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Technology Unwrapped

The most important technology concepts, strategies and actions uncovered for your business.

Business Continuity Planning: What to Know

Chris Vilim
Although it may not be at the forefront of day-to-day business procedures, knowing how to respond in the event of natural disasters, security breaches or server failures remains a vital part of all business operations. Every organization must have a business continuity plan in place for backup and recovery in order to reduce downtime and customer interruptions. 
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Topics: Owners & Managers, Technology Planning

Simplify Your Use of Microsoft Outlook with These 7 Productivity Tips

Kaitlin Schneider
The massive shift to remote work may have instigated a rapid pivot to tools like Microsoft Teams for your organization’s communication, but sometimes, sending an email through Outlook is still necessary.   And, sometimes, your inbox can look a little overwhelming due to the scores of messages you receive every day.   Although none of us may ever reach true Inbox Zero, you can still master the Outlook application and use it more effectively with the help of these Outlook productivity tips. 
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Topics: Microsoft Products

What Can SD-WAN Do For Your IT Infrastructure?

Marco Ren
A reliable and secure internet connection has become critical in today’s business world, no matter what industry your organization is in. And, there are several aspects that could be slowing down your network or clogging up your connection. You might have email hosted on Microsoft 365, have servers in AWS or Azure, use a cloud-based phone system, have several branch locations that need to exchange data or you have many staff members working remotely. That’s a lot of traffic being routed across ...
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Topics: The Workplace, Technology Planning

Why Does Your Organization Need Mobile Device Management?

Jason Hahn
The current popularity of remote and flexible work options marks an evolution in normal workplace practices. But, while your employees may enjoy their newfound freedom of working from mobile devices within their home office or local coffee shop, you as a business owner or manager may have some security concerns about monitoring and managing all those mobile devices. That’s where Mobile Device Management (MDM) comes into the equation.
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Topics: Security Threats, Network Security, Technology Planning

4 Ways Your Omaha Organization Can Develop a Cyber Security Culture

Kaitlin Schneider
Cyber security threats have only increased in frequency in 2020, and the techniques that criminals are using are only becoming more sophisticated. To protect your business from cyber threats, you need to safeguard your assets with a robust cyber security setup—one that includes numerous layers and defenses.   And, while there are several technological solutions your organization needs to have in place, your first line of defense is actually your staff. 
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Topics: Staff Training, The Workplace, Network Security, Local Omaha News

Best Hosted VoIP Features for Remote Workers

James Thompson
COVID-19 has forced many businesses to revisit their remote work policies. But even before the pandemic, working from home was becoming increasingly common and even necessary for many companies. Now that workers are becoming more accustomed to working outside the office, having a flexible work-from-home policy may become crucial to recruiting and retaining top talent, as well as maintaining morale and work-life balance for current employees.
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Topics: Phone Systems

How MSPs Stay on Top of the Latest Trends in IT Security

Chris Vilim
Cyber criminals spend their days and nights trying to circumvent layers of security measures in order to steal your personal information and private data.  In order to thwart their attacks before they start, we at CoreTech stay continuously vigilant — which means we stay on top of the latest trends in IT security. 
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Working from Home? We’ve Rounded Up Our 21 Best Blog Posts About Remote Work

Kaitlin Schneider
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve written an array of articles with ways for you to thrive in your new home office space. In addition, we’ve compiled information for business owners and IT managers which helps them consider what technology, policies and procedures might work best.  Now, we’ve compiled those articles together in this post, so you can easily refer back to them anytime you need some additional tips and advice to make remote work, well, work. 
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Topics: Security Threats, Microsoft Products, The Workplace, Our Company, Trends, Network Security, Phone Systems, Technology Planning

Toshiba End of Life: Why Upgrading your Toshiba Phone System is so Important

Kaitlin Schneider
Back in 2018, we wrote about Mitel’s (owner of Toshiba phone systems) announcement to phase out Toshiba CIX and IPedge product lines. Since that writing, the company has since stopped selling new Toshiba equipment and add-on hardware. 
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Topics: Phone Systems, Technology Planning

Top Advantages of Managed IT Security, According to Business Leaders

Chris Vilim
Handling the daily operations of your organization is already more than enough to have on your plate, and that doesn’t take into consideration all of the IT security requirements your business needs.  By engaging an IT service provider, you put those tasks in the hands of professionals, leaving you more time and energy to focus on serving your clients. Of course, that’s just one of the many advantages of managed IT security, according to business leaders in the cyber security industry. Below, ...
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Topics: Security Threats, Network Security, Outsourced IT