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 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.

Why an IT Team Beats a One-Person Show

When it comes to your small or medium business, it might seem like one person is enough to run your IT. Yet running with an IT team is a far better option. Here's why.
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How data adds value to your business

We all know that data is valuable. After all, the more we know about the inner workings of our business and how our customers behave, the better. But knowing that data is crucial in helping to move your organization forward, and knowing exactly how to use that information to do so are two very different […]

Adding value to your company’s blog

Blogging has gone from being a fun side project for aspiring creatives to an absolute necessity for businesses of all sizes. For many companies, especially small to medium-sized ones, it’s likely to be just about the only web page that is updated with any regularity on their websites. And that’s why you need to be […]