• What is the cloud?

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    What is the cloud? Over the past several years, this idea of “The Cloud” has been gaining more and more popularity. You hear all sorts of services that are cloud based or companies that are migrating to the cloud. But do you really understand what “The Cloud” really is? What are it’s benefits? What can […]

  • Proper Password Strength and Why it is Important.

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    Proper password strength and why it is important. Lets face it, no one likes trying to keep track of their passwords. Every time you sign up with a new online service, they want you to make a new password with numbers and letters and capitals and symbols, everything short of your left arm! It’s so […]

  • Small Business IT Security, Why Is It So Important?

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    Small Business IT Security, Why Is It So Important? Over the years I have found that an alarming amount of small businesses that deal with sensitive personal information of their clients (such as medical and financial offices) do not properly secure their computer systems. Their client data is stored on normal network shares, open to […]

  • Does my small business need a Windows Server?

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    You may have been told by someone that if you run a small business that you absolutely need a Windows Server. And if you have taken the time to look into the costs of purchasing one, you have found them to be very expensive. The cost of Windows Server 2012 standard edition base operating system […]

  • The True Cost of Saving $1

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    In my years of working as a consultant, one of the most challenging aspects has been getting money conscious business owners to understand the true value of the equipment they are purchasing. For instance, they may see a simple home computer available for $350 at Wal-Mart and then wonder why they need workstation computers that cost twice as much. […]

  • The Benefits of Preventative Maintenence

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    In the IT world there is a concept that we hold: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. I don’t think that I can stress enough how important this is for small business owners to understand. The costs of proper security, maintenance and backups for computer systems can be a bit high and this is […]

  • Heartbleed, what is it and how does is affect you?

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    You may have heard about Heartbleed and are wondering what it is and how it affects you. To answer that question, we will need to start with a small lesson on how internet security works (don’t worry, I’ll keep this simple). There are generally two types of sites you would access, those that deal with secure information such as […]

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