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What is Document Management?

December 30th, 2021 by admin

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If there's one thing all businesses have in common, it's documents. Every day, documents are created, shared, and stored by companies around the world. However, the more documents your organization has, the more difficult it becomes to keep those documents...

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Posted in: Document Management

Why You Need an IT Assessment at the End of the Year

November 18th, 2021 by admin

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When you want to make sure your car is running well and will continue to do so in the future, you take it to an auto shop for a performance check. An information technology audit is a lot like that. IT audits and assessments tell you about the health...

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Posted in: Managed IT Services

Should You Buy or Lease Copier Equipment?

November 11th, 2021 by admin

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So, your company needs a new copier, but you're struggling with one question—should you buy or lease the copier? If you don't know the answer, you're not alone. When most business owners learn how much it costs to lease a copy machine vs buying one, it...

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How Americom Makes Work From Home IT Support Seamless

October 28th, 2021 by admin

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At one time, working from home was a trend that was steadily growing from year to year. Now it has almost become a staple as businesses discover the benefits of remote work and employees increasingly demand it. And it's possible to implement nowadays,...

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How to Prevent Ransomware from Affecting Your Business

October 27th, 2021 by admin

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Cyberattacks have increased exponentially over the last year as businesses across the world switched over to fully remote work. Although cyberattacks of every kind have become more frequent, ransomware has seen the biggest jump. In fact, ransomware skyrocketed...

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Posted in: Cybersecurity

Preparing Your Business for a Hybrid Workplace

October 26th, 2021 by admin

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Although it may seem like a recent shift in the business world, working from home is nothing new. In fact, almost a third of all employed Americans worked remotely in 2019, according to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration....

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Small Business Cybersecurity Tips

October 25th, 2021 by admin

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Cybersecurity is important throughout the year, but October is special because it's Cybersecurity Awareness Month. What better way to celebrate than by going over some small business cybersecurity solutions? With these tips, you can strengthen your...

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Why Your IT Department Needs Managed Print Services

October 24th, 2021 by admin

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Your IT department is a vital part of your organization. Whenever an employee runs into a technical problem, your IT team is there to assist. Although these professionals are trained to address a wide range of technology issues, they aren't experts...

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Posted in: Managed Print Services

Top Trends in Cybersecurity for 2021

September 25th, 2021 by admin

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Businesses deal with many types of threats, but among those threats, cyberattacks have become the most troublesome. Just recently, we saw the effects of a ransomware attack on a national pipeline. Furthermore, cyber threats have only gotten worse by...

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The Real Cost of Ransomware Attacks on Small Business

September 24th, 2021 by admin

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From Colonial Pipeline to the National Basketball Association (NBA), ransomware has been a nuisance for a variety of businesses throughout this year. Despite existing in different industries, there’s one common trait these victims share … they’re all...

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Posted in: Cybersecurity

How the Benefits of VoIP Help Your Employees

July 20th, 2021 by admin

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Communication is a crucial part of any organization. It would be difficult, and in some cases impossible, to conduct business without a reliable phone system. While it may not be the first thing that comes to mind in regard to your most valuable office...

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Posted in: Hosted Phone Systems

Managed Print Service Benefits You Should Know

July 14th, 2021 by admin

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Optimizing your operations is a crucial part of achieving success in the business world. From improving collaboration through cloud services to cutting costs with energy efficient solutions, there are a variety of ways to enhance your company. One step...

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Posted in: Managed Print Services