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Welcome John McCarthy

My Roll:  I was brought on for sales. Since Bob was one of my partners with a vendor, I received the Simplex-IT newsletter and saw that there was an opening, so I sent Bob an email. Despite my working with Simplex-IT previously I was hired anyway.

My Typical day:  I have been here for 4 days, ask me in a week or 2.

Favorite project:  So far it has been understanding everything that Simplex-IT does for our clients.

Little-known Windows 10 tips and tricks

Little-known Windows 10 tips and tricks

Are you making the most out of your Windows 10 computer? If you haven’t tried adjusting system and battery performance, silenced notifications, or used the night light function, then you’re missing out on minor but useful features.
Performance/Power slider
There are two kinds of computer users: those who value battery longevity and those who prefer optimized system performance.

Chrome to mark HTTP as ‘not secure’

Chrome to mark HTTP as ‘not secure’

Google Chrome currently marks HTTPS-encrypted sites with a green lock icon and “Secure” sign. And starting in July, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure.” Google hopes this move will nudge users away from the unencrypted web. Read on to learn more about the forthcoming changes.

Microsoft Project Webinar

August 27th, 2018

Ready for a Microsoft Project Webinar? We are! It's been a while since we've done an Introduction to Project Webinar, so we're scheduling it for September 11th at 2:00 (eastern). We'll cover the basics of creating a project schedule, adding tasks and resources, changing views, saving baselines, and viewing progress.

National Waffle Day at Simplex-IT!

"We need to remember what's important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn't matter, but work is third."  - Leslie Knope, Parks and Rec

...And remember we did! In honor of National Waffle Day, we decided to invite some clients and fellow tenants of Stratford Place down to our office to share the waffle wealth with us.

Best uses for virtual desktops

Best uses for virtual desktops

In the world of IT, there is a continuous quest to build systems with less time, funds, and effort. This is why virtualization has become so popular. One type of virtualization, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), provides a consistent desktop experience from any device.

5 ways you could blow your online reputation

5 ways you could blow your online reputation

As a small business owner, you’ve probably used social media to establish a connection with your customers and share stories that will shine a positive light on your brand. While social media is a great tool to foster your business name, if used incorrectly it could just shatter your online reputation.

How does virtualization improve business?

How does virtualization improve business?

Truly understanding the ins and outs of virtualization is not for the faint hearted. It’s a complicated field that is constantly evolving, but one thing mostly remains the same: its benefits. Read on for a simple recap of just a few of virtualization’s greatest advantages.

Improve the value of your business data

Improve the value of your business data

Are you making the most of your business’s greatest assets? The data your employees and customers generate is an unsung hero, just waiting to take your business to the next level. Obviously, enough information can help any company make better decisions, but how can a small or medium-sized organization use data analysis to increase revenue?

Many businesses shy away from data analytics due to the perceived costs and resources required to get anything of value.

4 misconceptions about the Cloud

4 misconceptions about the Cloud

Cloud computing has proven to be a cost-effective necessity for small businesses. However, there are still many owners who remain misinformed about the intricacies of cloud solutions. Here are some common misconceptions you should stop believing about the cloud.