Category: IT

Maybe IT wasn’t completely wrong

Use caution with cloud-based software

Not too long ago, business leaders had to go to IT to get new software approved and installed. Now, enterprise grade business applications are a Google search and credit-card swipe away. And the quality and variety are outstanding! Want to get your team collaborating and reduce the volume of email? A quick web search will… Read more »



Tech For Non-Technical Leaders – Collaboration

    How does technology boost collaboration? Microsoft OneDrive. This tool has the ability to improve the efficiency of collaboration and performance of a business. Gone are the days where documents are lost and people are locked out of editing. In this video, Kaati Ross, Manager of Support Services at Greystone Technology, explains how OneDrive… Read more »



Finding opportunity in the cloud

Cloud computing

The Cloud. Even for an industry rife with hyperbole and marketing abuses, “The Cloud” stands out as one of the most inflated and misunderstood concepts in technology. Unfortunately, this misinformation leads to businesses making poor decisions about how, when, and why to implement cloud computing. In this series of blog posts, we’ll help to clarify… Read more »



Tech for Non-Technical Leaders – Windows 10

Technology for Non-Technical Leaders

    Ben Bielicki, Implementation Consultant here at Greystone, answers the question “Why Use Windows 10?” There are multiple reasons to use Windows 10. Security is just one reason to use Windows 10 as it is built to address today’s threats and help defend against an attack. It also allows businesses to move away from… Read more »



Three Reasons IT Departments Are Struggling to be Relevant

IT is Struggling to be Relevant

Abrasively offensive? Humorously inept? Out of touch? Which vision do you think of when you think of the “IT guy”? I’ve had countless conversations in my career with people who feel the stereotypes are very accurate. I’ve heard story after story of the IT people who just don’t get it. It’s important to understand this… Read more »



Security Snaphot July 3rd

Cleanup continues for NotPetya Many organizations are still rebuilding their server infrastructure after the June 27th attacks that targeted the Ukraine government and soon spread across the world. The payment system for the ‘NotPetya’ ransomware was disabled soon after the attack started, making it impossible to pay the ransom and decrypt infected computers. This means… Read more »



Security Bulletin: NotPetya Ransomware Attack

UPDATED 6/28/2017 14:20 MDT Organizations across the globe -including some in the U.S.- have been struck by the NotPetya ransomware malware. NotPetya initially attacks via a phishing email, exploiting the same vulnerabilities found in un-patched operating systems as the WannaCry attack last May. However, NotPetya also gains administrator access to the network using one of… Read more »



SharePoint Online: Improvements to Admin Center

During the BUILD ’17 conference, Microsoft announced some significant changes to the SharePoint admin center within Office 365. From the homepage, you will notice a much cleaner interface, along with interactive usage reports. Microsoft is also releasing a Service Health Dashboard that is tuned to the needs of SharePoint administrations based on their workflows and… Read more »



Work Smarter -Anytime and Everywhere- With Office 365

Coordinate meetings, access your work contacts, check your to-dos for the day, and use intelligent tools to manage your inbox from anywhere, anytime, quickly and securely. Sound too good to be true? In fact, with Office 365 you can deal with your most pressing matters on the go with the most affordable solution for your… Read more »