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How to adjust your Windows 10 notifications

How to adjust your Windows 10 notifications

Unless the computer app is critical for your work, alerts about a new patch update or incoming message can distract you. Luckily, you can personalize your notifications settings on Windows 10’s action center using these three simple steps. Overarching action center settings First of all, you should customize your Windows 10 system-wide notifications settings. To […]

5 Simple but effective cybersecurity tricks

5 Simple but effective cybersecurity tricks

Can you name five cybersecurity best practices? Most people can’t, and few of those who can, actually follow them. Unfortunately, cyberattacks are far too common to be lax about staying safe online. Your identity could be stolen, or even worse, you could expose private information belonging to your company’s clients. There are many ways you […]

Is Hardware-as-a-Service worth it?

Is Hardware-as-a-Service worth it?

Hardware-as-a-Service (HaaS) is not a new concept. Similar to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), where you pay a monthly fee to a service provider in order to use a piece of software, HaaS lets you do the same to use state-of-the-art hardware. But what benefits does it offer your business? Big savings For SMBs, cash flow is a […]

4 Ways SMBs benefit from hybrid clouds

4 Ways SMBs benefit from hybrid clouds

The cloud allows businesses to take a more hands-off approach to managing their IT resources. And the hybrid cloud is rapidly becoming the most popular option in this category, especially for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Hybrid clouds are a combination of private and public clouds. In the former, data and applications that require tighter […]

Our Partner, Nutanix, and Their Sales Kickoff

Our Partner, Nutanix, and Their Sales Kickoff

I recently attended the Nutanix Sales Kickoff Conference in Las Vegas, and it just keeps getting better to be a Nutanix Partner!

Nutanix Sales Kickoff:

This year has seen Nutanix grow its software defined solutions portfolio to a cool dozen products, add another BIG platform to its ecosystem with IBM Power, increase the adoption of its Acropolis Hypervisor to 33% of its installs and, for the first time, include its partners in the annual Sales Kickoff event this past week in Vegas.

An Inspiring Conference, Indeed

An Inspiring Conference, Indeed

As cliché as it may sound, the best one word descriptor of the Microsoft Inspire Conference that I can think of is inspiring.

An Inspiring Conference:

The conference ran from Sunday July 15th until Thursday July 19th and was centered on celebrating the past year of success between Microsoft and its many partners, including us, while also focusing on and introducing the opportunities that will better enable our clients’ businesses in the upcoming year.

Our Software Defined Vision: The Security Layer, Part IV

Our Software Defined Vision: The Security Layer, Part IV

It’s timely that I author this one from Las Vegas for a multitude of reasons. The obvious one is Casino’s. In a way, they were the originators of finding ways to detect and prevent hackers. But the real reason it’s timely is that I am at the Nutanix Sales Kickoff “Xcelerate FY2019”.

While we feature Splunk in our infographic for this particular layer, there is so much that is inherent in Nutanix that is built around security, so I believe that it is important to start there.

Passwords: A How-To #TechTip

Passwords: A How-To #TechTip

#TechTip for Password Management:

Another #techtip is available from our VP of Security and IT Managed Services. This month Alex Morrow discusses the importance of creating efficient and deliberate passwords. Watch below and learn why I like to walk my dog everyday except if it rains.

Technology is Turning the Tides for K-12

Technology is Turning the Tides for K-12

Technology is turning the tides for grades K-12, and we are here to continue implementing this wave of success. Cima works to limit complications and costs, further creating the right solution for the structures of your business.

According to the Gallup 2017 Survey of K-12 School District Superintendents, a majority of district leaders report that the greatest challenges facing their schools are budget shortfalls and assisting students whose achievement is impacted by socioeconomic conditions.