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Lee Kirkby

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Cloud IT, Tablets and Virtualization Strong Trends in SMB IT Study

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jun 4, 2013 @ 07:06 AM

In a recent release of the 1st half of 2013 State of SMB IT Report conducted by Spiceworks Voice of IT market insights program some strong trends are shown.

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Topics: technology tools, network server, cloud computing, IT network, SMB

Burlington Shredding Service Recovers $300 For Client

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, May 27, 2013 @ 07:05 AM

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Topics: document storage strategy, Customer service, shredders

16 Checks For IT Data Backup| Don't Get Caught

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, May 24, 2013 @ 08:05 AM

Every business person using a computer knows that it is important to back up their electronic data regularly so it can be recovered in the event of hardware or software failure.  Unfortunately not everyone does this and even those that do don't always use the best methods or tools.  Failure to put proper steps in place and then following them religiously can lead to serious consequences.

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Topics: Computer, network server, network backup, IT network, IT support, network security

Windows 8 Update Preview Coming. Will it Include What You Want?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 15, 2013 @ 07:05 AM

Anyone who reads technology news will know by now that Microsoft Windows 8 has been less than a stellar performer for Microsoft and for most users.  A new update preview is expected in late June as a forerunner for changes to be released when Microsoft offers a public release later this year.

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Topics: Computer, Software, Windows 8

Business Continuity Is The New Backup Need For SMBs

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, May 10, 2013 @ 08:05 AM

Even though many small businesses still don't have a full fledged backup strategy in place there is a more critical change taking over as more and more businesses understand that they cannot operate without considering what would happen with a complete IT network shut down.

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Topics: network backup, IT network, IT support

Merging Document File Types Requires Document Management Strategy

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Apr 30, 2013 @ 07:04 AM

Most businesses today have a composite document collection they have to deal with. 

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Document, paper filing

40 Questions To Ask About Your MFP Purchase Or Lease

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Apr 23, 2013 @ 07:04 AM

There are many considerations when you purchase or lease a new MFP.  Some are obvious but many may not be.  Here's a simple checklist of things you might take into account.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, colour multifunction, Multifunction Printer support

Over Holding On MFP Lease Costs Unnecessary Dollars

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Apr 19, 2013 @ 08:04 AM

  One of the trends we are seeing is a tendency for some clients to over hold on expiring MFP leases.  What do I mean by over holding?  Simply a tendency to ignore the end of the lease, move into an over holding situation as far as the leasing company is concerned and to continue to pay the same lease payment month to month or quarter to quarter while continuing to use the equipment.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, leasing, Lease return

Your Microsoft Windows XP Computer Workstation is Running Out of Time

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Apr 12, 2013 @ 07:04 AM

Recent data on desktop operating system (OS) market share indicates that Windows XP still has almost 39% of the market.  Windows 7 is at almost 45% with Windows Vista and Windows 8 at 3.17% making up the balance of the Windows PC market.

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Topics: Computer, Software, Windows 8

FP Canada Releases New Postbase Series of Postage Meters [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Apr 5, 2013 @ 08:04 AM

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Topics: Postage meter, mailing equipment, postage machine