Keep your business alive with BCP

Keep your business alive with BCP

Power outages, disasters, and other disruptions are inevitable. Thousands of businesses around the globe are affected by them every year, with lost profits ranging into the millions, if not billions. So how can your business protect itself and stay open when the unexpected strikes? Here is a standard business continuity plan (BCP) your company can […]

Add minutes to your day with email automation

Add minutes to your day with email automation

How many routine emails would you say your sales and marketing teams send every day? If it isn’t that much, is that because you don’t have the manpower to accomplish mass outreach campaigns? If that’s the case, email automation is the perfect solution to staying in touch with customers and prospects economically. What is email […]

Top ways ERP improves your business

Top ways ERP improves your business

The only way for your business to succeed is for it to keep improving. There are many areas you can always refine, like company policy and customer service. One important improvement you should consider, however, is getting enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, and here’s why. ERP explained ERP is a program that integrates all your […]

Windows 7 is nearing end of support — what you need to do if you haven’t transitioned yet to Windows 10

Windows 7 is nearing end of support — what you need to do if you haven’t transitioned yet to Windows 10

In December 2018, 36.9% of desktop devices still ran Windows 7, in spite of the operating system being released way back in October 2009. Only recently has Windows 10 taken over its dated predecessor by only a small margin. However, extended support for Windows 7 ends on January 14, 2020. While customers with volume-licensing agreements with Microsoft can pay for an extended security updates plan for another three years, now is the time to consider an upgrade.

How good is your disaster recovery plan?

How good is your disaster recovery plan?

You may think you know all about disaster recovery plans (DRP) from attending conferences or reading up on the subject. But one of the best ways to learn is by example, and the following real-life case offers valuable lessons. Learn about the DPR audit of a state government office and the knowledge gained from it. […]

CRM optimization best practices

CRM optimization best practices

The effectiveness of your business’s day-to-day operations is the best indicator of whether your customer relationship management (CRM) software is performing to expectations. CRM is revolutionizing the way businesses interact with customers, but are you integrating CRM into your business in the best possible way? Learn how you can transform your business with the following […]

Why UPS is important in network gear

Why UPS is important in network gear

Storms, floods, fire, and other emergencies can cause productivity loss due to power failure. Utilizing an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for your workstations will ensure that you never lose unsaved work. But what about your online connection? To avoid being crippled by loss of internet connection, it’s a good idea to plug routers, wireless access […]

Confusing IT jargon cheat sheet

Confusing IT jargon cheat sheet

IT jargon is confusing and frustrating. When Athens Technicians deliver tech support, we try to speak in plain English at all times. However, there are times when it is difficult to get around using industry terms. We’ve put together a list of the most commonly misunderstood IT terms to help you understand what it takes to maintain profitable technology investments.

Simple tricks to improve your productivity

Simple tricks to improve your productivity

When you spend more than eight hours a day staring at a computer screen, it can be easy to lose focus on important tasks. While you can access some of the most useful applications through your computer, an ever-growing number of distractions are vying for your attention. Here are a few tricks to avoid getting […]

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