Practice Makes Perfect… or at Least Prepared

Practice Makes Perfect… or at Least Prepared

My 7th grade son came home a few days ago and told my wife and I that they’d had a drill at school to prepare for an active shooter situation. The school had done a great job of notifying parents in advance that this drill was going to take place, so we weren’t caught...
REDUNDANCY – Finding Balance in Spare Parts

REDUNDANCY – Finding Balance in Spare Parts

Two weeks ago a client called us with more than a hint of panic in his voice. “Everything is down. The only thing on the server is a message stating that hard drives have failed.” As you’d expect, he wanted us to come out right away. When our technician arrived on...
How Safe is the Cloud?

How Safe is the Cloud?

Backing up our critical files and email is something we’d all agree is important, but we often treat it like flossing our teeth. We know we should do it daily but it’s all too easy to take shortcuts or push it back until the next checkup. You never know when you’re...
Office 365 Email Server Settings

Office 365 Email Server Settings

We’ve helped many businesses migrate from simple email systems to Microsoft Office 365. The migration process itself can be a challenging and time-intensive process, but once users are on the new system, it’s rather simple to set up email clients such as Microsoft...
Small Business Technology – “I Did It My Way”

Small Business Technology – “I Did It My Way”

Early this morning I talked shop with one our clients at our local gym. We’ve had a project on tap for several months and it’s been tabled here and negotiated there, but now it’s GO time… they’d like the job done yesterday, and they’d like to do some of the work...