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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

Your I.T. Network Backup May Not Be Good Enough

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Mar 29, 2013 @ 11:03 AM

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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Topics: Computer, network server, cloud computing, network backup, IT network

Business Computer Support Burlington Affected by Loss of SBS

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Dec 24, 2012 @ 08:12 AM

With the announcement of the release of Windows Server 2012 Microsoft also announced that it will no longer offer a Windows Small Business Server (SBS).  For company in our area (Burlington ON) who have focused a lot of their business computer support on SMB businesses this is going to make for some changes in the focus of their work.

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Topics: Computer, Software, network server, Windows 8, cloud computing

Degrees of Cloud For Your IT Network

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Nov 30, 2012 @ 09:11 AM

A traditional IT network is made up of a collection of servers, workstations, desktops and increasingly, mobile devices.  There will be printers, internal wiring, wireless routers, switches and some sort of backup capability.  This is commonly a USB drive in smaller systems and may include off site data storage over a remote connection in more sophisticated installs.

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Topics: Computer, Software, network server, cloud computing, server software, Hosted document management, network backup, IT network, IT support

Microsoft Data Centre to Run on Human and Animal Waste

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Nov 23, 2012 @ 10:11 AM

Microsoft has announced that it is building a new data centre which will be off the grid and run entirely on power generated from waste.

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Topics: technology tools, cloud computing, IT network

Cloud Computing and SMBs in Hamilton [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Jun 28, 2012 @ 08:06 AM

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Topics: cloud computing, video, Hosted document management