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Antivirus VS. Endpoint Detection and Response

Cyber Security is always evolving, hackers always finding new ways to attack your digital workspace.

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New Microsoft Teams Presentation Features

Start presenting slideshows and documents like a professional newscaster with Microsoft Teams new features!

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Happy Halloween from The Skycomp Team!

Our first in-person family event in a long time!

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What makes a Managed Service Provider “Good”?

Four business needs a Managed Service Provider should cover - and then some...

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Who Needs a Managed Service Provider?

The Truth is MSPs aren’t a fit for everyone. Will it work for you?

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AMD vs. Intel - Which Processor is Better?

Which processor reigns supreme? Real world tests prove the better business option.

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Website Hosting, Design, Domain Names – What’s the Difference?

Defining the terms for web services so you know who to call when your site goes down.

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The Global Supply Chain and Why its not getting any better.

Supply Chain? Aren’t you a managed service provider? You don’t sell things, right?

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Comparing the X1 Carbon, Nano, and Titanium Yoga

Choosing the Right Laptop for you.

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What does a Skycomp “Network Discovery” Look like?

When you first sign up with Skycomp as your Managed Service Provider, you might have some questions. So do we!

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Why am I waiting months for technology?

The global chip shortage and how it effects new technology.

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The Future of the Password – Lenovo Ultrabook and Vantage

Using Lenovo Vantage to your Advantage!

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Team Member Highlight - Tim Schleich

Tim is our System's Architect, he's behind the scenes to make sure you are able to work 24/7.

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Understanding Audio

TS, TRS, and TRRS? What does this mean?

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Breaking the ‘Tech Support’ Mold

The Disconnect Between Technical Minds and Non-Technical Minds – And how to solve it.

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Learning Windows Display Settings – Multiple Monitors When Working from Home.

The basics of display settings in Windows 10 made easy!

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Signing Documents Digitally For Free!

How to get paperwork done even while working from home.

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What is a Network Cable and Why Do I Need IT?

You ever wonder what is going on with your network? How does the data and internet get to your computer?

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Skycomp’s Content Journey

Taking time to reflect on a year of video content.

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Print Nightmare Exploit Explained

So how could someone access your private company servers and data because of a printer?

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Lenovo Laptop Docking Stations

Which station makes sense for me – and why do I even need one?

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Common Ports on a Computer

This one is for your friends, family, and grandma that need a little help with technology.

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Cyber Security and Working from Home

What can I do to make sure my work from home setup is cyber secure?

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What the Heck is Multifactor Authentication?

How do I make sure I am always one step ahead of hackers?

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Microsoft Teams Features - Explained

Is Microsoft Teams Bad? Why Does Everyone LOVE Zoom?

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Skycomp Solutions is The Official Technology Support for the 2022 Canada Games

Why our Team is beyond excited to be The Official Technology Support Partner for the Niagara 2022 Canada Summer Games!

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Bill – C10 What is it? And Why are People Concerned?

Net Neutrality is a good thing - Why would Canada want to change that?

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Taking Virtual Events from ‘Good’ to ‘Great’

Skycomp's kick-off live webinar event helping you learn the steps to setup your own virtual event!

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Skycomp’s Furry Friends

The Skycomp Team has some four-legged friends they keep us sane while we work. Want to look at adorable animal pictures?

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Custom Registration Setup For Microsoft Teams Live Events

Creating your own virtual events using Microsoft Teams Live Events Features

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Skycomp’s Guide to Successfully Join a Webinar or Virtual Event.

Just some simple tips and tricks you should know before joining a virtual event.

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Setup My 3CX

Maybe you just got a 3CX phone system? Maybe you just started a job at a company using 3CX? Here's how to use it:

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May the 1st Newsletter - Be With You

Our May Newsletter for your to enjoy as a blog! Meet Melissa our new service Manager!

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Top Three Best Laptops in 2021 According to Google

We googled 'Top Three Laptops in 2021" went to the Shopping section and found this:

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Want to get to know our team? Stay current on technology trends? Get sent FREE tutorials to help you solve technology?

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Top Five Reasons to Choose a Managed Service Provider over a Break fix or Internal IT Team.

Is your business growing? Thinking about starting up an IT department internally? We have some other options.

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Lockdown 3.0 - How are we adapting? Again?

