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Which 2-in-1 Laptop Is Best For Your SMB?

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Oct 15, 2018 2:13:32 PM

Is it upgrade time already? If you’re looking for the best business laptop for your SMB, there are plenty of good reasons to consider a 2-in-1 model in 2017.

These hybrid tablet/laptops truly offer the best of both worlds, with no compromise involved. Find out why they’re the fastest-growing category in laptops and which models are the best fit for your business with our 2-in-1 buyers guide.

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Why Schools Can’t Ignore Desktop Computers

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Oct 10, 2018 10:03:00 AM

7 reasons why schools still need desktop computers

Many schools are issuing tablets and laptops to their students, but are they always the best solution? In many cases, desktop computers are a better bet. 
Computers have become an important aspect of the classroom experience as schools increasingly issue laptops and tablets to their students. However, there are many cases when a desktop computer reigns supreme over its lightweight cousins.

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Protect Your Business Printer From Hackers

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Oct 8, 2018 10:00:26 AM

As a business owner, when you hear the term ‘cybersecurity’, do you immediately think of safeguarding your PCs against unwanted intruders and viruses? Cybersecurity extends far beyond your PCs, however, and should also encompass your printer fleet. As they often store sensitive information in the same way as your computers, they’re also vulnerable to an attack.

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Boost Innovation And Productivity With Digital Collaboration

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Oct 3, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Digital collaboration: The key to innovation, productivity and results

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Should You Choose Managed Services or Break-Fix for Your IT Provider?

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Oct 1, 2018 1:03:44 PM

Managed Services is frequently mistaken for a fixed-rate version of the break-fix model, but it is more than just a different billing arrangement for IT services. Customers often enjoy a flat-rate billing model because expenses are fixed and cash-flow is consistent and predicable, but that’s a small piece of a much bigger picture. One of the key differentiators is prevention and protection, which inherently does not exist in a break-fix model.

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Pitch Tech Solutions To Upper Management - And Succeed!

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Sep 26, 2018 11:16:00 AM

One of the challenges of IT is that, if you do your job well, no one will ever know you’ve done anything at all.

Take the issue of data loss and downtime, which 64 percent of IT workers at small to medium businesses (SMBs) say is 'a life-or-death situation' that needs to be resolved within 24 hours.

And while 'life-or-death' may sound hyperbolic, the costs can often spell the end of an SMB.

According to consulting firm IDC and Carbonite, downtime can cost hundreds of dollars per minute, with businesses potentially losing $82,200 to $256,000 for a single business interruption.

So, one of the best ways to get the budget for your IT request is to show management how the initial outlay will be worth the investment in the long run by potentially avoiding such a disaster.

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The Pros Of Telemedicine For Both Doctors And Patients

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Sep 24, 2018 11:04:57 AM

Telemedicine: Bringing healthcare into the 21st century

Diagnosing patients remotely is no longer the stuff of sci-fi – it’s an increasingly common reality. Does this mean the days of the humble doctor’s office are over? Here’s what you need to know about telemedicine and how it’s changing the world of healthcare.

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User Security Tips

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Sep 19, 2018 11:08:44 AM

Simple user security strategies for 2018

With the increase in file sharing and user access to work files from home and on the road, staying on top of security has never been more important. Add to that the growth of networks and the sheer number of users accessing a shared database, and the odds of something going wrong quickly balloon. That’s why we recommend taking a fresh look at user security in the new year.

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Top 10 Best of CES 2018

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Sep 18, 2018 11:05:36 AM

CES 2018: What you may have missed

The annual Las Vegas-based CES show is the epicentre of the global technology industry. From the coolest new consumer gadgets to the major business trends that will change the way we work, here’s a quick summary of what you may have missed in 2018.

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5-Step Security Compliance for SMBs

Posted by Gulf South Technology Solutions on Sep 12, 2018 9:44:00 AM

What is security compliance?

Being security compliant means your IT protocols follow prevailing local and international industry standards, as well as adhere to any laws that apply in your locality.

Examples include adhering to local privacy and security of personal information laws if, for example, you record your customers’ personal and/or financial details. There are also global standards, such as theISO/IEC 27000 family, that relate to the security of information management systems and are considered best practice.

These standards are there to help organizations keep their information assets secure. Your business could be subject to fines or worse if you don’t act to adequately protect your data assets.

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