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Using Geofencing in Higher Education Establishments

by Matias Wolff March 24, 2017

In this modern age, a higher education establishment isn’t just a place for books, encyclopedias and large places for studying, but instead, a big part of their information and resources are stored in computers, servers and workstations, making the handling of these assets one of the biggest roles of the device manager.

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5 Podcasts for IT Professionals

by Matias Wolff March 13, 2017

Being an IT professional has its perks. One thing that some might agree on is that when you work in IT you’re just sitting. A lot. Doing nothing but being worried with your asset management in front of a computer. But even if your hands and eyes are busy coding or preparing a workflow, your ears are still clear. You can use them to expand professionally, have fun and learn new things while you work.

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Top data security challenges for 2017

by Matias Wolff March 9, 2017

Cyber and Data Security is a hot topic nowadays. Not only is it present in our daily life, but it has started to affect other areas such as politics, international relations and even the well-being of complete companies, so being prepared should be one of the most important things to take care of this year.

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Prey: Take device tracking to the next level with Geofencing

by Matias Wolff March 7, 2017

You know those collars that zap dogs if they leave a certain area? Even though that is a cruel practice, there is a way you can keep a similar control of your devices. Of course you won't get zapped, but you will always know your devices are where they should be.

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Making the most out of Prey: Tips and Tricks for Data Security

by Matias Wolff March 2, 2017

Having your devices secured is amazing. You can track them, manage them and even have a software like Prey tell you when your devices have been turned off for a while, or if they left a specific location, and more. So with this in mind, I thought to put together some tips on how to make the most out of Prey.

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Prey: An ally when recovering your lost devices

by Matias Wolff February 28, 2017

Losing a device, or worse, being robbed of one is never a good experience, and therefore we want to be with you throughout the whole process until you recover your laptop or mobile, or make sure your precious data is secured or wiped.

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Only Prey can bring Android, iOS, Windows, Mac & Linux together

by Matias Wolff February 22, 2017

 

Do you remember back in the day when having a Motorola phone with a blue backlight and polyphonic MIDI ringtones made you the most popular kid in the block? Those were the days, just you, your phone and lots of spectators learning the wonders of this new tech called texting.

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How can Prey reports help me recover my lost devices?

by Matias Wolff February 20, 2017

Your laptop or mobile device was just stolen. That sucks, what if there was a way to recover it? With Prey installed you would be one step closer to getting your devices back thanks to its enhanced reports system.

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Asset management & advanced search: wizard's guide to label location

by Matias Wolff February 17, 2017

You’ve realized that an advanced search capacity is a must have tool to track your devices in multiple locations. Managing devices of different kinds in any institution is a challenge.

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4 Challenges CIOs and IT Professionals will face in 2017

by Matias Wolff February 16, 2017

Hello 2017! Adiós 2016, a year that many wanted to leave behind. But now, a new period is starting, that will bring many opportunities, good moments in the office and also multiple challenges that you will have to be prepared for.

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