It seems that even the most innocuous machines in the workplace can serve as a security threat to companies. According to this report from CBS News, many office copiers save the images they copy on a dedicated hard disk installed inside them. This means that everything from mundane memos to your most sensitive information such as financial statements and contracts are stored – and could potentially extracted. So the next time you dispose of a copy machine, if you’re not sure what’s stored on it and how to get it off – give us a call to help out. To see the news report, watch this video.
We couldn’t agree more with this reprint of a recent TechNewsDaily report
The success of Apple’s iPad has made consumers keen for tablet computers in general, and worldwide shipments of these devices will jump six times by 2014, according to recent analyst reports.
Viruses and other forms of malware can wreak untold havoc in your computer systems, which causes productivity loss and problems that affect the service you deliver to your customers. This is why subscribing to a service that maintains and prevents the spread of viruses in your system and network can go a long way in ensuring that your IT-based operations continue smoothly and efficiently. However, viruses account for only a fraction of the problems your computer system can suffer. With many businesses such as yours relying greatly on the capabilities of their IT systems, it stands to reason that all steps must be taken to ensure that it is properly maintained and functions as effectively as possible. One very efficient way to do this that’s getting much attention these days is Managed Services. This is an affordable and cost-effective means of making sure that your IT continues to function at optimum levels at all times. Here’s how it works: Companies routinely experience IT-related problems that they have difficulty solving. Managed Services provides 24 x 7 proactive monitoring of your systems and ensures all systems are up to date, preventing problems from happening in the first place. Updating, patching, and constant maintenance to your system is important to protecting your system from a slew of potentially damaging problems. Improvements and upgrades help your system function better, which enhances your company’s capabilities and helps you achieve a higher level of productivity. Managed Services Providers help you stay on top of the game with little worries and predictable costs – especially in the long run. Thinking about checking out Managed Services? We’re here for you. We respond to all our clients’ concerns and deliver service specific to their particular needs. We keep ourselves up to date with the latest fixes, patches, and upgrades so you always have the best and the latest means to help increase your productivity and help you deliver your services better. We know the best ways to prevent viruses and other preventive maintenance methods that maximize your IT systems capabilities. We don’t just manage your IT – we make it better.
This may be the year when “Cloud Computing” takes off – fueled by millions of intelligent and light weight mobile devices, securely interacting with others over a ubiquitous and always-on network.
At the moment, a much more profound change is taking place – where knowledge, formerly stored in document silos, is now shared, revised and published by designated trusted communities connected to the internet.
A well thought out Datamation article entitled, “Top Five Thin Client Hardware Vendors“, by Jeff Vance, resonates with our thinking, more specifically in the last paragraph of the last page, “Finally, while Apple has never claimed to be a thin client vendor, the iPad could well be the pioneering thin client for consumers.
As CEOs begin to spend again on IT, they’re also looking for offerings to keep their costs down, which is creating opportunities for desktop virtualization vendors, according to analysts.
We think the timing for this important release couldn’t be better.
Channel Insider published an excellent article on zero client, thin client, desktop virtualization options here…
“After 2009’s recession delays, zero-client, thin-client and desktop-virtualization technologies are poised to infiltrate companies, from the enterprise to the midsized organization to small business.
Further fueling the interest in zero-client solutions is the escalating costs of deploying and managing PCs, now estimated to be in the range of $4,000 to $6,000 per year, according to Gartner and IDC. Those same research companies estimate that a VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) can save upwards of 70 percent over the support and maintenance costs of desktop PCs. Those are numbers that are sure to attract the attention of C-suite executives.