6 tech trends that took over in 2016

Technology continues to become more and more integrated into our everyday lives—it’s hard to find a company that doesn’t use software to help run their business more smoothly. At SHI, we help organizations across a number of industries find the solutions they need, from printer security to healthy cubicle hacks and more. It gives us…

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How the Microsoft Surface Studio won over this skeptical graphic designer

As a videographer and motion graphic designer for nearly 20 years, I’ve seen my fair share of new design tools –from the clunky Gateway I used when I was first starting out, to Boxx, Alienware, and my current HP Z640. I’m always willing to try out the latest and greatest tools, but when it comes…

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Quick cubicle hacks for a healthier, more productive you

They’re not physically demanding, but desk jobs take a toll on your health. “Sitting is the new smoking” is a common refrain of the ergonomic movement. Research shows that sitting all day has adverse health effects. Sitting for extended periods of time or completing repetitive tasks can lead to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), which account for…

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Not your father’s antivirus: How new malware detection gives IT a leg up in cybersecurity

IT security is a fundamentally uneven playing field: You have to win every day, but attackers have to win just once. Cyber criminals spend mere pennies compared to the huge investments that organizations make on network defenses, specialized security and compliance systems, and employee education. And IT is always chasing a new target – yesterday’s…

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4 situations when leasing IT hardware makes more sense than buying

Is it better to buy or lease IT hardware? It can be a dilemma for any company. Buying gives you more control over your IT assets and can allow faster purchasing and maintenance. Leasing keeps your hardware up to date, creates predictable expenses, and helps you keep pace with competitors. Over the years, we’ve fielded…

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6 facts that will clear up any confusion about containers and virtual machines

If we created a list of top IT trends of 2016, what would be at the top? Big data tools replacing your doctor? Machine learning and AI’s new levels of sophistication? The rise of adaptive security architectures? How about the growing popularity of containers? Over the past few years, this old technology has become a…

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Citrix is changing its customer support offerings. Here are the facts.

How do you make customers happy? Great products. How do you keep them happy? Great customer service. Citrix, a titan in virtualization, SaaS, and mobility, is revising and expanding its customer support offerings in 2017, which will be known as Citrix Customer Success Services. Three new tiers of customer support options will be released next…

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