Posted on 2/13/2014 1:04 PM By ThrottleNet
ST. LOUIS, MO-- ThrottleNet, an IT firm based in St. Louis, MO, has been named named one of the best local companies for customer service by St. Louis Small Business Monthly, a magazine providing ideas, strategies and insights for CEOs, CFOs, presidents, owners and other top executives to help them grow their companies.
The firm is one of just 28 area companies receiving this recognition. The winning companies are selected from nominations and comments from clients. The full list of businesses receiving this acknowledgement appears in the publication’s February, 2014 edition.
Posted on 2/13/2014 12:00 AM By ThrottleNet
Microsoft has announced it is ending support for its Windows XP operating system on April 8, 2014.
The impact of this “end of life” decision could be disastrous for anyone operating on the XP platform.
Eric Aguado, Chief Operating Officer of ThrottleNet, appeared on TNtv to address this issue and provide some action steps XP users can take to avoid the onset of a system failure or computer virus infection.
Aguado said that while Microsoft has released plans to continue to support XP with its Security Essentials program it will no longer provide...
Posted on 1/23/2014 12:00 AM By ThrottleNet
A new telephone scam is beginning to impact computer users nationwide.
“The Microsoft Tech Support Scam” involves an unwarranted solicitation from a caller identifying themselves as a tech support person with Microsoft.
The caller then details several problem areas that need to be corrected immediately on your computer...
Posted on 1/21/2014 12:00 AM By ThrottleNet
The news of the recent hacker attacks against Target and most recently Nieman Marcus provide a real wake-up call for businesses of all shapes and sizes.
These two join a growing list of breached companies that over the past months have included Snapchat, Skype, and Yahoo! just name a few. Many smaller firms also reported unwanted intrusions.
The physical impact of a hacking attack can be devastating. For instance malware can infect a desktop computer and reveal administrator credentials...
Posted on 1/16/2014 12:00 AM By ThrottleNet
Many businesses are under the assumption that HIPAA laws and regulations apply only to hospitals and medical systems.
However any company, practice, or organization, that deals in any way with medical information must be compliant with HIPAA laws. This includes all firms that work with healthcare entities either on an internal or external basis.
Sarah Badahman, a HIPAA Compliance Specialist with Symvato, appeared on TNtv. She said HIPAA regulations apply to a large variety of firms from...
Posted on 1/10/2014 3:29 AM By ThrottleNet
ThrottleNet, Inc., one of the fastest growing IT firms in St. Louis, announces it has achieved Elite Partner Status with Datto, an award winning vendor of backup, disaster recovery (BDR), and intelligent business continuity (IBC) solutions. Datto provides best-in-class technology and support to some 5000+ channel partners through North America and Europe.
Posted on 12/19/2013 12:00 AM By ThrottleNet
By Marc Arbesman, CIO, ThrottleNet, Inc.
What is the hottest technology development of 2013? Most experts will point to the rise of bitcoin.
Bitcoin is on the rise as a digital currency used worldwide. It is a type of money controlled and stored entirely by computers spread across the Internet. More people and more businesses are starting to utilize it.
Unlike a plain U.S. dollar or Euro, bitcoin is also a form of payment system sort of like Paypal or a credit card network.
You can hold on to it, spend it or trade it. It can be moved around cheaply and easily almost like sending an email.
Bitcoin allows you to create transactions without revealing your identity. Yet the system operates in plain public view.
Posted on 12/10/2013 12:00 AM By ThrottleNet
Do you have coloring books, clothing, diapers, dolls, flashlights, and even hygiene products you can donate to needy kids and their families?
The Children’s Home Society of Missouri has created a Holiday Wishes Program to help families in need enjoy a little Christmas cheer during the holiday season.
Posted on 12/5/2013 1:47 PM By ThrottleNet
ST. LOUIS, MO – December 5, 2013 – ThrottleNet, an IT firm based in St. Louis, MO has been named one of the top IT firms in St. Louis for 2013 by St. Louis Small Business Monthly, a magazine providing business ideas, strategies and insights for CEOs, CFOs, presidents, owners and other top executives to help them grow their companies.
Posted on 12/5/2013 12:00 AM By ThrottleNet
Has your business growth stalled? Are you spending more time working in your business and not on it?
Ron Ameln, editor of St. Louis Small Business Monthly, appeared on TNtv. He said many business owners get fixated on managing the day-to-day operations of their company without generating a growth plan for future success.