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Lee Kirkby

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Windows XP, Microsoft Server 2003, Exchange Server 2003 Time To Plan

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jul 9, 2013 @ 08:07 AM

   Recent data shows that as many as 40 percent of the world's PCs are running Windows XP according to SMB Nation research.  Windows 7 has market share of 45 percent and the balance is made up of either older Windows packages or Windows 8 which is still in the single digit stage.

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Topics: Computer, network server, Windows 8, IT support, network security

Microsoft Will Pay Bounty To White Hat Security Industry

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jul 3, 2013 @ 07:07 AM

  " For the first time ever, Microsoft is offering direct cash payouts in exchange for reporting certain types of vulnerabilities and exploitation techniques,"  is the way Microsoft has described its change in policy which will see up to $100,000 being paid in specific instances where a serious exploitation is discovered in the Windows 8.1 Preview release.

Smaller amounts will be paid for other types of intrusion detections.

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Topics: Windows 8, network security

Users Get Confused Because It Is Not All In the MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Jun 27, 2013 @ 06:06 AM

Multifunctional printers or devices (MFP or MFD - you pick which term you like best) are remarkable things.  At times you think they can actually think for you with the capabilities they offer.  There is a down side to this as well when we are trying to configure them for clients.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, software tools, MFP, Document, Fax

Kodak Document Imaging Businesses Sale to KPP Good News

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jun 24, 2013 @ 07:06 AM

Recent news announcing the approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York of the Kodak Comprehensive Settlement with U.K. Pension Plan is good news for the document management business.

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Topics: Scanning, document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Kodak

A Printer Or An MFP For Your Next Print Device How To Choose

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Jun 20, 2013 @ 07:06 AM

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Printer, cost of printing, Kyocera copier

MFP Purchase Leveraged With Cloud Document Management For AP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Jun 6, 2013 @ 08:06 AM

   One of the key areas of work that our clients count on us to perform is to right size and advise them on the network print devices they need for their businesses.  The trust us to understand their use and figure out the device and other tools that best fit their unique situations.

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Topics: document filing, Hosted document management, MFP, colour multifunction printer, paper filing

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