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Apple just launched their newest OS version named Snow Leopard, obviously in an early shot at Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 7.  With Microsoft still the dominant player in desktop and laptop platforms, does Apple have a chance of seriously infiltrating the business computing sector? Microsoft missed out on an entire generation of business computer upgrades due […]

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Aug 31st, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

reading about #apple #snow-leopard for $29. WOW. http://www.crn.com/software/219401185 # is following the #apple vs #google #iphone battles, the latest http://bit.ly/Gkz9j # is dealing with more CIO business tech issues related to security. Often overlooked is vetting your vendors and their itsec. # is setting up some more dual WAN #cisco routers. Indy has great options […]

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Aug 30th, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

In a follow-up to some of our tweets on social media restrictions on law firms I thought it made sense to post some notes on our blog.  What types of policies do you see at your business and more specifically Indianapolis metro are law firms, regarding social media?  Not only professional policies but are restrictions […]

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Aug 24th, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support, Online Marketing

“The pen is mightier than the sword.” We’ve all heard the old adage about the importance of information in warfare. Well, our data is equally important in business. As our ability to gather and digitize information grows our need to categorize that information for easy access and search grows as well. Certain industries and professions […]

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Aug 24th, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

city and business executives, remember the San Fran net admin who locked out their network http://bit.ly/L33ql # been hearing more conflicting reports from CIOs and business execs about whether their policies allow #facebook access – what about your biz #

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Aug 23rd, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

I posted several times about how I have not been hearing as much about cloud computing as I did a year ago.  Well, I think I’m wrong.  Lately i’ve been reading much about cloud services, SaaS (Software as a Service), hosted applications and cloud security.  In an update on Slashdot they remark about a story […]

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Aug 20th, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

C level executives and small business owners don’t care to know, and don’t necessarily need to know, which mail server they’re running.  Fortunately, successful executives and business owners surround themselves with proven and trusted business advisors to help them implement the changes needed to achieve their business goals.  As always, email and communications are at […]

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Aug 19th, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

So it’s been several days since Google announced their new next generation search engine Google Caffeine.  When you open the link to Google Caffeine it looks just like the regular Google search home page we’re all used to seeing.  However, if you take note of the address bar you see http://www2.sandbox.google.com/.  You can enter you […]

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Aug 16th, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support, Online Marketing

Today I’ve seen some NDR (non delivery report) email messages bounced back to mail servers from earthlink.net:  #5.5.0 smtp;550 550 Dynamic/zombied/spam IPs blocked. Write blockedbyearthlink@abuse.earthlink.net>.  So at first I didn’t think much of it assuming it was a false positive and I would get with earthlink and have them review the server and they would […]

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Aug 14th, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support

I was in a business a while ago, one of our customers, and they have a picture of a fox and two rabbits stating something to the affect of “if you chase two targets you won’t catch either of them.” One thing all successful small businesses do is focus on their core and find other […]

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Aug 13th, 2009 | Filed under Indianapolis IT support, Online Marketing