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Ultimate Guide to a Microsoft Surface Warranty

By Ingram Leedy on July 22, 2020

If you’re looking at a new Microsoft Surface device, you may want to also consider adding a warranty or accidental damage coverage in case something goes wrong.

Check out the video and blog post below to learn more about the various types of Microsoft Surface warranties and tips for determining which is right for you!

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It's Business and Time to Grow up with Microsoft Teams vs Zoom

By Ingram Leedy on July 21, 2020

We know you’ve been reading this a lot, but the world has changed, rapidly. The Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way that business is conducted around the world.

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Top 4 Productivity Tools that Make Working Anywhere Possible

By Ingram Leedy on July 21, 2020

Technology advances have made it easier than ever for remote employees to stay productive and connected to their teams, wherever they may be.

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Are You Eligible for Microsoft 365 Government Software?

By Ingram Leedy on March 18, 2020

Did you know that there’s a special version of Microsoft 365 for government agencies and employees? This special edition of Microsoft Office 365 is available to select government agencies and entities that handle data subject to certain government regulations/requirements.

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How Small Innovations in Surface Devices Add Up

By Ingram Leedy on February 28, 2020

It’s really rare to have a single innovation irrevocably change any product (aside from its initial creation). Over the years, the Surface line of devices from Microsoft have seen significant improvements—though actual changes from one device to the next have been relatively modest.

In today’s video, we talk about how the sleek and thin design of the Surface hides new and innovative technology that is built on small changes over time.

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[Online Course] Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection

By Ingram Leedy on February 27, 2020

As time goes on, the technology we use to accomplish tasks becomes ever more advanced. For example, at the start of the millennium, the FCC defined internet speeds of 200 Kbps as “high-speed.” In 2018, the average internet speed in the USA, according to data cited by the NCTA, was 93.98 Mbps. Just for reference, 200 Kpbs is equal to 0.2 Mbps—meaning that the average internet speed in the U.S. today is around 469.9 times faster than so-called “high-speed” internet less than two decades prior.

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[Online Course] Does Your Team Need Training in Microsoft Teams?

By Ingram Leedy on February 25, 2020

Microsoft Teams is an incredibly useful collaboration and communication tool for modern businesses. By combining chat features, collaborative document editing for Microsoft Office files, meeting coordination, and built-in team calling features, Microsoft Teams provides a robust collaboration platform for any business—large or small.

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Modern Technology Matters (Are Your Clients Judging Your Computer?)

By Ingram Leedy on February 19, 2020

There are many sayings about keeping up appearances in a professional environment—things like “dress to impress” or “the clothes make the man” are commonly cited when it comes to dressing up for client meetings. However, could your customers be looking at more than just your clothes when they see you in person?

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How Microsoft Surface Simplifies Your Business

By Ingram Leedy on February 12, 2020

One of the most frequently-asked questions that I’ve heard from Protected Trust’s customers is: “Why do you guys sell or recommend Surface devices?” There are a lot of reasons (aside from Protected Trust being a Microsoft Partner) that we chose to go all-in on selling Surface devices instead of any other brand of computer product.

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