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From the monthly archives: September, 2015

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Should iPad Users Go “Pro”?

By George Rosenthal

Apple made a big splash at its September event with the announcement of its new king-sized tablet, the iPad Pro.

Scheduled for a November release, the “Pro” is Apple’s biggest tablet to date. It is 78% bigger than the iPad Air 2 and has lots of features and options such as a slick stylus and a detachable keyboard cover.

The device features a 12.9 inch Retina display with a nice resolution of 2732 x 2048. It weighs in at a relatively light 1.57 pounds with 10 hours of battery life.

The Pro runs on Apple’s new iOS9 operating system. They say it will nearly double the CPU performance of the iPad Air 2 with refined Multi-Touch technology...

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Occupational Burnout in The Information Security Field – How Managed Network Can Save Small Businesses From The Same

It’s no secret that people in the information security field are stressed out especially Chief Security Officers – and it’s also unfortunate that there’s a huge talent gap in the technology sector.

We’re not surprised to see the two are connected by occupational burnout– according to a new report by the International Data Corporation (IDC).

There are still new, talented, hungry people entering the information security field but unfortunately, the industry is seeing record low retention figures facilitated by occupational burnout at higher levels.

For entry-level IT professionals, live is for the most part good. Expectations for entry-level IT employees are basic enough and companies are more willing to be flexible. After working up the corporate ladder, things get tougher, blood pressure rises and turnover becomes more inevitable.

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Technology in the Classroom: Is it Hurting or Benefiting Our Future Workforce?

Besides walking 20 miles uphill both ways in six feet of snow to school, the older generation may remember the scent of freshly pounded chalkboard erasers and rummaging through pages upon pages of musty books in the library to find the perfect bit of research to add to a report.

Walk a post-millennial (Homelander?) through a school day in your shoes and you’ll undoubtedly receive a blank stare accompanied by a “that’s cool, want to see the app our teacher had us download today?”

The times, they are a-changin’. (And if you want another blank stare, bring up Bob Dylan.)

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ThrottleNet Named Best In Value for 2015 by Small Business Monthly


ST. LOUIS, MO – September 23, 2015 – ThrottleNet, an IT firm based in St. Louis, MO has once again been named a “Best In Value” company 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. 

Best In Value recognizes a select group of St. Louis area firms who provide outstanding value to their customers. The winning companies are selected from nominations and comments from clients. This is the third consecutive year ThrottleNet has received this recognition.

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