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The Heartbleed Bug: Did It Bite You?

April 22, 2014 By the DynaSis Team The week of April 7, the tech world was in a frenzy with news of the Heartbleed bug. Websites scrambled to close the flaw and notify their users that they were safe. Some security experts proclaimed that everyone, everywhere, should change all their Internet passwords―but not until each site was safe.... Read full article...

Making Sense of Your Network Speeds

April 15, 2014 By the DynaSis Team Have your employees complained about slow connections to either the Internet or the company network? Have you tested your upload/download network speeds at the server and found them to be fine? One of the issues small and medium-sized businesses face is getting the fast throughput (transfer of data) to their workers’... Read full article...

The Cloud Continues to Prove Its Value

April 8, 2014 The DynaSis Team  talked about the benefits of cloud computing several times in our articles―and published survey results where executives of adopting companies tout its value. Today, we’re going to share some independent, concrete figures that may impress you. A February 2014 study by technology research firm Computer Economics found that migrating to the cloud... Read full article...

Office 2013 Versus Office 365: Which One Is Better for Your Business? (Part 2)

April 1, 2014 By the DynaSis Team Last week, we talked about your options and considerations for purchasing and installing Office 2013. This week, we’ll discuss Office 365 and give you some financial comparisons. Office 365 For a fee ranging from $12.50 – $22 per user, per month (billed annually), you can license the full version of Office... Read full article...

Office 2013 Versus Office 365: Which One Is Better for Your Business? (Part 1)

March 25, 2014 When Microsoft debuted Office 365, the technology world was buzzing. For the first time, Microsoft was offering Office in a SaaS (software as a service) model, which meant that companies (and consumers) could lease the product for a monthly fee. Today, businesses looking to upgrade their versions of Office have two choices: Office 2013 or... Read full article...

Cyber Security: A Scary World Just Keeps Getting Scarier

March 18, 2014 By the DynaSis Team The weekend before we posted this article, news broke that Google’s DNS server had been hacked. The DNS (domain name system) is a system that assigns and keeps track of the Internet addresses for every Internet-connected resource. A DNS server uses this information to translate the domain names we associate with... Read full article...

Aloha Windows XP…Hello Windows 8?

March 11, 2014 The DynaSis Team In last week’s blog, we talked about the upcoming end-of-support date for Windows XP (April 8, 2014) and touched upon the two migration options―Windows 7 or Windows 8 (8.1 is the most recent release). Although Windows 7 will “look” more familiar to users, Windows 8 helps companies make a huge leap towards... Read full article...

Saying Goodbye to Windows XP

March 4, 2014 The DynaSis Team After 12 years, Microsoft will end support for Windows XP on April 8, 2014. Once support ends, Microsoft will issue no further security updates and will not offer any technical support for the Windows XP operating system (OS). Although Managed IT Services firms like DynaSis can continue supporting Windows XP, they will... Read full article...

Using Technology to Manage Customer Relationships: Is Facial Recognition a Step too Far?

February 25, 2014 The DynaSis Team Recently, Businessweek.com ran an article about a facial recognition software solution that retailers can use to determine the moods of their customers. They can then act on that information; for example, if customers appear angry or upset, they could send more staff out, perhaps with samples. This struck as a pretty futuristic... Read full article...

How Are You Spending Your IT Dollars in 2014?

February 18, 2014 The DynaSis Team Two major IT research firms―Gartner, Inc. and Forrester Research―have announced their 2014 IT spending forecasts, and they indicate some interesting patterns that we believe small and medium businesses (SMBs) should consider. Forrester predicts worldwide technology spending will grow 6.2 percent to $2.2 trillion in 2014. More cautious, Gartner Worldwide’s IT spending forecast... Read full article...