“The cloud” is a popular term used in the tech industry. You may have heard tech companies saying data is in the cloud, or someone can work in the cloud. They are not referring to the beautiful, white, fluffy formations seen in the sky. The data is not actually in the natural clouds found in the sky, but in terrestrial places.
Topics: Cloud Solutions
Thanks to technology and the advancements that technology brings, many small businesses can run their businesses more efficiently than ever before. Unfortunately, many small businesses have no idea what types of technology and systems they can benefit from the most, as there are simply so many options out there, and small business owners may not have time to research them all. GoTo Connect is a phone system that is stacked with features that can benefit small businesses. Here is more information about GoTo Connect and why it may be beneficial for your small business.
Topics: Business Phone Systems
Looking for ways to make your zoom meetings even better? Everybody knows that Zoom meetings aren't going anywhere for the time being. While the vaccine is now in full swing and being administered to as many people as possible throughout the nation, medical and public health officials are still advising everyone to stay at home, stay distanced, and wear their masks. This means that if you've been keeping your work at home and on virtual standby, that's going to be continuing for a bit longer.
U.S. governmental agencies and much of the Fortune 500 are investigating the fallout from the recently revealed SolarWinds hack, a sophisticated malware attack that has been called a grave risk to national security.
While small and medium businesses (SMB) may have not been the target of this cyber-attack, they are increasingly in the crosshairs of malicious actors looking for vulnerabilities in their network security.
For many businesses, growth is a desirable, yet challenging, goal to achieve. Not simply in terms of acquiring and retaining staff and customers, but also when it comes to researching and investing in the tools that support that growth. Potholes and pain points appear: To accommodate more clients, you need to invest in more powerful business applications and tools. To maintain profitability, you need both cutting-edge programs and high-quality talent – often on a shoestring budget.
COVID-19 has transformed the way that businesses and organizations operate. Instead of traveling and meeting face-to-face, more and more people are using video conferencing and video calling services. If you are looking to host a video conference or video meeting, you may be looking at different services that offer this type of service. However, before you simply select the first one that you see, it is important that you understand that not every service is the same. There are key differences between various platforms and video conferencing services. ATSI is one of the leaders in video conferencing. Here are a few of the elements that set us apart from our competitors.
Topics: Technology Trends
The continuing COVID-19 pandemic has turned 2020 into the “Year of Zoom” for many Americans as traditional in-person business and education has been replaced by virtual company meetings and online courses.
Just because we are living in a “Zoom World”, however, does not mean Zoom is the only way to connect as there are some platforms such as GoToConnect that are winning praise for their communication and collaboration features.
Although the current COVID pandemic has been terrible, one bright spot is how it has encouraged many employers to embrace the usefulness of their staff working remotely.
Sure, telecommuting has been around for years as an optional activity, but not all that many employers truly embraced it in a big way, preferring that most of their staff stay around the workplace as much as possible.
The shift towards remote working in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic seemed like a short-term fix, especially as many companies made plans to have workers return to their offices in the summer.
The continued rise in COVID-19 cases across the country, however, has had many companies put return to office plans on hold or shifted employees back to remote work.
Small business leaders are often tasked with making critical decisions about technology with little background in the field. ATSI assists by walking business owners and leaders through the technology solutions that are available, affordable, and feasible for the scale of the organization.