BYOD – Bring Your Own Device

December 2nd, 2013

In the consumerization of IT, BYOD is a phrase that has become widely adopted to refer to employees who bring their own computing devices – such as smartphones, laptops and PDAs – to the workplace for use and connectivity on the corporate network.

The BYOD phenomenon is reshaping the way IT is purchased, managed, delivered, and secured.

Top Tech Gifts for Christmas 2013

December 2nd, 2013

The gifts  that made the top of our list this year are mainly tablets and smart phones!  By far, one of this years most popular mobile items is the brand new Apple iPad Air. This  lighter, sleeker version of one of Apple’s best  selling products still retains a very nice screen size, has a ton of available apps for download, and can be purchased in both Wi-Fi and LTE versions, and starts at $499.

And, who doesn’t love a new smart phone? Atop of the list this year are the iPhone 5s and the Samsung Galaxy S4. The new Galaxy S4 boasts a whopping 5-inch screen and comes jam-packed with a great camera, superpowered processor and lots of software extras.

The End Of An Era… Take Action By New Year’s Eve 2013

December 2nd, 2013

As you may have heard, Microsoft has long ago announced the retirement of its most successful software platform of all time, Windows XP. Effective April 8, 2014, Microsoft will no longer support the Windows XP platform  in any way, shape or form.

What this means if you are currently running XP

This means any computer or server with Windows XP installed will be completely exposed to serious hacker attacks aimed at taking control of your network, stealing data, crashing your system and inflicting a host of other business-crippling problems you do NOT want to have to deal with.