When should you ZIP files?

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
April 25, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos


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
April 23, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
A network support professional will keep your network working while you run your business


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
April 20, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos



How to send a large file

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
April 18, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
A network support professional will keep your network working while you run your business


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
April 13, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
Outsource your network management


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
Cyber Security


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


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 26, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
Failing battery


Do not waste money on a replacement battery.Yes. You read that right. I am advocating that you do not replace a failed cell phone battery. A failing battery is the first and usually most visible sign that your phone is failing. You should replace the complete phone.A story for you.... Read More
February 19, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos
1000 feet of Ethernet cable


You need to hire professional contractors.You need something done right, on time, the first time. Go shopping. You can find a professional or find someone who says he can do the work and "can give you a discount" before you start talking price. Should you hire him?I would say, no. ... Read More
January 9, 2017Mark Anthony Germanos