Last month, we looked at some of the latest potential security threats to computing environments. This month, a look into some of the main differences between G Suite and Microsoft 365... When considering services for your business functions, it's very likely that Microsoft 365 (formerly Office 365) and Google G Suite are examined. At face value, these services are strikingly similar. They both offer three tiers of services at relatively similar prices, and when comparing one tier of one … [Read more...] about What are the Real Differences Between G Suite and Office 365?
Security in an office network has always been incredibly important, but now it seems more important than ever. Ransomware is becoming increasingly more threatening as it affects larger and larger targets at an increasing rate. As such, most IT service providers and MSPs (managed service providers) have been focusing harder on making sure that the state of their client's network security is top notch. However, there are a few issues that keep their efforts from being completely … [Read more...] about September Newsletter: Security Measures and Practices
With the increased effectiveness of cloud-based server solutions, many people are beginning to migrate to these cloud services, attracted by the promise that outsourcing their server environments will increase the reliability of their security and decrease downtime. However, it’s been shown recently that even these services are not immune to ransomware. quickbooks-cloud-hosting-firm-insynq-hit-in-ransomware-attack/ The above article covers the ransomware that infected iNSYNQ’s … [Read more...] about Cloud Services
Email services are arguably the most important service for office functions. It's reasonable to switch email service providers for many reasons, but doing so can be a bit tricky. In the past, this meant manually exporting email data from each user and importing it to the new service. This process takes a lot of time and has a tendency to not work perfectly every time. This process can be faster and simpler for more than one user, plus it's not necessary to have all email data within the … [Read more...] about Switching Email Services: Part 1
A managed services provider can be the ideal professional to work with to reduce business costs, prevent IT issues, and protect your business. Manage services providers are becoming increasingly popular and seen as providing significant benefits for both small and large businesses. But what is a managed services provider and how can they help your business? Here we look at the roles and the goals of a managed services provider and the kind of outcomes they can achieve for your business. What … [Read more...] about What is a Managed Services Provider?
Each year managed IT becomes a more prevalent option as businesses increasingly turn to managed service providers (MSPs) to meet their information technology goals. However, despite this growth, managed IT and the standard services provided remain largely non-standardized and mysterious. Thankfully, this is changing, and today most MSPs offer the following five core services that—when managed effectively—also provide the greatest relative benefit to respective businesses: Email Hosting Email … [Read more...] about Which IT Services Should Be Managed?