Author - Don Cockayne

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 [...]