A slow computer will hurt your bottom line as staff wait for applications to load and work. When you add it up, minutes turn into hours, which turn into days of unproductive time spent waiting for the computer to do what it needs to do. In addition, it can result in your I.T. department and consultants spending time troubleshooting various issues related to the sluggish systems.
There are many options for email service today, and Nerds On Site offers and support some of the biggest and best. Today we’d like to make a quick comparison between two of them: our shared email services and Google Apps. Our shared email service is built on SmarterMail 8 Enterprise. To give a quick overview, lets take [...]
Cloud storage services are all the rage these days, as they allow for synchronization of your data across multiple devices and online, effectively also acting as a backup solution. They’re also easy to use and inexpensive.
Want to help your I.T. department better understand how you use your workstation, and some of the issues that annoy you on a daily basis? Create a list! We all have a list in our heads of the little things that bug us when we use our computers. For the most part, we put up with it and accept it as something we can’t do anything about, or we figure the I.T. department is too busy with other things to worry about it.
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When backing up your data to the cloud, it is important to consider how securely your data is stored on your behalf. The NerdsBackup service is provided by our partner KineticD and all data is backed up to their Tier III data centre. This article will cover some common questions you may have regarding the security of [...]
Individuals become more frugal as the economy dips into a recessionary period. Businesses who learn how to reduce their operating expenses are far more likely to survive a recession than those who continue to operate “business as usual”. For many business owners, information technology costs are expensive; here are some tips for saving on IT costs during a recession:
The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has issued a warning about scareware messages saying a computer is associated with child pornography and demanding money to fix the problem. The government agencies insist they NEVER send out e-mails to that effect, and are encouraging people to not fall for the scams.
Ah, those pesky passwords. If you work in the corporate world or in an office, you have one for your PC/Network and, unless there is a password synchronization application that combines them, you probably have more than one for other applications. Add those to the ones that you have for your home Internet, your banking and other websites that require passwords, and before you know it you have a nightmare on your hands in trying to manage them.