A Note From Michael…

July 30th, 2012

XPERTECHS goes Office 365!

Here we go again!  Microsoft announces a major price reduction in Office 365 and everybody is considering making the move to the cloud based Office solution.

Here are three reasons you should switch to Office 365:

Cost – Office 365 now starts at $4 per month.

Alert: The Internet Has Run Out Of IP Addresses!

July 25th, 2012

Although it sounds like a Nigerian Internet scam, it’s true. With millions of people coming online, the number of IP addresses is exhausted and a new standard for identifying computers and devices has come online: IPv6. So what is an “IP” address anyway and what will this NEW addressing system mean to you? First, let’s start at the beginning:

Every computer or device on a network has a unique identifier known as an IP address.

Is Your Business Ready For Another Storm?

July 2nd, 2012

We Are! XPERTECHS’ Cloud Maintained 100% Uptime
During The Weekend Storm!
I hope that the recent storm over the weekend did not affect your business, too much. Luckily, businesses that are using the XPERTECHS’ Cloud did not experience any downtime.

Are You STILL Using Outdated Tape Backups?

June 20th, 2012

If your computer network and the data it holds got erased or corrupted because of a virus, hard drive crash, fire, flood or some other random, unforeseen disaster, how confident are you RIGHT NOW that your business could be back up and running again FAST?

If your answer to that is, “I don’t know,” or “I’m not sure,” you are taking a HUGE risk with your company’s most important asset—the data on your network.

A Note From Chris

June 20th, 2012

Many clients have asked me if we know anyone who can design a new website for their business. It makes sense too, because in many peoples’ eyes, a website is part of their technology. Since we want to be a one-stop-shop for all things technology, XPERTECHS is now offering website services to all of you! Now, you can turn to XPERTECHS for all of your technology and web needs.

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter: Can Employers Demand Employees Give Up Their Login Info

June 20th, 2012

Here’s a new question that’s being discussed in the courts: Do employers have the right to ask new hires for their username and password to various social media sites? According to the state of Maryland, the answer is, “No.”

Recently the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation that prevents employers in the state from asking prospective employees for their login information for various social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter.

A Google Search Secret You Must Use Prior To Any Sales Call

May 29th, 2012

There are more than 16 billion online information searches conducted via popular search engines each month, with more than 65% of them done using Google (and in the business world, it’s my experience that Google has a 95% search market share). Yet even though Google is very easy to use, most people only access a small portion of what Google has to offer.

Important Alert: The FDIC “Misunderstanding” That Business Owners Need To Know About

May 29th, 2012

Here’s an important question about your finances with a shocking answer: If a cyber-criminal were to gain access to your company’s bank  account and steal all of the money in it, could you get it back? In many cases, the answer is no.

Many small business owners falsely believe they are protected by Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) laws and that the bank (or Federal government) would replace money stolen by a thief.