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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
As electronic filing has become more mainstream in businesses we see many companies trying to organize their document filing using the windows folder structure.
If your workstation is taking forever to make some connections it could be just dog tired but you might want to have your IT network support people check for an issue which Jordan from my team just brought to my attention.