Business desktop computer pricing for end of 2014

As the year draws to a close, many of the businesses here in Greenville SC and around the Upstate are making last minute purchases. Some are to use up the budget they have remaining, and some want to get purchases in on the 2014 tax year. Almost all of them want something new! Below you will find two of the …

Windows 8.1 could make a lot of people happy

The number one complaint we have heard from purchasers of new machines that come with Microsoft Windows 8 is that the desktop experience is not what they expect. Especially if they do not have a touchscreen. Typical mouse and keyboard users flip back and forth between the desktop. Have no fear, Microsoft has had mercy on your soul and the …

Octoberfest? No, it’s just time for a bunch of Microsoft Office Updates! Get ’em installed!

Here we are, another Patch Tuesday, where Microsoft makes updates available to their products. The Microsoft Security Bulletin Advance Notification for October 2012¬†indicates there are seven bulletins that will be addressed today. ¬†They include: Critical – Remote code execution – Affecting Microsoft Office and Microsoft Server Important – Remote code execution – Affecting Microsoft Office Important – Elevation of privilege …

Servosity bare metal recovery could help your IT support provider get a dead server back online fast! #BackTheStuffUp

Our cloud backup partner, Servosity, has included a bare metal restore capability in the most recent releases of their backup client software. What IS “bare metal recovery”? It is part of the Servosity Disaster Recovery solution which allows an IT service provider or your IT support department to restore a crashed machine in a matter of minutes, even to dissimilar …

We’re saying goodbye to an old friend here at Homeland Secure IT

Okay, he’s not that old, he’s my age, and it is not goodbye forever, but none-the-less, our ace desktop technician, Scott Chitwood, has accepted a position with the Charles Lea Center up in Spartanburg. He’s not taking the new job for the pay, which I could counter if that were the case, he is taking it because it is located …

Servosity On Demand Backup Partner

Servosity has set the new standard in On Demand BackUp and Recovery services. Our solution is engineered for businesses that know the¬†value¬†of their data and more importantly the¬†cost¬†of losing it. Our team consists of a talented mix of developers, researchers, market analysts, and client support specialists who all have a desire to serve. Servosity was formed to provide you, our …

Advantages of equipment leasing and financing for your business IT needs

When we offer computers, servers, VoIP phone systems and other network equipment that reaches a certain amount, we always recommend clients consider leasing… According to our leasing partner, as one of the fastest growing methods for acquiring capital equipment and software, leasing might be a wise decision for your organization: Lease or finance new equipment and software with as little …

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

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 …