Optimize Windows 10 for Speed and Performance

Many people did not choose to download Windows 10, but were unable to stop the recent upgrade. For those in business, virtual desktops were a wonderful thing until Windows 10 slowed them down, especially on machines that weren’t up to date with the latest specs. As with every Windows operating system, Windows 10 has to…

Develop a Work/Life Balance for Better Productivity

Finding enough time to get everything done you want to do can seem difficult, especially in today’s highly connected hosted virtual desktop environments. It is easy for people to bring their work home with them, or access email and other work-related tasks from their mobile devices and home computers. While this might be necessary sometimes,…

Tips and Hacks for Consolidating Email

Email is an effective communication tool when it is able to be properly managed. Most of us have several email accounts we manage and check on a regular basis, from work-provided hosted virtual desktop email, to personal accounts. However, email can quickly become overwhelming and difficult to keep up with. In order to help make…

Trends for Big Data in 2016

For those who do not know what “Big Data” means, it is the accumulation of large data sets collected by companies for analytical purposes to reveal trends, such as the buying habits of a business’s customers. In the past, managing big data and converting it into useful formats required having the right technical skills and…

Tips for Faster PC Performance

It can be frustrating to wait while your PC’s hourglass spins away for what seems like hours, especially when you are trying to get work done. There are several things that can affect the speed and performance of your PC. If your computer seems sluggish, try one of these tips to see if it makes…

2016 Cloud Computing Trends

The cloud experienced significant growth throughout 2015, and this trend is expected to continue into 2016 and beyond. One of the biggest trends is the continued growth in the SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) market segment, with some analysts estimating sales to reach $106 billion in 2016, a 21% increase over 2015 sales for SaaS. With this expected…

Cyber Security Tips to Keep Your Company Safe

Part of keeping your data safe is developing a cyber security policy for your company, and educating employees about proper and secure data handling. Whether you manage all of your IT services in-house or use a hosted virtual desktop solution from a third party service provider, the following cyber security tips can help keep your…

What Businesses Need to Know About Cloud Computing

The first thing you should understand about Cloud computing is what it is and how it works. Generally speaking, Cloud computing is accessing data and applications online through a secure Internet connection. In addition, you are able to access applications and data from a variety of Internet-connected devices, including: Desktop Computers Laptop Computers Tablets Smart…