, has become one of the most sought after tech improvements, especially for small to medium businesses. While virtualization is popular, it is still complex and has many potentially confusing terms associated with it.

RTO & RPO for continuity

RTO & RPO for continuity

Metrics are used in nearly every business process, including disaster preparedness and any business continuity plan (BCP) you might have at the ready. Businesses who are looking to ensure that their company will make it through any disaster successfully need to have an effective BCP with metrics like RTO and RPO in place.

Facebook Messenger now on iPad

Facebook Messenger now on iPad

With the adoption of social media platforms like Facebook and mobile devices like the iPad, we have seen the way we communicate change drastically in a few short years. Facebook realized this a while ago and introduced a stand-alone messenger app. The only thing is: the app was only optimized for the iPhone, until now that is.

Creating an alias on Outlook.com

Creating an alias on Outlook.com

In many TV shows and movies about spies there is always one character with a great alias. When it comes to espionage, an alias is important, but it may seem less so for most business owners or managers. However, with Microsoft’s Outlook.com there is a great alias related feature that you may find useful.

New features for Outlook Web Apps

New features for Outlook Web Apps

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced an enhanced document collaboration experience with the Outlook Web App for Office 365 users. With collaboration becoming a vital aspect in most businesses, it’s for a comprehensive view of the added features of Outlook Web App that help simplify your email tasks and boost collaboration.

Suggested Edits introduced to Drive

Suggested Edits introduced to Drive

The productivity suite is one of the most popular business tools. With an increasing reliance on the cloud, solutions like Google’s Drive are becoming popular. Drive’s apps – Slides, Docs, and Sheets – have been continuously improved with new features and updates.

Mac and PC differences: Part 2

Mac and PC differences: Part 2

Now that we’ve looked into the differences between Mac and PC in terms of operating system, software and specifications, let’s continue to dig deeper in determining the differences between the two rivals. It is vital that you look into all aspects before deciding which one you want to go for since you’ll likely be using it for many years.

4 BYOD tips to improve security

4 BYOD tips to improve security

A common issue many businesses face, regardless of their size, is that their computer systems and devices get progressively older and slower, unless they are constantly updated. This can frustrate some employees who may have up-to-date personal devices, so much so that they simply start to bring these devices into the office.

Google’s I/O announcements

Google’s I/O announcements

Tech giants like Google are constantly working on what seems like a million projects and ideas at any given time. One way they get these developments out to the public is to announce them at a big event. Google usually showcases some major products or devices at their annual developer conference, I/O. This year, I/O was held in late June and true to form the company talked about a bunch of concepts businesses can benefit from.

Getting content shared: Part 2

Getting content shared: Part 2

In part one of our two part article on increasing the shareability of blog content you create, published last month, we revealed five tips. From creating longer content, to playing on specific emotions, and including images, we highlighted ways in which you can potentially increase the shareability of your content.