Contact Us! 469-272-0777

LiveZilla Live Help
 

AspireTech Blog

AspireTech has been serving the Mansfield area since 1999 , providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Tip of the Week: Using Microsoft Word Templates

Tip of the Week: Using Microsoft Word Templates

Microsoft Word is an excellent tool for businesses to use for a great assortment of their word processing needs… especially due to the assortment of editable templates available to users. For this week’s tip, we’ll go over how you can customize a Microsoft Word template to meet your preferences.

Continue reading
0 Comments

More Industries are Seeing Accountability and Security with Blockchain

More Industries are Seeing Accountability and Security with Blockchain

Blockchain is one of the most dynamic new technologies, but up until recently, there hasn’t been a lot accomplished in the way of creating viable distributed software titles. In fact, the most recognized technology created with blockchain is cryptocurrency. This says quite a bit. Today, we’ll look at blockchain-enhanced software and how it’s only a matter of time until it is a commonplace addition to most businesses.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Integration Brings Benefits to Business

Integration Brings Benefits to Business

For today’s business, agility is important. Things can change so rapidly that if a business commits to one way of doing business, it could spell curtains for them if they are forced into making changes that don’t work with certain strategies or technologies they’ve chosen to use. These days, software integration can allow businesses to optimize the flow of information and change course quickly, all while keeping their business running effectively. Let’s take a look at this integration.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Software Patching in the Cloud

Software Patching in the Cloud

A lot of computing is done today using cloud computing - basically, making use of the computing power, space, and applications that a provider has on their infrastructure as if they were your own. Doing so can provide a very specific benefit to your security, but, have you ever wondered how the cloud itself is protected? 

Continue reading
0 Comments

There’s Value in Outsourcing Your IT, Part V

There’s Value in Outsourcing Your IT, Part V

Information technology continues to play a more significant role in businesses, and as technology changes, so should yours. IT procurement is a critical part of any business’ success, which means that your business can greatly benefit from a managed service provider. They have the know-how to procure all of the best technology. Today, we will discuss how your business can acquire the IT it deserves. 

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: Project Management Software

Tip of the Week: Project Management Software

Project management is an essential part of nearly every business, and good management software can do a lot for you. What it can’t do, however, is actually get your team to complete the work faster, especially if they don’t completely understand why you’ve chosen that particular platform. For today’s tip, we take a look at project management and give you some tips to help your organization improve the success of its projects.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: Best Patch Management Practices

Tip of the Week: Best Patch Management Practices

Patches are a critically important aspect of your technology. As a result, you need to be sure that yours are managed properly. We have three tips to share so you can optimize your patch management processes.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Three Technology Trends We’ve Witnessed in 2019

Three Technology Trends We’ve Witnessed in 2019

Businesses are increasingly adopting more advanced technologies to benefit their operations. We’ve seen a few of these technologies really come into the public eye this year. That’s why we wanted to take some time and review these tools and time-saving solutions with you: to tell you about ways that your business procedures can improve through their implementation.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is Finally Losing Support

Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 is Finally Losing Support

Microsoft Windows has been a staple of modern computing, with each title in the series offering more innovative features. When it becomes time to retire one of their OSs, it can be troublesome for businesses. This coming January, two of the most utilized versions of the Windows OS--Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 will be losing support, effectively ending their viability. Businesses that still use these titles will have to come up with a plan about how they are going to proceed once Microsoft retires that software. 

Continue reading
0 Comments

Higher Education Using Technology to Manage Operations

Higher Education Using Technology to Manage Operations

Have you ever wondered how colleges and universities function at a technological level? With so many students, you might start to think about how these institutions secure data, ensure timely completion of degrees, and closely monitor student retention efforts, all in addition to the normal IT operations that you would see at any business.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

Microsoft has been at the forefront of security through their numerous operating systems for decades. As the security of computing systems and communication gets more important, and with threats to that security growing exponentially, the world’s leading software company has made it a point to introduce a new security platform to help people in many walks of life keep their endeavors secure. Today we’ll look at the new security & compliance services that are bundled with the Microsoft 365 cloud platform.

Continue reading
0 Comments

A Brief Dive into Digital Signatures

A Brief Dive into Digital Signatures

Think for a minute the power a signature has. Signatures have started and ended wars, they have committed whole nations of people to rule of law, and they are attached to birth and death. For the individual, the signature is one of the most powerful possessions. You can use it to acquire money, property, and transportation. You use it to enter agreements and to end agreements. With so much importance squarely focused on the signature, it seems curious how people today are now signing documents digitally; but, with the security behind this solution, people won’t have to be on hand to sign with theirs.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Tip of the Week: Seven Extensions to Add to Chrome

Tip of the Week: Seven Extensions to Add to Chrome

Google Chrome is the most popular web browser in the world, and for good reason. The browser has many useful features, largely due to the user’s ability to install ‘extensions’--applications that add to the browser’s functionality or the user’s experience. Once an extension is added to the browser’s toolbar, it is ready for the user to use whenever they need.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Are You Taking Advantage of These 6 VoIP Benefits?

