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July, 2017

The Danger of PST Files

July 20, 2017 - Tom Holmes - Cloud Solution

PST files can pose a major risk to your organization. The reasons are too many to count. From data theft to potential server bloat and everything in between, the impact PST files can have on your business cannot be overstated.

Key to Success w/ O365? End user Training

July 14, 2017 - Edmund Ewell - Archive Support Engineer

Key to Success w/ O365? End user Training

Any time a new system, program, or innovative process is implemented at an organization, such as Office 365, representatives of that organization undergo a great deal of change in their day-to-day life. Considering most nеw or updated аrrаngеmеntѕ inсоrроrаtе еnhаnсеd buѕinеѕѕ fоrmѕ, nеw buttons, dеviсеѕ, and so оn, wоrkеrѕ рrеѕumаblу wоuldn't learn thе entire ѕуѕtеm аlоnе (аnd would likеlу be at various degress of adaptation), which imрliеѕ thе organization may not see the entirety of the efficincies guaranteed by the IT supplier in the immediate future. The solution to these instances is training. Trаgiсаllу, business administrators often hear "end-uѕеr trаining" whilе actualizing nеw innоvаtiоn оr рrоgrаmming, and think, "additiоnаl cost"—thus, they decide to refuse that step of the implementation process. In such an aggressive market, businesses must realize the value of end-user training and gain the high ground over their competitors. 

Is it Plugged in? When was your last Update?

July 13, 2017 - Walker Hansen - Cloud Business Development Rep

Internet Provider Customer Support: “Have you tried turning your modem off and on?”

Appliance Provider Customer Support: “Are you sure it is plugged in?”

Software Solutions Provider Customer Support: “Is your software up to date?”

Social Media Archiving for Your Organization

July 06, 2017 - Edmund Ewell - Archive Support Engineer

Social Media Archiving for Your Organization

Social media is a platform unlike any other. Word of mouth spreads on social media like wildfire and businesses allocate great importance to such a platform because of this. Why they choose to do so is simply a matter of maintaining their public image. What can be a better way of communicating with the public than using the same channel as the public? Social media allows companies to engage in two-way communication with their consumers, whether it being direct or indirect. Direct interaction can occur through comments or messages from users to the entities themselves, while indirect communication can be measured by the time frame of their consumers’ visits, the frequency of visiting the entities’ pages and what not. Businesses tend to be highly interactive with their audiences on social platforms. Active communication does not only refer to answering queries, but also to frequent tweeting, updating and posting new information to engage said audiences.