Cloud computing: Is Microsoft Aurora / BPOS right for your small business?

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, CCTV, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Office, OS X, security, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP), Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Today you can hardly have a conversation with IT professionals without the buzz words, “cloud computing”, “in the cloud”, “cloud solutions”, etc popping up. What do these terms mean? To over-simplify the definition, it means that something is not stored at your location. It is stored “in the cloud”, or on a remote server, and accessed via the internet. The …

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Random thoughts about cell phones and service industry usage

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Service, Connectivity, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, iPhone, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange 5 Comments

Homeland Secure IT is stuck in the past! That’s right, a high-tech business is using what most consider to be antiquated technology. It isn’t because of the cost, it is because of the features. We are actually paying more per month for our cell phone plan than if we were using the latest devices and connectivity. What we use and …

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Greenville computer service, repair, support and more – Way more… #greenville

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Mobile, Non-Profit, Office, OS X, security, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

This morning I was having a discussion with a potential client and we were talking about the “Homeland Secure IT” name, the individual mentioned that they understood the play on words, however they were simply not sure how to take “IT”, because they thought of “IT” only in the terms of “Information Technology”… I explained that the “IT” in our …

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Microsoft Server 2008 R2 & Exchange 2010 Deployment Fun

JohnMHoyt Homeland Secure IT, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, Microsoft, Technology 3 Comments

Deploying a Microsoft Server 2008 R2 with Microsoft Exchange 2010 into an existing MS Server 2003 / Exchange 2003 environment has some challenges, but when you add in a Blackberry it takes a little foresight. When a client has an old version of BES or is using Blackberry Professional Server, they should know in advance that it will NOT work …

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