A Disaster Averted—Our Battle With Cryptolocker

Introduction Recently, we received a call from a client reporting that his “PC was acting weird”. Our customer was having trouble opening files and the ones he was able to access appeared to be gibberish. He was going to a meeting and asked us to look into it while he was away. Lucky he called, […]

11 Ways To Protect Yourself When Others Put You At Risk

The problem SC Magazine reports that 44% of companies are still using Windows XP and 34% of enterprises are using a combination of Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 which will be decommissioned by Microsoft on July 14, 2015. Apparently, many businesses are reluctant to migrate to the newer software despite the fact that older […]

The One Thing Everyone Should Do To Protect Their Information But Probably Don’t (Or Won’t) That Can Cost You Big-time!

As humans, we like to take the easy way out. We figure that less work is better as long as we’re able to accomplish what we set out to do. Sometimes, that’s a good thing. The “less work” mantra has been responsible for countless inventions that have made life much easier. However, when it comes […]

9 Actions For Better Information Control In The Office

While perusing the web earlier this week, I came across a small article called “Blue Shield leaks social security numbers”. This short segment went on to mention that Blue Shield inadvertently included social security numbers within a report that was posted to the public domain. Apparently, it wasn’t the first time. They did the same […]

5 Biggest Mistakes Business Owners Make With Their Network

Introduction: We’ve been helping Small-to-Medium Size Businesses (SMBs) keep their systems healthy since 1999. Many times, we receive panic calls from business owners whose systems suddenly went down, are acting up intermittently, or have dramatically slowed down. We can usually trace many of these issues to one or all of five (5) mistakes business owners […]

Great Things Are Happening At XSolutions!

We have been VERY busy over the last few months. We’ve accomplished a lot and still have more work to do. Here is what we’ve been up to: XSolutions’ recently converted to a Managed Services model from the normal break-fix services you’ve been accustomed to. Managed Services helps our clients save money over time through […]

Why Managed Services Are Important

Today’s small to medium size business environment In today’s business environment, most organizations understand that they need technology to enable efficient and faster delivery of services and products. Today, business is done at blinding speed; those organizations who falter will be left behind. This means that it is critical that a business has the right […]

Are Slow Computers Eating Away Your Profits?

The short answer is: Yes! A slow computer insidiously robs a business of time and productivity.