Office Document Strategies Blog

Snipping Tool - Reason For Windows 7 in Your IT Network in Burlington

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 23, 2011 @ 08:03 AM

I think one of the greatest tools that Microsoft has built into Windows 7 is the snipping tool. I have pinned it to my task bar and not a day goes by when I don't find a use for it.

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Topics: Computer, software tools, IT network, snipping tool

SMB's Underutilizing Technology - IT Network Tools

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Mar 19, 2011 @ 12:03 PM

BSMinfo recently published the results of a Lenovo survey showing that SMB's are underutilizing technology not only with regard to IT network but also in other technology fields.

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Topics: network backup, IT network, SMB

21 Most Frustrating PC Questions For IT Network Support in Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 23, 2011 @ 11:02 AM

PC's are a wonderful tool which have made it possible for all of us to accomplish so much more than we ever could.  As we provide IT Network support we find the problem however,  is over time they also can lead to ongoing frustration as they seem to develop a mind of their own.

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Topics: Computer, network server, IT network

Internet Connectivity In Canada - Costs Are Increasing!

Posted by HubSpot User Default on Wed, Feb 2, 2011 @ 13:02 PM

CRTC approves new regulations requiring limits on download usage.

CRTC’s internet cap about to cost your business a lot more.

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Topics: internet connectivity in Canada, Canadian Legislation, IT network, cost of internet

IT Network Expansion...New Hardware...Consider leasing

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 1, 2010 @ 14:12 PM


   In our area, Burlington, ON, IT network buyers, unlike buyers of MFP printers, are often not familiar with leasing their equipment and software.  I think they should give leasing much more consideration.  There can be significant benefits from leasing rather than buying.

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Topics: Software, IT network, leasing

New IT Network Data Centre in Hamilton Ontario

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Nov 16, 2010 @ 11:11 AM

Netaccess Systems is in the midst of finalizing a new IT network data centre in downtown Hamilton.  A colleague and I had a tour yesterday with Netaccess President, Don McNally.  The new site is pretty impressive and promises to be the most advanced data centre in Ontario outside of the biggest located at 151 Front St. in Toronto.

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Topics: technology tools, Computer, IT network

Hamilton SMB IT Network Backup - 5 Key Tips

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 13, 2010 @ 09:10 AM

 When looking at their IT network backup most companies focus on the critical data that they need to recover in the event of a failure.  This data includes databases, e-mail records and perhaps office  documents such as correspondence.  Traditional backup software focuses on this type of protection.  This is fine as far as it goes. in our practice in Hamilton we find clients are looking for more.

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Topics: Computer, document storage strategy, software tools, network backup, IT network

IT Network - Caution - Canadian Domain Registration Court Case

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 29, 2010 @ 09:09 AM

A recent IT Business Canada article outlines the kind of unscrupulous activities which some companies use to confuse unsophisticated website owners.  The details of a $10 million court case are outlined in the article but the practice which has been used for years by unscrupulous marketers is of interest to us all.

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Topics: office document strategy, IT network

Does Brand Matter for IT Network Printing?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 23, 2010 @ 11:06 AM

When you decide to add a printer to your IT network does the brand matter to you?

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Topics: Printer, toner, cost of printing, IT network

Insurance for your SMB IT Network

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 12, 2010 @ 11:05 AM

 IT networks are the lifeblood of the office.  When the system goes down everyone goes into panic mode.  Deadlines start to loom, users get frustrated and the poor IT support team is challenged to get things running NOW!

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Topics: Computer, network backup, IT network