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5 ways Office 365 migrations fail

November 14th, 2019

Microsoft is working hard to ensure that its popular cloud-based productivity suite Office 365 is constantly being improved. Because of the great products and support offered, businesses are starting to shift to the platform. If you’re considering moving to Office 365, you should be aware of five factors that can affect the migration process.

5 Signs of Weak Enterprise Security

November 11th, 2019

As the number of cybersecurity threats increases, many business owners have no recourse but make cybersecurity a priority. But how does one know if your security measures are actually keeping your enterprise IT assets safe? Here are five ways you can tell if your security isn’t sufficient in 2019. Open wireless networks With one main […]

Top ways ERP improves your business

November 4th, 2019

The only way for your business to succeed is for it to keep improving. There are many areas you can always refine, like company policy and customer service. One important improvement you should consider, however, is getting enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, and here’s why.

[Webinar] 5 Cybersecurity Priorities Every IT Manager Must Address

October 31st, 2019

This week, Mike Ritsema and Brian Abraham, i3’s CTO, hosted a webinar on 5 cybersecurity priorities every IT manager should address. Over the past year, there have been hundreds of cyberattacks targeted at businesses right here in West Michigan – we want to ask you: how is your current IT manager mitigating risks for your business, and are they addressing the following priorities?
1. Multi-factor authentication
2. Employee training & awareness education
3. User security permissions review
4. Patching & protecting
5. Backups

To learn more about each of the priorities, listen to the webinar below:

We are continuing to improve our security services in 2019 – learn more about i3’s Fortress security services here.

Steps to a cloud-based unified communications system

October 28th, 2019

Moving your business’s resources to the cloud is quickly becoming the mainstream formula for success. But this comes with certain risks and requires careful planning. Your organization’s unified communications system (UC) is no exception and can be more challenging than moving other business functions.

Employees keeping your data safe? Don’t count on it

October 21st, 2019

In any business, big or small, employees can be your biggest IT threat, and they might not even realize it. Businesses already face countless cyberthreats, like data breaches, cyber-attacks, online viruses and malicious e-mails. But despite all these outside threats, the real problem can come from the inside.

5 things to avoid when investing in IT

October 14th, 2019

Running a business can be time-consuming, especially if you’re managing staff, looking for growth opportunities, and looking after clients. This leaves you little time to search for an IT system that can benefit your business. Because of this, you may be forced to make an impulsive technology purchase that does more harm than good.

5 ways your system can be breached

October 7th, 2019

When it comes to business IT security, many small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) often struggle to protect their systems from various cyberattacks. While there are many things you can do to secure your IT infrastructure, being aware of common security threats will really help.

Microsoft Office 2019 or Office 365: The best choice

September 30th, 2019

Microsoft Office is one of the most installed software suites in the world. If you are looking to integrate it into your company, you can either purchase Microsoft Office 2019 or sign up for cloud-based Office 365. Both promise the same features that the Office suite is known for, but they are different enough to […]

Office 365 simplifies calendar sharing

September 23rd, 2019

Office 365 receives updates so often that they’re hard to track. But the software suite’s basic calendar functions will always be among the most popular. If you’d like to let people outside of your organization see your calendar, all it takes is a few clicks.