Microsoft and Adobe to tag team you with patches this month – August 2012

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Security, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server 0 Comments

A plethora of patches are just around the corner. Not just from Microsoft, but from Adobe also, as they team up for an onslaught on your computer in August. I don’t think anyone using Microsoft Windows will escape the patchy update goodness on Tuesday! Microsoft will be unleashing nine bulletins, of which, five are rated as critical. These updates will …

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How to stay safe in the cloud

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office 365, OS X, Sales, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server 0 Comments

Here’s an article that I thought I would share about how to stay safe in the cloud… While I would not say it is the end all, be all post for cloud security, it does point out some great ways to protect yourself. As businesses move to hosted solutions such as SaaS (Software As A Service), cloud storage, and get …

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Microsoft Security Advisory related to Microsoft Exchange and Fast Search Server 2010 for SharePoint

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Secure IT Alert, security 0 Comments

The following update was released today regarding a previous security advisory. This update is v1.1 in which they revised the workaround titles – otherwise, it is the same as it was. Please insure your Microsoft products are updated at all times. — ******************************************************************** Title: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification Issued: July 25, 2012 ******************************************************************** Security Advisories Updated or Released Today ============================================== …

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We offer Microsoft Office 2010 open / volume licenses for your business in Greenville / Upstate SC!

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft BPOS, Microsoft Exchange, Non-Profit, Office, OS X, Windows, Windows Server 0 Comments

In a conversation today, I heard how much someone had just paid for 18 full retail versions of Microsoft Office 2010 Professional which they purchased online because they were not aware of other ways in which you can obtain the product. If you are in Greenville / Upstate, SC and need to buy Microsoft Office 2010, please consider giving us …

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The best resolution for 2011: Backup your computer and server regularly!

JohnMHoyt Apple, Backup Solutions, broadband, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, OS X, Windows, Windows Server 0 Comments

Yes, I keep beating this horse, but not a week goes by that we are not reminded how important backups are for businesses and individuals! This week, a gentleman sent us his Lexar 16 GB memory stick, which had been purchased in order to backup his data to it. Normally I would be cheering for this, but, apparently this memory …

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Trend Micro 3 | 4 | 2 deal coming to end soon, but it’s not too late to be Worry-Free, yet…

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, OS X, security, Technology 0 Comments

December 31st is the last day to take advantage of the Trend Micro “3 | 4 | 2” deal, where you buy two years of Trend Micro anti-virus protection and get the third year for free for new purchases! The products that this offer applies to is Trend Worry-Free Business Security (Both Standard and Advanced), Worry-Free Business Security Services, Hosted …

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Are you ready for Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011?

JohnMHoyt Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Mobile, Office, security, Technology, Windows, Windows Server 0 Comments

The “preview” of Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 7 has been available for months, and it looks like we are approaching an RTM (Release To Manufacturing) soon. Windows Small Business Server 7 is a total refresh of the Small Business Server 2008 which was built around Microsoft Server 2008 and Microsoft Exchange 2007. SBS 7 is built around Microsoft Server …

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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 0 Comments

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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Upstate storms underscore need for computer backup solutions and UPS

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, CCTV, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, OS X, security, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP), Windows, Windows Server 0 Comments

Last night was scary for some people here in the Upstate of SC. Easley was hit hard in the business area of Main Street and Pendleton Street and residences along 135 by the passing storms. As I watched the news and saw the video footage of damage, I felt horrible for the business and home owners affected. We turned on …

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Emergency Computer or Server Repair in Greenville / Upstate SC

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Office, OS X, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP), Windows, Windows Server 0 Comments

Nobody expects an emergency to happen to them, but it is nice to know that when you do need assistance, you can pick up your phone and dial 9-1-1 and a dispatcher will arrange for the appropriate response. What do you do for your IT network when an emergency arises and you do not have in-house IT support? If you …

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