21st Annual International System Administrator Appreciation Day

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What the Heck is SysAdmin Day?  System Administrator Appreciation Day is held on the last Friday of July.  This year it is being held on July 31st, 2020.  It was created in 1999 and is recognized internationally.  Not all Superheroes wear capes . . .   I.T. Superheroes for example: consult with their clients, design computer systems, purchase and install new … Read More

Technology Trends in Manufacturing

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While the manufacturing industry has a reputation for being slow to hop on the technology bandwagon, in reality, technology is taking the industry by storm. Here’s a peek at some of the biggest technology trends in the manufacturing industry today and how they are revolutionizing the way manufacturers do business. The move to cloud computing  An increasing number of manufacturers … Read More

5 Ways to Optimize Your Computer Performance

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Poor computer performance can be frustrating. If your computer is slow to start or runs slowly, freezes up from time to time, or your browser is getting sluggish, it can be tempting to throw in the towel and start shopping for a replacement. However, there are a few things you can do to make your computer run more efficiently before … Read More

5 Reasons to be Thankful When SOL-I.S. is Your Managed I.T. Provider

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  With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s a great time of the year to remember what we are thankful for. Family, friends, our health, and of course, your Managed I.T. Provider! Just kidding. We’re not expecting to be at the top of your personal “Thankful-For” list, but when your team partners with SOL-I.S., we just might be at the … Read More

Why Managed I.T. Services?

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Every business which relies on I.T. needs to have a plan for maintenance, security, trouble-shooting, disaster recovery and upgrades. Simply put, there are three ways to take care of those crucial I.T. needs: In-house model: An in-house expert or team takes care of all aspects of I.T. They’re paid via salary. Break/Fix model: An outside vendor is called in when … Read More

Understanding IoT Devices and Potential Security Risks

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The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a growing number of devices that can connect and communicate with one another over the Internet and which can be remotely monitored and controlled. Although IoT’s roots date back to 1982, it wasn’t until 2008-2009 that the number of “things” connected to the Internet officially surpassed the number of people connected to the … Read More

Implementing an IT Asset Lifecycle Management System

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What IT assets does your company possess? Chances are if you were to make a list of these assets there would be some you would forget. Your IT assets include all hardware and software on your network and keeping track of them – let alone managing them – can be a daunting task. However, without asset management vigilance, your company … Read More