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Creating a Technology Plan for the New Year

Avatar On: November, 22nd 2013 | Under: Data Recovery, Global Newsletter, How To: Technology 101, Managed Services, Technology & Tools


We all make personal New Year’s resolutions on January 1st. This year, why not commit to a few professional resolutions for your business, too? Computer Troubleshooters strongly encourages you to put a new technology plan at the top of that list for 2014. We are offering some technology planning guidelines that can help you form a strategy as you think about your business resolutions and professional goals for 2014.

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Establish Your 2014 Technology Plan

Avatar On: November, 22nd 2013 | Under: How To: Technology 101, Managed Services, Technology & Tools


As the year is quickly coming to an end, many of us are making plans and resolutions for 2014. As a business owner, are you giving thought to the various technologies that keep your business running efficiently?  Computer Troubleshooters encourages you to take action on the following technology issues before the end of the year.  We also discuss additional issues in our most recent newsletter.

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Champion Partner of Cyber Security Month

Avatar On: October, 24th 2013 | Under: How To: Technology 101, Industry News: This Week in IT, Technology & Tools


It’s official! Computer Troubleshooters is now a Champion for National Cyber Security Awareness Month. We are proud to be a champion and show our continued commitment to Cyber Security!

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Cyber Security Awareness Month: Stay on the Alert for Technical Support Scams

Avatar On: October, 16th 2013 | Under: Computer Networking, How To: Technology 101, Industry News: This Week in IT, Technology & Tools


In August, our blog featured a story about one of the most lucrative cybercriminal scams of the past year. This con game involves fraudulent phone calls from cybercriminals posing as Microsoft tech support representatives. A fraudulent tech support representative calls to alert you that your computer has a virus.

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Keeping Your IT Team as Happy as Can Be

Avatar On: October, 8th 2013 | Under: Computer Repair, How To: Technology 101, Industry News: This Week in IT


IT professionals are essentially on call at all times. A system-wide catastrophe can occur any time of the day or night, and these professionals are ready to get your network back up and on its feet again. Additionally, IT professionals work around the clock to ensure that these types of problems are taken care of before they turn into potential disasters. Show your IT team you appreciate what they do, and you’ll have find you’ll have a greater ability to increase both efficiency and productivity at a company level.

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5 Things to Keep In Mind When Upgrading Your Computer!

Avatar On: September, 27th 2013 | Under: Computer Repair, How To: Technology 101, Technology & Tools


Are you thinking about upgrading your computer and equipment for your business or home, but don’t really know the where to start. There are a variety of options when start your search.

  • Desktop or maybe Laptop?
  • How much RAM do I need?
  • What is be RAM?
  • Should I go PC or MAC?
  • How much should I spend?

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Do You Have a Reliable and Tested Backup System in Place?

Avatar On: September, 18th 2013 | Under: Data Recovery, How To: Technology 101, Industry News: This Week in IT, Technology & Tools


Imagine that you are working on some critical financial data at the office or perhaps sorting through family photographs on your computer at home. What would you do if the computer containing all of your business and/or personal information crashed and your entire “digital life” suddenly vanished? What would you do if your computer was lost in a fire, destroyed in a flood or stolen at the airport? Do these scenarios put you into an automatic panic thinking about your data? At least the information can be recovered because you have a reliable and tested backup solution in place. Right?

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The Top Seven Reasons to Consider Outsourced It Support

Avatar On: July, 22nd 2013 | Under: Computer Networking, How To: Technology 101, Industry News: This Week in IT, Managed Services


Outsourced IT support services are becoming increasingly popular for both large corporations and small-medium sized business.  Outsourced IT support typically includes some combination of the following services:  web development and hosting; data storage via cloud services; application and software development; database development and management;  application support and management; telecommunications; security; social media management; help desk services and technical support.  Business owners see the value in outsourcing as a way to remain competitive by having access to the latest technology and skilled IT professionals while also watching the bottom-line.

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Outsourcing Your IT Services

Avatar On: July, 16th 2013 | Under: Global Newsletter, How To: Technology 101, Industry News: This Week in IT, Managed Services


The term “IT outsourcing” is generally defined as the use of a third-party service provider to deliver IT- enabled business processes. Outsourced IT support services typically involves sub-contracting responsibility for some of the following processes: application and software development; data storage via cloud services; web development and hosting; application support and management; database development and management; security; telecommunications; social media management; technical support and help desk services.

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Webinar Invitation: Obtaining the Money Your Business Needs Today to Grow Tomorrow

Avatar On: January, 24th 2013 | Under: Global Newsletter, How To: Technology 101, Industry News: This Week in IT


Please join us for Obtaining the Money Your Business Needs Today to Grow Tomorrow on Thursday, January 31 at 4:00 – 4:30 pm EST.

Today’s lending market is tough and money is tight for unprepared borrowers. This 30 minute informational webinar will be conducted by Tom Payne, President of Northpoint Commercial Credit, LLC. As an expert in the field, Mr. Payne will provide professional tips on how to best position your business when you are applying for funding of any amount.

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