A Case for EndPoint Security

Businesses face all kinds of challenges these days, but for the small business owner, the challenges are magnified in these tough economic times. Faced with limited IT personnel and budget, the small business environment usually end up with non-standard computer configurations, inadequate or non-existent security policies, old equipment etc. The impact of the failure of […]

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Automation and Small Business Owners

Small business owners are usually forced by budget constraints to do every thing they can to save cost. In order to save on software licensing costs,for example, a small business owner may install the free version of a critical application like a firewall or anti-virus on the business computers. The task of updating these applications […]

Backup Options for Small Business Owners

You’ve heard it a thousand times: backup your data. But I still find it rather amazing to walk into a client’s environment and ask, “so what do you do for backup?” and get a blank stare or “oh, we are doing ok”. The “it will never happen to us” syndrome is prevalent in the small […]

Windows Backup 2008: Another Royal Mess

I am always baffled by the constant ability of Microsoft to take something that was working very well and turn it upside down all in the name of trying to improve the product. The list is long so we won’t even bother. The latest in this list is the supposedly new and improved Windows Server […]