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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.

SharePoint for SMBs

As a business executive, you want your company to stay up-to-date with the latest in technology. However, the high costs of hosting the most commonly used applications among big corporations makes it almost impossible for small and mid-sized businesses like yours to access the necessary tools to increase the operational efficiency.