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Dan Tracy

Dan Tracy

Symmetry Managed Services CEO Dan Tracy has spent the past 15 years providing technology consulting to small and mid size businesses.

How to Set Up a Gmail Auto-Response

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b2ap3_thumbnail_197859542_autoresponse_400.jpgThese days, our society is infamously connected, especially in the business sense. This can make it jarring to not receive a reply back from an email. While we all need a break every now and then, we also need to get back to our contacts efficiently - this is where the ‘out of office’ message in Gmail comes in.

b2ap3_thumbnail_14350084_internal_400.jpgFor any business to be successful, its inner workings need to be able to work together seamlessly, each with a defined role and purpose. While we usually stick to talking about how to make your IT more collaborative, we’re devoting this week’s tip to ensuring that your employees are also capable of effective collaboration while using these solutions.

Here are 5 Solid IoT Trends for 2019

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b2ap3_thumbnail_230414583_2019_400.jpgThe Internet of Things is simultaneously the most remarkable and the most dangerous current IT trend. This is because it promotes the use of connected devices, while not supplying the integrated security necessary to keep all these new endpoints from stretching an organization’s network security thin. Today, we will look at five trending topics for the IoT, and what they mean for a business like yours.

Down and Out in Cyberspace

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b2ap3_thumbnail_133433020_cyber_space_400.jpgThere has been a lot made in the media about the effect that movies and television has had on society. More often than not, the media that is produced is a result of the ebbs and flows that happen in society, which ironically makes the whole notion that television and movies affect society an interesting paradox. The ludicrous portrayal of criminality in media is one issue that is resoundingly debated by lawmakers and sociologists, alike.

Tip of the Week: Is Virtualization Right for You?

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b2ap3_thumbnail_246424312_virtualize_400.jpgVirtualization has opened up a lot of doors for businesses who want to make their operations more flexible, but your business can’t simply implement it all willy-nilly. You need to have specific requirements in mind for your cloud hardware. This week’s tip is dedicated to helping you make the best decisions possible regarding the adoption of virtualization for your business’ needs.

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