fusion-cloud-backup

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Feb2018

Why you should test your backups

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Test your backups. You're running a business. You have mission-critical data on your server and workstations. This includes trade secrets, client data and financial information. You backup your data to protect you in case an emergency struck. You know the backups work and your mission-critical data is safe, offsite. Or do you? This ... Read More
February 23, 2018Mark Anthony Germanos
passwords

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Feb2018

How to find your WIFI password

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Do you need to find your WIFI password? If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me to find their WIFI password (encryption key) and type it into a new notebook, phone or tablet, I could afford to live in California. OK, OK, OK, I do live in California. Nuf said. This does, ... Read More
February 23, 2018Mark Anthony Germanos
ZIP-Multimedia-Compression

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Feb2018

When should you ZIP files?

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ZIP files when you need to keep them together. Windows lets you ZIP files. A ZIP file is a file that contains other files. The ZIPping process also compresses the files it contains. If you want to send four files at 3 MB each, you're looking at 12 MB in sum. Adding ... Read More
February 22, 2018Mark Anthony Germanos
ssd-vs-harddrive

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Feb2018
Solid State Drives work for you. Solid State Drives are computer hard drives that have no moving parts. Therefore, they make the computer run faster, generate less heat and last longer. How one can help your business.... Read More
February 22, 2018Mark Anthony Germanos
A network support professional will keep your network working while you run your business

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Feb2018
How can you save money? Maybe I should answer this "how do I save money" question  with a story. My first client was a highly respected professor. He did not practice preventative maintenance and he did not save money in this episode. He bought a new Lexis ... Read More
February 21, 2018Mark Anthony Germanos
WeTransfer

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Feb2018

How to send a large file

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Have you ever wanted to send a large file? Today, I will show how to send a large file over the Internet. Files that are less than 10 MB can usually travel as e-mail attachments. If you try sending a large file (larger than 10 MB), you will get...unpredictable results. That's ... Read More
February 21, 2018Mark Anthony Germanos
A network support professional will keep your network working while you run your business

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Feb2018
You have secure data. How secure is it? Your workday may be done. However, thousands of people can access your secure data all night long. Outsiders and insiders both are a risk. Some of history's worst attacks were conducted by insiders. To maintain access control and secure your data, you have ... Read More
February 20, 2018Mark Anthony Germanos
Outsource your network management

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Feb2018
Network security is an investment. Network security is not cheap. You already knew that. Individual solutions are becoming more costly. Inexpensive open source alternatives struggle to keep up. Compliance and quality assurance costs are rising annually. The total cost of cyber crime is reaching unprecedented levels, averaging $15 Million per year ... Read More
February 19, 2018Mark Anthony Germanos
Cyber Security

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Feb2018
Hackers are targeting you and your data. Hackers attack daily. Most hacker attacks are not news headlines anymore. Hackers continue to gain access to valuable data and personal information daily. They target both private companies and government agencies. The good news is, most companies have begun to take security seriously. Therefore, ... Read More
February 19, 2018Mark Anthony Germanos
hurricane-sandy-satellite-7

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Feb2018
You need a disaster recovery plan. Who wants to incur a fire, flood or theft that knocks you out of business? Nobody. Good. Who has a disaster recovery plan? You would use one to resuscitate your business if a disaster struck. Disasters happen. Airplanes landed in New York City. A hurricane and levee ... Read More
February 18, 2018Mark Anthony Germanos