The End is Near: Goodbye Windows 7

Support for Windows 7 Ends as of January 14, 2020 - Mark Your Calendar

January 2020 is the end of Windows 7 as we know it. Like saying farewell to a dear friend, Microsoft has begun to phase out 7 in favor of the new and improved Windows 10. Businesses who have yet to make the switch will want to consider upgrading in the near future. Don’t worry; your computers won’t magically stop working on the first of the new year. The basic features

Microsoft Teams Adds New Functionality in 2019

Microsoft Teams Adds New Functionality in 2019

As we settle into the new year, many companies are beginning to roll out updates and upgrades to their tools and systems. Microsoft is no exception. Microsoft continues to add value to the Microsoft Teams tool with new functions and capabilities. Let’s take a look at a few of them. Communication Effective communication within a business requires tools and products that can work together seamlessly. Teams is adding the new

Support for Windows 7 Ends as of January 14, 2020 – Mark Your Calendar

Support for Windows 7 Ends as of January 14, 2020 - Mark Your Calendar

Just like the end of Windows XP, which many of us loved, Windows 7 lifespan is coming to an end. It is imperative that your business is thinking about what you are going to do when Microsoft is no longer providing security updates. Without these updates’ your operating systems will be wide open to security risks and cyber attacks. You have almost a year before the expiration, so steps should be taken soon to defray any expenses which

What’s New for Microsoft Teams in 2019

What's New for Microsoft Teams in 2019

As part of their efforts to empower staff members across a broad spectrum of industries, as well as a wide variety of functions and roles, Microsoft has recently added increased capabilities to their Microsoft Teams application. By increasing the features and capabilities within the app, Microsoft hopes to create a seamless, easy to use environment where team members can communicate and interact with other project members. By increasing communication between

Using Old Computer Operating Systems

Operating Systems

Most people who use computers on a regular basis are familiar with the term “operating system”. Any computer built has some way to utilize the hardware that makes up the computer — to carry out the work needed for which the computer was built. For decades, operating systems have been changed and upgraded to meet the needs of many changing industries. In decades long past, operating systems were not user-friendly and were generally