News and Articles from Equinox IT Services

5 Money-Saving Extensions for Online Shopping

January 23rd, 2019 by admin

The holidays are upon us! For many, the joy of the season may be hampered by the presents that have yet to be purchased. Thanks to online shopping, gone are the days of being forced to face the crowds at the mall, or run all across town in search of one perfect item. If you're shopping online this holiday...

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Duel of the Digital Assistants

November 12th, 2018 by admin

In this age of information, we all need a companion. Just 10 years ago, a digital assistant may have seemed like something out of a futuristic flick, but today, with a simple, “Alexa” or “Hey Google”, we have access to a myriad of tools and information. But which assistant is...

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What You Don't Know About VPNs

September 17th, 2018 by admin

Did you know if you run that VPN your IT guy set you up with, in China or Russia you could get a prison sentence? What about what a VPN actually protects you from? Most people have heard of the service, millions use them daily, few know what it really does. What is a VPN and what does it do? Virtual...

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Posted in: Protection, Security, Products, Technology

Get Your Head Out of the Clouds: How Cloud Technology Can Make or Break Your Business

May 22nd, 2018 by admin

Tut tut, it looks like rain! April showers have brought May flowers, and this time of year always gets us in a cloudy kind of mood. There are so many clouds to talk about: cloud storage, cloud computing, cloud AI, and a whole lot more. I’m even writing this on a cloud right now! The latest forecasts...

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Technology Toolbox: Monitoring (Part 2/2)

April 24th, 2018 by admin

Behind every successful professional that uses technology, is an expert in that technology that knows how it works in and out. Whether you are your own technology manager or have an outsourced or in-house team, you need someone that knows how to monitor your computer hardware, and ensure it’s working...

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Posted in: Security, Products, Technology, Toolsets

What is Remote Monitoring?

April 4th, 2018 by admin

What sets expert technology users apart is their knowledge of how to properly maintain their PC, and prevent problems before they occur. IT professionals use remote monitoring tools to provide expert maintenance with as little interruption as possible. Whether you’re a self-proclaimed expert, completely...

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One Practice that will Save Your Company: End User Security Training

January 26th, 2018 by admin

One click of a button. One phone call. One suspicious email. It doesn’t take much for a hacker to get past your security defenses and into your business. All it takes for them to get inside is for someone at your company to let them in. You can see just how simple it can be in this video from CNN here....

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English to Nerd Dictionary: Internet Terms Explained

September 21st, 2017 by admin

When you hear IT professionals (nerds) talking about how the flux capacitor hasn’t fully powered on to correct the quantum gyrofizzler and it’s impossible for the mainframe to maintain 90% output for more than a fortnight, you might find yourself wishing you had an English to Nerd Dictionary. Say no...

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Turn Your Phone into Fort Knox with these 4 Security Apps

September 3rd, 2017 by admin

In the past 3 years, over 1 billion new and unique variants of malware have been discovered and nearly 3 billion identities have been exposed in data breaches. You have protection for your desktop and laptop, but are you confident your cell phone is secure? Mobile devices have increasing abilities to...

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