These lockdowns are starting to feel like never-ending windows updates...

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The Top Ways to Make the Most of your Virtual Events

Looking for ideas to spruce up your virtual party? The Skycomp Team has a few pointers.

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The Story of Skycomp Solutions Inc.

If you know of Skycomp - You know Serge and the Team. But do you know how it all started?

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Why Skycomp?

With so many IT options out there... why go with Skycomp Solutions? We open doors and show you our values.

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The Basic Steps to Join or Attend Any Online Meeting Successfully

Every join a meeting and your audio won’t work? your video won’t connect? and everything falls apart?

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2021 Microsoft Exchange Server Exploit

Let Skycomp explain this exploit in a way that everyone can understand.

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A Lot More To IT Podcast

Not a boring IT podcast. We speak to company culture, running and IT business, staying ahead in the technology world.

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What the heck is an MSP

What are Managed IT Services?

Skycomp Explains what Managed IT Services are and what it looks like in Niagara.

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International Women’s Day - The Skycomp Team

Skycomp is a very Women-Led company. We are proud of that. Lets celebrate the amazing women in our office.

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Need a Free Video Editing Tool? Windows 10 Comes With One!

Creating videos at work using your cellphone? Need to share content with a co-worker but can't send the full file?

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Create an Internal Website for your Company with Office 365

Need to bring your team together? But can't be in the same room? Make a company internal site instead!

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Creating a Custom Voice Greeting In 3CX

Why not create a personal greeting for your phone system? Helps clients feel at ease and makes you sound professional!

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Skycomp’s Guide to the Best Lunch in Town

Do you work in St. Catharines Ontario Canada? Forgot your lunch? Maybe on purpose?

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What is the difference between a Live Event and a Teams Meeting?

What option would work best for a webinar vs. an online class?

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HOW TO: Setup A Microsoft Teams Live Event

So you want to engage a virtual audience of people in a new way? Tired of just doing a 'Zoom call' ? So are we...

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Create Tutorial Videos with Microsoft Stream

Capture your screen with your webcam with a voice over on top - send out engaging tutorials to your team.

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Microsoft Stream - Elevating Your Internal Company Content!

Bored of writing documentation for things your company has to learn? Instead record engaging videos on Microsoft Stream.

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Getting A Microsoft 365 License - Where do I start?

Go to Microsoft's Website! Look at the plans and pricing. Don't go to a third party site.

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The Lenovo M14 Portable Monitor Helping You Work From Home

Adding a second monitor has never been easier. One USB-C Cable is all you need!

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Lenovo Laptops: Choosing Between the E, T and L Series - What’s the Difference?

The truth is these laptops are almost all the same.. subtle differences we will help narrow down which is right for you.

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Submit a Ticket

Once your on board with Skycomp Solutions we have a three easy ways to submit a ticket to our Service Team!

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SSD or HDD What’s The Difference?

Solid State Drive or Hard Disk Drive? Which one do I need? Is one better then the other?

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3CX On Mobile Phones: Making Working From Home Easy

Want your office phone in the comfort of your own home? Download the 3CX Mobile app and have all the same capabilities.

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Lockdown 2.0 How are you adapting?

Adapt and adapt again. Making the most of your home setup and why it should be a priority.

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New Year New Plan? Three ways to Improve your Cyber Security without Breaking the Bank.

New Year New Me? Your Companies 'Cyber Security Resolutions' For 2021

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The Great Solarwinds Hack of 2020

A network management software firm breached. You would think they have strong passwords and security... Right?

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Is Webex A Good Virtual Meeting Software?

Zoom, Teams, Google Meet, Skype? So many options out there. Why should I choose Webex?

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FireEye Cyber Attack - What can I Take Away from it?

One of the top cyber security firms in the world was hacked. What are you doing to protect your data?

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IT Support Services: The Key to Any Business’ Success

Skycomp provides IT Support Services in St Catharines & the Niagara Region. Outsourced IT for your business. Contact us:

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Skycomp's Cloud Managed IT Services

An Introduction to Our Cloud Managed IT Services

We provide Cloud Managed IT Services in the Niagara Region. Secure and dependable cloud backup services.

