HD Shortage Results from Thai Floods

A worldwide shortage of hard drives is expected in the near future as many of the Thai-based factories continue to struggle with flooding. In the same way the massive earthquake and tsunami damaged Japan’s electronics industry, the flood crisis in Thailand is causing concern for companies that require hard drives for production. The majority of […]

Security and Small Businesses

Fact: all it takes is one security breach to destroy a company. But few – especially small businesses – seem to realize it, according to a recent survey released by StaySafeOnline.org. Results show that few small businesses see themselves as a target of online thieves or hackers, resulting in many having only token security policies […]

Don’t Get Scammed on Facebook

A word of caution for Facebook users: Hackers and scam artists are now using promotions and all other sorts of come-ons to victimize users into falling for phishing traps or giving up personal information. It is important to know what to do to avoid becoming a victim as well as securing your system to prevent […]

5 Reasons to Say Yes to Managed Services

Long-term cost-effectiveness. Simple, but comprehensive and updated solutions. Dependable and stable. These are just some of the advantages of using Managed Services to deliver efficient and custom designed IT solutions that meet your specific needs. Many large businesses prefer the use of Managed Services to meet their IT needs, but many smaller organizations continue to […]

LinkedIn is More Than It Appears

For businesses, social networks like Facebook and Twitter can be used to connect your businesses with the general public. But through a unique social networking platform called LinkedIn, you have access to a symposium or conference of sorts, where you can connect with fellow professionals and businesses. Among the many social networks on the World […]

Hackers Now Prefer Small Companies

Statistics are showing that small and medium-sized businesses are being targeted by hackers on an escalating scale. The reason for this is smaller businesses tend to have lax and weak security, making them much easier and quicker to steal from. In physics, there's a concept called 'the path of least resistance'. The meaning is plain […]

Why Move Up to Windows 7 and 2008 R2?

It's common for many businesses to forgo upgrading their systems when new software comes along – it's not only expensive, but why change something that's been serviceable and reliable so far? However, considering that studies and tests are showing that Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 are significantly outperforming their predecessors, it may be time […]