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August 3, 2022 New
Talking About Lenovo’s Ultrawide Monitors
We looked at 2 of the more popular wide monitors from Lenovo, the ThinkVision P40w and the T34w.
July 13, 2022
Windows 10 vs 11 and is it Worth Upgrading?
Not sure if you should stick with Windows 10 or upgrade your computer to the new Windows 11? We got your answers!
June 15, 2022
What You Need To Know About The Microsoft Office Follina Exploit
This exploit is running wild through Microsoft's diagnostic tool... Here's what you need to look out for.
June 6, 2022
5 Compelling Reasons Why Your Company Needs an MSP
Thinking about investing in a Managed Service Provider? Look no further!
May 2, 2022
Presenting PowerPoints Like a Pro - New Microsoft Teams Features
Nervous for presenting in your Teams meeting? Don't be. We have all the tips on using presenter mode to its fullest!
April 14, 2022
What Makes Skycomp Stand Out?
I'm glad you asked! This industry is SUPER competitive... But that's what strives us to go against the IT 'norms'.
March 30, 2022
Fraud Prevention Month - How To Avoid Phishing Scams
The fraudsters have gone phishing. Let's identify what to look out for so you don't take the bait.
March 14, 2022
Fraud Prevention Month - Cyber Security and Password Protection.
Fraud has been on the rise. Let's discuss some ways you can keep yourself protected.
March 1, 2022
Here’s What We Know on Microsoft’s New Commerce Experience Platform(NCE)
Microsoft is transitioning fast, and we got you covered on everything you need to know right now.
December 23, 2021
Microsoft Teams Whiteboard Features
Looking for a way to collaborate with your team on the same document - virtually?
December 23, 2021
The log4j Crisis of 2021
Explaining log4j and why it’s a big deal.
December 9, 2021
Managed IT Services Niagara
Being involved in the community and passion for getting technology working and maintain it.
November 26, 2021
Antivirus VS. Endpoint Detection and Response
Cyber Security is always evolving, hackers always finding new ways to attack your digital workspace.
November 17, 2021
New Microsoft Teams Presentation Features
Start presenting slideshows and documents like a professional newscaster with Microsoft Teams new features!
November 1, 2021
Happy Halloween from The Skycomp Team!
Our first in-person family event in a long time!
October 28, 2021
What makes a Managed Service Provider “Good”?
Four business needs a Managed Service Provider should cover - and then some...
October 28, 2021
Who Needs a Managed Service Provider?
The Truth is MSPs aren’t a fit for everyone. Will it work for you?
October 26, 2021
AMD vs. Intel - Which Processor is Better?
Which processor reigns supreme? Real world tests prove the better business option.
October 25, 2021
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.
October 19, 2021
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?
October 8, 2021
Comparing the X1 Carbon, Nano, and Titanium Yoga
Choosing the Right Laptop for you.
September 21, 2021
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!
September 10, 2021
Why am I waiting months for technology?
The global chip shortage and how it effects new technology.
August 31, 2021
The Future of the Password – Lenovo Ultrabook and Vantage
Using Lenovo Vantage to your Advantage!
August 31, 2021
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.
August 30, 2021
TS, TRS, and TRRS? What does this mean?
August 27, 2021
Breaking the ‘Tech Support’ Mold
The Disconnect Between Technical Minds and Non-Technical Minds – And how to solve it.
August 24, 2021
Learning Windows Display Settings – Multiple Monitors When Working from Home.
The basics of display settings in Windows 10 made easy!
August 17, 2021
Signing Documents Digitally For Free!
How to get paperwork done even while working from home.
August 10, 2021
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?
August 3, 2021
Skycomp’s Content Journey
Taking time to reflect on a year of video content.
July 30, 2021
Print Nightmare Exploit Explained
So how could someone access your private company servers and data because of a printer?
July 22, 2021
Lenovo Laptop Docking Stations
Which station makes sense for me – and why do I even need one?
July 19, 2021
Common Ports on a Computer
This one is for your friends, family, and grandma that need a little help with technology.
July 16, 2021
Cyber Security and Working from Home
What can I do to make sure my work from home setup is cyber secure?
