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Network Device Identification to Reduce Downtime

An overview of common network devices found in physical network topologies. In smaller environments such as Small Office Home Office networks (SOHO networks), non-IT staff are often asked to work with a remote helpdesk to perform basic troubleshooting like rebooting...

THE INTERNET IS OUT TO KILL YOUR PC

Being a Managed Service Provider means putting out fires. Thankfully, while few actual fires occur, plenty of users experience daily acts of spyware, malware, phishing, viruses, cryptolockers, or even a combination of all these nasty intruders. Lock it up: The best...

Send Microsoft Your Most Wanted Features for Windows 10

Microsoft has created an online "Suggestion Box" for upcoming releases. You can suggest your own ideas and vote on ideas that have already been posted. Interestingly, the number one requested feature is adding a Persian calendar to Windows.

Microsoft Expands Mobile Office Apps Offering

Microsoft announced today that it is no longer charging for the mobile Microsoft Office Apps (Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Powerpoint) for end users. They have also announced plans for a 2015 launch of an Android versions of these apps. Read more...

Basic DR is Better than No DR!

http://youtu.be/qo15d26ueYk Building a disaster recovery plan for your business doesn't have to be overwhelming. Having an off-site backup, either cloud-based, co-located or just carrying your backup media home with you, is the first and most important step. Why...