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Stop what you are doing and check your backups NOW

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by mike posted in BDR

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Hard drives are pretty amazing, but they do fail. 

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Four Ways to Protect Your Small Business from Ransomware

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM / by mike posted in Backup and Disaster Recovery

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Ransomware.  Yes, it’s as bad as you think it is.  Cryptolocker started it, but there are some really nasty exploits out there that can be bad for your business. Really bad if you are not prepared for it.

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Protect your systems from Cryptolocker

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 12, 2016 10:44:00 AM / by mike

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Tired of spam, malware and viruses on your computers? 

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Have you been spear-phished?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 13, 2016 11:24:00 AM / by mike posted in computer monitoring

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According to researchers, half of us will click on links no matter what they are.  

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FIVE Essential Computer Support Services for your Small Biz-Part 5

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 6, 2016 11:30:00 AM / by mike posted in Computer support

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This is part 5 of a 5 part series where we reveal what we think are essential computer support services for your small business.  Please check out the following links where we describe some essential services that a good computer support company will provide:

 

Part 1 - Communication

Part 2 - Backup

Part 3 - Email

Part 4 - Computer security

In this post, we will cover the importance of: 

 

Documentation


Is your network well-documented?  

Did you have a company or a computer guy set up your computer network years ago and now you have to contact them every time you need a particular piece of information related to your network setup?

 

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FIVE Essential Computer Support Services for your Small Biz-Part 4

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 30, 2016 8:30:00 AM / by mike

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This is part 4 of a 5 part series where we reveal what we think are essential computer support services for your small business.  Please check out the following links where we describe some essential services that a good computer support company will provide:

Part 1 - Communication

Part 2 - Backup

Part 3 - Email

Part 5 - Documentation

 

In this post, we will discuss:

 

Virus/Malware/Patch Management

Your systems and software are what make your business go.  If they are unavailable, or not acting right because of virus or malware activity, that makes for a bad day.

To help you avoid problems from threats that may make it into your network, a necessary strategy is a strong antivirus/malware and patch management solution.

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XBox One S Laptop

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 24, 2016 8:30:00 AM / by mike posted in Geeky Stuff

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All work and no play...makes Mike a dull boy. This is just too cool NOT to share.  Be sure to check out the video below. 

How would you like to have an XBox that you can carry with you and not have to worry about what to hook it up to?

 

Maybe you're at the airport and have some downtime and you happen to find an available power outlet? Bingo...a little XBox time.  

How?  With this amazing hack done by Edward Zarick at http://www.xbookone.com/

Check out this video. 

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What?! Bendable concrete??

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 19, 2016 9:30:00 AM / by mike

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Okay, this is very cool.  Flexible concrete...concrete that bends instead of cracking.  Why didn't I think of that?   

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The Delta Computer Outage shows why you need a BDR

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 11, 2016 10:00:00 AM / by mike posted in BDR

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Maybe a computer outage like what happened at Delta on Monday CLICK FOR STORY won't have world-wide ramifications, but it could seriously disrupt your business, make your customers irate and cost you in lost sales and goodwill.  Luckily, there are ways to protect your business, one of those is with a BDR, or Backup and Disaster Recovery solution.

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FIVE Essential Computer Support Services for your Small Biz-Part 3

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 9, 2016 9:30:00 AM / by mike posted in it services

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This is part 3 of a 5 part series where we reveal what we think are essential computer support services for your small business.  Please check out the following links where we describe some essential services that a good computer support company will provide:

Part 1 - Communication

Part 2 - Backup

Part 4 - Computer security

Part 5 - Documentation

 

Another essential service is:

 

Email services

Email is still a huge part of our daily lives, and having an email system that is reliable and always available makes great business sense. Your computer support services company should be able to help make recommendations for the best email system for your company.  For a lot of small businesses, Office 365 is a great choice. 

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