Are You Taking Advantage of These 6 VoIP Benefits?

Can you imagine your business where it is today without a good, quality telephone system? Most small businesses require a dedicated communications infrastructure, but managing such a thing is not the simplest task. The best way to get the most return on your investment is to implement a Voice over Internet Protocol solution, or VoIP for short.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Security Terms That Every User Needs To Know

Security Terms That Every User Needs To Know

Chances are that you’ve seen quite a lot of stories on the Internet, or in the news, about the many security threats out there. Some of these, including ransomware, exploits, and reluctance to update software, might fly over your head if they’re not part of your everyday business vocabulary. Knowing what these terms mean is of the utmost importance in today’s workplace. We’re here to help you understand what some of these security terms mean for your organization.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Companies that Neglect Updating Web Browsers 2x as Likely to Suffer Data Breach, Study Finds

Companies that Neglect Updating Web Browsers 2x as Likely to Suffer Data Breach, Study Finds

Business has become such a competitive endeavor that those who deprive themselves of the latest and greatest technology solutions could be at a serious disadvantage--namely in terms of productivity and security. A new study shows that there is a direct relationship between businesses that run older versions of operating systems and web browsers, and businesses that fall victim to data breaches.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Don’t Worry, Your Samsung Phone “Winking” at You is Just a Cool Feature

Don’t Worry, Your Samsung Phone “Winking” at You is Just a Cool Feature

If you’re a Samsung smartphone user, have you ever seen a little eyeball symbol appear at the top of the screen? You might notice that it will show up for a minute, and then disappear again. Since this kind of activity usually makes users question what’s going on with their device, let’s get down to the bottom of this weird occurrence.

Continue reading
0 Comments

What Your Software Has in Common With the Food in Your Fridge? An (EOL) End of Life Date

What Your Software Has in Common With the Food in Your Fridge? An (EOL) End of Life Date

It’s a well-known fact that nothing in this world lasts forever (other than Twinkies), and this pertains to your technology more than perhaps anything else. The same solutions that you’ve been working with for years will also need regular updates and improvements in order to stay relevant to your organization.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Overlooking Your Software Licenses Can Be a Costly Error

Overlooking Your Software Licenses Can Be a Costly Error

If you’re like every other business in the world, you rely on a set of software solutions that you use to ensure that all work gets done properly in your office. In order to effectively use this software, though, users have to purchase a software license, an agreement with the developers pertaining to the use of the software. Without having the proper licensing, your business can no longer access mission-critical applications, which could result in downtime and other risks to your infrastructure.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Think Strategically When Upgrading Your Workstations

b2ap3_thumbnail_upgrade_your_it_400.jpgWith technology growing faster than most businesses can keep up with, organizations have to continuously upgrade their solutions in order to maintain a semblance of modernity. The only issue with this is that many businesses can’t keep up, simply because they don’t have a team that’s dedicated to this important task. What technology upgrades should be made a top priority, and why?

