A few months ago a number of our clients were surveyed in depth by a third party firm about what they thought about CSI. We are happy to report that the reviews were extremely favorable. Our thanks to everyone who shared their thoughts. When asked what CSI could do better, many respondents said that they […]
CSI Now Offers More Timely Technical Information On-Line And In The Classroom
CSI Monitors Our Client’s Networks Through Hurricane Irene
As Hurricane Irene approached New York, CSI used our 24x7x365 Paladin Monitoring service to help our clients prepare their computers and networks for the impending hurricane. We were able to quickly identify all the uninterruptible power supplies (aka batteries) under management which had bad batteries or other hardware issues.
We’ve Been Serving The Technology Needs Of The Greater Hudson Valley Region For Over 32 Years
On September 6, 1979 my father and I entered the world of business opening the first store in the region dedicated to personal computers. I was 17 and had just left for the University of Texas at Austin after helping my dad setup the store and left him to run it while I was in […]
Word About Adobe PDF Document Security and Two Simple Steps You Can Take To Protect Yourself
Malicious PDF Documents can be a threat to your business I can’t tell you how many people tell me that they never worry about clicking on Adobe PDF file documents because “they are safe”. They are shocked when I tell them that infected PDF files is one of the major ways viruses and trojans are brought […]
Windows 8 – BSOD Sad Face
Dead is still dead, but in Windows 8 the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) will be friendlier “sad” face! https://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/blue-screen-death-gets-new-life-windows-8
QR Codes are those square bar codes you see popping up on billboards and advertising. If you have a smart phone and download a QR reader application, you can take a picture of the QR code. The QR code will be converted to text. This might be a web page.
Controversal Facebook Change
With Google trying to break into the mainstream social networking market with Google Plus, Facebook has been busy with a number of changes of their own. One of the most controversal is a new feature in the top right side of the screen which allows you to eavesdrop on your friends and see things they […]
Novell GroupWise Upgrade – Coming Soon
Here’s an article from Novell on the features added to the new version of GroupWise coming in the fourth quarter. It sounds like there are some nice features being added. https://www.novell.com/communities/node/13309/groupwise-ascot-coming-soon
The Impact of FSMO Roles Being Unavailable
This is an excellent discussion of the impact Microsoft FSMO roles not being available on your Windows network: https://jorgequestforknowledge.wordpress.com/2011/07/11/the-impact-of-fsmo-roles-not-being-available/
Google Discontinues Google Desktop
I always liked Google Desktop and used it a lot. However, since Microsoft put a more robust desktop search function in Windows Vista and Windows 7, Google Desktop is being discontinued.