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Where did that toolbar come from?

A common complaint from many users is that surfing the Internet takes so long loading pages. Gone are the days where the culprit was the slow Internet connections. There are still many possible reasons for being forced to wait on pages to load, and not all of them are under your control.

Now Offering Nights and Weekends

InfoStream prides itself on providing the highest quality service possible. We are constantly evaluating our support options and adjusting how we operate to ensure we are doing everything we can to keep client networks running smoothly and efficiently. While historically we have limited our services to standard business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM), that has now changed.

Are you ready for hurricane season?

Nobody wants to hear about it or think about it, but the fact of the matter is hurricane season is upon us. Hurricane season officially started on June 1st and runs through November 30th in the Atlantic. While risking sounding like a home improvement store commercial, are you prepared for hurricane season?

Hurricane preparedness for your business IT systems consists of a proper disaster recovery plan.

PCI Compliance 102

In the last article on PCI compliance (see PCI compliance 101 – March newsletter) we talked about needing to keep your PCI compliance house in order. In this article we take a look at some of the complexities of the process.

The requirements to protect credit card information span people, processes and technology.

PCI Compliance 101

In this short article let's take a look at what PCI compliance is and how to be complaint.

If your store or business accepts credit cards then from the first time you processed a card with your point of sale (POS) computer you were obligated to comply with computer security as dictated by the credit card companies whose cards you accept.

Working From Home, How to Access Your Office PC Resources

If you have ever wondered how you can access your office PC from home or on the road, rest assured there are quite a few options to let you connect to your workplace. As always, before installing anything on your PC, or attempting to work from home, contact your systems administrator to make sure this is an acceptable practice at your company.

GPT vs MBR When Setting up a New Windows Server

GPT or MBR? BIOS or UEFI on my Windows Sever? What do I pick when setting up my server? This has probably come up quite a bit, especially for those of us in the consulting field installing Small Business Server 2008 or 2011.

With large capacity drives (> 1TB) being the norm in server deployments these days, the decision to go with GPT or MBR partitioning comes into play.