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Should your business use an automated attendant on your VoIP phone system?

Let’s talk about the dreaded Automated Attendant for a minute. Every time you call a larger business you get the “Thank you for calling xxxx, please press 1 for sales, 2 for……” message and curse under your breath waiting to finally get to the option you want. Honestly, I used to hate them, until I participated in a networking event …

What happens when you recycle a PC or other electronics?

I’m often asked how to dispose of an old PC or hard drive. Most people are improperly disposing of electronic equipment, and then there are some who think they are doing the right thing and give it to a “PC recycler”, who might do this with it: (long video opens in new window) If you need help insuring that your …

Go Gigabit! It’s like steroids for your business network! #GoogleOnMain #LuckyGVL

Have you noticed retrieving files from your server is feeling slower? Accessing a database on your network is sluggish? Moving large files takes a long time? Chances are good that you are using a 10/100 Megabit infrastructure, and that by simply replacing a few components, you could move to Gigabit speeds, possibly a 10x increase in speed, or more if …

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There’s never been a better time to switch to Trend Micro WFBS anti-virus!

The headline says it all! There really never has been a better time to switch your business to Trend Micro’s world class Worry Free Business Security anti-virus / anti-malware  / anti-spam products! For a limited time, we can provide you with THREE years of anti-virus protection for the price of two years. This is a no-brainer for small to large …

Laptop containing medical information has been lost or stolen in Oconee SC – Is YOUR data secure?

Every computer service and support company in the world just waits in the wings for headlines like this one from today on GreenvilleOnline.com: “Missing laptop may compromise Oconee Heart Center Patients’ data“.  It’s not because we revel in the suffering of others, but because it underscores the importance of the message that computer techs preach over and over “secure your …

The next time you call for tech support you may find yourself talking to a prisoner

When I read the article about one company farming out their data entry work to an Indian prison where prisoners will be handling financial records while using computers, it made me shudder. Not only do we have prisoners handling financials, but they are using computers to do so, making it all the more easy for them to send that data …

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Greenville Network Support and Computer Repair Specialists

Do you need help with your network? Homeland Secure IT, LLC provides network support services to Upstate and Greenville, SC businesses and individuals. Whether you need Microsoft Patches put on your Microsoft Server, or an upgrade to your Microsoft Exchange Server, we can assist! We sell new and maintain existing servers, desktop PCs, and network infrastructure such as routers, firewalls …

Google Chrome is faster than lightning, sound and a speeding potato

I’m still feeling horrible after the accident on Friday so I am at home. Better to hurt at home than to go in to work and not get anything done, be more uncomfortable, feel more depressed and make everyone at the office as sick of hearing me whine about it as my family and even myself…  It hurts to type, …

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Honest computer repair in Upstate / Greenville South Carolina

I know it is tempting, but smashing your broken computer with a hammer will likely result in making your bad day even worse. After all, you would have to clean up that mess, and there is always the chance that the flying pieces could put out an eye or something! I spoke with a man today about his computer network, …