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Why is it so Important to Update Your Computer Operating System?

Posted by Chalise Moore on Mar 6, 2017 5:08:14 PM

Support for Windows Vista to End April 11, 2017: What That Means for You

Often it can be hard to determine when it's time to update your computers operating system. Recently Microsoft has announced that it will no longer offer product support for Windows Vista. With this announcement, many Microsoft users will need to update. This change can be confusing and hard to manage, and users are often left wondering why it is so important to spend the time and money needed to update their operating systems. With stronger security, access to support, and the ability to work with newer programs, updating old operating systems becomes a necessity.

The following clip shows how updating electronics, whether it be operating systems or printers, can be essential to success of a company.

As the video shows, updating your electronics is vital. The following list will help to explain why updating your outdated operating system is so important.

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Topics: Network Security, Microsoft

Sharp's Full Line Of Advanced and Essentials Color Copiers "Highly Recommended" by Leading Evaluator

Posted by Marie Bradshaw on Feb 2, 2017 2:51:19 PM


Sharp Imaging and Information Company's new line of MFPs (Color Advanced and Color Essentials) was recently recognized for outstanding quality, reliability, and ease of use by Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI), the leading independent evaluator of business solutions.

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Topics: Sharp, Sharp Copiers

Improving Organizations through Document Management Software

Posted by Darcey Wilde on Dec 19, 2016 11:39:20 AM

Most paper-dependent organizations are so used to handling paper that they do not notice the administrative costs paper-dependent processes bring via document misfiling, faxing, snail mailing, and manually searching for information. Document management software (DMS) is a technology designed to overcome the limitations of the traditional office.

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Topics: Document Management, eFileCabinet

DocuWare Meets US HIPAA Standards

Posted by Marie Bradshaw on Dec 14, 2016 9:01:01 AM

Leading Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Provider Ensures Privacy and Security of Health Information.

DocuWare, a large ECM provider in the U.S., recently had its current controls verified and audited in order to ensure compliance with HIPAA Regulations. It has been confirmed that it continues to adhere to national data laws and HIPAA regulations.

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Topics: DMS, DocuWare, hiipa

PANTONE Color Matching Now on Sharp Color Advanced, Color Essentials Series Copiers

Posted by Marie Bradshaw on Nov 10, 2016 2:22:06 PM

Sharp recently announced that all models of their Color Advanced and Color Essential Series Multi-function Copiers will now include PANTONE color matching. This new feature is certain to improve color consistency and quality and will be a welcome addition for any color-critical office environment.

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Topics: Sharp Copiers

DocuWare Cloud SOC 2 Certified

Posted by Marie Bradshaw on Nov 8, 2016 9:43:47 AM

DocuWare has recently earned an SOC 2 Type 1 certification for DocuWare Cloud. What does this certification mean for users of DocuWare Cloud? 

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Topics: DocuWare, Document Management

No Disaster Recovery Plan? What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Posted by Marie Bradshaw on Nov 3, 2016 9:58:43 AM
For every business, success is  earned and built through careful planning and smart decision making. I t’s only  natural that you’d want to safeguard your business from danger as you plan for your future. In today’s always -on,  digital world, one of the most critical factors to business success is data, and studies show time after time  that data loss can be the demise of a business. The costs and  risks associated with downtime are substantial, and the damage to your business’ brand  and reputation are immeasurable.
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Topics: Disaster Recovery Plan, Business Continuity, Data Backup

Mobile Device Management (MDM): What You Need to Know in Today's BYOD World

Posted by Marie Bradshaw on Oct 18, 2016 7:49:41 AM

Mobile technologies are changing the way we do business. There are so many benefits to empowering your workforce with mobile solutions that enhance productivity. You have the ability to access data, and even work remotely. Everyone agrees, mobile + business = good things, but managing the flow of information to and from these many devices can be a big job.

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Topics: Network Security, IT Services, Mobile Device Management, Productivity, mdm

A Look Behind the Curtain: Why Your Business Should Consider a Network Analysis

Posted by Marie Bradshaw on Sep 27, 2016 9:00:00 AM

How well do you know your network?

Few things  can seem more abstract than the health of your network. Be honest, it's not something you think about frequently, and when you do, you probably feel overwhelmed by the complexities of keeping it secure and running smoothly.

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Topics: Network Security, Network Infrustructure

Small Office? 4 Solutions to Maximize Your Space.

Posted by Marie Bradshaw on Sep 26, 2016 1:30:33 PM

If you own a small business and your office is bursting at the seams, you know it's important to save space any way you can. Luckily, we live in an era where technology is making it easier to do more with less space. Here are some tips for saving valuable real estate in your office, all while increasing productivity.

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Topics: Tips

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