December 10, 2012

Cloud Computing – Non Technical Considerations

The cloud presents many opportunities for business to operate more efficiently and with less capital investment. Clearly, the cloud is here to stay and is part of the current language of business and technology.That being said, it is CRITICAL to educate yourself to ensure you understand the risks (so you can remediate them) and the legal issues regarding cloud computing so you can ensure that you protect your business, your customers and yourself.
November 21, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

As we go into the long holiday weekend, I just wanted to really thank everyone who works with ISOutsource, and everyone who works at ISOutsource. It is my privilege to work with so many great people who put forth their best every day to provide world class support to the hundreds of wonderful companies we provide IT support services for.
November 19, 2012

Cloud Simplified

One of the most challenging aspects of the current push towards cloud computing is the confusing marketing aspect of it. The answer to every question is 'cloud' and there is little clarity around what is meant. 'Cloud Computing' has become as much a marketing buzzword as it is a technology.
November 9, 2012

Windows 8 Part 2

Lots of talk about Windows 8 recently (not surprisingly). As I blogged earlier, I am a fan, but there are considerations that need to be considered when determining if you want to move to the new OS
October 31, 2012

Microsoft Surface RT Review

I think Microsoft is on spot here, and believe that they got ahead of the market. This device represents bringing hardware, software, and cloud computing together in a way that is compelling and simple. It works, and it makes me more productive.
October 29, 2012

Windows 8 Is Great!

So, Windows 8 is out, and Microsoft is making their big push to make us all aware of it and hoping we all love it. I've been using it a bit, and certainly reading all of the various reviews, and I have to both agree, and disagree with what I am reading.
October 23, 2012

Goodbye Windows SBS – Hello Windows Server 2012 Essentials

This is the final year that Microsoft will be selling its SBS server, a product tailor made to the needs of the 36 million or so small businesses (up to 25 users and 50 devices) which needed a cost effective method for deploying a Microsoft computing environment including Exchange for email as well as all the basic management tools needed for a computer network.
October 17, 2012

What is Windows RT?

Pre-orders have begun for the Microsoft Windows RT tablet. However, the Windows 8 tablets are not yet available. But wait... isn't Windows RT windows 8? Well, yes, sort of.
October 15, 2012

New Website for ISOutsource

As our company grows and reaches new audiences, we occasionally find we have outgrown our website and feel the need to start again. In this case, it is not about brand, as our brand remains the same - we are here to ensure our customers are happy, productive and feel supported. That has been core to our business for years now and remains our brand promise, and central to how we run our business. But, we have some new things to say, and needed a new website to do the job!
October 15, 2012

Windows 8 Upgrades

This question comes up every time Microsoft releases a new version of Windows - Do I upgrade, or not?