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Virtualization and disaster recovery plans

Virtualization and disaster recovery plans

Preparing your business for every type of disaster is critical. Even if you weren’t affected by this year’s historic hurricane season, earthquakes, fires and power outages are ever-present threats to any business’s future. Virtualization might just be your ticket to surviving the next disaster.

My Workspace: Office 365 tool for Mac users

My Workspace: Office 365 tool for Mac users

Mac users can now access their Office 365 apps and files with My Workspace, Microsoft’s handy new tool for macOS. Although in its early stages, My Workspace brings significant benefits to users who want all their Office tools in one place.

Office workspace for Mac

My Workspace sits in the Menu bar along the top of the screen and provides macOS users of Office 365 with a quick and easy access to pinned documents, recently accessed files, OneDrive files, Skype calls, and iCloud Calendars.

Windows 10 makes decluttering easy

Windows 10 makes decluttering easy

You may be surprised to know how many unnecessary files, or what we’d call “clutter,” are stored on your PC, causing it to perform at less than its peak. The good news is you can get rid of it easily with Windows 10’s new declutter tools. But first, you need to know exactly what clutter is, how it can harm your machine, and how to clean it up.

End of support for Google Drive app

End of support for Google Drive app

Google’s long-standing productivity suite, Google Drive app, is getting parked. No, this is not a joke and it comes as a surprise to us too. But what does this mean for users worldwide? Is this truly the end of this hugely popular business solution?

Google made an official announcement on its blog that support for Google Drive app will end come December 11th, 2017, and the app will shut down completely on March 12th, 2018. In fact, you’ll start seeing notifications from the app’s user interface come October.

How cloud-based data backups can save your business

How cloud-based data backups can save your business

Cloud-based data backups are one of those IT functions that sound kinda simple -- and to the right people with the right skills, they are simple. But for busy small-business owners, they can be quite complex.

So to anyone who falls into that second category of people, here’s what you need to know: There’s a fine line between an event like a storm, flood, or fire causing downtime from which you can easily recover by retrieving cloud data backups, and never recovering.

6 ways to flood-proof your business IT

6 ways to flood-proof your business IT

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have already caused billions of dollars in damages, but hurricane season is far from over. Experts are predicting that there will be five more major tropical storms through October, and if they present risks to your business, it’s time to establish a watertight disaster recovery (DR) plan.