eReader Roundup

eReader Roundup

eReaders are the new wave of literary technology—allowing access to thousands of books on a single, light-weight device. Thanks to their excellent screens and long battery life, eReaders are ideal devices for avid readers—especially considering features like customizable font styles/sizes, a built-in dictionary, and access to a variety of written media (e.g., books, magazines, newspapers). Here are some of our favorites and why:

Marybeth Smith, COO, has enjoyed her Kindle Paperwhite since 2010! I use my eReader anywhere and everywhere.

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

Your computer network, much like a good story, is comprised of several elements. An IT environment is a lot like a web; each individual piece works together to create the digital tapestry that allows you to conduct your business.

Behind the scenes, your workstation is connected to your company’s information through various network resources (the individual threads of Charlotte’s web). While your workstation is made up of various pieces, it communicates with your network through something called a NIC (Network Interface Card). You’ll be able to see where the spiderweb begins since this is where your network cable plugs into.

Why businesses need a UPS

Why businesses need a UPS

Power outages caused by utility failure, accidents, and natural disasters such as storms, flooding, or earthquakes are inevitable. There’s very little you can do to prevent any of these from happening, but you can avoid the consequences to your business by using an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS).
What is an uninterruptible power supply?
An uninterruptible power supply is an essential piece of hardware that protects both your computer and your data.

How thin and zero clients save money

How thin and zero clients save money

Businesses are always looking for ways to cut costs without sacrificing growth. For the longest time, many believed that they had to purchase workstations with its own processing power, RAM, and hard drive. But thanks to virtualization, companies can save money and get the computing processes they need with thin and zero clients.

What’s Your Firewall Against Extinction?

What’s Your Firewall Against Extinction?

Like it or not, the world’s biodiversity is diminishing.  Fortunately, zoos are playing a greater role in preventing the extinction of species in nature—in effect, they have become firewalls against extinction.  Zoos provide naturalistic habitats for animals that give the illusion of open access, but both the animals and the visitors are protected.