Understanding IT Acronyms You Hear in the Office

Understanding IT Acronyms You Hear in the Office
Technology can be complicated, and it doesn’t help when all you hear is an alphabet soup of acronyms used to describe it. As professionals, this kind of jargon has become a second language to us and it is easy to forget that not everyone will recognize these acronyms. For your reference, we’ve assembled some common ones you’ll probably hear us use. -aaS This means “as-a-service” and is typically preceded by another letter or letters, like “IaaS” (for...

A Brief Introduction to Database Management Systems

A Brief Introduction to Database Management Systems
Data is one of a business’ most important assets, and as such, it needs to be kept in such a way that it remains organized and utilizable. This has led to widespread use of databases in businesses, which has necessitated the use of database management systems. Let’s take a closer look at these systems, and why they are so crucial. For a frame of reference, let’s imagine that our database is actually a library, and all of the books inside are actually our data....

How Remote Monitoring and Maintenance Helps Us, Help You

How Remote Monitoring and Maintenance Helps Us, Help You
Remote monitoring and management software helps businesses of all sizes avoid issues of equally variable sizes, which is why it is a key facet of the managed IT service model. We wanted to review some of the ways that it benefits the managed service provider, and as a result, benefits our clients. First, What is RMM Software? RMM (Remote Monitoring and Management) software is a solution that allows an us to–as it says in the name–remotely monitor and...

Google Adding Features to the G Suite

Google Adding Features to the G Suite
It is apparent that Google is deeply invested in the G Suite, as they recently added an assortment of features to make basic processes much simpler and more convenient for their users. Here, we’ll go over a few of these updates, and how they can positively influence your operations. Search Chips in Gmail All G Suite subscribers will soon see improved search capabilities within Gmail, as Google’s developers have added an extra feature to help narrow down search...

Benefits of Leaning on a Video Conferencing Solution

Benefits of Leaning on a Video Conferencing Solution
It wasn’t too long ago when the idea of video conferencing was a very complicated one. The technology just wasn’t there to make it a major benefit for companies. As conferencing technology has been innovated upon, however, it now presents a laundry list of substantial benefits. Let’s take a look at some benefits you can see by moving to video-driven meetings.  #1 – Engagement – Businesses have been using telephone-based audio meetings to their...

Tech Giants Are in on AR

Tech Giants Are in on AR
Augmented reality has been one of the most cited emerging technologies for the past few years. It was the technology that was supposed to fuel Google Glass, the failed attempt at creating a pair of revolutionary smart glasses. Since then, there hasn’t been much press about AR in the mainstream media and not much is known about major tech companies’ attempts to improve AR technology.  What is Augmented Reality? Augmented reality is an interactive experience...