Eaton Power Products Partner

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Eaton Power Products As an Eaton partner, Homeland Secure IT offers Greenville and the Upstate of SC the full line of Eaton power protection products, from surge protectors to full UPS or Uninterruptable Power Supplies to keep your computers, servers, network and phone systems online even when the power is off. Safely shut down during a power outage and never …

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Upgrading RAM on new 21.5″ Apple iMac is “an exercise in disappointment”

JohnMHoyt Apple, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Lenovo, Mac, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Technology 1 Comment

Thinking about getting a shiny new 21.5″ iMac for Christmas? The popular site, iFixit claims that the machine is right up there with MacBook Pro in the level of difficulty in repairing it. Previously, they stated that the MacBook Pro was “the least repairable laptop we’ve taken apart”. In fact, they both received a score of 3 out of 10 …

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Trend Micro Internet Security anti-virus giveaway and Black Friday special

JohnMHoyt Apple, Business, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Contests and Promotions, Fun Stuff, Giveaways, Homeland Secure IT, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, Licensing, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Partners, Sales, security, Trend Micro, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Homeland Secure IT wants you to be protected… So much so that we are giving away *FIVE* free 1 year Trend Micro Internet Security packages to random people subscribed to this blog.  We’ll do it on Friday, November 23rd. This product retails at $49.95…. To be eligible, you must be able to pick up the product at our office here …

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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 Leave a Comment

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 Leave a Comment

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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Nexlink 2000UP Ultrabook Holiday Special – Get one (or a dozen) for your business!

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Sales, Homeland Secure IT, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, Microsoft, Mobile, Nexlink, Partners, Sales, Windows Leave a Comment

Finally, something to be thankful for… A lightweight powerhouse notebook that will not break the bank! This 4lb Ultrabook features: Intel i3-3217U processor 14 inch LED display 4 GB DDR RAM 30GB mSATA drive for cache 320GB 7200RPM 16MB SATA3 HD Intel WiFI Link 6230 802.11/a/b/g/n & Bluetooth Ports: 2 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, HDMI, Audio, RJ45 …

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Firewall your business network! Don’t rely on home routers for protection!

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Cisco, Computer Security, Computer Support, D-Link, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, security, SonicWALL, WatchGuard, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

This is pet peeve of mine: Business networks should be behind firewalls, not behind home routers! When we visit a client location, we generally find one of the following configurations. Absolutely NO firewall – just the router provided by the ISP A Linksys, TrendNet, Netgear, D-Link wireless router designed for home use An actual firewall such as a Cisco, WatchGuard, SonicWALL, …

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Buy Microsoft Office now, download the next versions FREE!

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

The release of Microsoft Windows 8 is now just a few days away! When you buy a desktop or notebook computer from us with Windows 8 on it, why not add Microsoft Office 2010? Not only will you have the latest and greatest software and operating system, customers who purchase any qualifying version of Microsoft Office product between now and …

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Constant wireless network connection dropping got you down?

JohnMHoyt Apple, Aruba, Business, Cisco, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, iPad, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobile, Partners, Sales, Technology, Windows Leave a Comment

Wireless woes got you down? Tired of Wi-Fi connection issues? Here are a couple of common complains we hear, maybe one of these applies to you: You have a wireless tablet (iPad, Android, Windows, etc), notebook / laptop, point of sale system, Voice over IP phone system, etc, and as you move around your business, you lose your wireless connection, …

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You need a second pair of eyes on your business computer, server & network

JohnMHoyt Backup Solutions, Business, Cisco, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Lenovo, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Partners, Sales, security, Symantec, Trend Micro, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

If you maintain your own company computer, server & network or do you have someone in-house that does, it might be a good idea to get a second pair of eyes to give your business infrastructure a once-0ver. If you are like most people, when everything is running well, you get comfortable and begin to do the job you were …

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