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Using the Advantage Technology Customer Portal
Advantage Technology Customer Portal

The Advantage Technology Customer portal is a quick and easy way to request service and quotes and review Service Orders, Quotes and Invoices. In this short video, I’ll explain how to access and use the Advantage Technology Customer Portal.

To access the Advantage Technology Customer Portal simply visit portal.advantage.tech and sign-in. If you haven’t received your sign-in credentials yet, just call 866-793-8232 and request access to the customer portal.

[ICYMI] Crush Every Productivity Excuse with Microsoft 365
M365 Webinar

If there’s one thing we can all rely on, it’s that we can’t always rely on our co-workers.

Everyone has an excuse for why they can’t get their work done. They were away from their desk when you tried to reach them. Too busy to make it to a meeting. The process is too complicated. They just get too much email to keep up. On and on and on.

And let’s face it, there’s been a few times we’ve heard ourselves throwing out one of those excuses too. Addressing these and other excuses is exactly what Microsoft did when they put together Microsoft 365.

Advantage Technology Expands in North Central West Virginia
Advantage Technology North Central

Advantage Technology has expanded its presence in the North Central region of West Virginia. The local office, in Bridgeport, has been staffed now for nearly two years and we continue to invest in it as we grow in the area.  Patrick Marozzi, recently promoted to the Regional Sales Manager, says they couldn’t be more excited about their rapid development.

Quick Bytes: Sharing is Caring with OneDrive
Quick Bytes: Sharing is Caring with OneDrive

Some of the sayings we used when we were younger are a little outdated, but not “Sharing is Caring.” Sharing is more important than ever, but did you know that attaching a file to an email isn’t really sharing? You’re actually making a copy. But if you share files with Office 365's OneDrive, then you can take advantage of all the incredible collaboration tools like simultaneous editing and version control.

Quick Bytes: What is Cloud Computing
What is Cloud Computing

You’ve probably heard the terms like “cloud computing” or “it’s in the cloud” a lot over the past few years. But what exactly does that mean? What is the cloud and why is it called the cloud? Why not sunshine and rainbows? Everyone likes sunshine and rainbows!
Even more to the importantly, how do you take advantage of the cloud? You’re always reading about how businesses are growing thanks to the cloud. How do you get in on that?

Quick Bytes: Document Revisions in SharePoint Online
Quick Bytes: SharePoint Online

Emailing documents back and forth is a terrible idea! Before long you have names like final 2, revision A, or update 3, and you're still just working on the first draft. How do you keep up with so many changes?

Quick Bytes: Managed Services
Quick Bytes: Managed Services

Your technology should add value to your business, not devour precious resources like your time, money, and sanity. If you’re struggling with IT challenges, there’s an excellent chance we can help with our Advantage Manage Services.

Advantage Managed Services are proactive IT services curated by our experts to keep your network running at peak performance and to protect your data from disaster. There are services like remote monitoring, data backup and recovery, routine maintenance and more.

COVID-19 and your Work-From-Home Contingency
Coronavirus

There’s a lot of news coming out about COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus. We would never offer health recommendations or advice, but as West Virginia’s largest IT company we feel it’s our duty to provide you with a little information that might help with your productivity and business continuity planning.

Plan now, so your company will be ready if the worst happens.

First off, if the worst happens and your workforce must work from home, rest assured that there are many tools available for telecommuting.

Quick Bytes: Cleaning Your Windows
Quick Bytes: Cleaning Your Windows

One of the greatest things about the desktop PC is that big screen that lets you open lots of windows and work with multiple applications all at once. That’s simply a feature that mobile devices aren’t going to top anytime soon. On the desktop it’s a piece of cake to have a web browser open for research, Outlook with all your correspondents and Word with your final document. Plus, it’s simple to switch quickly back and forth.

Coronavirus Impact on IT
Coronavirus

You may be aware of the coronavirus outbreak in China. Necessary medical interventions are causing challenges for international companies in nearly every industry. Component suppliers and production facilities have extended shutdowns or are operating at limited capacity, causing disruption to global supplies of critical materials.

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