Remote work has been a popular topic for a few years, but over the past year, with so many people forced into working from home, a lot has been written about it. Today, we wanted to briefly talk about some of the technology that is suggested for the remote business, and what we can do to help you support remote workers.
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As Maryland businesses continue to adapt to a challenging work environment, many of them are reevaluating what type of technology they are investing in. Instead of purchasing a traditional desktop or even a laptop, many are looking to high-end devices that serve as portable workstations. The Microsoft Surface line of devices stands out from the crowd. Not only do they offer a great bang for the buck, but they also give your remote workforce the flexibility they need to get the job done.
I want to do something a little different for this blog post, and I truly hope it doesn’t come off as haughty. I want to talk about why I think Dresner Group is the right company to partner with to strategize, manage, and support all of your business technology.
Productivity is generally one of the top goals for a business, which is why there are so many technology solutions intended to increase your capability to work more productively. However, if these solutions don’t work as advertised, these businesses could quickly find themselves in a tough spot as their efficiency plummets. How can these deficits and delays be avoided?
Google Chrome is adding a cool feature over the next week or so (it may already have been released for you). The next feature is sure to make a big difference for some and will be non-descript for others. Let’s unpack colorful tabs in Google Chrome.
Last time, we gave a brief primer about proxy servers. This time, let’s discuss best practices for maintaining one of the most critical rooms in your office, your server room (or closet). If you don’t consider your server room critically important to the survival of your business, you should. Remember, the majority of companies that lose their data go out of business, and an overheated server is a sure way for that to happen.
Email is (and has been) a prime method of communication for businesses of all sizes. With email comes a whole slew of issues that are essentially synonymous with the technology; spam, information overload, phishing, and information privacy. Even Maryland small businesses that only do business locally are at risk of these issues. Personal email accounts are equally at risk. Employing proper precautions and practices whenever communicating via email is very important to prevent the risk of security compromises, monetary loss, and even legality issues.
Sometimes when your workstation feels bogged down, a relatively cheap and simply hardware update can make a huge difference in performance. Adding more RAM (Random Access Memory, often just referred to as memory) can be a game changer for your bogged down PC.
When you mention the term 'disaster recovery,' most people think about the big ground-shattering events like earthquakes, fires, floods, tropical storms, etc. While these natural events are certainly disasters and devastating in their own right, smaller things can constitute as a disaster for your business, and they aren't seasonal.