We Know First
Being the first to know means we can prevent more problems. 8:00am Monday morning, computers not working. People go around checking with others, trying different things. ……. By the time you find out its companywide, get a call into IT Support, have someone working the issue, an hour or more could have gone by. I’ve […]
Big Guys get Blacklisted too
Ya the Big Guys can get black listed too. NOTE: Black list is an email domain or IP list with known spamming activity. Thus receiving mail servers use these lists to deny emails if they come from a black list. This is a form of Anti-Spam Control) With so many mail servers (hundreds) and so […]
Who’s Your WebMaster?
What’s a WebMaster? Who maintains ownership/control of yourcompany.com Who manages your Web and Email security / records / traffic? Has your website/Domain become compromised? Or even hijacked? Are you sure? How do you know? If you manage a business and have any kind of digital presence (email, website, social networking), then knowing […]
Mistakes are Good?
I think about this every day. True we are imperfect and we all make mistakes. As such we can either see it as a fault or an opportunity to improve ourselves. I vote for the latter. As an IT provider this really goes to a whole new level. Making mistakes in IT can […]
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 […]
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
Can LCD’s be Fixed?
LCD’s do have many replaceable parts and have higher probably of repair than the old CRT box monitors. In Most cases a failed or broken Laptop Screen is worth the repair. 4 Common Issues: AC Adapter Power Inverter Backlight Bad Panel 1. AC Adapter The AC Adapter can be easily tested with a multi-meter. This […]
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 […]
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 […]
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...