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From the category archives: Business & Technology

ThrottleNet is a leader in the IT field focused on growing your business. We also have an unrivaled passion for technology. Read all of our blog posts on Business & Technology below!

Life After XP: Microsoft Windows XP Support Officially Ends

Windows XP End of life notificationWe tried to warn you back in February. You didn’t think it was true. The truth hurts though. Your time has run out. April 8th has come and gone. Microsoft Windows XP Support is a thing of the past. The end of Windows XP has arrived. What’s next? 

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It’s Your Network, Not Theirs

Does your IT vendor believe they “own” your network? Do they offer a one-sized fits all solution without understanding the nuances of your network and your business goals? Mike Heil, a Partner with ThrottleNet, appeared on TNtv to discuss the need for business owners to thoroughly analyze their technology needs before investing in any type of hardware upgrade or change in their IT service plan.

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Here's Why Your EMR is Slow


Are you a healthcare provider with multiple locations and wondering why your Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system is getting bogged down or even come to a crawl?

Aaron Oliver, Senior Network Infrastructure Engineer with ThrottleNet, appeared on TNtv to discuss why many EMR systems perform at extremely slow speeds at remote or satellite offices.


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So You’re the IT Guy? Juggling IT & Being the CFO

Have you been hired to serve as your company’s CFO but find you are spending 20 hours per week overseeing the firm’s technology operations?

Marc Arbesman, CIO of ThrottleNet, appeared on TNtv to discuss the potential problems involved with assigning this task to a non-IT professional.

He indicated that CFOs or controllers have a history of overseeing a company’s IT since the first computer applications were accounting based software packages. However times have changed.

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Are You Holding Your IT Department Accountable?

Many business owners do not have the knowledge or expertise to know if their IT person, staff or outsourced vendor is performing up to expectations, in line with their business goals.

Many executives assume their technology is working appropriately even though it may not be designed for peak performance, cost efficiency and future growth.

Mike Heil, Owner of ThrottleNet, appeared on TNtv to discuss how business owners can gain a better handle on their use of technology and hold their IT staff more accountable.

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Windows XP Is Gone, Were You Prepared?

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...

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Taking Your Business to the Next Level

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.

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Improving Document Management with PowerFlow Solutions

How can document imaging and management software make your company more efficient?

Ross Schumaker, with PowerFlow Solutions, a document imaging and management software company, appeared on TNtv.  He said document management is a lot more than going paperless or just installing a piece of software.

Schumaker says the goal of a document management system is to...

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Talk Big With EDI

Is your company looking for a real competitive advantage?

Creating an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) platform will enable your firm to better serve larger global-type customers while separating you from less forward-thinking competitors.

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Saving The Environment One Business At a Time with Pedro's Planet

How does Pedro’s Planet benefit other businesses in the St. Louis area?

Chuck Pass, Chief Operations Officer at Pedro’s Planet, appeared on TNtv and said his company sells “environment”.

The firm visits companies throughout the St. Louis Metro area and helps them recycle waste to include plastic, paper, toner cartridges and eWaste.

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