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How Technology Improves Customer Retention

November 19, 2020 No Comments

Industries such as ecommerce, healthcare, learning, and more are dramatically changing the way they operate due to the rise in technology usage. Using technology can help retain customers, increase your customers’ lifetime value, and improve customer experiences. So, which technologies are available to achieve your business objectives and help to retain customers? Read on to find out.

TCP/IP vs OSI: Which Is the Better Network Communication Model?

November 18, 2020 No Comments

Also known as the internet protocol suite, the Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) model is one of the primary sets of rules for communication and the interconnection of devices on the internet. Around a decade later, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model was introduced. It was created with the goal of enabling interoperability among a wide range of communication systems that employ standard communication protocols.

What is the Difference Between Residential vs Business Internet?

November 16, 2020 No Comments

Internet access has never been more critical than the recent months. From day to day business operations, communicating with colleagues, dealing with clients, and even processing transactions — work and business have been operating from home. With this much internet use, it might leave you wondering: should I upgrade to business internet, or residential internet is ok?

What You Should Know About Rugged Computers

November 16, 2020 No Comments

We all know what a typical computer is and even though some of you have probably heard of the term “rugged computer” it’s highly likely that you do not have the exact definition. To simplify things, it can be defined as a device that can function under many difficult working conditions. This computer can work properly for many years. Now, keep in mind that what is rugged for one person may not be for someone else. For instance, a computer that is being utilized in the stockroom is going to be exposed to dirt or dust, not to snow or rain.

4 Services Growing Enterprises Should Take Advantage Of

November 12, 2020 No Comments

Growing a business is a struggle for many business owners. But that could mean they’re not taking full advantage of all of the tools at their disposal in this age of information. Does this sound like you? Are you struggling to grow your business? Are you wondering why you just can’t seem to figure out why you aren’t doing as well as you could be? If you’re looking to grow your small business into a large enterprise one day, you’ll see why these four types of services are worth investing in — even in the early stages.

5 Best Features of ExpressVPN Chrome Extension

November 11, 2020 No Comments

ExpressVPN is one of the top browser extensions that easily secures all your online activity through a VPN add-on for Google Chrome. Although you may not know much about the best features offered by ExpressVPN, I will be explaining it all for you in this guide. From top-notch 256-VPN encryption to Dark Mode feature, ExpressVPN chrome extension has it all. It offers fast speed and has servers in almost 160 locations. Despite the fact that it is recommended by most as the best VPN in the industry, it never disappoints users’ by revealing new features time and time again.

How to Modernize Your Business in 2021 with Digital Transformation Using Microsoft Technologies

October 21, 2020 No Comments

As we look ahead to 2021, companies are considering ways to improve and grow their business. One strategy that has a proven track record is digital transformation. Dharmesh Godha, president and CTO of the technology consulting and implementation services company Advaiya, discussed his thoughts about how organizations should consider Microsoft technologies to achieve digital transformation and modernization.

What type of data does Social Media harvest?

October 21, 2020 No Comments

It seems like everywhere we turn, social media apps are becoming increasingly popular. The average individual spends hours a day looking at their various platforms. But with the sharing and interacting we do online, a question of data collection needs to be considered. After all, once we’ve put the information into cyberspace, what does it get used for?

Importance of Storing Your Business Data in One Place

October 15, 2020 No Comments

Data is critical to the success of an organization. It has to be stored in an organized and secure manner. A company needs to ensure that all data in the system is available when needed for analysis. If this information is not available, there is a high risk that data will be lost or corrupted, and the company may end up with data that is incorrect. That is why it’s crucial to store your business data in one place by having a virtual private space and data pipeline.

Understanding Database Performance Monitoring: The Basics

September 28, 2020 No Comments

In the world of IT, database performance monitoring is a term you’ll hear bandied around a lot. While you’ll likely know that it can have a notably positive impact on your business, the average person is unlikely to fully comprehend what it is or how it works. If this statement rings true for you, you’ll benefit from reading this article. Designed to give you a basic understanding of what database performance monitoring is and how it could be useful, it should provide a handy springboard for performing some further research of your own.

