Microsoft Enterprise Licensing costs sheduled to increase substantially

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Licensing, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office 365, Partners, Sales, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Even though the cost to upgrade to Microsoft Windows 8 is the least expensive that any upgrade has been, Microsoft has raised the cost of Enterprise Licensing significantly. Here’s the breakdown of pricing changes: Enterprise USER CAL will increase by 15%. Enterprise DEVICE CAL will remain the same. There are many changes to the Microsoft pricing structure besides these, so …

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Symantec AV Update Responsible for Crashing Microsoft Windows computers

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Partners, Secure IT Alert, security, Symantec, Windows Leave a Comment

Symantec has issued an apology regarding the crashing of enterprise based Microsoft Windows XP computers last week. Although the update was corrected quickly, it was not before many computers were affected. Hopefully your network was not one of those negatively impacted. If you should find your business in the situation of computers blue screening, locking up or performing in a …

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Apple’s Mac OS X Lion poses enterprise security risks (this is not a repeat)…

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Using Mac’s in your enterprise? You will want to read this article http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/08/26/mac_osx_lion_security_hole/… This is kind of a big deal, as it underscores that Mac OS X Lion machines simply fail at LDAP, a basic part of enterprise network integration. In short, if you bring these Macs into your environment, once authenticated, they simply don’t care which password is entered, they …

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Trend Micro Titanium 2012 anti-virus / anti-malware now available

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Licensing, Microsoft, Sales, security, Windows Leave a Comment

Trend Micro has unveiled their Titanium update for 2012! Keep your identity, data and social network protected from a new generation of threats. Staying safe online these days is about more than just avoiding malware. You have to protect your device, your privacy, your personal data, your social network, and your family against an army of new threats. Given that abandoning …

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Business focused Motion CL900 tablet is now available for order

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, broadband, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Connectivity, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, Microsoft, Mobile, Nexlink, Sales, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

Does your business need something other than the Apple iPad and Android based tablets? The Motion CL900 is now available for order! Effective today, the Motion CL900, the latest addition to Motion’s suite of enterprise-built tablet PCs, is now available for shipping with the standard  4 week lead time from Authorized Motion Reseller Partners. The CL900 is a rugged, lightweight …

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Dell executive claims iPad is unlikely to dominate the enterprise market… Your thoughts?

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Connectivity, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, Microsoft, Mobile, OS X, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

Dell’s Global Head of Marketing was interviewed by CIO recently and one statement made global headlines, “Apple iPad will fail in the enterprise: Dell“. He claims that the iPad is too expensive to win in the enterprise market and that other devices may very well beat it out… Of course Dell would like to think that their own will be …

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Trend Micro Competitive Upgrade makes switching anti-virus more attractive!

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

Is your business currently using Symantec, McAfee, Microsoft or Kaspersky for corporate anti-virus protection? If so, and you are unhappy with the current level of protection and would be interested in trying Trend Micro but the cost has been prohibitive, then maybe the Competitive Upgrade offer will encourage you to make the move! Trend calls their program “Competitive Displacement”, and …

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