Remote Working and Azure Virtual Desktop

Remote working technology has become a big topic of discussion over the past 18 months. The shift in the way that businesses are operating, and remote working has become the way many businesses have stayed in business. When it comes to remote working and more specifically, hybrid work environments, the right technology goes a long way to ensuring a smooth …

What is Azure Virtual Desktop or AVD?

Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) was formerly known as Windows Virtual Desktop or WVD. Microsoft renamed it earlier this year. Essentially, as described by Microsoft, “AVD is a desktop and application virtualization service that runs in the cloud”. At the risk of stating the obvious, it is an Azure cloud-based service. Here are some of the things running AVD can do: …

5 Main Benefits of Microsoft Teams for SMBs

In the past year, the adoption of Microsoft Teams has seen exponential growth. The growth was driven for the need to adopt communication and collaboration tools that facilitated online meetings and chat. With that said, there is a lot more to Microsoft Teams other than chat and meetings. The real power of the application is when you start building teams …

How to Build a Team in Microsoft Teams in 10 steps

Many organizations have started using Microsoft Teams for online meetings and chat. The fact is, in the past year, the usage of Microsoft Teams has increased exponentially. Communications and collaboration tools like Microsoft Teams have been essential to keeping businesses operational during a year when nothing was like it used to be. Need drove adoption. Having said that, the real …

What Are the Benefits of Device-as-a-Service?

This past year has brought with it many changes and many learnings. The word “transformation” has become one of the most used, or some would say, overused words, in business. But transformation really does describe what organizations had to do to remain operational in the face of the pandemic. From the work from home movement to cloud adoption, re-thinking the …

Device-as-a-Service vs Leasing

The as-a-Service subscription model is quite pervasive today. We subscribe to services such as Netflix or Spotify as consumers and Software-as-a-Service for businesses has been around for years. The last several years has seen businesses embracing this model for their technology needs as well. The benefits SMBs can reap from subscription models such as Device-as-a-Service (DaaS), including flexibility, cash flow …

5 Things to Know If You Are Considering Getting Cyber Insurance

With cyberattacks increasing in number and sophistication, more and more organizations are turning to cyber insurance to mitigate the risks and offset the costs of cyber attacks and other Internet- and IT-related liabilities. In the United States alone, the market is expected to grow from $2 billion to $15 billion in the next decade. If you are considering purchasing cyber …

Top Questions to Ask a Prospective Cyber Insurance Provider

With all of the data that organizations produce, collect, and store, the digital space is rapidly becoming a playground for cyberattackers. PwC reports cyber crime costs the global economy $400 billion annually, and that number keeps rising. To mitigate these risks, business have the option to purchase cyber insurance, sometimes called cyber liability insurance coverage If you’re thinking about investing …

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Click “Unsubscribe” Links in Emails

If the junk emails in your inbox seem to multiply as fast as the dust bunnies under your bed, you might be tempted to clean house by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link found on many of them. However, that’s one temptation you should resist because it can lead to unfortunate consequences. Here are four reasons why you should avoid clicking “Unsubscribe” …