July 14, 2021
What the Heck is Multifactor Authentication?
How do I make sure I am always one step ahead of hackers?
July 5, 2021
Microsoft Teams Features - Explained
Is Microsoft Teams Bad? Why Does Everyone LOVE Zoom?
June 28, 2021
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!
June 7, 2021
Bill – C10 What is it? And Why are People Concerned?
Net Neutrality is a good thing - Why would Canada want to change that?
May 25, 2021
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!
May 17, 2021
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?
May 12, 2021
Custom Registration Setup For Microsoft Teams Live Events
Creating your own virtual events using Microsoft Teams Live Events Features
May 10, 2021
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.
May 7, 2021
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:
May 1, 2021
May the 1st Newsletter - Be With You
Our May Newsletter for your to enjoy as a blog! Meet Melissa our new service Manager!
April 28, 2021
Top Three Best Laptops in 2021 According to Google
We googled 'Top Three Laptops in 2021" went to the Shopping section and found this:
April 26, 2021
Subscribe to Skycomp’s Newsletter
Want to get to know our team? Stay current on technology trends? Get sent FREE tutorials to help you solve technology?
April 14, 2021
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.
April 12, 2021
Lockdown 3.0 - How are we adapting? Again?
These lockdowns are starting to feel like never-ending windows updates...
April 5, 2021
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.
March 29, 2021
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?
March 24, 2021
With so many IT options out there... why go with Skycomp Solutions? We open doors and show you our values.
March 24, 2021
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?
March 19, 2021
2021 Microsoft Exchange Server Exploit
Let Skycomp explain this exploit in a way that everyone can understand.
March 10, 2021
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.
March 9, 2021
What are Managed IT Services?
Skycomp Explains what Managed IT Services are and what it looks like in Niagara.
March 8, 2021
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.
March 2, 2021
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?
February 23, 2021
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!
February 16, 2021
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!
February 12, 2021
Skycomp’s Guide to the Best Lunch in Town
Do you work in St. Catharines Ontario Canada? Forgot your lunch? Maybe on purpose?
February 5, 2021
What is the difference between a Live Event and a Teams Meeting?
What option would work best for a webinar vs. an online class?
February 1, 2021
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...
January 29, 2021
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.
January 29, 2021
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.
January 27, 2021
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.
January 19, 2021
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!
January 14, 2021
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.
January 12, 2021
Submit a Ticket
Once your on board with Skycomp Solutions we have a three easy ways to submit a ticket to our Service Team!
January 11, 2021
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?
January 8, 2021
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.
January 4, 2021
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.
December 30, 2020
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
December 29, 2020
The Great Solarwinds Hack of 2020
A network management software firm breached. You would think they have strong passwords and security... Right?
December 23, 2020
Is Webex A Good Virtual Meeting Software?
Zoom, Teams, Google Meet, Skype? So many options out there. Why should I choose Webex?
December 22, 2020
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?
December 11, 2020
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:
December 10, 2020
An Introduction to Our Cloud Managed IT Services
We provide Cloud Managed IT Services in the Niagara Region. Secure and dependable cloud backup services.
December 9, 2020
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:
December 8, 2020
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:
December 7, 2020
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:
December 5, 2020
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:
December 4, 2020
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:
November 30, 2020
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.
November 26, 2020
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!
November 20, 2020
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!
November 13, 2020
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?
November 6, 2020
Why Choose Skycomp Solutions?
With many different managed service providers around. We understand why you would ask this question. Our complete story:
November 3, 2020
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.
November 2, 2020
How Much Does a Managed Service Provider Cost?
You've Done all the research. Now you want answers on what your bill will be.
November 2, 2020
What IT Service is Right for Me?
Break Fix, Internal Staff, or Managed Service Provider. Which is Right For my Business?
October 29, 2020
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.
October 27, 2020
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?
October 26, 2020
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.
October 23, 2020
What is a Switch and Why do I need IT?
Moving up in business? Need more network connections? Lots of things to think about.
October 9, 2020
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:
October 7, 2020
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.
October 6, 2020
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month - Am I Cyber Secure?
Is My Business Being Smart About Cyber Security?
September 29, 2020
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:
September 16, 2020
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: