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Graham Leitch

Office 365 vs Google Apps for Small Business

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Are you a small business owner looking to shake up your IT? Unsure where to start when comparing Office 365 vs Google Apps for small business? You’ve come to the right place. Read on for our comparison between these two popular, cloud-based productivity solutions. IT Challenges for Small Businesses There are 28 million small businesses with fewer than 500 employees in the U.S., and they provide 55% of the country’s jobs, according to the Small Business Administration. And each business sees…

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Dynamics 365 Transition Guide

Dynamics 365 Transition Guide

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If you haven’t already made the switch to Microsoft Dynamics 365, your time is coming. Use our Dynamics 365 transition guide to help you navigate the change. If You Use Dynamics CRM, You’ll Need to Switch Microsoft officially removed the Dynamics CRM brand name in November 2016, and there’s no longer any way to purchase it online. What Microsoft is doing, under differing timelines and configurations, is moving the CRM components — Sales, Customer Service, Field Service, and Project Service…

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Why Managed IT Experts Are Proven to Outperform In-House IT

Why Managed IT Experts Are Proven to Outperform In-House IT

By | FlexIT, Managed Services | No Comments

From Zika to President-elect Donald Trump and the unveiling of the Tesla 3 — 2016 has been a big year. Last year was filled with surprises: the Cubs broke the world series drought, Brexit shocked millions around the world, and the death of David Bowie, Prince and George Michael were honored with heavy hearts. But 2016 was monumental in IT too; new developments in big data and artificial intelligence have changed the way we live our lives. NextVR created a…

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How Managed Hosting Benefits You: A Brick and Mortar Analogy

How Managed Hosting Benefits You: A Brick and Mortar Analogy

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Managed hosting benefits you in numerous ways. Providers can help implement and manage your Cloud solutions, keeping your data safe, your systems up and running, and saving you money on expensive hardware purchases and staffing costs. But what if you’re more of a DIY type? What if budget constraints leave you feeling that you’d be better off taking care of all that stuff yourself? Sure, it’s an option — if you’ve got a little bit of technical know-how. Choosing managed…

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Data Resolution Honored As Company of the Year

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Annual Business Intelligence Group Awards Recognizes Data Resolutions Growth and Achievement with Top Business Honor SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., Oct. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Data Resolution, a leading Cloud Services and global provider of hosted technology solutions, was recognized as a Company of the Year, part of a select group of 35 top national business leaders honored by the Business Intelligence Group’s 2016 BIG Awards for Business program. Data Resolution provides services ranging from software hosting (SaaS), managed virtual environments,…

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Why Network Downtime Costs Are Increasing

Why Network Downtime Costs Are Increasing

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Network downtime costs — and how precisely one calculates them — is a subject that generates a lot of discussions online. Really, it’s a bit funny that we spend so much time online discussing what it will cost when we can’t get online. The true cost of downtime in 2016 is difficult to pinpoint. Figures are bandied about liberally. An oft-quoted figure is Gartner’s estimate that put the cost of downtime in 2010 at a painful $5,600 per minute, while…

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Microsoft Dynamics GP Hosting Guide

Microsoft Dynamics GP Hosting Guide

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Congratulations on the next step in your business evolution! Choosing Microsoft Dynamics GP will help you manage and streamline critical business functions. Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions can track accounting and financials across projects, helping you make concrete business decisions based on sales, costing, and profitability. And with Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016’s new features and enhancements, there is even more reason to make the switch. But now that you’ve improved the functionality of your data management, you have one last big…

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 New Features and Enhancements

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016: New Features & Enhancements

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Do you struggle with important day-to-day decisions about customers, sales, accounting, supply chain, or other critical elements of your business? Does it feel like your daily activities are moving targets that you just can’t hit? It’s part of being in business, and while some people are inclined to accept it as the cost of doing business, it doesn’t have to be that way. If you haven’t heard about the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 new features, you may want to stand…

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How to Improve Performance With Azure Storage Best Practices

How to Improve Performance With Azure Storage Best Practices

By | Azure, FlexIT | No Comments

You likely chose Microsoft Azure because of its flexibility. The ability to access it from any device and ramp up — or down — with ease is attractive to organizations seeking greater agility. You may also enjoy the cost certainty of working with a managed hosting provider. But do you still struggle with knowing how and where to store all your data? Help is here in the following Microsoft Azure storage best practices. The best practices we recommend focus primarily…

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A Strategy to Prevent Cloud Security Risks in 2016

A Strategy to Prevent Cloud Security Risks in 2016

By | FlexIT, Security | No Comments

Security isn’t something to be taken lightly, whether your infrastructure resides somewhere in your building or you’ve taken it to the Cloud. And while Cloud uptake is occurring at a head-spinning pace, those who haven’t made the jump to the Cloud often cite security as a major issue, with 67 percent of executives stating that security concerns will slow their Cloud migration plans. But Cloud security risks in 2016 aren’t that disparate from the security risks associated with localized brick-and-mortar…

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