Security experts are predicting a rise in the use of personal gadgets to access company data – which means that you will have less control over what kind of data goes in and out of your IT system. The best way to rectify this is by having a concrete and comprehensive IT policy that secures [...]
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October 28th, 2011 · No Comments
If you share your computer with other users or manage the computers in your home or office, there are times when you may want to restrict users from changing folder options, such as making Windows system files visible which are invisible by default or showing file extensions.
To do this, go to the Windows Start Menu [...]
June 3rd, 2011 · No Comments
As we recently mentioned in a post about the hacker attack on Sony’s gaming networks, people often take a very risky shortcut with passwords that can put their data at risk. Most of us are guilty of using the same login ID and password for multiple sites, such as our email, banking, and credit card [...]
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 [...]
March 31st, 2011 · No Comments
The world is flat. That is if you ask New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winning author Thomas Friedman, who wrote a book of the same name describing just how the world got flatter and flatter thanks to a whole host of factors, one of which is technology. Technology—most notably computers, telecommunication devices, and [...]
March 7th, 2011 · No Comments
Adtran’s NetVanta series was designed with the goal of providing enterprise-class, highly reliable networking equipment at affordable costs. Recently, Adtran added another feature to their NetVanta Unified Communication (UC) software: the ability to support cloud applications through deploying in virtual environments with VMware.
What benefits does this bring to the user? The ability to be deployed [...]
February 18th, 2011 · No Comments
If you are running a company or a business of your own, you might be asking yourself, “Do I need Managed Services? Is it really worth it considering all the costs?” With the very competitive nature of today’s market, Managing Services may be well worth it.
IT problems may be largely minimized or halted even before [...]
February 17th, 2011 · No Comments
Most backup solutions available these days certainly do a good job of backing up your data. However, all backup solutions are not the same, and careful assessment is needed to ensure your backup solution is suitable for your requirements.
It’s impossible to have a disaster recovery plan without first having an efficient backup solution. So, the [...]
February 16th, 2011 · No Comments
Studies show that among US companies alone, 30 billion paper documents are copied or printed every year. The associated cost for each document is estimated at $6.50. Five hundred documents are signed by the average authorized employee each year, which means that the total annual cost of using paper documents $3,250.
Signatures have been the most [...]
February 14th, 2011 · No Comments
Security firm Dasient warns users against the rising number of malware-infected websites.
Dasient, a company specializing in combating malware on websites, has released a new report claiming that over 1.2 million websites were found to be infected by malware in the third quarter of 2009, more than double the number during same period last year.
These infected [...]