How to Troubleshoot PC Problems on Vacation

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Going on vacation is hard when you work in IT. It’s even more difficult when you work for a small company and you’re the only person the …continue reading

The Future of IT is Not Behind a Desk

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Being the on-call IT support professional for your company once meant being tied to a PC back at home. Going anywhere you couldn’t readily plug in a …continue reading

Free Website Protection and Acceleration by Incapsula

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Every day, websites are subjected to a vast array of malicious scripts and attempts of subversion intended to break through any layer of security you’ve implemented. These …continue reading

CDW Data Storage and Virtualization Solutions Help Keep Data Secure

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Data is more important than ever in the world of business and IT management. Without reliable, secure data storage and management solutions, a small business could face …continue reading

What Small Businesses Could Learn from Pirate Bay’s Cloud

Not every small business or startup has to worry about being raided by International law enforcement agencies. The Pirate Bay has been under fire for years due to having provided a portal for piracy.

While Pirate Bay doesn’t exactly hand out pirated copies of Metallica’s …continue reading

Tips for Becoming an Independent IT Consultant

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I spent a brief time as an IT consultant for a company that had plenty of audio engineers, but no one with any website or internal IT …continue reading

Remote Brainstorming Modern Solutions

Brainstorming — whereby a project team attacks a problem by spontaneously thinking up potential solutions (no matter how ridiculous) and seeing what sticks — isn’t as easy as one would think. In fact, it’s one of the most difficult collaborative activities to carry out. What …continue reading

What Makes Programmers Good?

I’ve spent a long time in IT. In fact, when I started it was called Data Processing, which is a term that hasn’t been in vogue for 20 years. In all that time, I’ve had two kinds of job — development or …continue reading

The Most Dedicated Woman I’ve Ever Met

Everything seems to be reviews, news, and help. So when I was thinking about what I want to write about, I thought of a story that always makes people laugh and think “How could a person do that?” So, without further ado, here’s the story.

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What is Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)?

If you’re reading this article, you’ve probably either heard this term used by a member of your IT support staff or are looking into the technology for yourself. Either way, it’s important to clarify first and foremost that this is a technology used to save …continue reading