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November 2016

3 “Techie” Reasons You Can Be Thankful This Season

Want to feel thankful instead of frustrated with your computers?


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October 2016

Looking To Upgrade Your Office Computer Network Within The Next 6-12 Months?

STOP! Don’t Get Spooked Into Spending Thousands Of Potentially Wasted Dollars On That New Upgrade!


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September 2016

5 Easy Things You Should Do To Protect Your Business Today

Let’s face it – no one likes to think about bad things happening to them, much less plan for them.


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May 2016

Is Your Computer Data Truly Protected From Fire, Flood, Severe Storms Or Even Theft?

During this time of year the threat of fire, flood, severe storms, water damage from office sprinklers, and even theft is very real.


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April 2016

Should You Move Your Business To The Cloud?

Cloud computing is a concept that could possibly save your business quite a bit of money on software, hardware, upgrades and services. Instead of purchasing hardware and software for your office, you can use “the cloud” to put your programs on a highly secure “super-server” online. All you need is an Internet connection to your office and you’re good to go.


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March 2016

Just Because You’ve Been LUCKY Enough To Avoid A Cyber-Attack Doesn’t Mean You’re Not At Risk

Imagine walking into your office one morning to discover your computer network was breached by a hacker, exposing not only YOUR company’s data, but also all of your client records and private communications. Imagine the embarrassment of having to notify your clients and vendors that, because of you, their private and possibly personal information may now be in the hands of cybercriminals. And hopefully that’s the only damage done…


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February 2016

Do You “Love” Spending Money On Servers, Backup Devices And IT Upgrades?

As hurtful as it feels to us, we know that no one likes spending money on IT. Sure, we all want our laptops, e-mail and applications secure, running fast and readily available 24/7/365, but your friends aren’t going to visit your office and oooh and ahhhh over your new server, and it certainly won’t provide you hours of entertainment or bragging rights at your next high school reunion.


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January 2016

The 7 Most Critical IT Security Protections Every Business Must Have In Place Now To Protect Themselves From Cybercrime, Data Breaches And Hacker Attacks

82,000 NEW malware threats are being released every day, and businesses (and their bank accounts) are the #1 target. To make matters worse, a data breach exposing client or patient information can quickly escalate into serious reputational damage, fines, civil lawsuits and costly litigation. If you want to have any hope of avoiding a cyber-attack, you MUST read this report and act on the information we’re providing.


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December 2015

How Does Your Current Computer Guy Stack Up?

How can you tell if you are receiving poor or substandard service? How do you know if your computer guy is doing everything possible to secure your network from downtime, cyber-criminals, data loss, or other frustrating and expensive disasters? Could your current computer guy actually be jeopardizing your network?


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November 2015

Moving Your Office Next Year? DON’T… Until You Read This First

Moving is always a big pain for those involved, but it doesn’t have to be a horrific, expensive experience. The number one complaint from someone who’s experienced a “bad” move is, “I didn’t know I needed to…” followed closely by “I completely forgot that…” In other words, it’s what you don’t do that makes the move a disaster.


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October 2015

Your Computer Network Is Being Haunted! (And It’s Worse Than Ghosts And Goblins)

Your small business is under attack. Right now, extremely dangerous and well-funded cybercrime rings are using sophisticated techniques to hack into thousands of small businesses to steal credit cards, blackmail you to recover data and swindle money directly out of your bank account.


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September 2015

Free Disaster Recovery Assessment Reveals How Quickly Your Business Could Be Back Up And Running After A Natural Disaster, Server Crash, Hacker Attack, Or Other Data-Erasing Tragedy

Let’s face it… no one likes to think about bad things happening to them, much less planning for them – Disaster Recovery Planning is one of those “important, not urgent” action items that (unfortunately) gets pushed to the back burner.


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August 2015

Could The Dog Days Of Summer Be A Threat To Your Business?

With the “dog days” of summer upon us, most business owners are looking for ways to keep their company’s sales and profits HOT, while keeping their IT expenses COOL. But if proper attention is not given to your server and network equipment during the summer, all that heat outside can actually bring your company’s growth to a grinding halt and increase your IT expenses significantly.


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July 2015

Declare Freedom From Expensive Software, Hardware And Network Upgrades

Office 365 and Google Apps are two perfect mainstream examples of the cloud computing trend for small businesses; for an inexpensive monthly fee, you can get full access to and use of Office applications that used to cost a few hundred dollars to purchase.


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June 2015

You Pay Your Current Computer Guy Good Money To Keep Your Computer Network Up, Running And Problem Free So Why Are You Still Having Constant Computer Problems?

If you are a small business owner with ongoing computer problems but doesn’t know who you can trust to fix them fast, fix them right, and make everything just WORK the way it’s supposed to, I have the solution you have been looking for.


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March 2015

Just Because You’ve Been LUCKY Enough To Avoid A Cyber-Attack Doesn’t Mean You’re Not At Risk

Imagine walking into your office one morning to discover your computer network was breached by a hacker, exposing not only YOUR company’s data, but also all of your client records and private communications. Imagine the embarrassment of having to notify your clients and vendors that, because of you, their private and possibly personal information may now be in the hands of cybercriminals. And hopefully that’s the only damage done…


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February 2015

Not “Feeling The Love” From Your Current IT Support Company?

