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Fresh Tech — April 2021

Our monthly series -- Fresh Tech -- a collection of fun things on the web that sparked our interest with their fresh takes on tech.  Earth Month Wherever you are in the world this April, hopefully you can spend some time outside enjoying  some warm Spring weather. Here are a few inspiring quotes to ponder before we get into this…

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How does a cloud migration work?

How does a cloud migration work? You've heard the phrase "cloud migration" before, but what does it mean and how does it work? Essentially, a migration to the cloud involves safely moving your data from your company's internal servers to the cloud. The cloud consists of a vast network of servers located in highly secure data centers around the world.…

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8 easy steps for going remote with your business

Going remote doesn't have to be painful Many companies put off a true transition to remote work out of anxiety that it will slow down operations. With proper planning, though, the process can be smooth. Here are 8 easy steps for going remote with your business: 1. Plan and assess Determine your timeline, team, budget, and data requirements. Survey your…

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How cloud computing can help your staff succeed at working remotely

With COVID-19, a sudden transition The fast conversion to remote work due to the coronavirus pandemic has been a bumpy road for all. Some companies have weathered the transition better than others, often because they had already moved their data to the cloud. Others have been playing massive catch up, as they struggle to migrate legacy systems to the cloud.…

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Cloud computing: key to business resilience in tough times

With COVID-19, fast pivots are the norm The coronavirus pandemic forced many businesses into an unanticipated pivot to remote work and telecommuting. Companies of all sizes now face massive pressures to be more adaptable, flexible, and innovative. Meanwhile, pinched by an economy thrown into massive recession, businesses have been forced to seek new markets or rapidly downsize. The rules of…

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How taking your company remote may benefit your company in the long run

COVID-19 has demanded hard, fast change from business owners and workers alike. After facing the pain of suddenly taking your company remote, you might also discover some surprising advantages. Here are just a few ways remote work may benefit your company over time: Reduced commutes = time saved and a generally happier team. Less absenteeism. With fewer impediments such as…

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Business location security in the age of COVID-19

Your team has gone remote and your location is either not in operation, or only partly so. However, your office space is still home to valuable equipment and data. While you’re away from the office, don’t neglect oversight of your business location security. Here are some of the areas you should consider when auditing your business location security in the…

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Remote work series: laptop provisioning, management, and safety

In the midst of a hard pivot to a remote work model, it's easy to become lax in the management of company devices--especially laptop provisioning management. In fact, whether you're shipping out laptops to a slew of new hires or you're converting to a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) model, your IT team is bound to have their hands full. While COVID-19 has…

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Assess your IT systems after going remote

In the brave new world of COVID-19, remote work is the new norm. For many companies, the transition to remote work has involved a fast, hard pivot...often a painful one. The abrupt nature of this transition means that you may have not had time to prioritize the safe management of your information. Meanwhile, the word is out that many companies…

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Mega-list of Bay Area startup resources

Mega-list of Bay Area startup resources Newly edited in 2021: Whether you’re a newbie entrepreneur or a seasoned veteran of the startup scene, here are 40+ Bay Area startup resources to help you launch and grow your dream business. San Francisco office and coworking spaces If you’re not ready to sign a lease for your own location, you could head…

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