No work today… I’ll be attending TEDx Greenville again this year #TEDxGVL #Greenville

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I was rather concerned that today would come and I would have work piled up to my ears and unable to attend the TEDx event I’ve been waiting paitently for since last year. Up until 3:30 yesterday, I was reasonbly sure that I wouldn’t make it. I had even spoken with a couple people who needed tickets (this is a …

Nexlink Mini-X11 Series Desktop Business Computer – A tiny box with big features!

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  Awe, isn’t it cute!?!?!? Don’t let the size fool you. This is a computer built with your business needs in mind. The Intel Atom processor has enough power to work well for your average receptionist or intern who is doing daily word processing using Microsoft Office 2010 Word or spreadsheets like Microsoft Excel. It’s also an excellent web browsing …

GSATC Presents – Cybercrime, the Internet, and you… #GSATC #Greenville #CyberCrime #Security

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Are you involved with GSA Technology Council? If so, you already know all about this. If not, here’s a Greenville event that many people will find informative (stolen from their email sent out earlier today): Cybercrime, the Internet, and you… The current state of the art in Cybercrime <<First Name>>Andrew Grafton, FBI Agent, will discuss current and past cyber cases, …

Need LOTS of external hard drive storage? The Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk offers 4 TB!

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PCMAG.COM posted a review of the new Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk (4TB) external hard drive that is worth reading if you are looking for a large storage solution. They listed the pros as being “HUGE”, “numerous connection interfaces” and “low cost”. On the flip-side, they stated that the plastic construction was a negative, as it didn’t offer much in the way of protection. …

Big things come in small packages like the Lenovo ThinkCentre M58P ultra small business computer

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Who says a computer has to be big in size in order to be big in processing power? The Lenovo ThinkCentre M58P series computer is compact, no, make that ULTRA compact, and designed with business in mind! Weighing in at 9.2 lbs, and measuring 3.1″ tall, 10.8″ wide and 9.4″ deep, it takes up a LOT less space than a …

Spring Cleaning Time – For Your Data!

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It’s that time again!  Time to do some spring cleaning! This is where millions of people spend hours or even days cleaning up their computers.  Wedding mail, files and other data in an attempt to simplify their life and to determine what is to be kept and what should be deleted. I suggest NOT cleaning. Sure, you can ORGANIZE, but …

Even just allowing employees to install iTunes on their machines exposes the organization to Safari/WebKit vulnerabilities

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Apple Products Not Hacker Proof?   An article over on CRN on March 15 entitled “Apple Safari Patch Shows Products Not Hacker Proof” is sure to get some people’s panties in a wad, but it does correctly post the facts, though it will fall short of educating the misled public that Apple products are not hacker proof. This particular issue …

Top 7 Reasons to Upgrade to Symantec NetBackup 7.5

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  The following is from Symantec’s Tech Tips and News:   Top 7 Reasons to Upgrade to Symantec NetBackupTM 7.5  1. Unite physical and virtual environments With three Best of VMworld awards and nearly two million customers protecting their critical physical and virtual data, Symantec is the industry leader in VMware and Hyper-V backup. Only Symantec offers V-Ray technology for …

Avoid embarrassment for your business due to pornography raids by installing a firewall with filtering

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Every company would like to believe they have employees with strong moral values who would not jeopardize the reputation of the business by browsing for pornography, or even worse, child pornography. The truth of the matter is, not only are there employees that will do just that, but also others who might have access to machines in the facility, such …