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The dangers of the web and how to stay safe

The dangers of the web and how to stay safe

You probably go to great lengths to keep yourself safe, whether at home or in public. But what happens when you get online? Learn more about how you could be exposing yourself and your personal information over the internet so you can stay safe. With the headlines about data breaches and cyberattacks greeting you every […]

Expect CPU shortages until late 2019

Expect CPU shortages until late 2019

Consumers and businesses increasingly rely on powerful computers to run high-tech applications. But in the coming months, they may have issues obtaining the PCs they need. Since 2018, Intel has reported a processor shortage, which some experts believe may not be resolved until the latter half of 2019. Read on to learn more.

Fileless malware: Are you at risk?

Fileless malware: Are you at risk?

Over the past few years, the security industry has been witnessing a rapid evolution in attack techniques, including fileless malware, which uses legitimate tools and services such as existing software, applications, and authorized protocols to carry out malicious activities such as unauthorized data retrieval or data damage.

Groups, Yammer, and Teams: What are they?

Groups, Yammer, and Teams: What are they?

While most Office 365 apps serve a unique purpose, tools like Outlook Groups, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams can all be used for office communication and collaboration. However, there are small differences in the way they can be used. Let us break it down for you.

Recover your privacy in Windows 10

Recover your privacy in Windows 10

Advertisers are able to target their consumers more effectively thanks to social media. But did you know that your operating system might also be giving away information about your online searches to advertising agencies? Learn more about Windows 10’s not-so-private settings and how these can be fixed.

1st Annual Courthouse Charity Challenge!

We're stackin' up cereal for the 1st Annual Courthouse Charity Challenge! This is a competition between the Stow Municipal Courthouse and the Barberton Municipal Courthouse to see who can collect the most cereal and monetary donations to benefit the Battered Women's Shelter.

#CompTIADCFlyIn 2019 is done…was it worth it?

February 7th, 2019

CompTIA’s DC Fly-In for 2019 is now history.  I think this was the 8th year for the event, and the 4th year for me personally.  I met with the staff of both Ohio Senators and two Congressfolks (from Ohio).  And the question, of course, is this.  Did I actually accomplish anything?

I’m sitting here at Reagan International Airport, waiting for my flight back to Cleveland.

Sharing our Secrets with our Competition?

February 4th, 2019

January was an odd month.  Superbowl LIII is in the books, I still have no idea who Maroon 5 is, and we are in the middle of a ton of stuff.

We’re bringing on board a good number of new customers, and it looks like we added a new tech (Steven) just in the nick of time.

Mr. Coppedge Goes to Washington, Part IV: The Voyage Home

February 3rd, 2019

Bob Coppedge to Visit Washington to Champion IT Industry Priorities and Annoy People

Small to medium businesses like most of our customers as well as Simplex-IT are the lifeblood of our national economy. SMB's employ more than half of the country’s private sector workforce, and account for a majority of economic growth.

The basics of serverless computing

The basics of serverless computing

Serverless computing is one way to reduce management burdens brought about by the need to configure several servers. But before you adopt this technology, it’s important that you first understand its basic principles as well as how you can leverage it to improve your day-to-day operations and, ultimately, your bottom line.