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What are the risks of BYOD?

September 13th, 2018
What are the risks of BYOD?

The bring your own device (BYOD) strategy lets employees use their personal mobile devices to do work for your company from anywhere. This strategy increases efficiency and convenience to your business, but it also brings a number of security risks to your IT infrastructure and data.

We are pleased to announce placement on the 2018 CRN Fast Growth 150 list!

September 10th, 2018
We are pleased to announce placement on the 2018 CRN Fast Growth 150 list!

Contact:
Mike Ritsema
President, i3 Business Solutions
616-719-4100
mritsema@i3Bus.com
i3 Business Solutions Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services
Grand Rapids, MI, September 10, 2018 – i3 Business Solutions, Dedicated to Accelerating Business Results, announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named i3 Business Solutions to its 2018 Fast Growth 150 list.

Best practices for switching to Office 365

September 10th, 2018
Best practices for switching to Office 365

More and more small and medium-sized businesses are making the switch from on-premises systems to cloud-hosted Office 365. If you’re one of them, you need to ensure a smooth and secure transition. Here’s what you need to do. Identify your company’s sensitive data… Most files housed within your servers contain sensitive commercial and personal data […]

PhishPoint attack looks like SharePoint

September 7th, 2018
PhishPoint attack looks like SharePoint

Have you ever received an email that claimed to come from a bank or government office when it obviously didn’t? It was probably a phishing scam trying to trick you into downloading malware. The most recent campaign duplicates a trustworthy Office 365 email and can fool even the most skeptical users.

Leave no room for hackers to operate

May 22nd, 2018
Leave no room for hackers to operate

For most people, social media is a convenient way to stay in touch with family and friends. For a small group of people, it’s an opportunity to profit off other people’s trust. Here are some things you can do to continue enjoying Facebook and Twitter without compromising your privacy.

How Cloud Backup Helps Your Business

May 15th, 2018
How Cloud Backup Helps Your Business

New threats to businesses’ precious employee and customer data emerge every day, so the only surefire way to protect your files from viruses, theft, and other unforeseeable disasters is to partner with a leading cloud backup provider. With a basic understanding of how cloud backups work, you can set up a plan that is economical […]

How to set up your Skype for Business

May 4th, 2018
How to set up your Skype for Business

Long gone are the days when you have fly out for hours just to conduct business meetings. Skype for Business has now made it possible for businesses to instantly meet and close business deals over the internet. Read on to find out how you can ensure your business conversations always run smoothly.

Microsoft Office 365 – OneNote

May 1st, 2018
Microsoft Office 365 – OneNote

Microsoft OneNote is one of the most popular and powerful note taking applications out there - and it's free! While OneNote is simple and an easy application to pick up for basic needs - there are also many underlying features to take your tasks and note taking to the next level!

This month we will be going over the Microsoft Office 365 application, OneNote! Tune into Facebook for our live video on May 24th at 1:30 PM for 20 - 30 minutes of OneNote training.

Microsoft Office 365 – Tips & Tricks: Outlook & Word

April 27th, 2018
Microsoft Office 365 – Tips & Tricks: Outlook & Word

Video by Mike Ritsema, i3 Business Solutions
Incase you missed Mike Ritsema on Facebook Live - we are here to fill you in on a few essential tips and tricks to use from day to day.

In the video, Mike will go over:

Microsoft Outlook:

- Go Offline (Primary View)
- Turn off notifications
- Customize the Ribbon
- Move to Folders (Primary View)
- Creating Rules (Primary View)
- CC Folder
- Quick Steps
- Email Options:
- Delay send to 5:30 PM
- Follow-Up: Reminders
- Drag & Drop
- Calendar
- Folder
- Favorites
- Properties

Microsoft Word
- Customize the Quck Access Toolbar & Ribbon
- Open - Close
- Bullets - Numbers
- Font - Show/Hide
- Copy - Cut / Paste
- Print Preview
- Pin for Easy Access
- Save as PDF
- Don't need Adobe
- Open a PDF in Word