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Add to Your Office Experience

Are you looking for a way to change up your Microsoft Office experience? It’s actually pretty easy to do thanks to a plethora of add-ins available for your favorite Office application. While these tools aren’t exactly reinventing the wheel, they do add a nifty wrinkle to the popular Office suite.

The Link Between Big Data and Profit

Big data. You may have heard of it; after all it’s been putting in an appearance at boardroom meetings across the globe for some time now. But what actually is big data? And what does it mean when applied in a business environment? More importantly, what can it do and how can it help your […]

A new iPhone battery case from Apple

Apple’s new smart battery case recently hit the market with the aim of helping iPhone 6 and 6s users get a little more life from their battery. The release has come as a surprise to even some of the biggest Apple fans, since the product showed up with almost no fanfare.

Scenarios That Might Require BCP Action

Do you know when to invoke your Business Continuity Plan? A lot of business owners assume they know when it will be required, but the reality is that it can be hard to determine when a BCP is really necessary. It’s important you are able to assess what is taking place, and make an informed […]

5 Tips for a Successful Office 365 Migration

Microsoft’s cloud-based Office 365 is a tool that promotes collaboration and productivity in the workplace – that’s just one of the many reasons businesses are adopting this powerful application. But migrating to the platform is not as simple as it might seem.

5 Tips for Buying a New Computer

The holiday season is approaching fast, and many people are currently looking to purchase presents for their loved ones. Tech items like computers are likely to be among the most popular gifts. But there are so many different computers out there, meaning that finding the perfect one can be difficult.

Is your Server Taking Advantage of TotalDefense 2.0?

November 5, 2015 Articles

- Author: Jamie
What is a “platform upgrade”?

SWAT recently undertook a major project to upgrade our Backup Disaster Recovery systems, aka, BDRs, to a NEW enterprise-grade virtual machine backup system that we have so cleverly named TotalDefense 2.0. TotalDefense 2.0 takes far less resources and management than the previous solution.

Refer SWAT and Get Paid!

November 5, 2015 Articles

At SWAT Systems we believe referrals are the greatest form of flattery. Since 1999, our business has been built solely on recommendations from happy clients. Not only do referrals bring in new business, they are a good indicator of how we are doing in our customers' eyes!

If you know someone who is worried about any aspect of their business technology, do them a favor and put them in touch with us! It’s a WIN-WIN-WIN:
Your friend’s IT headaches are resolved
SWAT gains a valuable relationship
You will receive $500 cash!
Follow this link to learn how: $500 Cash for Referrals

CryptoLocker - Watch Out for this Crippling Malware!

- Author: GabrielA new strain of Cryptolocker is spreading through the Internet. Hackers and black-hat programmers have changed CryptoLocker’s DNA to bypass anti-virus programs before their signatures can block them.

Here’s the background: Cryptolocker encrypts files on your computer or server’s hard disk.

Be Wise. Splitwise

September 29, 2015 Articles

Here is a fun (and free!) tool that is sure to come in handy. Sharing expenses between a group of friends, family members or roommates can be tricky. This may happen every month (ie. a rental situation) or sporadically (ie. during a fun weekend trip). How do you solve the puzzle of who owes who what? Back in the day, you would need a certified accountant to add it all up, but now you have Splitwise!

Fast forward to today.