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Sharepoint vs. DropBox vs. Box: Which Cloud File Storage Service is Right for Me?

Sharepoint vs. DropBox vs. Box: Which Cloud File Storage Service is Right for Me?

Simplifying the Selection Process

Making the case for cloud storage is easy. Just ask anyone who has lost files due to system crashes or defunct devices. Now widely considered the industry standard, cloud storage solutions abound. Yet, deciding on which solution is best for your organization is more than a round of eeny-meeny-miney-mo and requires a neutral look at what features you need and value most. 

Quick Start to Microsoft Remote Assist: How it works

Quick Start to Microsoft Remote Assist: How it works

Since 2020 most companies are embracing flexible working schedules. Remote team trends and working options are becoming increasingly popular. According to Forbes, 97% of employees don't wish to get back to the office full time. However, the success of remote teams depends on the type of collaboration tools you use. In this guide, we will look at Microsoft Remote Assist, a vital remote tool.

Cloud computing Best Practices for Small Businesses

Cloud computing Best Practices for Small Businesses

In the last few years, we have seen rapid developments in cloud computing that have significantly motivated both small and large enterprises to adopt this smart way of computing. The value that cloud solutions add to an enterprise of any size is incredible. However, in the case of small businesses, these benefits can be overwhelming. 

2021 IT Trends That Could Have A Disruptive Impact on Your Business

2021 IT Trends That Could Have A Disruptive Impact on Your Business

Small and medium-sized businesses comprise about 99% of all businesses in the United States. SMBs also claim 47.5% of all United States employees according to a 2018 study. There have been many disruptive IT trends over the last two decades. These disruptions have influenced the operations of SMBs with some of them presenting growth opportunities. New IT trends emerge almost every single day. As a result, SMB leaders have to make informed decisions when taking on them.

8 IT Solutions to Help Ease Your SMB Transition to Work from Home

8 IT Solutions to Help Ease Your SMB Transition to Work from Home

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most SMBs have had to adopt a remote working arrangement. This has been successful for most SMBs so far, to the surprise of many. Most SMBs thus intend to maintain this model even after the pandemic is over. But, due to lockdown measures imposed by governments, most remote workers are struggling to work with children in the house that need to get on their Google Meet. Employers need to be understanding because workers have more than work to attend to. This means that sometimes during work, employees will need to attend to other responsibilities like helping their teen sign into Zoom for class. Yet, this model has allowed SMBs to cut costs of huge office space to accommodate employees. In this article, we look at IT solutions that will ease SMB transition to remote work model in the long term.