Breaking Down the SolarWinds Data Breach

Breaking Down the SolarWinds Data Breach Honestly, it shouldn’t be surprising that 2020 has come to an end with news of a massive cyberespionage attack—the biggest ever, as a matter of fact. Let’s dive into what we know, and what it signifies.    How Did the Attack Happen? In short, an IT management company known […]

Microsoft 365 Applications to Assist Your Work Processes

Microsoft 365 Applications to Assist Your Work Processes Collaboration is an important capability for your team to share, particularly with the recent upsurge in remote work. Fortunately, many of today’s solutions are designed to facilitate this critical collaboration. Personally, we at Ashton are big fans of Microsoft 365 (fka Office 365) and Microsoft Teams. Let’s […]

Why You Shouldn’t Ask Just Anyone for Tech Advice

Why You Shouldn’t Ask Just Anyone for Tech Advice When it comes to dealing with things around the office, most people have almost no problem calling in a subject-matter expert to handle the issue. Toilet won’t stop running? Bring in a plumber. Simple, right? Yet, it seems that there’s one notable exception: technology issues. Basically, […]

Could Leveraging Remote Work Benefit Your Operations?

Could Leveraging Remote Work Benefit Your Operations? As technology has advanced, we’ve reached the point where work can easily be accomplished outside of the office environment. In fact, just over half of all employees around the world work from home at least one day each week. This only makes sense, as there are a few […]

Internet Rights Advocacy Is for More Than Internet Access

Internet Rights Advocacy Is for More Than Internet Access Some people believe so much in something that they’ll commit their lives to make it better for everyone. The Internet, as one of the most impressive advancements of civilization, has a fair amount of people who take the time (or make a living) advocating on the […]

What Happens When Your Microsoft Office 365 Subscription Expires?

What Happens When Your Microsoft Office 365 Subscription Expires? Microsoft Office 365 is a highly useful subscription-based solution. However, as these services are based on the successful continuation of one’s subscription, it may be useful to know the procedure that Microsoft undergoes when a subscriber cancels their services. Here, we go into each step that […]

Technology is a Key Ingredient for Food Delivery Services

Technology is a Key Ingredient for Food Delivery Services Have you ever considered how much technology has made the world smaller? For example, think about how much easier technology has made it to access goods and services via the Internet. Entire industries have developed thanks to this technology. One notable example: app-based food delivery. Let’s […]

Four Critical (But Confusing) IT Considerations

Four Critical (But Confusing) IT Considerations Some business decisions are easy, like when to go to lunch, for example. Others aren’t nearly as cut and dry, like where to go for lunch. If you think that one’s tough, consider the weight of some of the decisions you have to make concerning your business’ technology. Here, […]

3 Transportation Technology Innovations Every Business Owner Should Know

3 Transportation Technology Innovations Every Business Owner Should Know Business of all types depend on transportation. Whether it be a distributor for a manufacturer, a taxi service, or a shipping company, being able to properly manage a fleet of vehicles is essential to the sustained profitability of the endeavor. Turning to technology to accomplish this […]

Have You Figured Out Your Next Technology Implementation?

Have You Figured Out Your Next Technology Implementation? The capabilities of business technology are truly incredible, and they’re only becoming more impressive. This means that the solutions you have in place now will certainly need to be upgraded to other options at some point. Why Avoiding Upgrades is Irresponsible I know, it probably seems like […]