Contact us today!
(469) 567-0181
facebooktwitterlinkedinA PC Geek RSS Feed

A PC Geek Blog

A PC Geek has been serving the Waxahachie area since 2001, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Time for a Server Refresh? Consider Virtualization

Time for a Server Refresh? Consider Virtualization

Hardware refreshes are often a time of great turmoil for businesses, particularly because of the cost of new servers and the time it takes to migrate data from one location to another. Thankfully, with the advent of virtualized servers, businesses have a viable alternative to the outright purchase of expensive, new hardware solutions. Instead, a virtual server that’s hosted in the cloud offers not only a more immediate reprieve, but can also significantly reduce costs for your organization in the long run.

Continue reading
0 Comments

77% of Businesses Virtualize Their IT In Some Capacity, What About You?

b2ap3_thumbnail_virtualization_400.jpgTechnology solutions for small and medium-sized businesses can be complex, which is why simplification is at the top of a lot of executives’ priorities. To this end, virtualization is a key component, helping organizations make their IT easier to manage. What effect does this have on data security?

Continue reading
0 Comments

3 Top-Tier Reasons to Consider Server Virtualization

b2ap3_thumbnail_server_from_the_cloud_400.jpgMost IT administrators see virtualization as a means of increasing efficiency, and they’re not wrong. Virtualization of your hardware is a great way of decreasing operating costs and improving accessibility to mission-critical applications and information. However, network virtualization has the potential to increase the security of your business’s data, too.

Continue reading
0 Comments

What Coca-Cola Got Wrong with its Slick New Commercial [VIDEO]

b2ap3_thumbnail_coke_spill_400.jpgDuring the broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX, Coca-Cola premiered a bold new commercial meant to inspire viewers, make the world (wide web) a happier place, and of course, sell Coca-Cola. To be sure, it was a monumental marketing effort, but for those of us in IT, we find it cringeworthy and must object to the commercial’s content.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Alaskan Healthcare Organization Hit with Huge Fine for HIPAA Violation

b2ap3_thumbnail_fines_imposed_for_hipaa_400.jpgAmerican healthcare organizations must store and exchange patient data in ways that comply with the HIPAA law, or else face hefty fines. One mental health service in Alaska recently learned this lesson the hard way after being hit with a $150,000 fine. Is your healthcare organization’s IT infrastructure 100 percent HIPAA compliant?

Continue reading
0 Comments

Not All Server Units are Created Equal

b2ap3_thumbnail_custom_server_solutions_400.jpgBusinesses love one-size-fits-all solutions, especially when it comes to technology. Cookie cutter solutions are easy to budget around and easy to implement. However, there are some aspects of a company's technology that shouldn't be standardized, like server units.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Cooler Drives Won’t Prevail

b2ap3_thumbnail_cold_hard_drives_400.jpgEverybody knows operating a computer under cooler temperatures increases its performance. This is why some server closets feel like a walk-in refrigerator. One thing about computers that you may not have known is whether or not running a PC at cooler temperatures extends its life. Logically, one would assume yes, however, the research says otherwise.

Continue reading
0 Comments

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Powered by ChronoForms - ChronoEngine.com

Blog Archive

Free Consultation

Sign up today for a
FREE Network Consultation

How secure is your IT infrastructure?
Let us evaluate it for free!

Sign up Now!

freeconsultation
 

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week Technology Privacy Cloud Best Practices Internet Productivity Microsoft Hackers Malware Software Business Computing Google Business Windows 10 Miscellaneous Workplace Tips Innovation Computer Backup Efficiency Hosted Solutions Windows Hardware IT Services Health Mobile Devices Mobile Computing IT Support Communication User Tips Business Management VoIP Server Smartphone Network Email Data Quick Tips Holiday Virtualization Remote Computing Operating System Going Green Social Media Upgrade Business Continuity Mobile Device Management Office Saving Money Apps Disaster Recovery Alert Save Money Chrome Small Business Android Identity Theft Antivirus The Internet of Things Mobility Big Data Managed Service Provider Microsoft Office Application Social Best Practice Facebook Employer-Employee Relationship Ransomware WiFi Information Technology Spam Lithium-ion battery Bandwidth Printer Unified Threat Management Hacking Tablet BYOD Law Enforcement Passwords Office Tips Password Analytics History Gmail Search Browser Current Events Government Saving Time Recovery Hard Drives Maintenance Network Security Automation Avoiding Downtime Phone System Router Fraud Apple Gadgets Smartphones Encryption Users USB Data Management Money Wireless Remote Monitoring Tech Support communications Work/Life Balance intranet Streaming Media Net Neutrality Firewall Telephone Systems Education iPhone Collaboration Laptop Humor User Error Computers Disaster Retail BDR Online Currency Entertainment Cybercrime Mobile Office Risk Management Office 365 Managing Stress Private Cloud Wireless Technology IT Solutions Update VPN Personal Information Budget Outlook Printer Server App Transportation Shortcut Business Intelligence Managed IT Services Internet Exlporer Marketing Biometrics Social Engineering Administration Fax Server Telephony Customer Service IT Consultant Data Loss Content Filtering Wi-Fi Virtual Reality Google Drive Point of Sale PowerPoint Wearable Technology DDoS Flexibility Cost Management Proactive IT Benefits Distributed Denial of Service Scalability Mouse Artificial Intelligence Sports Experience OneDrive Display Touchpad Branding Bring Your Own Device eWaste How To Paperless Office Network Congestion Music Workplace WIndows 7 Operating Sysytem Television Miscelllaneous Storage Files Books Two-factor Authentication Bluetooth Trending Black Market HIPAA Website RAM Ebay Chromecast Electronic Medical Records Travel Customer Relationship Management User Regulations SharePoint HaaS CPU Instant Messaging Excel ISP Amazon Blogging Administrator Safety 3D Printing Best Available Reputation Teamwork Slow Battery Smart Phones Access Emergency Presentation Cameras Meetings Hosted Solution Automobile Data Theft Science Windows 8 Cleaning Phishing End of Support Running Cable Worker Commute CloudSync Vendor Management Robot Save Time Networking Advertising Video Games Compliance Programming Computing Data storage Hacker Human Resources Near Field Communication PDF Legal Uninterrupted Power Supply Inbound Marketing Prodcuctivity Keyboard Emails Audit Computer Accessories Text Messaging Online Backup Internet of Things Politics Twitter Bloatware OneNote Applications Hiring/Firing IT consulting

Top Blog

Let's look at the definition of disaster. dis·as·ter A calamitous event, especially one occurring suddenly and causing great loss of life, damage, or hardship, as a flood, airplane crash, or business failure.To A PC Geek, a disaster is anything that involves a major loss of data or major downt...
QR-Code