Monthly Archives - September 2016

Thin Client Replacement

In this video, we walk you through the process of replacing your existing workstation with a new Thin Client that has been prepared by the Technicians at Applied Integration. For more of our videos, including many short Tutorials, please be sure to visit our complete Youtube Channel today.  

Ransomware Statistics

Ransomware and other Malicious Attacks are on the rise! Unless you've been living under a rock lately, you've no doubt heard a lot of news reports about ransomware such as Cryptolocker or Locky.  Recently, there have been some very big businesses hit by these attacks, and many of those businesses found themselves without the backup and recovery strategy necessary to quickly recover data from backups so they had no choice but to pay the ransom.  The bad guys who distribute [...]

Millennials Are Coming

May is here, which means thousands of millennials are about to graduate with their shiny new degrees and they all have one thing in common: They want a job.  Now these young men and women don't just want any job flipping burgers, no that's what they were doing to pay for the Ramen Noodles and endless cups of coffee that were somehow enough nourishment to get them through college. Now they want the high paying, respectable jobs that come with [...]

Technology Refresh

While we know how important it is to wring every dollar of use out of equipment, there is a time when holding onto old gear may actually turn out to be costing you money.  There are some very basic guidelines that we use when evaluating equipment to determine if it might make sense to plan for replacement. As a general rule, most computers are safe to be used for their initial 3 to 5 years of life. Trying to exceed [...]

Backup Technology Has Become Better Than Ever!

It seems like everyone is peddling some sort of cloud backup option these days, from the Apple iCloud product, to the consumer PC products you’ve no doubt seen advertised on TV such as Mozy or Carbonite.  What we have found is that all this marketing seems to be confusing people more than it is informing them, and nearly everyone believes that there are free or very inexpensive options that can be setup by people with no technical skill and [...]