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Virtual Desktop and Cloud PC: Are They Right for Your Business?

By The Aeko Tech | January 27, 2022

As a provider of Fort Worth Managed IT Services, we have a duty to understand and explain the latest tech trends. Perhaps you’ve heard of software as a service, or SaaS. What you may not know is that there is also desktop as a service, or DaaS. Here’s the breakdown of the virtual desktop, a…

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How to Hire the Best Small Business IT Company in Fort Worth: 10 Questions to Ask

By Brian Rodgers | January 20, 2022

Looking for a managed service provider or to outsource tech support for your business? Hire the best small business IT company in Fort Worth, Texas, with help from these 10 fact-finding questions. You may be a small business, but you deserve the best managed service provider (MSP) in Fort Worth, Texas. Not all IT managed…

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Microsoft 365 Pricing to Increase March 2022

By The Aeko Tech | January 13, 2022

Microsoft has announced it will increase prices starting March 1, 2022  for the first time since 2011 when they first launched MS 365. They are not the only ones in the IT industry that have increased their prices: Costs have gone up throughout due to hardware shortages and efforts to increase data security. As a…

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Log4Shell Vulnerability

By Brian Rodgers | December 21, 2021

By now, you may have heard news about the discovery of one of the largest technology vulnerabilities in history, the Log4Shell vulnerability. Some articles are claiming it poses “a very grave danger” to the internet, and it has been given a severity score of 10 out of 10 on the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).…

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Do This First If You’re Hit With a Ransomware Attack

By Brian Rodgers | December 9, 2021

Small and midsize businesses never used to have to worry about ransomware attacks. They were too small, too unknown and hackers went to the bigger companies with the deeper pockets. But that is now ancient history. Would you know what to do if you see the dreaded ransomware message? Small Businesses Are Big Targets for Cyber…

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Tech Gift Ideas to Boost Fun and Cyber Security

By The Aeko Tech | December 2, 2021

Finding interesting, workplace-appropriate gifts can be challenging. So why not give the gift of better cyber security? It’s a great way to show your team just how much you value protection. Here is our list of cybersecure (or just plain fun) tech gift ideas for the 2021 season: Mesh Network Once all the new internet-dependent…

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Managing Remote Work Cyber Security and the New Hybrid Workplace

By Brian Rodgers | November 18, 2021

COVID-19 changed a lot of things in our lives, including our working environment. Many of us worked remotely from our homes because of it. New hybrid workplaces have sprung up, with some employees working in the office, others working remotely and still others doing a mix of both. Hybrid and remote work environments need new…

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Don’t Miss 2021 Tax Benefits for IT Infrastructure Purchases

By The Aeko Tech | November 3, 2021

Thinking about purchasing new equipment for your IT infrastructure? Don’t just think about it, do it and do it fast or you may miss out on a great IRS tax benefit for 2021. The Internal Revenue Service’s Section 179 tax benefit applies to new equipment purchased before the end of the year AND put into…

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Social Media Security: Avoid This Social Engineering Ploy

By Brian Rodgers | October 21, 2021

Social media security is about far more than protecting your password. It’s about being aware and careful about what information you share online. Consider this innocent post found recently on Facebook: Isn’t this a nice sentiment? If you’re a pet lover and have lost one, you’ll probably comment without thinking. Look at all these people…

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