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Embrace New Technology

Let Technology Work For You. With Christmas and Hanukkah fast approaching, tech gifts appear on everyone’s “wish list”.  New technology that is pushing hard to become the staple in every house is voice recognizing devices.  People have become so tied to their devices they are constantly looking at their devices.  Almost every commercial I skip

Staff Picks for Holiday Gifts 2017

The holidays are upon us! Are you stuck on not knowing what to get for your tech loving friend? Our staff has compiled up a list of what’s on their Christmas wish list this year! Check it out. GoPro HERO6 -   Send footage to your phone automatically with this incredible camera. Packed with 4K60

How to Utilize Cisco’s Firesight Management Center

  Problem: Setting up Firesight Management center. Solution: The recommended option is to have a dedicated ESXi server. If you don’t have any then you can use VMWare workstation and install the virtual machine in a physical server where Hyper-V role is not installed for instance you might have a dedicated ADC server. But we

The Do’s and Don’ts of Digital Security

  How do you stay protected from the harmful malware that’s out there?  Here are the Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to securing your data.   Do use Antivirus- They may not be fully security proof but it’s better than not having one at all. Don’t Use Flash- Hackers love Flash because of its

Windows Update Issues

I am going to make this blog a short one. The subject is when Windows Updates break. I wanted to pass this on since I recently have been working on a series of Windows update issues mostly from last month's patching. I thought I might provide some links to some solutions you could use that

Online Shopping Safety Tips

Holiday shopping is near. If you’re not heading to the nearest mall to cross things off your Christmas list, chances are you’ll be purchasing items online. There are a few security tips you’ll need to know before you submit your payment information. If you’re using a new website for purchases, do some research and check

Let Technology Work For You Part II

As we get closer to the end of the year, most people put off getting ready for the headache of Taxes and Record Keeping. If you let current technology work for you, the paperwork will be ready handle as you touch the paperwork and receipts.  All cell phones after dozens and dozens of apps that

Getting Out of Safe Mode in Windows

  If your Windows computer insists on booting into Safe Mode, you’ll have to figure out what’s causing the problem. Press Win + R, type msconfig, and press Enter. This opens System Configuration. Select the Boot tab. If the Safe boot option is checked, uncheck it. Then reboot. For future reference, don’t use System Configuration to enter Safe Mode, unless you have reason

Troubleshooting Meraki Access Points

Problem: Roaming issues with Meraki Access points.   Solution: Minimum Bitrate control. The recommended one is 12Mbps but selecting this will prevent 802.11b devices from joining. If we keep increasing the minimum bitrate clients need a higher signal strength to join and use the AP. Therefore adjusting bitrate can reduce the overhead on the wireless

Keeping Yourself Secure at Work

From the top leadership to the newest employee, cyber security requires the work of every employee to keep data, customers, and capital safe and secure.   When in doubt, throw it out. Stop and think before you open attachments or click links in emails. Links in email, instant message, and online posts are often the