Continue reading
0 Comments

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week Technology Best Practices Business Computing Cloud Network Security Hosted Solutions Privacy Productivity Hackers Email Innovation Internet Backup Mobile Devices Efficiency VoIP Malware Data Google Workplace Tips Data Backup Microsoft Business communications Hardware IT Support User Tips IT Services Software Data Recovery Disaster Recovery Outsourced IT Smartphones Managed IT Services Cybersecurity Business Continuity Phishing Cloud Computing Communication Productivity Internet of Things Collaboration Small Business Upgrade Miscellaneous Network Computer Android Managed IT Services Server Browser Saving Money Gadgets Business Management BDR Tech Term Windows Smartphone IT Support Artificial Intelligence Save Money Windows 10 Ransomware Automation Cybercrime Users Mobile Device Chrome Social Media Windows 10 Quick Tips Passwords Bandwidth Computers BYOD Mobility Microsoft Office Virtualization Office Facebook Holiday Networking Windows 7 Mobile Device Management Social Engineering Training Office 365 Information Managed IT Spam Telephone Systems Encryption Employer-Employee Relationship Wi-Fi Recovery Information Technology Managed Service Provider Remote Monitoring Operating System Blockchain Avoiding Downtime Data Security Managed Service Compliance Data Breach Two-factor Authentication Firewall Router Wireless How To History Remote Work Mobile Computing Applications Patch Management Data Storage Settings Application Alert Human Resources Big Data Business Intelligence Money Private Cloud Mouse Word Paperless Office Data Protection Hacking Business Technology Servers Mobile Office Health Meetings Government Telephone System Software as a Service Help Desk Proactive IT Vendor Management Redundancy App Apps Website Access Control Gmail VPN Display The Internet of Things Vulnerability Analysis Bring Your Own Device Employee/Employer Relationship Connectivity Infrastructure IT Management File Sharing Document Management Google Drive Data Management Sports Remote Computing User Error Budget HIPAA Machine Learning Law Enforcement Lithium-ion battery Manufacturing Risk Management Managed Services Provider WiFi Biometrics Office Tips Staff Marketing Hacker Virtual Private Network Education Voice over Internet Protocol Identity Theft Downtime Retail Humor Credit Cards Professional Services Data storage SaaS Scam Cryptocurrency Fraud Value Windows Server 2008 Audit Fax Server Augmented Reality Password Business Owner Environment HaaS Regulations Network Congestion Workers Going Green Botnet Apple Running Cable Internet Exlporer Comparison IT Plan Cleaning eWaste Save Time Healthcare Public Cloud Virtual Reality Smart Tech Streaming Media Digital Signage Unsupported Software IT solutions Virtual Assistant GDPR Hard Drives Saving Time Work/Life Balance OneNote Entertainment Social Safety Shadow IT Covid-19 Procurement Content Management Telephony CES Update Keyboard Data loss YouTube Black Market Cables Google Docs DDoS Processor Spam Blocking Robot Vendor USB Content Filtering Solid State Drive Wireless Technology Project Management Hard Drive Policy Multi-Factor Security Remote Workers NIST Computing Infrastructure Strategy Line of Business Cabling Programming Authentication Chromecast Best Practice Restore Data Social Network Samsung Tip of the week AI Science Antivirus Warranty Azure Customer Service Wire Cortana Procedure Trending Security Cameras Managed IT Service IT service MSP Default App Nanotechnology Backup and Disaster Recovery Printing Contracts Windows 8 Tools Printer RMM Smart Office Outlook Google Apps Analyitcs Accountants FinTech Lifestyle IaaS Business Analytics Transportation Data Warehousing Safe Mode End of Support Domains Proactive Maintenance Amazon Cryptomining Personal Remote Tablet Administrator Smart Devices WIndows 7 Computer Fan Monitor Smartwatch Using Data Internet exploMicrosoft Remote Worker Remote Maintenance Legal Devices Amazon Web Services Uninterrupted Power Supply Business Cost Password Manager Video Conferencing Microchip Virtual Machine FENG Students Advertising IoT Employee Window 10 Database Current Events Wiring IT Infrastructure Consultant Thought Leadership Laptop Online Shopping Digitize Business Mangement Supply Chain Management Tablets Travel Search Engine Hypervisor Virtual Desktop Relocation Specifications Operations Electronic Medical Records Distribution Knowledge Flash Investment Best Available Emails Content Filter Touchpad Evernote Tech Support IT Assessment Recycling Managed Services Bing User Electronic Health Records PDF Bloatware Insurance Millennials Google Search Projects Software Tips Logistics IT Consultant Sync E-Commerce ROI Instant Messaging Webinar Storage Wireless Charging OneDrive Excel Criminal Memory Wearable Technology Managing Stress Root Cause Analysis Entrepreneur Practices Workforce Net Neutrality Computing Physical Security Leadership Camera IT solutions Twitter Fiber-Optic Copiers Peripheral Shortcuts Employee/Employer Relationships Maintenance HVAC iPhone Hosted Computing Telecommuting ISP Fiber Optics Charger Biometric Security Skype Printers Windows Server 2008 R2 Social Networking Addiction Development Quick Tip eCommerce Bitcoin Bluetooth Hosted Solution Screen Mirroring Enterprise Content Management Files Inventory NarrowBand Notifications File Versioning Trend Micro Unified Threat Management HBO Proactive 5G Messaging webinar Start Menu SharePoint Cache Unified Communications PCI DSS Distributed Denial of Service Batteries Cast Shortcut Password Management Colocation Digital Signature OLED Multiple Versions Shopping Computer Care Frequently Asked Questions Remote Monitoring and Maintenance SMS Conferencing Mobile Windows 10s Customer Relationship Management Wireless Internet Theft