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File Servers for Small and Medium Businesses

Businesses often have the need to centralize their data, to consolidate their infrastructure, and to have a common distribution service. This can be hard when running ad-hoc systems (separate computer systems communicating with each other without a central communication base), which are all independently configured with each having their own set of files shared amongst […]

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Is The Cloud Really Number Nine?

Unless you’ve been out of the IT sphere for some time, you would definitely have heard the hype about cloud computing. It is all the rage in the IT world and has the potential of restructuring IT models to an almost limitless ability while also providing a reduction in costs. I will touch upon some […]

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Product Reviews

Seagate BlackArmor NAS 400 Series

The Seagate BlackArmor NAS 400/420/440 is a heavy duty file server and backup utility. I’ve implemented this in one of my client’s business and it is doing the job well. My administering of the device was for the purpose of serving files to a multitude of computers that consisted of systems running Windows XP, Windows […]

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When to Upgrade Company Software

Businesses often have a difficult decision to make when it comes to purchasing upgrade software for their company. Software isn’t cheap, but not keeping up with the latest software versions can hinder business productivity. There are a few things to consider that can aid in your decision of upgrading your software. Updating and upgrading software […]

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The iPad for Small to Medium Businesses

The iPad marked a new chapter in computing when it debuted in 2010. Selling millions, it spurred a new species of computer technology, tablets, and quickly made its presence known in the IT world. This past week, the iPad 2 was announced by the tablet bearer himself, Steve Jobs, in which he stated that 2011 […]

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Watson’s Cubicle: Integrating A.I. into Our Lives

It wasn’t too long ago when Kasparov signalled his defeat in front of Deep Blue, IBM’s master chess machine. With 200 million calculations per second, the human mind had been out-calculated by its A.I.. Was this the start of the demise of the need for human calculation? Would A.I. take over our need to think […]