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Keep Your Business Data Safe on Mobile Devices

Avatar On: March, 5th 2014 | Under: Computer Networking, Managed Services, Technology & Tools


According to CompTIA’s Second Annual Trends in Enterprise Mobility study for 2013, 64 percent of businesses support a BYOD policy. The trend continues as employees demand to use their personal mobile devices for their job. Businesses take on a higher risk of data exposure to malware and theft in a BYOD environment. Knowing how to protect your company data on these devices reduces the risk of a costly event that compromises your data, and damages your business.

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Things to look for when finding Small Business IT Support Provider

Avatar On: February, 21st 2014 | Under: How To: Technology 101, Managed Services, Technology & Tools


As technology expands most small business owners are unable to keep up with the ever growing and changing needs of the technology within their business.  Many are beginning to outsource their technology support needs and are looking for Small Business IT Support Provider.

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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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3 Reason To Install A Linux Operating System

Avatar On: January, 30th 2014 | Under: Technology & Tools


Linux is both open-source and free to download, making it difficult to calculate an accurate number as far as its market share. Despite the proverbial “one percent” thrown around by various bloggers and technology publications, some estimate up to 8 percent saturation. Dell reported that almost 33 percent of its notebooks shipped with Ubuntu, the most popular Linux distribution, pre-installed in 2009. You can usually get a good deal on your favorite laptop or tablet if you buy it with a pre-installed version of Ubuntu.

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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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Viruses that Appeared in 2013

Avatar On: December, 18th 2013 | Under: Computer Repair, Global Newsletter, How To: Technology 101, Industry News: This Week in IT, Technology & Tools


As we close the books on 2013, people begin producing lists that review what has happened. I think these lists are interesting, and look forward to reading them.   As we move into 2014, let’s review the computer viruses that wreaked havoc in 2013 and will most likely continue to in 2014, so you ensure you and your technology are protected and informed.  When you are online remember to STOP.THINK.CONNECT.

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Small Businesses Face the Same IT Concerns as Large Companies

Avatar On: November, 25th 2013 | Under: Cloud Computing, Industry News: This Week in IT, Technology & Tools


According to Gartner Research, small business spends three to eight percent of its revenue on technology. The small business IT budget may be smaller, but the technology issues they deal with are nearly the same. Besides the budget size, another difference is that small businesses are more at risk from technical issues than their larger counterparts that maintain a large support staff.

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