Posted on 10/24/2013 1:00 AM By ThrottleNet
By: Aaron Oliver, Senior Network Infrastructure Engineer, ThrottleNet
Is the performance of your PC constantly getting slower and slower?
Many factors can be contributing to a slow-down in efficiency.
Posted on 10/17/2013 1:00 AM By ThrottleNet
More businesses than ever are depending on their network for their most important business operations. With that in mind, it’s vital that there are enough measures of security and protection taken by companies to ensure prevention of any unauthorized access to their network...
Posted on 9/20/2013 1:00 AM By ThrottleNet
In a few short months, Windows XP operating systems will reach the end of their life-cycle. After April 8, 2014, personal users and organizations still using Windows XP will be running it as unsupported software. Released in 2001, Windows XP is Microsoft's most successful operating system. After April of next year, this software’s life-cycle will have reached an end.
Posted on 9/17/2013 1:00 AM By ThrottleNet
By Marc Arbesman
Steve Ballmer’s apparent forced retirement after 13 years at Microsoft leaves many questioning the future direction of the software company.
Analysts have been concerned about the static price of Microsoft shares which have not gone above $38 in over a decade. This occurring while other firms like Apple have seen their shares skyrocket.
The company has been fixated on its Office and Server business offerings. Both are highly profitable but none are what analysts would call a game changer.
Posted on 8/21/2013 1:00 AM By ThrottleNet
Recently President of ThrottleNet, George Rosenthal, was interviewed by Virtual Strategy Magazine. The interview was published as read below:
VSM: We hear a lot of buzz about cloud technologies. Some businesses are already on-board with a cloud strategy while others have yet to take full advantage of some of the benefits the cloud offers. Can you review exactly what the cloud is?
Posted on 8/14/2013 1:13 PM By ThrottleNet
Gold Partner is the highest designation provided by Intermedia
Aug. 13, 2013 - ST. LOUIS -- ST. LOUIS, MO – ThrottleNet, Inc, announces it has achieved Gold Partner status with Intermedia, the premier provider of cloud services to small and medium-sized businesses. The Gold Partner is the highest certification provided by Intermedia. Firms such as ThrottleNet must meet high standards of performance to qualify for the designation.
Posted on 8/6/2013 1:00 AM By ThrottleNet
There is an infestation that is an anathema to business networks everywhere. This infestation isn’t a virus, hackers or malware. It’s none other than a goat. See, you have a goat infestation, and it’s chewing you out of your profits and sanity.
Many of the attributes of bad IT can humorously, and sadly quite literally, be attributed to mirror attributes in goats. This sounds quite ludicrous, but it’s a very effective way to put a finger on a problem plaguing so many businesses.
Simply said, the goat is anything that prevents your technology from improving and supporting your business in the most efficient, productive and profitable way possible. Allow me to lay out the symptoms and you can decide for yourself.
Posted on 7/23/2013 1:00 AM By ThrottleNet
By Marc Arbesman
Businesses waiting to get their hands on Apple's new iOS 7 mobile operating system should not have to wait too much longer.
iOS 7 is now in beta testing and should be released to the general public in early fall.
Apple is already meeting with potential business customers to tout the system, its new design and what they say are all new features. Apple claims it is the most significant system update since the original iPhone....
Posted on 7/11/2013 1:00 AM By ThrottleNet
To keep business running, manage growth, reduce risk and costs, look outside for the expertise you need.
Entrepreneurs, especially in their early years, try to do things themselves. As their companies grow, they put together a team of diverse talents to handle various aspects of business: manufacturing, sales, marketing, operations and finance. Back when technology was primarily focused on accounting and finance, it was possible to have a person or small team to handle IT needs.
Posted on 5/31/2013 1:00 AM By ThrottleNet
By Marc Arbesman
Google just announced a flurry of new products and new services. The goal is to improve their current offerings, add some new ones, and make your personal and professional lives a little easier.
The question becomes are they useful and will someone actually use them to enhance their own productivity.