Hybridization & Innovation: Building Resilience for Software Suppliers

September 25, 2020 No Comments

Software licensing trends are always top of mind for Nicole Segerer, vice president of product management and marketing at Revenera. Reflecting on findings from newly-released annual research, she sheds light on how software suppliers use monetization and deployment models, how to support customers’ needs, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Data Capture and Management Tips For Non-Profit Fundraising Campaigns

September 23, 2020 No Comments

Nonprofits have taken a real hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the current mood among many citizens indicates that the process of sheltering in place has led many people to reassess where their dollars go. If you’re part of a non-profit that needs to boost visibility, now may be the time to improve your data capture.

Forex trading reversals and pullbacks: what are they, and how can you use them?

September 21, 2020 No Comments

One of the most important skills that a forex trader can acquire and develop is an awareness of when, where and how market trends happen. Being able to develop this skill can have a serious impact on your forex trading portfolio. If you can be responsive to the regular forex news that comes out on a daily basis, you will be able to spot opportunities to turn a profit or, equally importantly, moments at which you might suffer a loss.

Top Benefits Between Tableau and Salesforce Integration

September 21, 2020 No Comments

Tweet Featured article by Veronica Leo, Independent Technology Author Companies that thrive are built with the user in mind. The more practical the solution offered by a company, the easier it is selling the idea to a customer. You can clearly see this by looking at some of the leading organizations in any field. To […]

Why Uptime Maters in QuickBooks Hosting?

September 18, 2020 No Comments

QuickBooks Desktop is the most popular software for accounting across the world. If you are somehow associated with the accounting, you must have aware about it surely. QuickBooks has very advanced features and versions that are help for business of all sizes However, in last few years, the accounting industry is going through rapid transformation with the latest technologies such as cloud computing.

How to Manage Jenkins Secrets with Akeyless Vault

September 18, 2020 No Comments

Jenkins is an open-source automation platform that enables software build, test, and deployment by facilitating continuous integration and continuous delivery. It is widely considered as an essential tool in achieving a DevOps model by automating phases of software delivery workflows through CI/CD pipelines.

Behind Closed Doors – 2020 Tech Advances that Emerged During a Global Pandemic

September 16, 2020 No Comments

Like the march of time, the advancement of technology is unstoppable – even during a pandemic. Throughout this remarkable year, we’ve had more than our fair share of doom and gloom but, also, news of some incredible advances in technology. While most of us have heard about highly publicised tech advances such as Elon Musk’s Neuralink, behind the scenes, some amazing work has been going on for technology which has largely gone unnoticed and, in this article, we’ll take a look at some of these huge leaps forward for the tech world.

Top Free Study Resources Apart from Practice Tests to Earn CompTIA Network+ Credential

September 3, 2020 No Comments

Earning the CompTIA Network+ means becoming an IT and networking specialist. The whole world will recognize your skills and knowledge. Moreover, you would be considered as a networking veteran once and for all. But, the road that leads to this certification is quite bumpy. A candidate has to burn the midnight oil and practice a lot to master all the concepts for N10-007 exam and earn the Network+ certification. From this article you’ll know more about some study resources that will help you pass this test and earn your CompTIA Network+ badge at the first attempt.

Why You Should Use A CXP2 Cable For Your High-Performance Computing

August 28, 2020 No Comments

Do you own a company or business that relies on high-performance computing? If you do and you are not using cxp2 cable yet, now might be the right time to reconsider. In order for computers to provide the highest performance, you need to have the right hardware. This includes the cables used. With the use of a high-quality cxp2 cable, you could be sure to enjoy high-performance computing at all times.

What to Know About the Role of Visibility in Business Finances

August 26, 2020 No Comments

Increasingly business leaders see the importance of complete visibility in finance, and COVID-19 has likely reinforced that even more. For example, so many of us are working from home, attending virtual meetings, and trying to increase revenue during challenging times. It’s essential to have access to accurate, timely, and quick data for decision-making.

