BYOD or CYOD: Which policy is better?

Most of us now rely on our mobile devices to make work easier. To accommodate this, companies are adopting a bring your own device (BYOD) policy. For businesses that don’t want to adopt this policy, another popular option is choose your own device (CYOD). Below is a brief overview of BYOD and CYOD. BYOD This […]

The laptop vs. desktop debate for small businesses

Running a small- to mid-sized business (SMB) requires you to make important decisions. One of the biggest you’ll need to make in the early stages of your business involves your SMB’s computer hardware. Should you invest in a desktop computer or a laptop? Here are some considerations to help you decide. Portability Modern desktop computers […]

Tips to keep your work computers clean

Leaving work PCs, tablets, and similar machines to accumulate dirt can lead to distractions, glitches, and worse, hardware failure. To avoid these situations, you must properly care for your employees’ work computers. Here are a few tips to keep them clean. Cleaning desktop monitors Employees spend many hours looking at their computer monitors, and a […]

Comparing HDD and SSD

People who buy desktop or laptop computers today need to choose between getting a solid state drive (SSD) or a hard disk drive (HDD) as a primary storage component for their device. But which one is the better choice? In this article, we outline the differences between SSD and HDD, as well as their pros […]

4 Virtualization myths you shouldn’t believe

Explaining the concept of virtualization is no easy task and failed attempts to do so have left it with a less-than-ideal reputation. We want to set the record straight about virtualization’s many benefits by dispelling four of the most common misconceptions about it. Myth #1 – Virtualization is too expensive for SMBs Many people assume […]

Tips for buying a business projector

If your last corporate presentation looked faded or dim on screen, or your existing projector is still the bulky, heavy kind, it may be time to buy a new office projector. But before you purchase one, you need to be more informed of your options so your investment will not go to waste. Here’s a […]

Virtualized business: Costs and benefits

Virtualization addresses many challenges that businesses face when upgrading their hardware and network. That’s because deploying virtualized systems offers an affordable and flexible solution to a typically arduous problem. But before you invest in a virtualized infrastructure, consider the following costs and benefits. The advantages One of the most significant advantages of virtualization is that […]

Is it time to replace your servers?

Servers need to be replaced and/or upgraded at some point. The older the servers are, the harder they become to maintain because finding replacement parts become more time-consuming and costly. What’s more, you could be missing out on new features that could benefit your business if you don’t upgrade your servers. To help you decide […]

Virtualization and licensing

For a successful virtualization project, it’s important to understand software licensing and support policies for virtualized and cloud environments. Today, many enterprises invest in software to track licensing compliance and vendor support policies because policies could differ substantially among vendors. For most, licensing concerns focused on deploying server applications to server virtualization infrastructures. Here are […]

Prevent your laptop from overheating

An overheating laptop is not an uncommon thing. Unfortunately, this can lead to decreased laptop efficiency and a shorter lifespan. Here’s how to protect your laptop from damage due to overheating. Causes of overheating Laptops generate heat when in use. That’s why they have internal fans that blow out hot air and suck in cooler […]