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Six Tips for Choosing a Managed Services Provider

Are you tired of dealing with multiple technology vendors for your business? Here are six tips for choosing a managed services provider (MSP): 1. One of the most elemental requirements for a business today is to implement multiple levels of security. If your computer systems are not secure, it renders all the other features and functions […]

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IMPORTANT! Homeland Security Says Stay Off IE Until Bug is Patched

A vulnerability discovered in Internet Explorer over the weekend is serious—serious enough that the Department of Homeland Security is advising users to stop using it until it’s been patched. On Monday, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, weighed in. “US-CERT recommends that users and administrators […]

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Business Benefits of Planning a Structured Cabling System

Within any business, multiple departments compose the business as a whole and in order to prevent the business from falling apart by the weight of its departments, these pieces must actively communicate to keep the business processes operating and producing.  Structured cabling systems are the core communications medium and are often overlooked post installation.  This […]

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From Reactive to Proactive with Managed IT Support Services

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What is a Managed Services Provider? A managed services provider (MSP) offers management and support of IT network-based services, applications and equipment. As businesses become increasingly dependent on IT, the need for a reliable MSP that allows business owners and employees to focus on their core functions has become critical. The scope of service provided by […]

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We Get Your Business Up and Running Fast During Unplanned Outages

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Prevent Downtime and Recover Production Environments with rCloud. By replicating the entire production environment, we provide our clients with best-in-class disaster recovery, disaster prevention and business continuity for physical and virtual production environments. Disaster Recovery — Data availability and security are becoming more important than ever before. Prior to the advent of our cloud recovery platform, this level […]

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Why You Should Choose a Cabling Contractor Who Certifies Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6a, and Fiber Optic Cable Installations with a Fluke DTX 1800 CableAnalyzer

Tier 1 IP’s cable system certification process guarantees our cabling installations comply with TIA/ISO standards. The Fluke DTX 1800 CableAnalyzer is the most used and the most trusted tester on the market with over 1 billion copper links certified to date The Fluke DTX 1800 CableAnalyzer Tier 1 IP cabling technicians use is independently verified […]

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Loose-Tube Gel-Filled Fiber Optic Cables vs. Tight-Buffered Fiber Optic Cables

Loose-Tube Gel-Filled Construction Falls Short In loose-tube gel-filled cable construction, the fibers are contained in small, rigid tubes, generally flooded with gel, stranded together, again flooded with gel and covered in an outer cable jacket.  These types of fiber cables may experience problems in water penetration and chemical interaction of gel with fiber, even in […]

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Benefits of Server Virtualization with VMware for Small and Medium Businesses in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Key Benefits of SMB Server Virtualization with VMware: Lower TCO High Availability Disaster Recovery Run multiple operating systems on a single server Improve Internal IT Effectiveness In addition to having faster IT support response times, companies that use virtualization are viewed as being more effective than those that don’t use server virtualization.  In fact, almost three […]

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Increase Revenue & Reduce Business Expenses

Creating Profit in Uncertain Economic Times All businesses face unique challenges in their respective markets, but there are numerous tips and tricks that will allow smaller companies to maximize profits while minimizing risks. This site offers suggestions to improve revenue for the small business industry as a whole.  Each industry and segment will need to […]

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Still wondering if Page Speed is important to Google?

Google has previously announced key points to increasing web page loading speeds such as giving a search result boost to simply faster loading websites (if all other things are equal). Google’s latest announcement is a new type of file format for graphic images.  Google’s goal is to increase compression without sacrificing quality.  Arrive: WebP, pronounced “weppy.”  Currently, […]

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I.T. Quiz – Managed Server Hosting

Which approach to I.T. dedicated server hosting delivers more, but costs less? A – Doing it yourself (purchase hardware + maintenance headaches = $$$$) B – Managed Hosting with Rackspace (quality servers + fully managed support services = $) starts at only $299* ANSWER: B – Rackspace Managed Hosting from Tier 1 IP It’s true. […]

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Benefits of Installing Sound Masking Systems in Office Buildings

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Benefits of Installing Sound Masking Systems in Office Buildings Boost employee productivity by reducing distractions and increasing acoustical comfort in call centers or shared work spaces. Reduce risk of security breaches by ensuring speech privacy in public spaces.  Achieve confidential speech privacy for executives, counselors,lawyers, healthcare professionals and workers with similar privacy requirements. Reduce distractions in […]

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