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The 8 Components of Delivering Great IT Support

Have you ever wondered what a particular profession does day-to-day? Today, we're going to take a behind the scenes look at delivering great IT support. We'll discuss what we do every day to keep your IT infrastructure operating smoothly and what these practices do to bring value to your business.

How You Should Respond to the Dropbox Hack

Four years ago, Dropbox was hacked. At the time, public information said that only email addresses were stolen. We now know a copy of users' encrypted passwords were also taken. Knowing that your information could be compromised, what should you do to protect yourself?

Since the stolen passwords were appropriately encrypted, instead of the hackers seeing plain text passwords, they were instead greeted with a series of seemingly random characters.

3 Reasons Your Business Should Upgrade to Windows 10

It might seem like it just launched, but Windows 10 has been available for over a year. While Microsoft offered a year-long free upgrade to consumers running Windows 7 or 8.1, most businesses haven't upgraded yet. This is understandable, since rolling out an operating system (OS) to an entire organization is a lot more involved than updating it on a single PC.

However, now that Windows 10 is out of its infancy, it's time for businesses to take a closer look at the OS and why it's a good idea to think about upgrading soon.

The Pros and Cons of Thin Clients

While the traditional desktop PC or laptop is still used by many businesses, the thin client is another option that's growing in popularity. Essentially, a thin client is a barebones computer that serves to remote into a server, which handles all the computational load that the local computer ("fat client") normally handles.

Why an SSD is the Best Computer Upgrade You Can Make

Whether you're using an old PC or just got a new one, you probably wish it was faster all the time. You'll see all sorts of advice online about how to make your computer faster; ads on TV even claim their product can double your PC's speed, but of course these are a bunch of nonsense and nothing more than scams.

Why Using Windows XP Is Not a Safe Option

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft ended support for Windows XP. This means that although the operating system (OS) continues to function, it isn't receiving any security patches or other important updates from Microsoft.

You would think that most businesses would have jumped ship to a newer OS to avoid working with the unsupported XP, but the OS market share still shows Windows XP with a 10% share over two years after it was discontinued.

How to Improve Security with Two-Factor Authentication

In a previous post, we talked about password security and how important it is in today's ever-connected world. However, as strong as someone might make a password, it could still be at risk.

Thankfully, there's a better way to make sure your login credentials are as secure as possible: two-factor authentication.