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Everyone's had to deal with it - a computer taking 10 minutes to start up in the morning, being able to go get your cup of coffee before Outlook starts up, watching that little spinning circle go around and around as a new program loads. The pain of dealing with a slow...

It started out like any other day. It was a busy Wednesday morning for Smith Accounting (name has been changed) just three weeks away from tax day. The team had been “all hands on deck” for weeks, making sure their clients were prepared for April 15.

Then it happened –...

Meet Steve. Chances are you’ve worked with a Steve before – he’s smart and dedicated and knows a lot of things. While he’s in the Accounting department, Steve has always been the go-to for anyone in the office with a computer issue – whether it’s setting up Outlook or...

Last week, reports came through on a new breed of malware that is directly targeting network routers (instead of the devices hooked up to them, like your laptop or other equipment). It's concerning, since most routers don't usually have malware intrusion security measu...

Generally speaking, the overall objective of a Virtual CTO, an off-site “virtual” Chief Technology Officer, is to advise and guide an organization by providing the best technology solutions to maximize efficiency. 

He or she can help to align an organization’s IT strate...

Sure, it may seem frustrating at times when a website gives you seemingly ridiculous password requirements - "What do you mean I need 27 characters, 18 numbers, 4 symbols and a wingding?!"

But believe it or not, there is a very serious security reason behind this....

A VPN. It's possible you've heard this term before - especially if discussing employees working remotely, disaster recovery plans or even IT hardware like Firewalls. But what actually is a VPN?

In short, a VPN or Virtual Private Network is a group of computers and...

If you had to wake up tomorrow and run a 26.2-mile marathon, how would you do? It's doubtful that you'd be able to pull through without months of training, strengthening and drills.

Now let's put this in the frame of your business - there's a sudden outage, or a ransomw...

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