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Memorial Day – Reflecting On Sacrifice

Memorial Day has been observed on the final Monday in May each year since 1971, but this occasion traces its roots back much farther in our country’s history. Originally known as Decoration Day, this day was first established during the Civil War in 1862 and was marked by loved ones decorating the graves of those who gave their lives serving in t

Windows 10 and Linux: The Surprising Similarities That Can Make It Easier To Switch

The switch from Linux to Windows may be easier than you thought: Here’s why. It’s time to talk about Linux. We understand that Linux users, especially companies that use Linux, have very good reasons for doing so. They have often spent years building systems that work exactly the way they want, and dislike the idea of switching to any other

I Want Highly Informative Excel Spreadsheets

If you are giving a presentation and part of it involves a shared display or handouts of a spreadsheet what can you do to keep the group awake? Let’s face it, Microsoft Excel is an excellent tool for organizing and manipulating statistical data, but when sharing your spreadsheet with others, your spreadsheet has to be interesting and informative.

Wisdom Wednesday: Master Snapchat In Your Business

When it comes to social media marketing, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are no longer enough. Get an edge over your competition by mastering Snapchat now! Since all but taking over online communication, social media has become a viable business tool as well. Social media is easy and affordable to use, and it allows access to vast numbers of potenti

Don’t Need Your Business Server Room Anymore?

If you have a free server room, here’s what you can do with it! Many small to mid-sized companies are running across a problem these days: They are moving their systems to the cloud and related cloud services and finding that they don’t really need a server room anymore. On one hand, that’s good news, because it really helps on save electric

It’s Not Even Close to Over… Wanna Cry?

In case you have been living in a cave the past three days… Wanna Cry is a ransomware that spreads like wildfire by leveraging a Windows SMB exploit to remotely access and infect computers running on unpatched or unsupported versions of Windows. It infects the targeted computer then moves on to others on the network and those it can find on the o

Ransomware Takes Down Hospitals in the UK. – Are your systems safe?

It’s called the Wanna Decryptor, and it’s one of the most feared ransomware strains today. Why? Because once your systems are infected with this ransomware variant, there is nothing that can be done for you. There is no known software that can decrypt a computer or network once it has been infected and encrypted by this particular weapon of gl

Wisdom Wednesday: The Hidden Costs Of Malware

Ransomware is malware that either freezes your computer or locks it so you cannot access data and programs that your company normally uses. The criminal that is holding your system hostage, demands a ransom that is usually paid in Bitcoin. Imagine opening your business one morning, turning your computer on and reading a message that says something

How To Improve Your Computers Performance

Take the time to optimize Windows for the best user experience possible. Disabling unnecessary features will have your computer running faster in no time. A sluggish PC acts as dead weight around the user’s neck. A slow computer can halt productivity and lead to frustrations over the course of the workday. Resist the urge to toss your Windows co

Hurricane Season is Upon Us: How to Safeguard Your Business Properly

With hurricane season just around the corner, business owners must start taking steps to minimize property damage, as well as downtime.  Consider taking the following steps to ensure you’re in the best possible position to counteract hurricane damage. Hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through November 30, is just around the corner.  Alth