Conspiracy theory – Anti-Virus companies are the ones releasing viruses

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Security, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, security, Symantec, Trend Micro Leave a Comment

I bet at some point, you thought to yourself, “The same companies that provide anti-virus programs are also the people who write viruses.” The logic behind that is, if Symantec releases viruses, then people need anti-virus software, right? If I had a quarter for every time I had heard that, I would easily have enough for a steak dinner! I don’t …

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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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Symantec Partner Specializing in Backup Exec 2012 Sales and Support in Greenville SC

JohnMHoyt Apple, Backup Solutions, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Mobile, Partners, Sales, Symantec, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

It was time to renew our training with Symantec so we can continue to offer Symantec Backup Exec 2012 sales and support as a partner, so we did it up right. Everyone here at Homeland Secure IT took the training and the assessments required.   Greg, Wes and I (John) are all up to date on these product offerings. If …

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Symantec AV Update Responsible for Crashing Microsoft Windows computers

JohnMHoyt Business, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Partners, Secure IT Alert, security, Symantec, Windows Leave a Comment

Symantec has issued an apology regarding the crashing of enterprise based Microsoft Windows XP computers last week. Although the update was corrected quickly, it was not before many computers were affected. Hopefully your network was not one of those negatively impacted. If you should find your business in the situation of computers blue screening, locking up or performing in a …

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What else does Homeland Secure IT do besides computers, servers and networks?

JohnMHoyt Apple, Backup Solutions, Business, CCTV, Cisco, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Fun Stuff, IP Surveillance, iPad, iPhone, John M. Hoyt's Personal Stuff, Lenovo, Licensing, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Nexlink, nexVortex, OS X, Partners, Sales, security, SonicWALL, Symantec, Technology, VoIP (Voice over IP), WatchGuard, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

You know the elevator speech that you typical hear from people, where they pitch their services or wares to you? Mine goes something like this, “I’m John with Homeland Secure IT, and we provide small and medium businesses with computer, server and network support, service and sales here in the Upstate”. The person I am telling will usually walk away …

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Symantec Registered Partner

JohnMHoyt Backup Solutions, Business, Computer Security, Homeland Partners, Homeland Secure IT, Licensing, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, Partners, Sales, security, Symantec, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

Symantec is the leading provider of business backup & archival software such as Backup Exec, Endpoint Protection like Norton, and messaging security (Brightmail). As a partner, we can offer your business these products and the continued support and licensing your company needs. Whether your company requires one seat or ten thousand seats, we can provide for your license needs. Contact …

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Top 7 Reasons to Upgrade to Symantec NetBackup 7.5

JohnMHoyt Backup Solutions, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Microsoft, Partners, Sales, Symantec, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

  The following is from Symantec’s Tech Tips and News:   Top 7 Reasons to Upgrade to Symantec NetBackupTM 7.5  1. Unite physical and virtual environments With three Best of VMworld awards and nearly two million customers protecting their critical physical and virtual data, Symantec is the industry leader in VMware and Hyper-V backup. Only Symantec offers V-Ray technology for …

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Avoid embarrassment for your business due to pornography raids by installing a firewall with filtering

JohnMHoyt Apple, broadband, Business, Cisco, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, OS X, Partners, Sales, security, SonicWALL, WatchGuard, Windows Leave a Comment

Every company would like to believe they have employees with strong moral values who would not jeopardize the reputation of the business by browsing for pornography, or even worse, child pornography. The truth of the matter is, not only are there employees that will do just that, but also others who might have access to machines in the facility, such …

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Symantec Backup Exec and Endpoint Protection .cloud trials available

JohnMHoyt Apple, Backup Solutions, broadband, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Security, Computer Service, Computer Support, Connectivity, Homeland Secure IT, Homeland Secure IT Promotions, Licensing, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, OS X, Partners, Sales, security, Technology, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

We’re asked by clients all the time about offerings from different vendors, but one of them has just made it easy to offer free 30 day trails of their products! We can provide your business with Symantec Backup Exec.cloud and Symantec Endpoint Protection.cloud demos so you can get the feel for the product before actually committing to a purchase. If …

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Are you sticking to that new year’s resolution to backup your computer or server data?

JohnMHoyt Apple, Backup Solutions, Business, Cloud Computing, Computer Repair, Computer Sales, Computer Service, Computer Support, Homeland Secure IT, Linux, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, OS X, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

  You were lucky enough to make it through 2011 without a catastrophic failure of a hard drive, data corruption, loss of a notebook computer, etc, but will 2012 be so kind? If you are like so many people and businesses we work with, you are NOT backing up your data. Maybe it is too much trouble, or too expensive. …

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