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  • Business Continuity Plan – 5 Reasons Why You Need One

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    It’s true – running a business has never been an easy thing to do.  Just staying on top of all the threats – competition, lousy economy, inflation and downward price pressure – is hard enough without the specter of the disasters that
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  • 5 Reasons to Outsource IT Services

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    Entrepreneurs – if there is one thing they all have in common it is the overwhelming penchant for wanting to do everything themselves.  Most entrepreneurs are really lousy at delegating to their own people let alone an outside specialist.  Given
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  • 17 Million Devices Are An Immediate Network Security Risk

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    Technology continues its creep into every aspect of our life. And the sheer number of connected devices we use also continues to grow at breakneck speed. This has led to the inevitable spike in the number and severity of network
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  • Four Questions to Ask When Considering Business Continuity

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    We all remember the Boy Scouts ant their famous motto, 'Be Prepared'.  Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts when asked in an interview what they should be prepared for his answer was, "Anything". Businesses should take this to heart,
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  • Microsoft Surface vs. Apple iPad

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    A lot of people would accuse me of being an Apple hater,  but I'm not though - I do own an iPod, I have bought my wife two versions of the iPhone and my daughter owns an iPod Touch so
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  • Which Tablet Should I Buy?

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    Last week I was chatting online with my dad (I know!).  He asked me what I thought about BlackBerry’s chances in the coming months specifically when (or if) they finally release BB10 the much anticipated – and thoroughly delayed –
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  • Why in the World Would Anyone Upgrade to Windows 8?

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    Trick question.  The actual question should be:  Why in the world wouldn’t everyone upgrade to Windows 8?  There are so many reasons to upgrade to Windows 8.  Windows 8 is by far and away the most robust and secure operating system
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  • Network Security – Some Folks Still Don’t Get It

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    Ah yes - the ubiquitous password.  Remarkably, nearly half the internet users in the world still don’t get network security.  Which leads me to share something with you and no; it’s not my password or my P@ssw0rd or even my
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  • Cloud Services – Confusion Reigns Supreme

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    So tell me something I don’t know. Actually, I’ll tell you what most people still don’t know: what the cloud is besides a very hot and likely somewhat over-discussed topic. So if it is over-discussed why am I bringing up
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  • The Modern Worker – 15 Facts

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    I have to admit, I completely "borrowed" all of this from a Steve Balmer (Microsoft CEO) address at the recent Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto. But I found the facts so facinating that I had to share them. Today's
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