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Advantages of DRaaS vs Traditional Backup for Boston Businesses

Apr 13, 2017

Looking for an affordable solution that will provide your Boston area business with disaster recovery services to protect your essential data and IT system? Fires, floods, hurricanes, snow storms, and other natural disasters, can wreck havoc on technology-based businesses that rely on computer systems and networks for their daily operations. Other situations, such as cyber…

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Microsoft Is Ending Support for Several Business Applications in 2017

Dec 30, 2016

The year 2017 marks the end of the line for five Microsoft applications: Office 2007, Exchange Server 2007, SharePoint Server 2007, Visio 2007, and Project 2007. Microsoft will no longer support these applications because they are at the end of their lifecycles. If your business is running any of these applications, you should consider upgrading…

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How to Master Autocorrect on your iOS Devices

Dec 30, 2016

Not everyone is a great speller, and you don’t need to be if you use modern technology. Nothing feels worse than sending an email and catching a blatant misspelling moments after you’ve pressed “Send.” Tiny keyboards can also make it impossible to tap the right letter, contributing to accidental misspellings. Autocorrect can help you avoid…

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4 Signs Your Hard Drive is About to Fail

Dec 30, 2016

Whether you have a solid state or mechanical drive there is always a chance the device will fail. Regardless of the type of drive, your computer usually will show subtle signs of a pending disk failure. Paying attention to these signs can save you from unexpectedly losing the data stored on your drive. 1. Intermittent…

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