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October 30, 2013

Cryptolocker: Malware Just Got a Bit Nastier!

Traditionally the kinds of virus and malware we see on client computers is fairly benign. While it may disrupt the flow of business, it is generally […]
May 15, 2013

More BYOD Considerations

As we continue on our discussions around BYOD, one topic that comes up time and again is the potential issues around these mixed use devices. The mixing of personal and professional data creates some questions and issues that really do bear some analysis and discussion before making any final decisions regarding BYOD in your business.
January 17, 2013

2013 Predictions

As I look into my crystal ball for 2013, there are a few topics I think will be hot around the water cooler, and as a business owner, executive or IT professional, it would be smart to start thinking about and planning for.
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 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.
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 15, 2012

Windows 8 Upgrades

This question comes up every time Microsoft releases a new version of Windows - Do I upgrade, or not?
February 27, 2012

Texting While Walking – Something Else To Worry About

There are many scary things in life: taxes, death, spiders and the newest one for the list...
November 23, 2011

Thankful for IT Support?

With Thanksgiving just a day away, I was pondering the many things I am thankful for, much like everyone does this time of year. Strangely, IT support never makes the top of my list. I know