Our clients affectionately call some of their closed-door offices “rat’s nests” for obvious reasons. It’s where hundreds, if not thousands of cables of all kind end up serving one purpose or another (or did so at one point in time). Quite frequently when a business passes through a generation, or perhaps is sold to a new owner, we encounter such closed-door offices, and the new business owner naturally feels a significant business risk in being able to rectify the next problem that will occur due to aged, undocumented, unorganized infrastructure.Details
About a year ago, we convinced one of our long-term clients, a physical therapy business, to upgrade the state of their networking core. We took their server and networking equipment off of the floor and mounted it high on a wall in a secure cabinet.Details
Thousands of laptops and mobile devices go missing or are stolen every year. That’s why it’s so important to keep current data backups and use secure passwords, but you can go a step further and use tracking software to locate your laptop, and do things like delete data, and find out who’s using it, and what they’re doing with it.Details
In Canada, a prominent brand of coffee is Tim Horton’s. As is often the case, I start my day with a coffee at the nearest Timmy’s where I find myself.
This morning was no different, and a friendly staff member with a name tag of Rebecca had the most genuine and pleasant smile as she took my order and offered a campsite sponsorship for $5. It’s hard to turn down a genuine, friendly request for a worthy cause.
Last week, we had a client decide to go with another I.T. provider for the purchase and installation of a new router and primary network switch. The client bought based on price, and experience that a new hire had had with this provider at previous places of work.Details
Remote Monitoring of your IT equipment is a simple and intelligent way to ensure the fundamental operations of your business is in good health. Services like your website, email, important servers for applications, your Internet connection, etc. Here are just five reasons you and your business will benefit from remote monitoring: Peace of Mind just…Details
Individuals become more frugal as the economy dips into a recessionary period. Businesses who learn how to reduce their operating expenses are far more likely to survive a recession than those who continue to operate “business as usual”. For many business owners, information technology costs are expensive; here are some tips for saving on IT costs during a recession:Details
Battery life has always been a concern with laptops, and it’s important to utilize the limited hours between charges as efficiently as possible. Choosing which programs you use on your laptop can influence how long the battery will last.Details