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Why You Need Virtual CIO Services

Why You Need Virtual CIO Services

Cyber Security is always important to protect your business data. That's why you need Virtual CIO Services. Contact us:

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Skycomp Phone Systems

Elevating Your Communications Game with Skycomp’s Phone Systems

Our Phone System Services in St. Catharines and Niagara region offer multi lines and multi devices, VoIP and more:

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Domain Services

Future-Proofing Your Operations with Domain Services

Domains are tough to manage. Especially when you also run a business. Make us your Domain Service Provider:

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3 things to look for in a VoIP Provider

3 Things to Look for in a VoIP Provider

VoIP or Voice Over Internet Protocol might be right for you. Find out if it will work in your business. Read More:

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Benefits of Skycomp's Managed IT Services

11 Benefits of Investing in Skycomp’s Managed IT Services

Our Managed IT services for the Niagara region include all type of devices, with dedicated experts & 24/7 IT Support:

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Top 5 Ways of Staying Sane While Working From Home

Technology is not the only important aspect of getting work done from home. Staying productive is everything.

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The Ultimate ‘Budget’ Virtual Meeting Setup

Having a 4K camera would be awesome. But we can still look good in any virtual meeting with a built in webcam!

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The Ultimate Video Conference Room Setup

Never ask someone to repeat themselves in a virtual meeting again! High quality audio and video are just a click away!

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The Ultimate Virtual Meeting Setup

The Pandemic has made working from home the new way of life. Why not look like a pro on your virtual meetings?

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Why Choose Skycomp Solutions?

With many different managed service providers around. We understand why you would ask this question. Our complete story:

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Why is a Managed Service Provider Good For Business?

Done all the research but still not convinced? Find out how a MSP Makes things a little easier.

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How Much Does a Managed Service Provider Cost?

You've Done all the research. Now you want answers on what your bill will be.

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What IT Service is Right for Me?

Break Fix, Internal Staff, or Managed Service Provider. Which is Right For my Business?

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HOW TO: Solve Technology Season One

When Skycomp says "Solving Technology" That means we want to guide you to be self reliant in this new virtual world.

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What is the Snipping Tool and How do I Use It?

You need to get an Image on your laptop over to a client quickly. But the file is too big to attach. What do you do?

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Why Is Video Software So Expensive? Any Good Free Options Out There?

Windows has FREE Video Editing Tools - You can edit short video clips and export them to share with co-workers.

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What is a Switch and Why do I need IT?

Moving up in business? Need more network connections? Lots of things to think about.

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Want to Become a Microsoft Teams Master?

Want to master the art of using Microsoft Teams, helping you and your company succeed? Check out these features:

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How do I create a Password that Can’t Be Hacked?

Learn about a simple way to create a fool proof password you will never forget.

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October is Cyber Security Awareness Month - Am I Cyber Secure?

Is My Business Being Smart About Cyber Security?

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What is a UPS, and Why Do I Need It?

Do you have a plan for when the power goes out and you're in the middle of backing up important files? Use a UPS:

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Setting Up a Meeting with Microsoft Team

Setting up an online meeting is not as simple as it may seem. Here some basic steps to set up a Microsoft Team Meeting:

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Are Lenovo 700 Speakers Worth it?

Changing the Bluetooth game, the Lenovo 700 ultraportable Bluetooth speaker has a bunch of new capabilities for someone:

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Comparing the Three Best Portable Monitors as rated by Google

Working from home has its challenges, but having a second monitor can help ease the transition.

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Why Would I Need to Change My Phone System?

Did you choose the right phone system for your office? There are plenty of cost-saving options you might not know about:

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What is a Hosted PBX System? Is it Better than 3CX?

What is a hosted PBX system? Is it better than 3CX? Check out the pros and cons of this technology. Is it right for you?

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Does Your Bluetooth Device Have a Built-in Mic?

Unsure whether a Bluetooth device has a microphone in it? Before placing that order, check its feature set

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Have I Been Using Excel Correctly?

Excel has many hidden features and shortcuts that most people have never used or even heard of. Let's dig in & explore:

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What can I do to be more cyber secure?

What can I do to be more cyber-secure? You may have a great security system, but your data can still be insecure. More:

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Why Send out Internal “Phishing” Emails to Test Employees?

Email phishing scams have become a cyber security problem. We recommend sending out fake internal phishing scam emails.

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