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Data Backup is More Important Than Ever

Avatar On: May, 15th 2014 | Under: Data Recovery, Global Newsletter, Industry News: This Week in IT


Do you think a data backup solution is simply too expensive for your business?

That viewpoint is similar to thinking that insurance for your home is too expensive. Insurance might have seemed expensive until your home is wiped out in a fire and you have lost everything. After the fire is snuffed out, how do you plan to recover? Some things can probably be replaced, but regardless of the expense, certain things are simply irreplaceable. It’s similar to protecting another key asset – your business data. Even in business, certain data, documents, photographs, accounting files and client information might be nearly impossible to replace. When it comes to business data, are you safeguarding your most important company asset with a reliable backup solution?

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What is Business Technology Support?

Avatar On: April, 30th 2014 | Under: How To: Technology 101, Industry News: This Week in IT, Managed Services, Technology & Tools


Business technology support can generally be described as a range of services that deliver assistance to users of technology products such as computers, software and mobile devices within an office setting.

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Your guide to understand the Heartbleed Bug

Avatar On: April, 10th 2014 | Under: Computer Repair, Global Newsletter, Industry News: This Week in IT, Technology & Tools


Monday a massive vulnerability was found in OpenSSL, the open-source software package broadly used to encrypt Web communications. They named this vulnerability the Heartbleed Bug. Many are confused about what this bug is, if they are impacted, and how they can protect themselves. This post will help educate you about the Heartbleed Bug and how you can protect yourself online.

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Is Your IT Professional Also a Trusted Business Advisor? They Should Be!

Avatar On: March, 17th 2014 | Under: Computer Networking, Global Newsletter, Industry News: This Week in IT, Managed Services, Technology & Tools


As a business owner, one of the best moves you can make is to outsource your IT services to a professional provider. When it comes to outsourcing your IT service needs, there are a wide range of service options that involve varying levels of management responsibilities and costs. An IT professional can provide service for a single specific task such as help desk support or managing network security.

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The Final Countdown to Microsoft’s April 8th Deadline

Avatar On: February, 20th 2014 | Under: Computer Networking, Industry News: This Week in IT, Technology & Tools


In 2002, Microsoft presented its official Support Lifecycle Policy that was based on detailed customer feedback. The predictability of support services was cited as a very important issue for Microsoft’s customers. Microsoft responded accordingly by alerting customers years in advance that the XP operating system and Windows 2003 have an “end of life” date scheduled for April 8, 2014.

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Why you need to upgrade from XP!

Avatar On: February, 16th 2014 | Under: Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Industry News: This Week in IT, Technology & Tools


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Choosing the Right Business Technology Solutions

Avatar On: January, 30th 2014 | Under: Features, How To: Technology 101, Industry News: This Week in IT, Technology & Tools


Are your business technology solutions aligned with the larger goals of your business?

Unfortunately, for many businesses the answer is no.

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Facing Your Technology Issues as a Small Business Owner Head on!

Avatar On: January, 12th 2014 | Under: Industry News: This Week in IT, Managed Services, Technology & Tools


As a small business owner you are forced to wear many different hats and deal with numerous problems each and every day.  Many of problems originate from business technology working improperly or not as anticipated.

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Business IT Support: Are You Ready to Make a Plan for 2014?

Avatar On: December, 27th 2013 | Under: How To: Technology 101, Industry News: This Week in IT, Managed Services, Technology & Tools


In these final weeks of 2013, many of us are reviewing our accomplishments of this past year and contemplating our plans for the coming year. Part of this review process includes setting new goals for ourselves both personally and professionally. For many of us, committing to new business and career goals often involves some combination of increasing efficiency while saving time and money. The desire to reduce stress by working smarter, not harder is frequently on the list. Using our time and resources more productively is always important, as is making informed decisions.

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5 Tips to Increase Internet Security in the Workplace

Avatar On: December, 27th 2013 | Under: Computer Repair, Industry News: This Week in IT


Approximately two-thirds of employers do not monitor their employees’ access to social media sites, according to Media Bistro. As a result, it’s not uncommon for employees to indulge in a little Facebook or Instagram from their work computers. Although many employees use the Internet responsibly at work, a poorly articulated Internet use policy can leave your business vulnerable to hacking, phishing scams and other IT security issues.

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