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Windows 10 Pro Workstation Edition – What is it?

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windows 10Microsoft recently announced a new version of Windows 10: Windows 10 Professional for Workstations. What makes this version of Windows special and do you need to consider it for your next workstation purchase?

HelpButtonWe are big believers in prevention being much less costly than the cure when it comes to technology. Here are five common things that can turn into emergencies for your business but are pretty easily avoided.

Mobile Device ManagementAs a business owner, you’re likely familiar with locking down the data on your corporate-owned computers. With technologies like disk encryption and strong password policies and other security measures, you can assure that it will be pretty difficult to access data that shouldn’t be accessed.

But what about those computers in your employees’ pockets, the fancy smartphones they carry around? Have they ever used them to access company email, files, documents, calendars, or contacts? It is certainly very convenient and can increase productivity to have access to that data with you at all times. What would happen if they were to lose that phone or if the employee left? Would your data or access to your company’s data fall into the wrong hands?

Not if they were secured by WestonSecureMobile, powered by IBM MaaS360. Previously, if you wanted full control of your employee’s mobile access, you’d have to buy them all phones and lock them down. With WestonSecureMobile, you can allow them to bring their own personal devices and you won’t have to worry.

WestonSecureMobile uses industry-leading technologies to allow your employees to access company resources on their mobile devices securely without putting their personal or your corporate data at risk. WestonSecureMobile is a suite of secure applications that gets installed on your phone that keeps your corporate data access secure and separate from the personal data on your phone. It provides centralized management of the devices, allowing you to selectively control access to corporate data, much as you would with your Windows Server back at the office.

If a phone is lost or an employee leaves, you can wipe and lock down portions of the phone that were accessing that data so the user’s personal data is left alone. It also allows tracking of the devices if they are lost or stolen.

It’s certainly cheaper to allow your employees to bring their own devices. With WestonSecureMobile, you can be assured that bringing their own device won’t compromise your company’s data or put it at risk. Contact us today for more information and pricing.

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There is good design, and there is bad design. The Reddit Subreddit /r/ProgrammerHumor decided to design some horrendous application volume controls. Here are the worst of the worst. For more, head straight to the source.

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Lose Your Phone? Tips to Help You Find It

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Mobile Device ManagementIf you’re lost your phone, you may be in a panic (we don’t blame you). However, there is no need to panic: You can frequently find your phone by just logging into a simple web site. Let us show you how to find your phone

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