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Cash, Credit, or Debit - What Payment Methods are Most Secure?

[fa icon="calendar'] February 21, 2020 / by Dylan Borden posted in Local I.T., Tech Tips

Earlier this week ABC 7 My Suncoast news reached out to ask us some questions about the various payment methods available to consumers today and if there were situations when one would make sense over another (Watch the full story HERE), and after our interview we thought it would be important to share!

So which payment method should you use? Let's explore the various methods and the pros and cons of each!

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Business in the Clouds - An SMB's Guide to Cloud Solutions

[fa icon="calendar'] February 17, 2020 / by Dylan Borden posted in Cloud Solutions, Tech Tips

Have you ever avoided eating a food because you weren’t sure you’d like the taste, only to finally try it and wish you’d been eating it your whole life? Well, that’s essentially how businesses that haven’t investigated cloud solutions will be feeling in 2020...

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Monetizing Wi-Fi: Attract Guests and Increase Profits

[fa icon="calendar'] December 3, 2019 / by Dylan Borden posted in Tech Tips, Wi-Fi

Let’s get right to it. If you want your hotel to be considered remotely modern, you need to offer your guests free Wi-Fi, but don’t let the word “free” dissuade you because your guests are not the only ones who stand to benefit. We are going to explore some of the ways hotels, and those in the hospitality industry, can monetize their Wi-Fi with a tiered network, splash pages, and more!

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End of Support: The Beginning of Your Digital Transformation

[fa icon="calendar'] September 5, 2019 / by Communications posted in Tech Tips, IT Roadmap, Virtual CIO

“End of life” may sound a little overdramatic and Microsoft’s 2008 Server going 'end of life' certainly isn’t life or death but if your business runs this popular Microsoft server you will want to mark January 14th, 2020 on your calendar. The 2008 server will officially go 'end of support' which poses both problems and opportunities to businesses employing these servers. We will explore the risks associated with keeping a legacy server, upgrade options, and the benefits your business will realize by upgrading.

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

[fa icon="calendar'] October 15, 2018 / by Communications posted in Tech Tips, Cyber Security

Educate your employees so that your company does not become one of the statistics below:

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Security Alert: Your Website Might Display This Warning Starting July 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] June 28, 2018 / by Communications posted in Tech Tips


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