What’s the difference between Business and Personal Computers?
Simple Answer: 1. Reliability 2. Feature set. For home, I may care more about: 1. Home photos / videos 2. General email and document use 3. Internet Surfing / Social networking, etc. 4. More Recreation and Family use. For Business, although the above may still apply, what trumps those wants are: 1. Reliability 2. Quality […]
What Computer Should I Buy?
Since your business depends greatly on your computers, your choice of computer / brand / model becomes a key to your company profit. Beyond choice of computer, the method of setup used to configure the machine for your network and user needs also has huge impact on the reliability of the computer. One survey says […]
What’s in a Password?
So what’s the big deal if my password is 1234 ??? Well that depends on what the password is protecting. Passwords are like = Keys & Locks. A weak password is like a skeleton key. If your only locking the hallway closet, a skeleton key (or password of 1234) is probably fine. But if your […]
How can I ‘Clean up’ my files?
So you want to give away your computer (how nice you are) or you just want to clean up your personal items. How? First, do you have any data to save? Documents Pictures Emails Favorites Easiest method is to copy them off to a flash drive, then to your other computer. Before you […]
Is your IT a Profit Point? or an Expense?
I Declare that everyone’s IT should be a PROFIT POINT and NOT an Expense. I strongly believe we make our clients more money than IT Support costs. My methodology is to focus on the “end result”. What’s the “end result” ? The same thing everyone wants for their company = Satisfied Customers, Happy Employees, Enjoyable […]
“netvsc” error with Hyper-V guest
We have many clients with Server 2008 running Hyper-V to virtualize the live servers. Virtualization has provided many benefits to our clients. (Reduced power consumption, increased uptime, added redundancy, server consolidation, hardware replacement for old servers while keeping the old server system OS, and much more) As always when using technology as a solution, you […]
The Real Costs of Downtime
I Declare that your IT should be a profit point NOT an expense. We can take any company be it ‘technology strategic’ or ‘technology dependent’ and increase their annual revenue well beyond the perceptive expense associated with IT. Thus taking what all your competitors view as an expense on their P&L Statements and making IT […]
Remotely Access Quickbooks
How do I remotely share QuickBooks? First off, QuickBooks has cloud versions that do just that. They are a bit more expensive since you are paying for the service, but it’s simple and ready to go. However, most of the time you already have QuickBooks in use at your office. You may even […]
Customer Needs – Our Motive Revealed
“The customer’s needs are always right” Do we really believe this? Do we really live and think in a manner that supports this? Our actions, tone, and words demonstrate if we really believe this or not; by our response to a customers need. When a customer asks us to perform something we already know how […]
Database Trick = Faster Servers
Database design / admin has major implications to your business NET Profit. Watch my video and learn how. Happy Clicking! Nathan DeSutter IT Consultant
IT as a Profit
We Declare that everyone's IT should be a PROFIT POINT and NOT an Expense. Our clients profit more than the IT Department investment. The methodology is...