We’ve renewed so we’re still your Upstate area Microsoft Authorized Education Reseller!

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We just renewed our standing as a Microsoft Authorized Education Reseller by filling out the forms, using their training material and passing the required test. This enables us to continue to quote and ultimately sell Microsoft products to our Academic clients! If you are aware of a school which is in need of a Microsoft product such as Microsoft Office, …

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Microsoft Office 365 Free Trial

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Homeland Secure IT, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, iPad, Licensing, Microsoft, Microsoft BPOS, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Office 365, Office, OS X, Partners, Sales 0 Comments

  As I sit in a webinar this morning regarding a product we offer, I realize that I have done a poor job of increasing awareness of it to our customers! Microsoft has been offering a hosted email solution for a while now, allowing even the smallest of businesses to have a full Microsoft Exchange experience just like a large …

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Microsoft Office 2013 is not transferable to another PC

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Sales, Computer Support, Licensing, Microsoft, Microsoft Office 365, Office, Partners, Sales, Windows 0 Comments

If you have purchased, or plan to purchase, a new computer with the OEM version of Microsoft Office 2013 on it, please understand that the installation of that Office 2013 can only be done on the computer it was first installed on. In other words, let’s assume you buy a new computer from Homeland Secure IT along with Microsoft Office …

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Jabra SPEAK 510 bluetooth wireless conferencing system

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Every once in a while, something comes along that can make your life easier, while being affordable. The Jabra SPEAK 510 series bluetooth wireless conferencing system is exactly that. Not so long ago, a business would have a conference take place in an actual conference room. However, these days, people might crowd around a computer in an office, or a …

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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 0 Comments

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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What does free really cost?

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, Linux, Microsoft, Partners, security, Technology, Windows, Windows Server 0 Comments

What follows is a guest blog post from our friends at EPC, a company providing data destruction services for your end of life computer equipment. What Does Free Really Cost? You’ve met the “guy with the pick-up truck” that can take your PC in for free. All of us have. But where does your data on that PC “go?” Even …

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Lenovo IdeaPad S400 14″ notebook – Super slim, lightweight, affordable!

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Sales, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, Lenovo, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Windows 0 Comments

Here’s a lovely little laptop for you to consider… The Lenovo IdeaPad S400 14″ LED Notebook with Intel Core i3 dual core processor, 500GB HD and 4 GB of RAM. Webcam, USB 3.0, HDMI output, Microsoft Windows 8 and 1 year Lenovo warranty. There’s not much else to say!  Thin, lightweight, and brisk performance…  Rated at 5 hours battery life. …

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From the WatchGuard Security Center: Don’t be a target – Anticipate and Monitor for APT Activity

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Security, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Secure IT Alert, security, WatchGuard 0 Comments

Every once in a while I will find a blog post that is just wish everyone knew about… Here’s one that was posted on the WatchGuard Security Center site, stolen  borrowed in its entirety. You can find the original post at this link HERE…. — Our security predictions for 2012 forecasted that the class of targeted attacks known at APTs …

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Ultra small form factor HD 1.3 digital signage media player from Seneca Data & Homeland Secure IT

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Seneca Data, a preferred partner of ours, has introduced a “game changing media player for the digital signage industry”, and we tend to agree. This ultra small form factor computer is only 1.3 inches tall, allowing it to fit between flat panel monitors and the wall nicely. They support a wide range of Intel processors and are capable of functioning …

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Keep an eye on your home from anywhere with the D-Link DCS-942L IP camera without going broke

JohnMHoyt Business, D-Link, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, Partners, Sales, security 0 Comments

Here’s a fun one we offer for sale…   The D-Link DCS-942L IP camera. This puppy is compact, and loaded with great features. Resolution of 640×480 Infrared (see in the dark) with automatic cut filter Ethernet connected Wireless Wi-Fi connected! Wall / desk mount included Built-in microphone (listen in to the room it is mounted in) Audio out – yes, …

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