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 …

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Using IE7, Safari 3 or Firefox 3.5 or earlier? You won’t be using Google Apps soon…

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Windows 1 Comment

It’s time to upgrade your browser if you are using IE7, Safari 3 or Firefox 3.5 or earlier. Not just to have the latest features and the best security, but in order to continue to use websites to their fullest. Case in point – people using Google for Gmail, Calendars, Talk, Docs and Sites will lose functionality according to Google …

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John M. Hoyt’s IT Predictions for 2011

JohnMHoyt Android, Apple, Backup Solutions, broadband, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Connectivity, Fun Stuff, iPad, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP), Windows, Windows Server 1 Comment

Everyone else has been making their predictions for the coming year, so I thought I might do the same… These predictions are based upon industry news, social media and blog rambling as well as some personal wishes. Will any of it come to fruition? I guess at the end of 2011 you can remind me how wrong I was. A …

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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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Microsoft’s Online Services Health Dashboard for BPOS

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Office, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Word travels fast on Twitter!  And word was that there were outages affecting some Microsoft Business Productivity Online Suite customers over the past few weeks…  In light of that, Microsoft has stepped up to the plate with their Online Services Health Dashboard and made it available to all customers and partners in all regions. This is direct from their newsletter: …

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City of Los Angeles California chooses Google Apps (over Microsoft’s BPOS) for in the cloud solution

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A major buzz word for 2009/2010 has been “cloud computing”, where your applications and servers are not actually hosted locally, but instead “in the cloud”, on a remote server or servers. Thus eliminating the need for you to purchase an expensive Microsoft Server and Microsoft Exchange Server, all the licensing, then the Microsoft Office applications for each of your users, …

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Thinking about Google Apps for your business?

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Homeland Secure IT, LLC can assist you with a move to (or from) Google Apps. We are a reseller of Google Apps and can help determine if using an “in the cloud” solution is right for you. Some interesting news is that Google has made it (somewhat) easy to migrate from your current Microsoft Exchange system to their hosted solution. …

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