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Dymin Blog

William Stasak

Vice President, CFO

Recent Posts

Don’t Turn Off Your Computer at Night—Do This Instead

Posted by William Stasak on Apr 20, 2017 10:16:54 AM

 

Computers have changed a lot in the last 30 years. Rather than one family PC, many families now have multiple computing devices, including tablets, smartphones, laptops, and desktop personal computers. The recommendations on how to care for your computers has changed as the technology has changed. Nevertheless, one of the most common questions computer technicians are asked is “Should I turn my computer off every night?

 

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Topics: computer maintenance, IT questions

What You Need to Know About Windows 10 Licensing

Posted by William Stasak on Jan 10, 2017 10:09:00 AM

 

Windows 10 was an update to the operating systems of most non-Apple/Macintosh computers that Microsoft released in 2015. It had significant issues and caused a lot of confusion. One particular area that was especially problematic was how to upgrade a computer running a genuine copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 operating system. Since software upgrades are usually available at reduced rates (or for free) to customers running older versions of the program, it’s necessary for users to input an identification marker to activate the upgrade upon installation.

 

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Topics: business information, IT questions

To Cloud or Not to Cloud

Posted by William Stasak on Nov 11, 2016 9:58:00 AM

Are you thinking about moving your business IT, network, data, and/or telecommunications services to the cloud? This is becoming more and more commonplace in the business world, so it’s a good time to discuss “cloud” versus “local” services. How do you decide which is correct for your business?

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Topics: managed IT services, business information, computer security

Seamlessly Integrate Mobile Technology into Your Office and Life!

Posted by William Stasak on Oct 28, 2015 12:00:00 AM

As a small business owner, you’re always on the go. Luckily, mobile technology is becoming more and more advanced and easy to use, making it more convenient to connect with your business at all times. But how can you make sure the transition to mobile technology is smooth and secure? Here are some tips to seamlessly integrate mobile technology into both your work and your personal life.

 

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Topics: business information

The Time For Business Continuity Planning is Now!

Posted by William Stasak on Oct 20, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Business continuity planning (BCP) is one of the most critical components of any recovery strategy. Because disasters are so unpredictable in nature, it is important to prepare for the inevitable.  Unfortunately, some companies are hesitant to form a plan because of the perceived costs and complexity involved. Listed below are a few great reasons as to why your company should adopt one.

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Topics: business information

Have You Considered Cloud Voice?

Posted by William Stasak on Apr 22, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Despite the popularity of written forms of communication—things like email and text messaging – there will always be a need for phone calls. With many businesses seeking to cut costs, cloud voice systems are becoming increasingly popular. Cloud voice is challenging the traditional phone system by offering more features at an affordable price. With many benefits, switching to a cloud voice system is a great choice for your business.

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Topics: cloud voice

Importance of HIPAA/ HITECH Compliance for your Practice

Posted by William Stasak on Apr 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Are you in the health care industry? Or does your company provide treatment, payment and operations related to it? If this is the case, then it’s critical for your business to be HIPAA compliant.  

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Topics: computer security

Security Risks Associated With USB Drives

Posted by William Stasak on Mar 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM

USB flash drives have become a popular choice for people needing a convenient, portable and cheap storage device for data. In addition to backing up data, these little devices are extremely useful for sharing large files between computers. USB flash drives can be used safely and securely if the risks are understood and proper measures are taken to mitigate them.  Here are suggestions for what you can do to minimize the risk that comes with using USB drives:

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Topics: computer security

Disaster Recovery vs. Business Continuity

Posted by William Stasak on Mar 4, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Disaster recovery and business continuity planning are processes that help organizations prepare for disruptive events. Despite their distinctions, these two terms are often married to one another under the acronym BC/DR. In reality, they are not the same and it could be a huge mistake to think that protecting a company’s computing assets in the event of a disaster will also provide business continuity.

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Topics: computer maintenance

Protecting Your Most Valuable Asset: Your Data

Posted by William Stasak on Feb 26, 2015 12:00:00 AM
For business owners, the only thing more valuable than your business is the data that keeps it running. Don’t take any chances when it comes to the safety of your critical business data. A wide variety of organizations have chosen offsite backup to avoid the potentially severe consequences of data loss or service interruption. Offsite backup has its many benefits including:
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Topics: computer security, computer maintenance