TruMethods hosted their 8th annual member only Schnizzfest this past week in Philadelphia designed specifically for managed service providers (MSPs) from around the world to get together and focus on the process of improving their business.
The Internet is a global system full of unethical hackers who operate under very loose moral codes, spend most of their time outsmarting their victims, and blackmailing businesses especially those who have invested very little into a comprehensive security plan. Unfortunately, for us, these hackers have no regard for anyone else or our feelings and spend countless hours trying to steal our hard-earned money or damage the technology we rely on to operate our business.
Today marks the fiftieth edition of our Predictably Better newsletter and we have thoroughly enjoyed sharing our technology and business experiences with you on everything from our business plan to complex topics such as the cloud and disaster recovery planning and we are looking forward to sharing our screenshots of the fourteen years of the Digux website.
Most of us have WiFi Internet at home and use it for either work or personal related tasks. Sometimes depending on where we are in the home the signal can be low and it slows down our connection which can be frustrating. Over the years we have received several requests from people asking us what they can do to improve WiFi connectivity at home so we wanted to provide some DIY instructions on how to install your WiFi router in the attic.
Our friends over at HP published an informative article on the cloud that is worth reading.
If you have many pictures or documents saved in OneDrive then you may be experiencing this problem. If you want to know how to fix OneDrive from loading slowing in Windows 10 then keep reading. We have put together a simple process to speed up access to the data in OneDrive while using the File Explorer in Windows 10:
Sending sensitives files to family, friends, colleagues, vendors, or customers using email without some level of encryption is insecure and can lead to undesirable results. Our goal today is to outline several simple steps to password protect your files and then send them to your recipient securely. The tools needed in our tutorial are free and will add some additional peace of mind to your process. The technology we will be using is WinRAR and Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud service. We are also performing these steps using the Windows 10 operating system.
Often times we want to send files to someone but we want make sure they are secure. In this scenario we will be password protecting several files with WinRAR and using OneDrive to share them over a secure link. Please make sure your I.T. department approves WinRAR and OneDrive if you are in a corporate setting. Also, these instructions assume you have already created your OneDrive account.
Download and Install WinRAR Evaluation Copy & Password Protect Files:
Note: If the files are in different folders you may want to go put them all in one folder before this step so you can highlight them all together so you can add them together. Or, you can add one file then once the remaining steps are done, you can open WinRAR again then go find the .ZIP folder you created while in WinRAR app and right-click on it then choose ‘Add files to archive’. There is a few different ways to add additional folders into the password protected .zip folder.
Upload and Share the Password Protected ZIP Folder with OneDrive Securely:
Note: Notice the “S” in the https which indicates the page you’re accessing is secure.
Digux is helping a local company based out of Seattle spread the word about its awesome new product named the Outsider device to the community.
This is a great article to read if you want to get started on some fun and creative ways to bolt on some new technology to improve your homes’ IQ. Before we dive in, we wanted to set the stage and mention there are a ton of different types of smart home technology (IoT) and multitudes of ways to apply them so we are only going to focus on a few select ways we are familiar with that will not break the bank.
If you were thinking about migrating email into Office 365 we have outlined several pros and cons related to on-premise Exchange and the Office 365 solution that we think you will find helpful to make a decision.
In most, if not all team environments, communication is the key to success especially when working with technology solutions.
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