Why Updating Your Computer Network is good for Your Business

As technology improves and develops, the software we use becomes even more well-adapted and even better at doing the jobs we need it to do. This means that as we use these technologies within our businesses, we’re able to do a better job than ever before, we can serve our clients better than ever before and it also means that we get to focus on the really important parts of running a business.

Hyper-V Excited over Windows 2012

The Merry-Go-Round continues, and Microsoft continues to push out new operating systems.  Sometimes they seem to come out so fast that you can’t keep up with what is new in each version.  Hyper-V is something Microsoft has been slowly improving over the last couple of server OS’s.  With the latest version in Windows 2012, they have a couple of new features that really spice up what they are offering.

Office 365 requirement updated

Office 365 (O365) is the new Exchange Server in the Cloud offered by Microsoft.  It has many benefits, which include low cost and great flexibility and access to your information.  As with everything else in this world, those benefits do come at a cost.

The Coolest Stuff!

Can you share something cool? Our most popular computer consulting and computer support articles are those with amazing websites, utilities and hidden gems that clients didn't know about and now they love! So we are asking the ultimate experts - YOU! Any cool websites, utilities, phone/tablet apps or computer tricks you'd like to share and bask in the appreciation? Keep it family friendly of course.

Two monitors better than one?

I thought this would be a really easy article to write.  About a year ago I moved up from using a laptop to having a docking station with two monitors attached, and found the extra space on the screen to be very helpful.  I realized that even though I have a great outdoor area to work from, I found myself almost never choosing that over the docking station in the office even after the newness had worn off.

Spyware – Out You Go!

Despite top of the line antivirus and antispyware protections in place, the spyware creators are still able to create items that get through the filters and cause infections.  (But that’s not what this article is about).  The most common methods of infection are still infected attachments to emails and “drive-by” hits from websites while browsing the Internet.

But he was such a nice man!

With hurricane season fading into history yet again, we can relax knowing our network and data are safe again.  The dangerous storms have come and gone and we can focus on the next item on the to-do list.  We’ve successfully saved our data and our jobs…or have we? Although storms and weather get a lot of attention for the damage and outages they cause, there is another, more subtle danger that can be just as catastrophic to your network and to your business.