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Review of Blackberry Z10

If you haven’t heard already, Blackberry (formally known as RIM) has released their latest product, the Blackberry Z10 running on the new Blackberry 10 operating system (OS).  As many of you know, I love my toys and was at the store the first day to get my hands on this new phone. I am impressed … Continue reading Review of Blackberry Z10

Picking the Right Backup Strategy

As part of our backup series, we will be continuing our discussion on backing up your most valuable business asset, your data. Having a great backup application, like the StaySafe Protection Program, isn’t enough if you don’t have a good backup plan. A good backup plan includes three components: schedule and frequency retention recovery Schedule … Continue reading Picking the Right Backup Strategy

Safeguarding Your Laptop

In today’s fast paced world, business is always on the move. If you are like many businesses today, this means more than just some glossy metaphor. With lighter, more powerful laptops, your office can travel with you. You don’t have to be out of touch with your critical information simply because you’re “on the road”. … Continue reading Safeguarding Your Laptop

Location Matters Even in the Cloud

The idea of going to a Cloud system (aka remote computing) for businesses can either be scary, exhilarating or a mix of both. If you’re moving your business to a clouded solution, there are many things to consider to make sure your most valuable business asset, your data, is safeguarded. With that in mind, one … Continue reading Location Matters Even in the Cloud

Get Your Data in Order

In today’s business world, information is your most precious commodity.  Data you keep on your computers can make or break your company.  That is why it is so critical to safeguard the data you store on your network. There are many solutions these days for you to consider such as remote and local backup systems, ghosting, … Continue reading Get Your Data in Order

Green Computing IS possible and Good Business

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m the furthest from being green that could possibly exist.  If I could install more light bulbs and electrical gizmos in my backyard I would and, yes, I proudly use power tools, especially those that are gas-powered, all the time. The reality is most “green” solutions out there are … Continue reading Green Computing IS possible and Good Business

Do you fear the Cloud?

Whenever I speak to people about the Cloud, I get mixed reactions that border anywhere from fear to skepticism.  If you’re one of those people, rest assured that:  a) you’re not alone  and b) it’s not as scary as it seems. First, let’s get through the basics. What is the Cloud? Simply put:  it’s the marketer’s way of explaining … Continue reading Do you fear the Cloud?

The Nasty 5-letter Word

In the business world, the term “audit” is a nasty 5-letter word.  It often refers to financial auditing and is wrought with anxiety and countless lost hours of production. Did you know that when it comes to technology, auditing can actually save you money and, in some cases, help you propel your business to the next … Continue reading The Nasty 5-letter Word

Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Review 2012

Tablets are the “in” thing these days. Ever since the iPad broke onto the scene, it revolutionized how we treated these amalgamations between a laptop and a large phone. I have to admit, I wasn’t excited by the idea of the iPad when it first came out. In fact, I didn’t even invest in tablet … Continue reading Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Review 2012

Should you virtualize your business

Virtualization seems to be the latest trend for business (and personal) these days. Everywhere you turn, people are talking about the “cloud” and utilizing their “online services”. But how realistic is this move for businesses? And is this just a passing fad? First off, let’s be clear the concept of virtualization for computers isn’t as … Continue reading Should you virtualize your business

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