Do They Act Like They Could Care Less About Keeping You As A Customer? Not Responding To Your Calls Quickly, Nickel-And-Diming You For Everything, Leaving Problems Unresolved For Days And Forcing You To Manage Them?


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January 2015

What Is Cloud Computing And Why Should You Care?

There’s a good chance that MOST of the software applications you use every day are now SaaS applications, or “software as a service.” In other words, you don’t have to install them on your server or PC – you simply access it as a pay-as-you-go model for only the licenses, space and features you use. This gives you the ability to access highly sophisticated software and functionality at a fraction of the cost – or even for free – and without long-term commitments.


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December 2014

An URGENT Security Warning For Businesses Running Microsoft Windows Server 2003

If your organization is currently running either Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or Exchange 2003 on any servers in your office, you need to know about a dangerous security threat to your organization that must be addressed very soon. Please take a moment to read this important announcement.


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November 2014

An IMPORTANT Security Warning For Businesses Running Windows Server 2003

If your organization is currently running Microsoft Server 2003 on one or more servers in your office, you need to know about a dangerous security threat to your organization that must be addressed very soon. Please take a moment to read this important announcement.


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October 2014

Does The Thought Of Your In-House Computer Expert Leaving Scare You To Death?

Here’s a scary question most businesses don’t think about: what would happen if your computer guy suddenly quit? Most business owners think it would only be a temporary inconvenience, when, in fact, the opposite is usually true. Want to know how much you are at risk? Ask yourself the following 6 frightening questions.


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September 2014

5 Easy Things You Should Do To Protect Your Business Now

Let’s face it: no one likes to think about bad things happening to them, much less plan for them. But since September is National Disaster Preparedness Month, we want to give you a quick “brush-up” on some simple things you can (and should!) be doing to protect your business.


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August 2014

What You Need To Know About The New Security Breach Notification Laws

It’s Monday morning and one of your employees notifies you that they lost their laptop at a Starbucks over the weekend, apologizing profusely. Aside from the cost and inconvenience of buying a new laptop, could you be on the hook for bigger costs, and should you notify all your clients?


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July 2014

If you want to Prevent your Personal or Business Identity from being stolen by a Cybercriminal, this report is a MUST-Read!

This informational report outlines in plain, non-technical English common mistakes that many small business owners make with their computer and network security that puts their personal information and identity at risk of being stolen. It also further explains what identity theft is, and how you can prevent it from happening to you and your business.


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June 2014

The 3 Biggest Problems Dallas and Ft. Worth CEOs Have With Most IT Firms

If you are a highly successful, results-oriented CEO who wants to focus your time, energy and money on growing your company, but find yourself constantly distracted and slowed down by chronic computer problems and incompetent IT support, then you probably don’t need us to tell you how frustrating that is.


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May 2014

Don’t Upgrade Your Server Until You Read THIS

Cloud computing is a concept that could save your business quite a bit of money on software, hardware, upgrades and services.


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April 2014

9 Steps To Take Now To Be Certain Your Finances Are Protected Online

Seems like we’ve been inundated over the past 6 months with rampant cybertheft. Target, Nieman Marcus, Yahoo and even mysterious $9.84 credit-card charges. Unfortunately, in the world we live in, this is most likely the norm going forward and not just a blip on the radar.


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March 2014

Storm Season Is Upon Us… Are You Protected?

Spring begins on March 20th! It’s not too late to prepare for those pop-up storms that occur randomly at this time of year often resulting in everything from ice damage to lightening fires. During this time of year the threat of fire, flood, severe storms, water damage from office sprinklers, and even theft is very real.


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February 2014

It’s Time To Break Up With Your Old Tape Drive

They say breaking up is hard to do; but when it comes to choosing between your old familiar tape drive and risking your company’s data, it should be a no-brainer. Tape drives are notorious for failure


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January 2014

An URGENT Security Warning For Businesses Running Windows XP Or Office 2003

If your organization is currently running either Windows XP or Office 2003 on one or more computers in your office, you need to know about a dangerous security threat to your organization that must be addressed within the next 3 months.


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December 2013

Here’s an important question most businesses don’t think about: what would happen if your in-house IT guru suddenly quit?

Most business owners think it would only be a temporary inconvenience when, in fact, the opposite is usually true. Want to know how much you are at risk?


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October 2013

7 Reasons Why Getting Rid Of Windows XP. Will Likely Exorcise Hidden Gremlins And Goblins Lurking In Your Computer Network.

Although many businesses have been getting rid of Windows XP for at least the last 3 years, the fact remains that as of early this year, around 500 million business computers were still running Windows XP.


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September 2013

Do You Allow Employees To Use Their Own Devices For Work?

The evolution of personal mobile devices and the rise of how necessary they are to business success these days are forcing many small business owners to make a choice – “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD) vs. “Corporate Owned, Personally Enabled” (COPE).