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Technology Unwrapped

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

Why We Recommend OneDrive for Small Business Cloud Storage

Angela Wight

As a growing small business, you need your data accessible at any time and from anywhere. With so many irons in the fire, there’s no time or budget to invest in equipment, storage maintenance, or associated hardware maintenance — and this is where cloud services enter the picture.

Cloud computing is an increasingly popular solution for small businesses that want to run on internet-based solutions rather than on-site storage hardware. With cloud ...

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Topics: Cloud, Microsoft Products

Windows Server 2008 end of support

Alyssa Sisco

Support for Windows Server 2008 and 2008 R2 is ending on January 14, 2020.

This means that no more security updates will be developed or released after January 14, 2020. Running unsupported software on your server can leave your business vulnerable to any number of cybersecurity attacks and may keep your business from meeting compliance requirements.

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Topics: Microsoft Products, Network Security

Office 365 Migration

Alyssa Sisco

Are you still working off an old in-house or hosted server for your email? If you haven’t already made the move to Office 365, it’s time you do. With the benefits far outweighing the costs, there’s no reason to keep your business in the past with outdated technology. Seriously – once you finally take the leap and make this change, your only regret will be not doing it sooner.

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Topics: Microsoft Products, The Workplace

End of life for Windows 7

Alyssa Sisco

A constant drive to create new features, combined with limited resources, leaves software with an expiration date. Since the goal of most tech companies is to evolve and innovate, they can only lend so much time, money and energy on their old programs. So, software is given what's called an end of life date. On that day, the developer will no longer fix any issues found in the software. Not even Microsoft has the resources to keep software supported ...

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Topics: Microsoft Products, Network Security, Alert

Quick Tip: Using Microsoft templates to track your goals

Alyssa Sisco
Since the new year is right around the corner, you’re probably working on coming up with some resolutions to better yourself and/or your business. If you need help coming up with some solid goals, explore Read More
Topics: Microsoft Products

Quick tip: Microsoft OneNote

Emily Moulder

OneNote provides users with a quick and efficient way to take notes, while still staying organized. Regardless of whether you want to write or type your notes, all is possible when using OneNote. Learn how to navigate the application and personalize it to what you need while also staying organized and saving time!

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Topics: Microsoft Products

Quick Tip: Cortana

Emily Moulder

Putting aside all the great features included in Windows 10, Cortana is one of the best reasons to upgrade to the new operating system. Microsoft's digital assistant, which was originally introduced on mobile devices, now has its own space in the taskbar. It's available to help you with a lot of everyday tasks that help you be more productive! Cortana is always at your fingertips ready to help you find anything on your PC, track ...

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Topics: Microsoft Products

What benefits does the Microsoft Surface bring to your business?

Emily Moulder

When it comes to technology, businesses are skeptical in aquiring the latest and greatest innovations. Why? It's difficult to integrate new technologies into their already existing processes and programs; however, businesses around the world are adopting the Microsoft Surface and making it a part of their daily work. The reason for this boom in the business marketplace is that the Microsoft Surface gives users the opportunity to efficiently multitask, and work ...

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Topics: Microsoft Products

Quick Tip: Windows Snipping Tool

Emily Moulder

Window’s Snipping tool offers users a quick and easy way to capture an image without having to take a screenshot of the entire screen. Users can decide which area, shape, and size they want to capture within seconds. This tool is useful for sending a clear image of something you want to share with others, or to keep for yourself.

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Topics: Microsoft Products

Microsoft Outlook quick tips

Lauren Hunter

Guess the average number of emails an office worker receives each day? According to DMR, the average office worker receives around 121 emails a day. That is a lot of emails for one work day, and some of you probably receive more! So let's take a look at how we may save some time sending emails and working in Microsoft Outlook. Below are a few quick tips: 

1. Write messages to be delivered at future times

If you have ...

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Topics: Microsoft Products