500 Million Users of Android VPN Apps Risk Being Affected By Hidden Adwares

August 18, 2020 No Comments

There is no doubt that the Android operating system is more popular compared to its counterparts (iOS, Windows, etc). According to Statista, as of 2019, the Android global market share was at 87%. From the stats, it is evident that some developers choose to gain revenue fraudulently from the widely used operating system.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: How to Efficiently Manage Your Corporate Data

August 17, 2020 No Comments

Managing all of your organizational data is a hot topic these days in the corporate world. Without proper data management, you can’t possibly make the best decisions for your company, put forth a logical AI framework, or migrate all your data to the cloud. To explore this topic, we interviewed Heine Krog Iversen, CEO of TimeXtender.

The Edge’s Impact on Performance Monitoring Strategies

August 17, 2020 No Comments

By 2023, IDC predicts that the edge computing market – which was unheard of a few years ago – will be worth $34 billion. This growth, driven by 5G and latency-sensitive applications such as IoT and VR, is putting pressure on system operators to build edge datacenters and deploy IT equipment at the last mile. The edge is a new frontier, and therefore poses major monitoring challenges for IT. One such challenge is the sheer volume of data that monitoring systems will need to collect as more “things” such as driverless vehicles and jet engines are connected to the Internet.

Automating Monitoring for Proactive Revenue Protection

August 13, 2020 No Comments

As online commerce has exploded in the last decade through micro-transactions, single purchases, and subscription plans, the need to monitor revenue-related metrics is greater than ever. While this isn’t a groundbreaking assertion and many companies agree on the importance of revenue monitoring, the challenge is that revenue streams are highly complex, fragmented, and dynamic, which makes them notoriously difficult to monitor.

Demystifying decentralized blockchain

August 6, 2020 No Comments

Many people still confuse the various characteristics of blockchain technology and come up with definitions for decentralized blockchain that are either misjudged or down right wrong. Is a decentralized blockchain the same as a distributed ledger? Can a permissioned blockchain be decentralized or is it only public blockchain that can claim this status?

The 3 Myths About Data Analytics For Your Business

July 30, 2020 No Comments

Data analytics and cloud computing are extremely powerful tools that every company should be using to grow and thrive. Having a way to analyse the data that drives your business is essential and should be a priority in the coming years. However, the term data analytics is a sort of catch all for many businesses that don’t fully understand the function. As such, it can be something not widely understood and results in its misuse that doesn’t give the benefits that were expected.

Performing SEO: Should I Hire an Agency or Do It Myself?

July 30, 2020 No Comments

It’s hard to overemphasize the importance of search engine optimization. SEO gets you near the top of search engine results pages and discovered by eager customers. While the fact of customers conducting online searches is hardly recent news, this kind of interaction is not going anywhere any time soon. Internet Live Stats reports that the volume of Google searches is growing by nearly 10% every year.

The Top 10 Tools to Use for Cryptocurrency Monitoring

July 23, 2020 No Comments

If you have decided to join the league of crypto investors, what next? Apart from learning the basics of this lucrative opportunity, there’s a need to expand your knowledge. One crucial thing to know would be how to monitor the trade. Like any other investment, cryptocurrency, too, needs close supervision and monitoring. The digital currency industry continues to grow and increase newcomers every day. That has prompted several companies to create unique tools to assist crypto traders in obtaining decent returns.

Upgrade Your Business by Switching to E-Signatures

July 23, 2020 No Comments

Signed contracts are the backbone of business and industry; and have been a part of commerce for literally thousands of years. But like any other business practice, the signed contract is due for an upgrade. Paper and ink contracts are on their way out. They can be difficult to wrangle, especially if your recipients are freelancers or small-time customers who may not have a printer, scanner, or FAX machine to print the contract out, sign it, and scan or FAX it back. Paper contracts also eat up valuable storage space, requiring expensive square footage and in some cases special climate control to store properly. Not to mention the challenge of keeping everything filed correctly.

How SASE is shaking up cloud security

July 20, 2020 No Comments

There is a digital transformation taking place within organizations. Closed-perimeter security methods are becoming a thing of the past, except for extreme circumstances. Private government facilities and confidential R&D centers can ensure the safest security by completely cutting off remote access. But for today’s modern offices, their network needs to support remote workers, be agile, perform well, and have an easy management and operations console.