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For the Average SMB, a Cost Savings of 36% Makes Cloud Migration Worth It

For the Average SMB, a Cost Savings of 36% Makes Cloud Migration Worth It

For business owners looking to streamline operations and get the most out of their technology, a new survey by TSO Logic analyzed 10,000 customer physical servers and 25,000 virtual machines and concluded that 45 percent of existing VMs would run more efficiently in the cloud. A finding like this should be reason enough for companies to reevaluate their current IT setup.

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Millennials to Make Up ⅓ of the Workforce. What’s This Mean for Your Business?

Millennials to Make Up ⅓ of the Workforce. What’s This Mean for Your Business?

Millennials are entering the workforce at a considerable rate. In fact, some experts claim that millennials will soon make up at least one-third of the entire workforce. Thus, it’s important for both employers and workers from previous generations to understand how this generation thinks, acts, feels, and most important of all, works.

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The “S” in HTTPS is More Important Than You May Think

The “S” in HTTPS is More Important Than You May Think

It would be an understatement to say that security, particularly encryption, is important while browsing the web. Though it was only recently that encryption became a major pain point for government regulation, encryption has been around for a very long time. The average user can get a taste of online encryption through the average website security certificate.

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Tip of the Week: 4 Accessories Every Smartphone Needs

Tip of the Week: 4 Accessories Every Smartphone Needs

Smartphones are very convenient technologies, but with a couple of improvements to your device repertoire, you can drastically improve both your user experience and the value of your device. Here are four smartphone accessories that can enhance the way you use your mobile device.

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Let the 80/20 Rule Be Your Guide for IT Security

Let the 80/20 Rule Be Your Guide for IT Security

IT security is something that businesses of all shapes, sizes, and varieties have to be concerned about. You’ll be faced with the question of whether you have adequate security practices on a daily basis. For help with understanding why the smallest vulnerabilities often result in the most data loss, look no further than the 80/20 rule.

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From Heart Attack to Hack Attack: Hackers Can Now Control Pacemakers

From Heart Attack to Hack Attack: Hackers Can Now Control Pacemakers

Medical technology has allowed for vast improvements in the way that conditions are treated. For example, the pacemaker allows some people with heart conditions to live longer and more comfortably. However, a European research team has concluded that even pacemakers are susceptible to being hacked, with deadly results.

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Tip of the Week: 4 Ways to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Tip of the Week: 4 Ways to Attract and Retain Top Talent

The endgame for most businesses is to improve what they do and increase their profitability. While this might mean selling more products, getting more customers or clients, or a myriad of other metrics, the driving force behind your business’s operations--your employees--are crucial toward this goal.

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Is Break-Fix IT Breaking Your Budget?

Is Break-Fix IT Breaking Your Budget?

Most modern businesses rely on specific technology solutions to ensure operations can work as intended. This includes servers for data storage, networks for data distribution, and workstations for employee productivity. Of course, you have to wonder if this is wise; after all, what happens when this technology fails?

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Hack a Hospital and Get Blacklisted By Other Hackers

Hack a Hospital and Get Blacklisted By Other Hackers

Hackers are notorious for committing cybercrimes and exploiting what seems like everybody and anybody. Yet, just as there exists honor among thieves, there’s an unwritten rule within the hacking community: leave hospitals alone.

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Tip of the Week: Maximize Workflow By Rethinking Your Office Layout

Tip of the Week: Maximize Workflow By Rethinking Your Office Layout

Of all the potential causes for a deficit within the office environment, the physical office itself isn’t likely to first come to mind. Even so, the value of establishing certain practical design and organization strategies have shown to improve employee morale, collaboration, and productivity. While these solutions may not be for every office, if your company is experiencing hindrances in productivity, these tactics may be beneficial implementations to incorporate within your business.

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