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6 Ways Reduce the Risk of Open Public WiFi

October 13, 2016


As a network admin, there’s several dialogs we find ourselves repeating over and over again when it comes to advising our users such as “don’t click a link in an email unless you are absolutely positive what it is.”  (And even then you should click with complete apprehension).  Another is cautioning users to utilize public […]

Windows 8 Revisted – Part 2

August 29, 2013


Like any American male out there, I have been accused of having a “selective memory” at times. Although selective memory may not be a good thing for a personal relationship, a new feature that comes with Windows 8.1 called “Selective Wipe” is. It’s one of the features I want to talk about in Part Two […]

Windows 8 and BitLocker

July 15, 2013


I thought it was time to revisit Windows 8 this summer.  No, I’m not going to talk about the recent Windows 8.1 release.  The return of the traditional start menu has certainly garnered enough coverage lately as it is.  What we wanted to do was talk about some great features that you may not be aware of. […]

Ultrabooks And/Or Tablets

February 28, 2013


As I’m writing this blog I can’t help but glance down at the far corner of the room where a Dell Latitude Netbook sits in the corner looking sad and neglected.  I haven’t touched that device in almost two years and I would sell it on Ebay if I thought someone would pay money for […]

Bring Your Own Device

December 4, 2011


Bring You Own Device It is known as BYOD (Bring Your Own Technology), BYOT (Bring Your Own Devices) or the Consumerization of IT.  Whatever you call it, it is a new paradigm that is making its way across enterprise networks throughout the county as employees are bringing their own computer devices to work.  It seems […]

Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 7 or Server 2008

July 10, 2011


Why Upgrade to Windows 7? Microsoft Mainstream Support ended in 2009 XP is holding you back from utilizing other Microsoft technologies The newly released IE9 which has some greatfeature upgrades isn’t supported by XP XP doesn’t support Live Essentials which is a crucial application suite that allows the user to take full advantage of Windows […]

Reasons to Upgrade to Office 2010

July 9, 2011


A client asked for reasons as to why they would want to upgrade to Office 2010.  Here is what I gave them. Why Upgrade to Office 2010 Two themes we keep hearing over and over today arevcollaboration and the cloud.  Unlike Office 2003, Office 2010 allows users to take full advantage of this new paradigm […]