Java Vulnerability Repair Options
On Thursday, January 10, 2013 the Department of Homeland Security issued a warning (http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/625617) to computer users to disable or uninstall Java software due to a serious vulnerability found in Java 7 that could allow malicious software and malware to be installed on your machines without your consent.
New Mobile Computing Service Offering from Intec Secures Your Companies Data
With the popularity of mobile computing and the newer, high functioning mobile devices such as Android, Windows Mobile, and iPhone / iPad, Intec Solutions is introducing a new addition to its flat fee managed services model – Full Support for Mobile Devices. Intec can now monitor, manage, and backup your […]
How Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Can Ease Backup and Disaster Recovery Fears
Running a busy, profitable medical practice requires the integration of many different elements. From your staff, to medical equipment, office procedures, insurance, and other worries, patient medical records and their secure management are one of the most critical aspects of your practice’s vitality. If you are an independent health care […]
Urgent Notification – Virus Alert. Virus Named DNSchanger…User Action Needed Before July 9, 2012
Trojan Virus Named DNSchanger A Trojan virus named DNSchanger, first discovered in 2007, is controlling 350,000 computer’s DNS. What is DNS and why does it matter to me? DNS (Domain Name System) translates those easy to remember URL’s (apple.com) in to a numeric addressing system also known as IP addressing […]
Managed Service Agreements With Strategic IT Partners Can Level The IT Playing Field for Small and Medium Sized Businesses
Saving money with Technology is not only smart business but essential in today’s fast passed competitive markets. But keeping up with the ever evolving, ever changing technologies available on the market today can be a challenge even for the most tech savvy. A Strategic IT Partner Can Simplify Which Solutions […]
Technology Audit – The Foundation of Your Technology Plan
What are your goals for this year? Do you want your business make more money? Do you want to lose the clutter and get better organized?? You can achieve both of your goals by cleaning up your IT Network?? A Compliant Well Functioning Network Can Add Serious Dollars To Your […]
PROTECT YOUR DATA…The essential first step to any IT strategy
In today’s economic environment most businesses wants to save money, become more efficient, or become more competitive in their markets. As an IT consultant I am always in a position to give advice, help my clients make good, knowledge based decisions. I want my clients to develop an IT strategy […]
Purchasing a Laptop, PC or Server?…Be Aware That Shortages of Hard Disk Drives Could Increase Prices in the Near Future.
Thailand is the second largest producer of Hard Disk Drives in the world and much of the production in the country has been stalled since it’s been experiencing high flood waters over the last couple of months, so distributors with stock of Hard Disk Drives are rationing them since demand […]
Is Your Technology Partner Right For Your Business?: 10 Key Questions To Ask
There are many reasons companies look to outsource their IT. Small business look to move away from the headache of trying to manage their IT internally, midsize companies needing to grow need extra resources while larger organizations may want to free up internal IT resources to focus on more strategic […]
10 Ways To Manage IT Costs In A Weak Economy
IT executives were stretching their budgets even before today’s weak economic conditions. Median IT spending per user this year fell to $6,667 from last year’s $7,397, according to Computer Economics. This represents a 6.2% decline, consistent with the fact that IT managers are supporting an increasing number of users without […]
Is “The Cloud” A Good Solution For Your Small to Mid-size Business?
If you don’t have a large capital technology budget but want to compete on a regional, national or global level “The Cloud” could be your new best friend. But if you handle data with a high security risk you better be very careful. Benefits of “The Cloud” – Access To […]
2011 CompTIA Breakaway Event Recap
OK, So let’s get started on our IT journey… As I mentioned in my last post, I was fortunate enough to get out and attend some conferences across the country this summer. The most recent of which was the CompTIA Breakaway event in Washington DC the first week of August. […]
Intec Solutions Connects Through Social Media
HI. I’m Phil Stinson, owner and founder of Intec Solutions. Intec is an information technology service company. We have been providing high quality technology solutions since 1997. We specialize in providing the technology solutions that enhance business operations empowering them to improve efficiencies & work flow, save & make more […]
CEO’s: Is Your IT Provider a Trusted Resource For You?
There was an article published in Wall Street Journal by Jeanne W. Ross and Peter Weill that What a CEO should ask about IT. It had a great deal of very useful information. Below are the highlights with some opinions and feedback from me about the topic. In a digital […]
Why Projects Fail and How You Can Prevail
5 Top Causes of Troubled Projects Requirements: Unclear, lack of agreement, lack of priority, contradictory, ambiguous, imprecise. Resources: Lack of resources, resource conflicts, turnover of key resources, poor planning. Schedules: Too tight, unrealistic, overly optimistic. Planning: Based on insufficient data, missing items, insufficient details, poor estimates. Risks: Unidentified or assumed, […]
Should You Outsource Your IT or Hire an Internal Staff?
Most small business owners handle all aspects of their businesses, including Information Technology (IT). This solution will work for them as long as they remain a small business without employees. When their business starts to grow and they start hiring staff it doesn’t make much sense for them to use […]