Last May, Microsoft Canada IT Professional Chris Di Lullo posted a great blog post regarding a phone scam that was hitting Canadians. It looks like they are back in full swing now that school is back and everyone is back to work from the summer vacation. Pierre Roman mentioned in a Microsoft IT Pro blog post that he received…
Using the services of IT outsourcing companies is an increasingly popular way to manage a company’s information technology resources. But what advantages do IT outsourcing companies hold over having an internal IT support system? Most companies simply do not know until they make the switch. So that you do not have to learn via trial and error, we are going
Computers, like any other electronic device, need regular maintenance. Just like your annual medical check-up program, your computer also needs a scheduled maintenance of computer hardware to ensure that you extend its lifespan. This is what many people call preventative maintenance.
NOC Stands For: A network operations center or NOC is a centralized location where IT support technicians can supervise, monitor and maintain client networks. Many managed IT service providers (MSP) use these centres to ensure 24/7 uptime for all of their clients. An MSP maintains an in-house NOC, outsources a third-party provider, or chooses a mixed solution; nevertheless, NOC services,
Do your employees love their iPhones so much that you’d have to pry them out of their cold, dead hands? Apple devotees boast about the numerous advantages their devices have over competitors. One of the things they say is that iPhones are hack-proof. Unfortunately for them, that isn’t the case. Read on to learn the security risks of using an
Managed IT services are great for banks and similar institutions, but can they work for companies in the manufacturing sector? Not only do they work, but it is a good idea for manufacturers to use them. Here is why: Your Business Relies on Computers for Success First and foremost, it is important that you understand that computer systems are actually more important for
When tasked with purchasing small business computer systems, it can be a bit intimidating. What kind of device do you need? Are there brands that are better than others? How much memory is required? To help you answer all your questions, here are our 10 tips for purchasing small business computer systems.
If you think all anti-virus programs you spot are for your protection, you need to change your opinion. There are plenty of rogue security softwares or fake anti-virus programs out there that provide you with little or no protection at all. Also known as scarewares, most of these misleading programs even facilitate the installation of malicious code that they claim
Computer virus symptoms are not set in stone, but instead are constantly evolving. These symptoms evolve in different stages over the course of a couple weeks or even days. But when you are dealing with potential computer virus symptoms, you need to consider that a particular symptom may not happen as a result of a virus.
Outsourced IT services have helped companies grow their business and help them align their focus on the actions that deliver growth and superior client satisfaction. Gone are the days when outsourcing seemed like a gamble. Now people can capitalize on technologies and services that the IT partner specializes in. By leveraging and maximizing the opportunities at hand, businesses can grow