Un-complicate your life by using a remote backup solution for your laptop

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If you are using CDs,  DVDs, flash drives, external hard drives, or other physical media to backup your notebook computer, you are doing 100% more to protect your data than the majority of all PC owners! However, you are also spending time connecting devices or inserting backup media and likely are manually starting the backup, leaving lots of room for …

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G-20 Summit is latest spam attack subject

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Office, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

A post today on Trend Micro’s TrendLabs Malware blog pointed out how spammers will use the upcoming G-20 Summit as a way to distribute their content. It works like this: The spammer sends emails out, they appear to come from the Japanese finance ministry and contain comments on issues related to the Summit. Should you click on the link, it will …

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

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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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Top 10 Reasons Customers Choose Trend Micro

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Product Review, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

TOP 10 REASONS CUSTOMERS CHOOSE TREND MICRO Homeland Secure IT believes that Trend Micro Anti-Virus / Anti-Malware products offer the best value and best performance, but don’t take our word for it, what follows are the top 10 reasons customers choose Trend Micro: 1. Trend Micro Works hard to make customers happy. “Trend Micro is just great– professional, responsive, and …

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Microsoft’s Online Services Health Dashboard for BPOS

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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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We finally dumped Nextel Blackberry phones & went with Sprint Samsung Epic 4g

JohnMHoyt Android, Business, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Product Review, Technology 2 Comments

After another horrible day of Nextel service I gave up and went to the Sprint store where they attempted to upgrade the software on my Blackberry 8350i…   What was supposed to take a few minutes (45 or so) ended up taking until the end of their business day, and they were going to have it for me at start …

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Be careful when adding content filters to MDaemon or Trend Micro

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About a week ago, a network administrator that our company provides assistance to contacted us with an oddball issue… All mail seemed to be working well, both in and out, except for mail coming into her domain from one company. The obvious was checked, such as the other company’s IP against all known block lists (RBLS), logs for blocked spam …

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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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Setting up a “gatekeeper” account in Microsoft Exchange & Outlook

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Tip Of The Day – Gatekeeper Email Setup: Here’s the scenario… Assume you are an executive and you are lucky enough to have a personal assistant. Now, let’s also assume you are sick of getting email from just any Tom, Dick or Harry. What do you do? You make your PA your “Gatekeeper”. There are lots of ways to handle …

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

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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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