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Boston Software Solutions: Improving Productivity with Slack

Jun 9, 2017

Just about any business would love to embrace Slack’s motto, which says to “be less busy.” Finding ways to improve productivity in Boston and the surrounding area is a never-ending quest. However, with IT services support programs and an effective unified communications solution, it can be achieved. It can be difficult to know which Boston…

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Powerful On-Premise Phone Solution for Boston Area Businesses

May 25, 2017

Looking for a way to simplify communications through the use of a unified communications solution? Synivate is proud to announce that we are now a Digium Partner and can provide our clients with the Switchvox On-Premise business phone system in Boston and the surrounding area. Switchvox is an on-premise phone solution that has more bells…

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RansomWare: Prevent Attacks Like “WannaCry” With Managed Services

May 25, 2017

WannaCry is a malicious software package that is perhaps one of the most well-known “brands” of RansomWare to the general public, due to all of the headlines it made when it first began affecting computers around the globe on May 12, 2017. This particular RansomWare worm targeted computers that were running Microsoft Windows, and it…

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Data Center Virtualization in Sharon, MA: Reduce Business Costs

Apr 13, 2017

Every business of every size is looking for ways to reduce overhead. Less overhead means more profit, which opens up new opportunities for growth. The cost of doing business seems to rise with every passing day, so it pays to choose solutions that can help you to save money, yet still provide all of the…

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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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