Cost savings are always important to small businesses—but that doesn’t mean you should skimp on technology. New technology may be necessary for the survival and growth of your business, and may not be as expensive as you think when you consider its return on investment (ROI). In this four-part series, we’ll explain what ROI is, [...]
Entries from May 2011
May 31st, 2011 · No Comments
May 30th, 2011 · No Comments
With hackers and electronic thieves constantly on the lookout for the latest exploits and security breaches they can take advantage of, it is comforting to know that there are also people behind bold initiatives to make our web experiences much safer.
If you think hackers are the only ones doing their research to release newer and [...]
May 27th, 2011 · No Comments
Major sporting events can be a cause for concern for business owners and managers as employees shift their attention from work to keeping themselves updated through video streaming or engaging in online gambling. It’s important that you have the right tools at your disposal to keep things in check.
One of the many challenges businesses face [...]
May 26th, 2011 · No Comments
You rely on your IT staff to keep things running smoothly, and to be there quickly when things go wrong. Below are five simple tips to help them fix your problems quickly so you can both be productive and efficient.
Details: When you have a support request, have as much detail as possible. Screenshots from when [...]
Tags: Managed IT Services
May 25th, 2011 · No Comments
Adding a shortcut to the Recycle Bin is easy if you know how to edit your system registry. Here’s how:
First go to the Windows Start Menu and click on Run. Type “regedit” to launch the windows registry tool. Next, go to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerMyComputerNameSpace. It may be a good idea to backup your registry at this point. [...]
May 23rd, 2011 · No Comments
We often send out highly sensitive, if not confidential, information through our email accounts such as banking information, passwords, pictures, and more. But how many of us actually take time to make sure the emails we send out are secure? Here is a guide for keeping your email away from prying eyes.
Encrypting email is relatively [...]
May 20th, 2011 · No Comments
The 8.9 magnitude earthquake off the eastern coast of Japan was not a local event; it triggered a tsunami warning for Southern California, impacting many American companies—and reminding all of us just how important it is to have a Business Continuity Plan.
What Japan Can Teach Us about Business Continuity
When a powerful earthquake rocked northeast Japan [...]
May 18th, 2011 · No Comments
Microsoft has made business operations much simpler and more accessible through the new Windows Small Business Server 2011. Packed with enhanced features and improvements, it is a must for every small business.
Microsoft has released an upgrade to its Small Business Server Platform – Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard. Based on the Windows SBS 2008, [...]
May 17th, 2011 · No Comments
Have you ever wanted to test out some web pages that you have been working on without having to set up a full featured web server? SimpleServer:WWW, a simple web server by AnalogX, lets you do just that. It installs really easy in every Microsoft OS that I have tried, and to get it working [...]
Tags: Network Solutions
May 16th, 2011 · No Comments
I was working with one of our customers who had an old Windows 2000 Server running and they wanted it to be joined in their Citrix Xen environment. We thought to ourselves, this should be no problem. However, when we started the P2V process we ran into a few issues. We have since figured out [...]