7 Simple Calendar Tricks That Will Level-up Your Team’s Productivity

7 Simple Calendar Tricks That Will Level-up Your Team’s Productivity used with permission from Microsoft What’s the secret to maximizing productivity and efficiency? There’s no single silver bullet, but one sure-fire way to make gains is with calendar tricks that will keep you organized and focused. From scheduling “no meeting” time blocks to integrating mobile so you never miss a meeting—the art of calendar optimization is crucial. Simple Calendar Tricks Here are seven simple calendar tricks you can use to bring your productivity to the next level: Schedule “no meeting” time blocks—Instead of multitasking, set aside time without interruptions. “When people multitask,…

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Be Prepared for Winter Storms to Ensure Business Continuity

With last winter’s Nor’easters still fresh in our memories, forecasters have predicted colder weather and fewer winter storms for the NYC area for early 2019. According to AccuWeather, El Niño will affect winter weather across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic. A few big snowstorms are expected to hit the mid-Atlantic states, but the far Northeast may dodge some of them. Regardless of the forecasts and recent mild temperatures, businesses should take precautions to be prepared for the dangers of winter storms that may arise. We recommend everyone stay safe through any storm and heed the warnings from the National Weather Service….

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High Availability Prevents Business Losses from Hurricanes

June 1st marked the official beginning of hurricane season. While forecasters project an average season, it takes just one ferocious storm to wreak havoc on coastal businesses. As you test your generators and gather emergency supplies, be sure to also implement a high availability strategy to ensure business continuity when the winds blow, and the waters rise. Chances are your business has developed a critical online presence. Customers expect 24/7 access to ecommerce and crucial data. Remote access employees depend on the ability to log in to complete essential work and meet deadlines. In many cases, even just a few…

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Is it Spring Yet? How to Survive a Late Season Winter Storm

Just when you think it’s safe to go outside and grab some rays, along comes another winter storm. This year’s fourth Nor’easter on the first day of spring makes winter-weary individuals and business leaders want to just ignore it. Regardless of our hopes for spring, precautions are still in order whenever weather experts forecast winter storms. We recommend everyone heed the warnings from the National Weather Service and please stay safe through any storm. And to protect your business, we advise that you take steps to verify the integrity of your business continuity hardware such as surge protectors and UPS…

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6 Ways to Help Business Disaster Recovery

6 Ways to Help Business Disaster Recovery Thousands of businesses impacted by recent wildfire and hurricane disasters need assistance to reopen We in the business community are all shocked and dismayed by 2017’s long string natural disasters. Hurricanes, Harvey, Irma and Maria inundated or leveled communities in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. At the other extreme, wildfires in California incinerated more than 3,500 homes and structures. The loss of life saddens us as we view neighborhoods under water or leveled to ashes. Business Impact More than homes have been lost. Texas estimates that 29% of its nearly 5 million businesses…

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Your Manufacturing Company May be a Prime Target for Cybercrime

Whether you produce automobiles or textiles, as a manufacturing company, your primary focus is output. You’re committed to ensuring the quality of your product, while increasing the efficiency of your process. However, you may want to turn your attention away from what’s leaving your company and take a look at what could be coming in. Manufacturing has recently jumped to number two on the list of industries most vulnerable to cyber attack, ranked just one notch below the notoriously at-risk healthcare industry. We uncover the security flaws behind manufacturing’s dramatic leap towards the top of the list, before telling you…

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The Game of Thrones Hack: What it Means For You and Your Business

Every Sunday, millions of people tune in to watch the characters on the HBO series Game of Thrones face an evolving series of threats. From poisonings and beheadings, to epic sword fights and naval battles, it seems like we’ve seen it all. Well, now HBO is dealing with serious threat of its own—and no, we’re not talking about dragon fire. The premium network suffered what appears to be a major cyber attack, with hackers threatening to leak over 1.5 terabytes of data (according to Mashable, that’s the equivalent of 303 pirated seasons of Game of Thrones). HBO isn’t the first entertainment…

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2016 Hurricane Season Most Costly, Deadly Since 2012

eMazzanti Technologies strongly advises business owners to prepare for 2017 Hurricane Season to ensure business continuity Hoboken, New Jersey ­- (Cision) May 16, 2016 – eMazzanti Technologies, a New York City area IT consultant and managed services provider, commented today on 2016 hurricane losses, and predictions for the 2017 hurricane season. The firm is urging business leaders and owners to prepare thoroughly. They point out that 2016 was the most costly and deadly Atlantic hurricane season since 2012, the year of Hurricane Sandy. “The 2016 Hurricane season brought devastating losses to business.” stated Jennifer Mazzanti, CEO, eMazzanti Technologies. “Owners and…

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Celebrate World Backup Day All Year Long

Pledge to carefully implement and regularly test a comprehensive backup solution that will protect all your important data and allow for easy data recovery. If you lost all the data your business created today, how would it impact your bottom line? What if you lost all your data from the last week, or even the last month? Without a well-functioning backup strategy, your business could soon learn firsthand the catastrophic impact of data loss, not only to revenue but to customer satisfaction and critical business processes. To avoid just such a scenario, an independent initiative launched World Backup Day in…

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Opportunities for Business Growth Enhanced by eMazzanti’s Expanded Cloud Services

Growth Enablers As a modern business grows, so does its need for cloud computing services. In a rapidly changing competitive environment, today’s businesses are looking for anywhere, anytime access to applications and nimbler operations by moving IT resources to the cloud. In spite of widespread cloud adoption, many businesses may not be fully aware of how cloud computing can accelerate their growth. Cloud growth enablers include: Remote, anywhere access Rapid scalability Pay as you go pricing The ability to offer new products and services on the cloud Other reported benefits include reduced capital expenditures, less dependence on company IT resources,…

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