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Looking at IMAP and POP protocols

October 16th, 2014
Looking at IMAP and POP protocols

In order for email to work, systems rely on what are called protocols. These are essentially a set of rules that dictate how data moves from system to system. When it comes to email, there are currently two major protocols: POP and IMAP. While most email systems will support both, it is a good idea to know the difference between the two and which is generally better for you.

Types of business apps to install

October 15th, 2014
Types of business apps to install

Mobile technology like phones and tablets has become essential for businesses of all sizes. If you have a smartphone or tablet, you are not only more mobile, but can also be more productive. While these devices are being integrated in higher numbers, it really is the apps that enable users to do more.

Benefit of HR modules for ERP

October 10th, 2014
Benefit of HR modules for ERP

For every business there are multiple keys to success. One of the most important is your staff. If you manage your employees in the right way, and offer them the information and systems they need to do their jobs, you could see business running smoothly and profits on the rise.

Shellshock 101: What is it?

October 9th, 2014
Shellshock 101: What is it?

Earlier this year news broke of one of the most widespread and potentially devastating bugs to-date – Heartbleed. While heartbleed was massive and companies are still dealing with the fallout to this day, news has recently broke of an even bigger potential threat: Shellshock.

Popular mobile payment systems

October 9th, 2014
Popular mobile payment systems

It seems like September was a big month for mobile payments. From Apple launching a new service to announcements from both Amazon and Ebay, there will soon be a number of new ways businesses can allow their customers to pay via mobile solutions, and an increasing number of businesses are considering switching over.

Business security: 5 Common flaws

October 2nd, 2014
Business security: 5 Common flaws

With the ever growing number of security threats faced by businesses around the world, the vast majority of business owners have adopted some form of security measures in an effort to keep their organizations secure. But, how do you know the measures you’ve implemented are actually keeping your systems safe? Here are five ways you can tell if your security measures aren’t sufficient.

5 Ways BCP plans can fail

October 1st, 2014
5 Ways BCP plans can fail

Many business owners and managers readily acknowledge the fact that they need to be prepared for a disaster, and most do have backup-plans in place should something actually go wrong. The thing is, it can be difficult to actually know if your plan will be enough to see your business through a disaster.

KeeranAssist – The only support tool you need

September 26th, 2014
KeeranAssist – The only support tool you need

Businesses today have come to rely on their systems. From computers to servers, you need systems that simply work if your business is to be successful. The thing is, all technology will eventually break down or stop working. From software bugs to full-on hardware crashes, any technical problems will result in lost productivity, profits, and even clients.

3 common social media uses

September 24th, 2014
3 common social media uses

For many small to medium businesses, social media has become an integral part of their overall business strategy. Most businesses have a presence on at least one platform, but one issue many business owners and managers struggle with is how they should be using social media effectively.

Avoid cloud and data breach

September 19th, 2014
Avoid cloud and data breach

Data breaches are growing both in number and intensity. While many businesses have turned to cloud apps for better security measures, some experts and businesses worry about the cloud, mentioning that it could see an increased data breach risk. This leads to a collision course between data breaches and cloud usage.