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Storm warning: prepare staff and clients

When your employees see snow on the ground, the thought of a day off immediately pops into their heads. Of course your customers are still reliant on you to provide the goods and services they have come to expect from your business. Before a storm hits, you should be communicating with both staff and clients […]

Things you can do with unwanted computer equipment

Things are changing so quickly in the world of computers that we often find ourselves with outdated equipment shortly after making a purchase. If you have an old computer lying around your house that still functions, the worst thing you could do with it is throw it away.

Tech-savvy trends for your business

Businesses face a dynamic landscape where both customer and employee demands are changing. Because technology has become core to virtually every aspect of business, it is essential for small businesses to understand, embrace and drive value from new technologies.

FusionTek Presents: Unified Communications for Your Business

It’s 2013 and there are more ways to communicate than ever. You can text, call, email and Skype your messages to friends and clients. There’s also a plethora of social networks that allow you to communicate in many ways, like Facebook and Twitter. You could be halfway across the world and still talk to your significant other, clients or parents through a host of options (Facebook post, Twitter tweet, Skype message – even a Facetime session on your iPhone). But how is all of this possible? The answer is through unified communications.

Our 7 Layers of Security Explained

At FusionTek, we know that data security is of the utmost importance and should be taken seriously. This is why we have developed our seven layers of security—to keep your business safe from outside threats. Want to know what each of these layers entails? Read on.

Microsoft Lync 2013: 5 Reasons Why It Matters

MS Lync (formerly known as Office Communications Server) is a platform that makes internal and external communications more effective. Far from being a typical instant messaging application, MS Lync unifies a company’s communication through features like voice communication, instant messaging, video conferencing, integration with Exchange email and other MS Office applications.

Passwords vs. Passphrases

As data breaches keep rising, companies are putting more effort into finding new methods to keep their data secure. And since passwords are often not enough protection for a company’s confidential information, the use of passphrases has become a popular security practice among businesses.

Business Continuity Planning

Natural disasters like hurricanes, floods and earthquakes seem to happen more frequently than ever. Yet not many small and medium-sized businesses seem to be concerned about having a business continuity strategy. If there isn’t one in place, it can significantly reduce an organization’s likelihood of survival after a natural disaster.

How Video Conferencing Supports Your Business

One of the most important aspects of a relationship with your client is maintaining constant and meaningful communication. One of the best ways to sustain that contact is with video conferencing. Why should your venture choose video conferencing as your means of communication? Here are the benefits…

According to Susanna Jones, associate professor at the University of Minnesota, “about 65 to 75 percent of all communication is nonverbal in nature.

BYOD Security: What’s it all about?

The days in which employees only worked from 9-to-5 and had five-day workweeks are long gone. With the arrival of smartphones, tablets and other portable tech devices, employees are now more likely to take their work home — and work whenever and wherever they feel like it.