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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. ExamCollection.net 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.

Can Today’s ERP Handle Bid Evaluation Process?

July 13, 2020 No Comments

The Bid evaluation is a process that takes places after a bid proposal is submitted by the supplier in response to a bid and the bid date has ended. Once the bid responses are received by the organization, bids are evaluated by a group of panelists to examine and determine the best offer in the effort to acquire goods and services for the organization. These panelists may interview the selected finalist(s) and conclude if necessary, in determining the most economically advantageous procurement bidding.

The Benefits of Tech in Business

July 13, 2020 No Comments

Tech advancements really do help small businesses to work much more efficiently in a lot of different ways. It doesn’t matter whether it is collaborating with a remote employee or whether it means using video conferencing software to try and connect everyone together because it is now easier than ever for you to reach any goals that you might have.

Going Through Official Training Course for Microsoft 70-461 May Not Be Enough – Use Exam Dumps!

July 7, 2020 No Comments

There is no better way to demonstrate your competence in a specific IT role than to pass the relevant exams and obtain the associated certificate. Luckily, Microsoft is dedicated to ensuring that you achieve all your certification goals without a hassle and drive your career or profession to the next level within the shortest time.

Remote Access Surge is Nirvana for Hackers

July 6, 2020 No Comments

Back in the days of Windows XP, Microsoft unleashed its Remote Desktop Connection client (also known as RDP, for Remote Desktop Protocol), a version of which has appeared in every subsequent version of its operating system. Problems, however, have emerged in nearly every version of the protocol, with vulnerabilities including the following…

Benefits Of Choosing A Boutique IT Firm Instead Of A Major IT Firm Your Projects

July 6, 2020 No Comments

Information technology or IT is a must-know and must-use technology nowadays because of advancing IT infrastructure and consumer demands. That’s why hiring the right IT services based on your business niche and goals is crucial. Choosing a smaller IT firm is a good idea even if you have a big company to run. There are many reasons why boutique IT firms are more sought-after instead of IT majors, and these include flexibility, specialization, and personalized IT services that would be discussed further below.

Want a Fast and Reliable Internet Connection? Here’s What to Look For

July 3, 2020 No Comments

Technological innovations paved the way for various information, products, and services to be available online. However, the key to accessing all these is having a fast and reliable internet connection. If you are in the hunt for the best deal that internet service providers (ISPs) can give you, below are some of the things that you need to look for.

TOP opensource JavaScript UI libraries in 2020-2021

July 3, 2020 No Comments

Technological progress has made it possible to perform teraflops of calculations both on personal computers and on most modern mobile devices. Productivity increases simultaneously with energy efficiency, which leads to the miniaturization of computing devices and as a result, their wider distribution.

How To Build an App Development Team

July 3, 2020 No Comments

If you’re looking to start a business of creating and selling apps, or you’ve produced an app for your business and you’re ready to push it out to the public, you need to find yourself an exceptional app development team. There’s much more to app testing and development than meets the eye. Having your own in-house app development team will ensure that all of your app testing needs are thoroughly catered too, and it gives you a lot more control than you would have if you were to outsource the job to another company.

Tech Stocks 2020: Top 7 to Invest In

June 29, 2020 No Comments

If you are researching your options of stocks to purchase next, tech stocks would be a fairly good choice to invest your money in. The tech stocks have proved that they can withstand different changes to the market conditions because people have become so dependent on it. Even during a pandemic and an economic shock, tech companies have faired well – as technology becomes a necessary utility for modern living.

Online SMS Platforms And The Benefits It Can Give To Your Business

June 23, 2020 No Comments

The very first SMS message was sent way back in 1992 and throughout the 90s and the early 00s we heavily used this messaging system to stay in touch. Once the smartphone emerged however and we began to see web based instant messaging services such as WhatsApp, iMessage and Viber, the SMS almost became obsolete. Despite the fact that people no longer use SMS to keep in touch with friends and family, the messaging system presents a wealth of opportunities to businesses and email SMS is one of the most frequently used methods, which has become vital to many companies. Let’s take a look at how these tool can help businesses.

Opening the Window on AI Transparency

June 18, 2020 No Comments

AI transparency is one of today’s catch phrases, but what does it really mean? What problem does it address? Will it really make a difference? With the explosion of AI, we’ve seen a corresponding explosion of AI applications, many of which don’t work all that well. The problem is that while AI represents a powerful, useful technology, it is a tool not magic. In the hands of careful professionals, it is extremely useful. But even then, the results are subject to misinterpretation.

API Sentinel ID’s All Published APIs, Provides Continuous API Security Visibility and Monitoring

June 17, 2020 No Comments

APIs are the “connective tissue” used in every application that an average user’s likely to touch. They’re used more heavily than ever before according to Cequence Security’s Matt Keil. “Mobile and IoT devices, the adoption of containers and the move to decentralized or agile development are the driving forces behind the explosion in API usage. That’s one reason why API-focused attacks are increasingly popular with bad actors. Another is the organization’s poor or non-existent visibility into just how many APIs they have and where and how they’re used.

IT Modernization Yields Business Benefits Even in Early Stages: Survey

June 16, 2020 No Comments

In recent years, with the emergence of newer technologies ranging from the cloud to machine learning, IT modernization has evolved from a replacement of end-of-life infrastructure to an enabler of innovation and business value. It is a complex process that can take months or even years, but a recent survey shows that the effort begins to deliver measurable results almost as soon as an organization executes the first steps on its roadmap.

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Cloud Migrations, Security, and AWS – Analyzing the Landscape Right Now

June 14, 2020 No Comments

with Jonathan LaCour, ReliamIn this informative interview, LaCour discusses cloud strategy from a few angles, including how AWS continues to grow support for its partners and why that matters for enterprises. Read More >>>

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