Office Document Strategies Blog

Canadian SMBs Have a False Sense of IT Network Security

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 16, 2012 @ 07:05 AM

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.

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Topics: Computer, IT network, SMB, network security

Trends in Computer Systems - Burlington Ontario

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, May 10, 2012 @ 04:05 AM

Everyone knows that the choices for computer systems for offices is constantly improving with new chips, more memory and larger storage capacity.  Computer systems in our trading area around Burlington Ontario follow what we see as trends in the general industry.

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Topics: Computer, Office

Cloud Computing A Hot Topic in IT Network Design

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, May 7, 2012 @ 05:05 AM

The hottest topic in IT network design seems to be Cloud Computing.  So what is this?  What is meant by cloud computing?

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Topics: Computer, Software, software tools, document management, server software, internet connectivity in Canada, Hosted document management, docucapture

Ontario's eWaste Program Must Work - Dear Ryan, Great Work

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, May 4, 2012 @ 09:05 AM

Anyone in Ontario that has recently purchased a TV, computer, monitor or printer knows that they are being asked to pay a fee for eWaste the new recycling program introduced last year.

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Topics: Computer, Multifunction Printer, MFP, eWaste

Windows 8 SMB Nation Expert Panel (Video)

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Apr 9, 2012 @ 08:04 AM

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Topics: Computer, Windows 8, video, IT network

No CPU LG Creates Virtual Computer in a Monitor

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Mar 24, 2012 @ 10:03 AM

LG has recently announced its move into a virtual computer using a CPU less monitor that offers some really interesting possibilities for organizations that have migrated the bulk of their IT activities to the cloud.

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Topics: technology tools, Computer, IT network

New iPad Launched. PC Computer Killer Some People Think. (Featured Articles)

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Mar 9, 2012 @ 09:03 AM

Apple launched its third generation iPad tablet this week and some people think it may be the next step in killing the PC.  Certainly if the data around the total number of iPads and other tablets which have been sold is right the impact on the PC market is significant.  Burlington SMB businesses are using tablets on an increasing basis, although I would not say that iPads are out numbering other brands.

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Topics: Computer, iPad, tablet

Samsung Launches SUR40 Surface Touch Tabletop in Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 7, 2012 @ 07:03 AM

Samsung Canada has recently launched a new 40 inch tabletop style touch LCD screen which can revolutionize the way people interact with information.  Using Microsoft Surface software as its operating system the SUR40 from Samsung is a remarkable device.

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Topics: Computer, Software, Microsoft Surface, Samsung

Consumer Preview of Microsoft Windows 8 -Three Assessments

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Mar 3, 2012 @ 09:03 AM

This week Microsoft released a Consumer Preview for Windows 8, the new operating system which is slated for general use later this year.  There is major interest in this release as it changes fundamentally the way users will interface with their applications as the model used more closely follows that used on mobile devices like cell phones and tablets.

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Topics: Computer, Software, IT support

10 Useful Cloud Tools For Your IT Network Courtesy of SMB Nation

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Feb 11, 2012 @ 09:02 AM

I subscribe to the SMB Nation newsletter and in their most recent edition they published an excellent article with 10 useful cloud IT tools that can help you in running your IT network.  I'm pleased to share these great featured products as they have some neat utility that can be of value to all.  Thanks to Joseph Walker for compiling this great list.

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Topics: Computer, document filing, IT network