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Tips on Minimizing Cyber Security Threats At Your SMB

By Electric Helpdesk on Mar 8, 2019 3:55:11 PM

Fact: Most small to midsize businesses are not properly protecting themselves from cyber security threats.

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Why Good IT Is the Key to Welcoming a New Employee

By Electric Helpdesk on Mar 8, 2019 3:24:02 PM

If you are in the position of hiring new employees, you probably appreciate the time and effort applicants put in through the hiring process. You might have met a lot of qualified people who might just be the perfect fit for your company. And after reviewing all the great resumes and hearing all the wonderful answers to your interview questions, you likely take a lot of consideration into make sure the right person is hired.

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Best Anti-virus For Your Business & Everything Else You Should Know

By Electric Helpdesk on Feb 28, 2019 6:22:52 PM

According to an annual study by Experian with the Ponemon Institute, 82% of companies say they are prepared for a data breach. While this means more businesses are prepared than ever before, the methods of breaching company security are only getting more sophisticated and complex.

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How To Configure a New Server at Your Office

By Electric Helpdesk on Feb 28, 2019 6:11:00 PM

You may think that, as a small business, you don’t need to have a server in the office. But if your business plans to scale, then having a server is going to make life a lot easier. Servers are computers that store company information: files, folders, internal web pages, and so on. Because the data is in a centralized storage location, this makes it a lot easier for everyone in the office to access what they need and multiple users can access the same data.

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How To Set Up A New Printer At Your Office

By Electric Helpdesk on Feb 27, 2019 9:35:40 AM

There are a few ways to set up a network printer, the most common ones being to buy an actual network printer or to share your existing wired printer over a network. Here’s the basic know how on how to do both.

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How To Set Up A Conference Room

By Electric Helpdesk on Feb 26, 2019 5:23:17 PM

The conference room is now a lot more than just a simple gathering room to share ideas and close deals. There are a variety of options out there for the perfect conference room technology set up, depending on your office’s meeting needs. This doesn’t necessarily mean getting the fanciest screens and comfiest chairs for your conference room (although, we would never reject a comfy chair!) Rather, we’re talking about finding the right tools to allow teams to better collaborate with each other and share ideas efficiently. Here are a few effective tools to help foster better meetings and collaborations for everyone in the office.

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Implementing a VoIP at Your SMB Office

By Electric Helpdesk on Feb 25, 2019 4:15:20 PM

VoIP stands for Voice Over Internet Protocol, and it basically allows users to make calls over an internet connection rather than a telephone network. Switching your office’s communication system to VoIP can not only save your business a lot of money, but it can also provide many features that can’t be found with traditional phone services.

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How To Complete A Network Build Out At A New Office

By Electric Helpdesk on Feb 21, 2019 4:36:49 PM

Are you moving into a new office? Maybe you have a business that’s finally found the perfect office to call home. Or maybe your company has grown too big for your current space, and it’s time to relocate. Whatever the reason, one of the biggest items on your new office's IT checklist is to set up the office network, one that will set your company up for success. So where should you start?

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How To Handle Software Implementation At Your SMB

By Electric Helpdesk on Feb 21, 2019 12:16:45 PM

Finding a new software or system that is going to help your business achieve bigger and better goals is an exciting endeavor. But diving headfirst without a software implementation plan can often cause businesses to take a few steps back rather than move forward. Follow these steps to successfully prepare your business for the implementation of a new system.

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How To Handle Data Migration To (And From) Office 365

By Electric Helpdesk on Feb 19, 2019 9:49:55 AM

There are plenty of reasons why small to midsize companies are choosing Office 365 to support the foundations of their business. Office 365 comes with the familiar Office productivity applications which have been perfected over the last 35 years and can be used both on and offline through PC, phone, and browser. With a variety of plans for businesses, companies have the flexibility of tailoring their Office 365 experience to their needs, and all plans come with enterprise-grade privacy and security to protect company data.

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