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Survey: IT staff head for the exits due to work-related stress [Infographic]

Stress is something we experience every day. It can be mild or intense. Every one of us deals with stress differently but in small doses, stress is good for us; it is what keeps us going. The problems begin when our stress levels reach a point where it proves detrimental to our health, to our […]

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Video: Small business employees and remote working

Longer hours mean lower job satisfaction – or so you might think. However, GFI’s small business employee survey indicates otherwise. According to respondents, those who have worked remotely report longer work weeks, with 26 percent working 50 hours or more compared to only 10 percent of those who haven’t worked remotely. Despite that, 75 percent […]

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Earth Day 2014: 18 tips for greener IT

Today we mark Earth Day, and hopefully remind everyone that they can play their part, not just today, but every day, to help preserve what is left of our planet and its natural resources. IT can do a lot to operate in a more green fashion – it will benefit the planet, and can save […]

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Beyond storage: Why email archiving can save the day

How many email messages do you send each day? How many do you receive? Like many regular users, you probably send over 30 messages per day and receive over 100. If you are a power user, you can probably double those numbers and still come up short. With so much mail flowing through your inbox, […]

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Is your work environment making you a more (or less) productive worker?

We all know that a “hostile work environment” is bad for employees and for the company, in many ways. But what about a down right boring work environment? Some employers prohibit employees from engaging in “extracurricular” activities while working – such as listening to music or taking an occasional break to check personal email or […]

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10 must-know email security tips

Email is by far the number one way networks are compromised and the main route for data leakage. Fortunately there are some simple ways to safeguard this vital asset and the resources your email connects to.

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The Wi-Fi question you need to answer… And why

Anything specific catch your eye during the recent Winter Olympics? (Hopefully it wasn’t the infection that turned broadcasting icon Bob Costas into the talk of Twitter).

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Wearable computing: How will it change business and society?

The tech industry has been talking about it for decades: the personal area network (PAN) and wearable computing. It’s the logical outgrowth of the smart phone craze – computing devices that you attach to your body (or even, in extreme versions, that permanently become a part of your body). Various companies have tried marketing smart […]

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Where there’s a will, there’s a social media way! [Video]

If email was the killer app of the 1990s, social networking holds that distinction thus far in the new millennium. It began as a venue for the younger generation but now people of all ages use Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and other social sites for both personal and business-related communications.GFI’s recent small business surveyshows that 37 […]

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How to capture ‘all emails’ and meet compliance

Environment Canterbury is a regional council of the New Zealand government, and it is responsible for protecting the quality of air, land and water in Canterbury – the country’s second-most populated region. The council of 570 employees is also responsible for protecting any communication – including email – that deals with the region’s natural and […]

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