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...

Avende’s Partners: What Do They Mean to You?

It’s something you see on every IT provider’s website — their “partners.” They list multiple names and give descriptions, but what do these partners mean to your business? Are the benefits listed ones you’re currently getting from your provider? At Avende we partner...

Microsoft Launches Outlook.com

CBS Moneywatch writer Dave Johnson raves about the new Microsoft webmail service. Rather than continuing to try to update the aging and (justifiably) maligned Hotmail service, Microsoft decided to start fresh. Outlook is a whole new Web mail service, and it’s an...