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O365 Productivity Tips

Is your business one of the 20% NOT using Microsoft Office 365? Are you using one of the cheaper or free alternatives like Google’s G-Suite set of apps because it “promises” a similar range of functionality? What might be “good enough” when your business is a 1-3 person startup, quickly becomes limiting as your business […]

Windows-Server-2008

The success of the Windows Server 2008 operating system can’t be denied. It became a mainstay with small- and medium-sized businesses across a variety of industries. Around 85% of companies still run Windows Server 2008 due to the server’s proven reliability. And that’s part of the problem. What Companies Risk by Sticking with Windows Server […]

Windows 7 EOL

Change is never easy when it comes to technology. We all love the familiarity of the software we use, we know the navigation menu and we know the shortcuts which adds to the efficiency of our workday. But, with technology, change is inevitable, and the end of support for Windows 7 is a major change. […]

IT Quits-Now What

“My IT person just quit! What should I do now!?” If you haven’t said these words yet, just wait – it’s a matter of time. For small businesses and organizations, finding and retaining IT talent is a huge expense and time commitment. The technology industry is a highly competitive career field and talented IT professionals […]

Time-to-switch-IT-Provider

We don’t often think of it this way, but our technology providers are rather intimate with our businesses. Indeed, technology touches almost every area of our businesses – from allowing us to check our work email from our phones to securing our most confidential information. Our IT, and, thus, our IT providers, have access to […]

Ransomware Protection

No matter how many times your IT provider, the evening news and fellow business owners warn you of the danger of ransomware attacks, you don’t take it seriously it until it happens to you. “No one would bother attacking a small business in the <insert your industry> industry in Colorado,” you tell yourself. But they […]

Backup-and-Disaster-Recovery

You may remember that the Colorado Department of Transportation was attacked by ransomware twice – one of which was successful – earlier this year. The successful attack sent 2,000 employees back to using paper and pencil for over a week. What many don’t know is that small businesses are just as big of a target […]

ransomware

Ransomware has been all over the news recently. If a company as large as Equifax can fall victim to a ransomware attack, you can be sure small businesses are at risk. No organization – no matter its size – is immune to attack. Why Would I Be a Target? Many business owners mistakenly think their […]

  At Simpleworks, fall is a time of new beginnings. We have two major announcements to share with you on our new beginnings: Our new website is now live, check it out! Your invited to our Open House! This relaunching of the Simpleworks brand is focused on conveying our message of “Simplicity” to you – […]

At Simpleworks, we recognize the need for our customers to have access to as many of our support services as possible. To address this need, our recently redesigned website has an advanced computer services customer portal that features customization options, communication tools, and useful information. We are already receiving great feedback about the added capabilities […]