The Ockers Company Celebrates 100 Years of Accelerating Technology Products & Service

Local audio visual and technology solutions provider reaches centennial milestone May 13, 2021 BROCKTON-  At a time of uncertainty, during a global pandemic, New England’s leading audio visual and technology solutions provider, Ockers, marks our company’s 100th anniversary in 2021. Starting off as an office automation dealer selling typewriters and adding machines, the expansion of…

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Introducing the Hybrid Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the way people worked drastically, and it did it very suddenly. As more people are being vaccinated, offices are starting to reopen. Workers, who gained substantial flexibility by working from home, however, are now expecting some of that flexibility to continue. Employers, who up until mandated shutdowns were not enthusiastic that…

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Should You Invest In Hardware or Move to the Cloud?

Regardless of their size, businesses need access to some considerable amounts of data nowadays. This means that even small businesses have situations to consider that not only carries data considerations, but operational considerations. Considering many businesses have shifted to a remote workforce (or some variant of it), it stands to reason that an organization’s hardware…

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Four Considerations for Your Business’ Security

Millions of people find themselves sitting in front of a computer moving files around and corresponding with people over the phone, through email, or updating info in the company’s line of business app. What many of them don’t know, however, is that, at any time, they are only a couple of clicks away from causing…

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AI Is Helping Businesses Be More Efficient

One of the most confusing technologies that has come down the pike over the past couple of years is artificial intelligence. AI, as it is being implemented by businesses, isn’t frightening, it is intriguing. This month we thought we’d go through three ways where AI is being utilized in the small business space. Cybersecurity The…

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Making Sense of Bitcoin

Bitcoin is Digital Money Whoa, whoa, whoa…money? Yes! Like many other types of currency such as the yuan, the dollar, the euro, and the ruble, Bitcoin is real money. It is what is called a cryptocurrency and it is (very) slowly becoming a universally accepted currency. Its actual value comes from its scarcity, which we’ll…

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Your Business Needs a Well-Coordinated Backup

While there are assorted backup strategies available to businesses, the most important consideration to make is which of them will best fit your purposes. After all, different businesses create and collect different types of data, and losing that data therefore has different consequences for one than it would for another. Let’s take a moment to…

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Is This The End Of The Desktop Computer?

If you know me at all, you know I love technology. I usually like to check out the newest, latest gadgets. At the same time, I’m also very skeptical about overcomplicating my life, and adding unneeded security risks to the equation. It’s like two polar opposites are at war in my head at all times—I…

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Putting a Focus on Productivity

Keep Track of Your Time An individual will always think he/she will know how long a certain task will take when they’ve done the task numerous times. Sometimes it surprises them to find out how inaccurate those projections are. In order to definitively know how long tasks take, monitoring how much time they take is…

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