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  If your new years resolution isn’t to upgrade your IT infrastructure, it should be (especially if your computer looks like the one in that photo). It’s that time of year to start thinking about your budget and planning to upgrade where needed. Not sure where to get started? Well, you better watch out, you […]

Story time: Imagine you’re at your desk, trying to get a bunch of work done, and your computer doesn’t work because it’s older than the new guy two cubicles over from you. Little too real? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! The amount of old computers in the workforce is way too high! It’s something I […]

How many times have you been trying to work from home and you realized you left that one crucial file on your office computer? Or, you really don’t want to spend $2,000 on a high-powered laptop so you can run your fancy software? Or, most likely, it is simply impossible to access your accounting data […]

Is My Business Network Safe? Triple Check These Network Security Points Keeping your network safe should be a high priority for your business or organization. Wombatsecurity.com kept statistics on 2017 security breaches. To summarize these frightening statistics, there was a whopping 1,120 network reported breaches total last year. The number of records exposed? Get this: […]

6 Network Design Tips to Look Like an IT Casanova Designing a network to fit your company’s needs can be tough. It doesn’t matter if your business is big or small. Just because one setup works for a company, doesn’t mean it’s the right setup for yours. Getting it wrong can cause a series of […]

Everything You Need to Know About The Cloud – Part 2 Houston, we have a problem: It’s 2018 and we haven’t transitioned to the Cloud yet.  If you aren’t sure what exactly the Cloud is yet, no worries, I’ve got you covered. Check out our Cloud starter blog. If you’re a little more technologically advanced […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Cloud – Part 1   Let’s face it, being alive today is an exercise in insanity. Every day, a barrage of new terms are thrown out there and new inventions hit the shelves. Most times, you don’t even know what they’re for, much less how to use them. […]

A network upgrade can be rather… complex. You may not know exactly what you are talking about and what you are getting yourself into. If you don’t have an assigned IT department, you are probably asking around your social network as to who the trusted IT firms are. Here are 5 questions to keep in […]

My IT professor in college always told me that printers will be the biggest networking issue I will have to deal with in the real world. At the time, I just laughed and thought, “How hard can it be to maintain a network printer?” Well, you’re reading this blog for a reason. Something’s goofed up, […]

How many times have you watched a co-worker or family member fall victim to clickbait, fake emails, bad website links? How many times have you or a co-worker said: “I’m not running these Windows updates”? How many times have you used the same password?   If you said anything other than “never” to any of […]