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Smart Dolphins Ranked on the MSP 501 Survey

We’re delighted to report that Smart Dolphins was named to the 2018 Channel Futures MSP 501 list of the top IT providers in the world. Wow! Awesome news for the POD – a smart and friendly team hailing from Vancouver Island. So, how does a Managed Service...

Does your Business have a Disaster Recovery Plan?

Living on Vancouver Island, we’re all used to talking about earthquakes. Many of us have invested in an emergency plan and supplies. But what about our businesses? Every business should have a Disaster Recovery Plan. It does not need to be elaborate. It needs to cover...

What is Shadow IT?

Have you heard of shadow IT? If you haven’t, the shady-sounding term, if practiced, may boost or kill productivity in your work environment.   “Shadow IT is the use of IT-related hardware or software by a department or individual without the knowledge of the IT or...

Email Phishing Attack Exploiting Office 365

An email phishing scam that exploited Microsoft Office 365 has recently come to our attention. Last week, a local bookkeeper’s email account was hacked. Here’s the timeline and a summary of events: On Friday, the bookkeeper received an email from someone...