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BCP Tactics to Keep Your Business Running

It’s a fact of life. Events out of your control can disrupt your business operations. While you can’t necessarily control the unexpected, you can take some precautions to prevent most business disruptions. Here are some key business continuity strategies that organizations across the globe rely on to keep their doors open.

Blue Friday! Thank you 12s for a Great Season!

February 1, 2016 Uncategorized

- Author: Katie DoegeThe Seattle Seahawks Season came to a close after a loss to the Carolina Panthers in a divisional round playoff game. Team owner, Paul Allen, sent out a very special “Thank you” to all the Seahawks fans. Here is what Paul had to say to the 12s:

Thank you for your passionate support at CenturyLink Field and throughout the year in your communities.

Borrowing Software Licenses? Beware!

February 1, 2016 Uncategorized

- Author: GabrielIt’s tempting to save money by purchasing just ONE software license and sharing it with MANY computers. This issue has been an ongoing battle between users and software developers. In most cases, individual users and small businesses alike value the software, but cannot afford licensing costs.

Something NEW: Thunderbolt 3 is Here!

February 1, 2016 Articles

- Author: GabrielTechnically, it was announced in June of last year (2015). However, it’s officially starting to gain traction in the marketplace! What is Thunderbolt 3 and why is it a big deal? Here’s a quick history lesson for those in need..

In the late 1990s, computers were starting to standardize their choice of peripheral plugins with USB by replacing PS/2, serial, and Apple hub legacy ports.

Something OLD: Microsoft Kills off Windows 8 Support

February 1, 2016 Uncategorized

- Author: GabrielAll good things must come to an end, however, most think this is more of an end to an “error.” (Did you get that?)

Microsoft is pulling the plug on Windows 8 support. Before you panic, keep in mind Microsoft is shifting their resources to focus on Windows 8’s replacement, Windows 8.1. As some of you remember, Windows released a big update following all of the negative feedback it received with the launch of Windows 8. The update was so massive it added a “.1” to its name.

Ask These 3 Questions About Your Servers

Your heart is always there beating away 24-hours a day. This is also an apt description for your servers. They are always working, ensuring your business stays operational even if you don’t notice it. However, it’s not unusual for business owners to overlook their servers as most times it is a simple case of out […]

5 Tips for a Productive Home Office

Telecommuting can be a great strategy that allows businesses to save money and retain valued employees. It is quickly becoming a viable option for those that are looking to cut back their hours at the office while still being able to work productively in the comfort of their home.

HDD vs SSD: Which is Best?

When it comes to purchasing new computers, buyers used to have limited choice for what kind of storage they got with their laptop or desktop PCs. But with the invention of the solid state drive (SSD), you can now configure your system with either the traditional hard disk drive (HDD), SSD, or in some cases […]

Keep the Lights on and Your Business Running

There is nothing worse than having a productive day at the office become undone due to a power outage. Losing power for even a single minute can have far reaching effects on your company’s operations as you need to make sure everything is running properly and all data is accounted for.

The Rise Of Social Media in Iran

Communicating via social media is a way of life for many of us, and these days it’s almost unheard of to not have a Facebook account, but what do you do to stay in touch with friends and family if you don’t have access to one of the popular social media platforms because your government […]