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6 New Products And Features Announced At Zoomtopia 2020

October 22nd, 2020 Posted by Life and Culture, Marketing, Sales, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “6 New Products And Features Announced At Zoomtopia 2020”

“Zoom is a lot more than a work meeting or virtual cocktail hour get-together platform! Check out Zoom’s new products and features announced at Zoomtopia to find out more!”
Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Zoom continues to be the “go-to” platform application for keeping us all connected. Whether for personal or professional use, Zoom users are taking the Zoom platform everywhere they go. As it has evolved, Zoom has become more than a video communication service, as reflected in the words of Zoom Founder and CEO Eric Yuan, “Zoom has become the thing you do.”
Take a quick peek at the numbers, and you may agree with Mr. Yuan. Per Yuan himself, the Zoom platform now hosts more than three trillion annualized meeting minutes, with more than 300 million daily meeting participants. With these incredible numbers in mind, Zoom took to Zoomtopia 2020, its fourth annual conference and virtual event this year, to reveal several new offerings. Check out this article/slide-show from CRN.com author Gina Narcisi for the latest on the Zoom phenomenon.


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Apple’s Four New iPhone 12 Models: What You Need To Know

October 19th, 2020 Posted by Life and Culture, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Apple’s Four New iPhone 12 Models: What You Need To Know”

“They’re here…well, almost. The iPhone 12 looks like another step forward for Apple! Read on and decide for yourself if it’s big enough to inspire an upgrade for you.”
Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


It’s official! Apple has just unveiled its new iPhone 12 models, of which there are 4, and if you are an iPhone fan, you’ll be interested in seeing what’s new with the iPhone 12. Apple is upping its game with significant improvements from 5G connectivity to OLED screen tech on every model. This article by Kyle Alspach for CRN.com covers all the need to know info to familiarize yourself with the new line.


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Considerations for crafting a return-to-work plan during the pandemic

October 12th, 2020 Posted by Employment, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Considerations for crafting a return-to-work plan during the pandemic”

“A return-to-work will look different for every organization. However, this article provides an excellent overview for all to help in the planning process.”

– Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


As the COVID-19 pandemic endures, companies and organizations of all types are looking at their current and potential future-state work environments. For many, this process will include a detailed plan for employee return-to-work. The process is complicated, and a detailed program will be unique for every organization. That said, I found this recent piece written by Brian Lynch for Securityinfowatch.com, to be an excellent place to begin the process for any organization. It is not an attempt at a fully detailed plan, but a well thought out overview of vital tenants that all organizations should contemplate when designing a plan to fit their needs.

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Feds Threaten Civil Penalties For Those Paying Ransomware Demands

October 5th, 2020 Posted by Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Feds Threaten Civil Penalties For Those Paying Ransomware Demands”

“Before reaching for your wallet to get your data back, you might want to read this.”

– Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Ransomware incidents continue to grow worldwide. As this trend continues throughout organizations of all types and sizes in the U.S., in a recent memo, the U.S. Department of Treasury stated that they might impose civil penalties on people or organizations for making ransomware payments even if just to recover their stolen data. There is a bit to unpack here, and this brief but concise article written by O’Ryan Johnson for The Channel Company’s CRN provides a good overview of many of the issues.

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Report: Enterprises caught off-guard by remote work cybersecurity challenges

October 1st, 2020 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “Report: Enterprises caught off-guard by remote work cybersecurity challenges”

Remote work may see simple as you’ve settled into your home office. However, security is a complicated challenge for many organizations.”

– Glenn Baruck, Chicago Voice & Data


The rapid move to telework as COVID-19 took hold of our world has resulted in unforeseen consequences for many organizations

Numerous organizations struggled to find the right remote working solutions even before the arrival of a global pandemic. Subsequently, as COVID-19 took hold and shelter-in-place orders became the norm, many organizations were forced to rush to implement remote work solutions that they had initially planned on phasing in with time. According to the most recent research, this common scenario has raised security concerns as the world jumped head-first into the “Age of telework.”

For more insight on this ongoing concern, check out this article from SecurityInfowatch author Bernard Brode. Brode’s piece provides an excellent overview of the issues and some helpful links to further information.

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The Coolest Laptops Using Intel’s New Tiger Lake Processors

September 29th, 2020 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “The Coolest Laptops Using Intel’s New Tiger Lake Processors”

“With the arrival of the newest processors from Intel, laptops are blasting into uncharted territories of speed, security, size, and weight. If you’re thinking about upgrading, don’t miss these.”

– Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies


Even before the current work from home explosion, laptops have been the productivity instrument of choice for business and personal computing. Now, with the introduction of Intel’s new Tiger Lake processors and AMD’s 7-nanometer Ryzen 4000 chips, the segment seems poised to rocket into another stratosphere.
Here, The Channel Company’s CRN author Dylan Martin gives us a look at some of the coolest ultrathin laptops coming out with Intel’s new Tiger Lake processors, both for the consumer and business segments. Per the author, some go the fancy route while others go big on memory, security, or being super light.

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