Many companies struggle to decide what they really need for I.T. network backup. Everyone knows that there is a need to backup critical files such as accounting and inventory data. For many organizations they understand that email is also a mission critical application and they need to have a backup strategy for this as well.
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One of the interesting things we see with real estate clients is the number or agents who decide that rather than use the tools provided by the brokerage they will buy their own cheap colour laser printers to use to produce open house flyers and other promotional materials.
In Canada there are three manufacturers of postage meters that are approved by Canada Post, Francotyp-Postalia, Neopost and Pitney Bowes. Given that they all have direct sales operations in Canada why should you not buy directly from one of them?
MS Exchange is an extremely important part of many companies' I.T. environment. For most end users they see it as the popular Outlook interface but in the background Exchange is managing the file storage, transfer and backup of the growing data base of email material.
There are a number of ways that IT service can be contracted for your office I.T. network. The most common are managed services plans and time billing plans. There are significant differences between these two, even though they may look like they are similar on the surface.
Cloud computing has been a hot topic in the I.T. management world in the past couple of years. In many instances I find that when cloud computing is considered people only look at their office software, email like exchange or servers.
We had an IT network system failure recently and our email was down for several days due to data corruption. Over the years the data base to our Exchange email had grown to a pretty big size so running the necessary tools to clean the corruption and recover our system took a long time. We're talking many hours spread over several days.