Are you afraid of social media?

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I have a hard time trusting people who are not active and open on social media. My perception is that they are hiding something… What are some reasons for NOT using social media to connect with people and share either your personal or business life (or in my case, both)??? Reasons people might abstain from being social on the internet: …

Cisco Voice over IP phone systems don’t have to break the bank #VoIP #Cisco

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Q: Why is it that just about every corporation you walk into has Cisco phones on their desks? A: Because they have become the standard by which almost every other VoIP solution is measured. People in business have grown to expect a certain level of quality. From feel of the handset and how heavy it is and whether it fits …

Firewall your business network! Don’t rely on home routers for protection!

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This is pet peeve of mine:┬áBusiness networks should be behind firewalls, not behind home routers! When we visit a client location, we generally find one of the following configurations. Absolutely NO firewall – just the router provided by the ISP A Linksys, TrendNet, Netgear, D-Link wireless router designed for home use An actual firewall such as a Cisco, WatchGuard, SonicWALL, …

Constant wireless network connection dropping got you down?

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Wireless woes got you down? Tired of Wi-Fi connection issues? Here are a couple of common complains we hear, maybe one of these applies to you: You have a wireless tablet (iPad, Android, Windows, etc), notebook / laptop, point of sale system, Voice over IP phone system, etc, and as you move around your business, you lose your wireless connection, …

You need a second pair of eyes on your business computer, server & network

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If you maintain your own company computer, server & network or do you have someone in-house that does, it might be a good idea to get a second pair of eyes to give your business infrastructure a once-0ver. If you are like most people, when everything is running well, you get comfortable and begin to do the job you were …

How to save money on your Greenville & Upstate SC computer repair

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Are you wanting quality computer service performed by trained and experienced computer service professionals instead of someone found in the back of a newspaper? A service center you can depend on, that has fast turnaround, and has an outstanding reputation? Look no further than Homeland Secure IT in Greenville South Carolina! We offer sales, service and support both home and …

Hosted Microsoft Exchange mail can fail too – pick a reliable cloud provider! #99.999

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With all the talk about hosted storage, hosted applications, hosted backup, hosted mail, and “the cloud” terms such as “cloud computing”, “cloud storage”, “cloud solutions”, people tend to think that these servers never go down, that they are impervious to the issues that a physical server might have at your physical location. For all the advancements made in this arena, …

It’s vacation time! Protect your computer, server and other belongings while you are away!

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If you are lucky or blessed enough to be able to take off from work and actually get out of town for a summer vacation over the Independence Day holiday this year, hopefully you will be doing a few things to protect your belongings while you are away. Here are a few examples of things you can do in order …

Immediate opening for computer service technician in Greenville

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Job Title: Computer Service Technician Location: Greenville, SC Full/Part Time: Full-time Regular/Temporary: Temp to hire About Homeland Secure IT Homeland Secure IT is a Greenville, SC based company providing service and support to Upstate based small, medium and enterprise businesses. We offer sales, service and support of computers, servers, network equipment, VOIP, security camera systems and more. ┬áServices provided are …

Security breach at University of Nebraska may have exposed financial records

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Last week, a security breach at the University of Nebraska resulted in hackers having gained potential access to the (financial and personal) records of 650,000 students, alumni, parents and university employees. The security breach was discovered by a staff member and quickly remedied, however, at this point in time it is not known exactly what information, if any, was actually …