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Wireless Point-to-Point (P2P) Applications and Benefits

If your company operates out of multiple buildings, it can be complicated and costly to create a network connection between the buildings with fiber or cable. The same goes for sprawling properties with video surveillance systems. In both of these cases, a wireless point-to-point (P2P) system can provide affordable, secure connectivity. Wireless Point-to-Point Connects Multiple...

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Case Study: Upgrading a Construction Company’s IT Infrastructure

When Lakehead Constructors was moving not one but both of its locations, IT director Matt Dallam knew it was time to upgrade the company’s IT infrastructure from localized servers to cloud-based solutions. He knew the upgrade would make the company’s entire operation more efficient, but he didn’t realize just how much more time he’d be...

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Cloud-Based Computing for the Remote Workforce

Cloud-Based Computing for the Remote Workforce

The past year definitely made the case for cloud-based computing, as the cloud is what empowered many companies to move to a remote workforce in 2020. Cloud-based technologies have more than proved their worth these last 12 months. If you’re still running your business off local servers in your office, or have hobbled together several...

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Case Study: An IT Partnership Nearly Two Decades Strong

When it was time to outsource some of the IT tasks he was handling himself, Seacole CFO John Bell turned to the person he knew could help: Now IT Connects founder John Koshiol. That was back in 2004. Since then, Seacole and Now IT Connects have formed a strong partnership, working together to install and...

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5 IT Tools Your Business Needs in 2021

With a remote workforce and cyberattacks on the rise, you need to be sure your data and your customers’ data are secure yet accessible. After spending much of 2020 helping our customers safely move to a remote workforce, the Now IT Connects team has come up with a list of must-have IT tools for 2021....

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Registering Your New Domain Is Easy with Our Tool

Registering your company’s domain is the crucial first step toward setting up a new website. But choosing a domain provider can be confusing. That’s why Now IT Connects offers domain registration right on our website. Get up and running in just a few easy steps. 1. Come Up with a Great Name The best name...

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Despite Uncertainty, You Should Still Plan Now for 2021

2020 has been a challenging year, and the one thing we can all rely on is that life is unpredictable. But uncertainty is no reason to forgo 2021 planning. Your business will still need to maintain or update its hardware and software and be protected against cyber threats. Now is the perfect time to start...

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Keeping Your Employee Email Safe

Email is one of the most powerful tools you have to stay connected to your team and customers. But because it is so essential to doing business, email is a very popular target for hackers and other bad actors. Here are a few email security tips from the Now IT Connects experts. Which ones will...

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Cloud-Based Spam Filtering with Now IT Connects

Malware and ransomware attacks are big business for bad actors. Dozens of high-profile ransomware attacks have already occurred this year. It’s more important than ever to understand this cyber threat and protect your network with cloud-based spam filtering. Understanding Email Spam Threats The most common and troublesome email spam threat in 2020 has been ransomware,...

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Disaster Planning for Your Business’s Network

Time management guru Alan Lakein once said, “Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.” While the Now IT Connects team hopes that you never experience a network disaster at your business, chances are that you’ll have to respond to something unexpected at some point. Putting...

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Network Monitoring Keeps Your Business Safe: A Guest Post by Secure Net Pros

Cyber criminals never take a break, and neither should your network security. Keeping your business’s technology infrastructure safe is a ‘round the clock job. Fortunately, you don’t have to go it alone. Here’s how network monitoring keeps your business and your data safe. It's Tough to Monitor Your Network Yourself Unresolved security threats can cause...

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3 IT Books for Your Summer Reading List

Need some summer reading while you’re out on the boat or up at the cabin? The Now IT Connects team is here for you! Crack open one of these tech books this summer. The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity...

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