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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.
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.
Everyone complains about the amount of spam that is around the internet. Somewhere I read that as much as 80+% of the email sent everyday can be spam. If your email address is a long standing one and you have used it many times to sign up for services and as your login for various web based online opportunities you can be sure that you will receive spam in some form or another.
Any business IT network administrator is forced to deal with the impact of BYOD, that's Bring Your Own Device if you have not been fully keeping up with the IT acronym stream.
IT network management seems to be in a transition when we look at our practice in the Burlington area of Ontario. More and more clients are interested in knowing what is actually happening within their system, not just maintaining them on a break fix basis.
Its been exceptionally hot this summer in Ontario. We have had several weeks of drought, above normal temperatures and air conditioning systems have been straining to keep up with the challenge of cooling homes, businesses, public and private spaces.
When we look at the types of agreements that small business clients are acquiring for business computer support in Burlington, Oakville and Hamilton areas of Ontario, a clear shift in focus is occurring. It is occurring because more vendors and purchasers have determined the traditional approach has been failing both parties.
Recent computer news has outlined interesting trends in Canadian SMB business environments. Today I point you to some of these stories as they illustrate the challenges that all businesses and especially SMBs face as they try to operate in the IT world today.