Archive for Category: IT Insights

  • Virtual Servers: Uses and Benefits

    In our ongoing effort to make IT understandable and accessible to everyone, we’re going to give a brief but thorough rundown of virtual servers. What they are, how they work, and why virtualization is beneficial. Ready to get started? Let’s jump right in. What is a virtual server? Whereas traditional servers were physical machines that […]

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  • 3 Ways Cloud Computing Increases Small Business Productivity

    Cloud computing is increasing small business productivity like never before, making it possible for businesses to do more with less — and for less money. How can your small business enjoy increased efficiency, productivity and functionality using the cloud? What IS the cloud? Buddy, you’re in the right place. “The Cloud” – what is it? Simply […]

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  • Why All the Noise About Microsoft Office 365?

    There are now over 60 million Office 365 commercial customers. 50,000 small businesses are implementing Office 365 each month. Because It Helps Business Run Better Why have so many companies chosen Office 365? In a nutshell, it makes doing business easier and faster. You can work smarter. Your employees can be more productive. It’s much […]

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  • Top 7 Reasons Why SMBs Should Upgrade to Microsoft Office 365

    7 Reasons Why SMBs Need Office 365 According to Microsoft, over 1 billion people use Microsoft Office. That’s 1 in every 7 people on earth—one heck of a statistic. Consider what a competitive advantage that is when it comes to running your business. Office 365 is a full-featured, business-centric, and cloud-based productivity platform hosted by […]

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  • Countdown to Microsoft’s end-of-support for SQL Server 2005

    As of April 12, 2016, Extended Support for SQL Server 2005 will cease. And while this specific announcement doesn’t sound impactful to your business at the outset, consider the following statistic. Spiceworks, a leading network for the IT industry, conducted a study that claimed 4 out of 5 customers are still running at least one […]

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  • FBI Warns Businesses of BEC Scams

    The FBI has issued alerts to all businesses about the spread of BEC scams. Business Email Compromise schemes, or BEC scams, have grown by more than 270% since the beginning of last year according to the FBI. At their last reporting, more than 7,000 businesses have lost more than $1.2 billion in just two years. […]

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  • A House Divided: Tips for Macs and PCs Under One Roof

    At the turn of the millennium, Windows had a monopoly on the business world. Most organizations believed that PCs were machines of the global economic landscape and Macs were a specialist hardware limited to pockets of creative professions and with limited cross-over application into the world of business. In the last decade, employee demand, availability […]

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  • Five Tech Trends for 2016

    It’s that time of year again when we speculate about what’s in store for the coming year. Here are our top five tech trends for 2016. The Device Mesh (IoT) The device mesh will have a huge break out this year, if most experts are to b believed. The past few years have brought more […]

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  • Microsoft and Hortonworks Launch HDInsight

    Everyone has their sights on big data and how it is drastically changing the business landscape. Many of today’s largest businesses have begun integrating big data analytics to their strategic planning process, and more organizations are expected to follow in their footsteps. To capitalize on the huge demand, service providers are now racing to establish themselves as […]

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  • Dynamic Quest Again Supports NCLGISA at Fall Event

    This May, Dynamic Quest made its presence known at NCLGISA’s spring conference —that’s the North Carolina Local Government Information Systems Association— as one of 75 vendors supporting the conference and its goals of networking and education. If you were in attendance, you saw DQ’s Darren Barnes across from the well-lit and Dell-equipped police cruiser on display. […]

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