End of Service Guide for Windows 7

Use this guide to help you determine your best plan of action from Windows 7 to Windows 10. We are happy to help troubleshoot this for you as you must determine the answers to questions like, how much hard drive do you need to operate the new Windows 10? Will me current applications compatible with the new operating system? What is the best screen resolution? Will I need a new computer? Or computers? Call is us at 970.243.3311 to let us help with a seamless and stress free migration to …

Cybersecurity can be a differentiator for your business.

Cybersecurity Can Set Your Business Apart

Cybersecurity is becoming vital in today’s world. With all the data breaches popping up every day, you need to ensure your customer’s data is safe and secure. You can also use cybersecurity as a differentiator in your business. Here’s how. Make it a Company Value – if you make security a priority for all your employees your customers will know that you take cybersecurity seriously. The safer they feel their data is in your hands, the more they will trust you and recommend you to their friends. Get Those Certs …

Why IT as a Service Makes Sense for Start-Up Businesses

Why IT as a Service Makes Sense for a Start-Up

If you’re a start-up business, resources are precious, and tasks are never-ending. IT shouldn’t have to be one of those things that never get off your to-do list. IT outsourcing is essential for the initial stages of your business for the following reasons. Time – you don’t need to be wasting those precious hours in your day to complete maintenance, upgrades, or patch installs with your IT network. Leave it to the experts to keep your machines running smoothly in the background after hours so you can grow your business. …

how will artificial intelligence affect your business this year?

How will AI Affect Your Business This Year?

Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) is making its way into every aspect of our lives, and you might not even realize it. So, how will AI affect your business this year? Facial, Image, and Object Recognition – some of these items you might already use, like facial recognition on your iPhone or image recognition in a google search. Healthcare and law enforcement will probably see new applications arise that help them identify perps or subtle changes in a patient’s health. Predict Customer Behavior – with the mining and storage of more and …

the dark side of technology in the healthcare industry

The Dark Side of Technology in the Healthcare Industry

Most things in life have a good side as well as a dark side, which is why each industry needs to have a comprehensive strategy to mitigate any risks that might come up. Let’s examine some of the cybersecurity threats in the healthcare industry and how best to reduce them. Remote Access Solutions Some providers use remote-access solutions to make things easier on staff and business partners. Remote access allows employees to access data from wherever they might be when that information is needed. The best way to protect data …

cloud computing trends for 2019

Cloud Computing Trends for 2019

Cloud computing is still on the rise, and with more businesses looking to make the switch, there are no signs that it will slow down anytime soon. So, what are the cloud computing trends for 2019? Here is a list of 5 trends to keep in mind for your business. Adoption Will Continue to Grow Rapidly Cloud computing is not just a fad, it’s the way of the future, so expect continued growth; even dramatic growth in the years to come. More Businesses will opt for a Hybrid Solution Most companies …

Microsoft Surface Go vs. Pro

Give Yourself the Gift of Mobility with the Microsoft Surface

If you didn’t get what you wanted on Valentine’s Day, treat yourself to a Microsoft Surface Go or Pro. With the Microsoft Surface Go starting at $449. The Pro starts at $799. These lightweight and versatile tablets are the perfect gifts for anyone on your list. The Surface Go is perfect for any daily task that you might need to complete – email, web browsing, and movies. This model also offers LTE Advanced. Even if you’re outside of WiFi range, you can still connect and keep surfing the web. It also …

strengthening your cybersecurity plan

Strengthening Your Cybersecurity Plan

The goal of this article is to help you improve your cybersecurity plan. By implementing even one or two of the suggestions in this article, you’ll be taking a step toward reducing the likelihood of data loss, downtime, reputation damage, and lost revenue.  Proactively enhancing your cybersecurity plan is a smart business move. Before writing any cybersecurity plan, it’s essential to have a risk assessment under your belt.  Risk assessments highlight precisely where and how your workforce, technology, and physical environment are at risk and therefore where you need to …

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4 Ways to Free Hard Drive Space on Windows 10

If you’ve noticed your computer running slow lately, you might be running low on hard drive or memory space. If you’re running Windows 10, there are some things you can do in Windows 10 to free hard drive space and increase computer speed. Remove Temporary Files – these are files that get saved on your computer as you use it. To get rid of them open settings < click system< click storage, under Storage Sense, you will see “free up space now.” Click that. The window that opens will give …

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 End of Life Approaches

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 End of Life Approaches

Microsoft is updating a lot of their software, which means that some of it will be going out of support. One of those items is the Microsoft Windows Server 2008 platform. Microsoft will no longer be offering bug fixes and security updates after January 14, 2020. Without these updates and fixes, it will leave your Windows Server 2008 vulnerable to security issues and attacks. Also, the lack of updates can cause problems with the other software programs that run on your server. New applications are optimized for the latest operating …