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  • Network Attached Storage – Advantages

    NAS offers the following advantages in comparison to the File Server approach: faster data access; easy configuration; much simpler administration; and lower cost. This makes NAS more attractive to small businesses. For larger organizations, a NAS system is often used to reduce the load on existing file servers by assuming all of the data access […]

  • Windows Tip: How Batch Files Can Open Multiple Programs

    A batch file is a text file that stores commands that are executed by the Command Interpreter. It is generally used to simplify the execution of many commands for a given task. When the batch file is run (by double clicking on this file within Windows Explorer), a shell program ( or cmd.exe) reads the […]

  • Spyware Removal – Keep Your Computer Safe and Secure

    If Spyware exists on your computer (usually the result of a large infestation), your computer will likely exhibit one or more of the following: Degradation of performance due to heavy CPU, disk, and network activity Instability, with programs and the computer freezing, boot failures, and system crashes Inability to access the Internet The disabling of […]

  • Who Needs a System Administrator (Part 2)

    One assumption often faced is the overall cost in filling this position. A typical salary for a Systems Administrator with the appropriate experience and training would range from $50 thousand to $75 thousand (depending on your region in the United States). Many small organizations would assume this role can be filled for a much lower […]

  • Who Needs a System Administrator (Part 1)

    Let’s review some of the responsibilities of a Systems Administrator to better understand the importance of this role. Systems Administrators have the responsibility to… Diagnose and fix network problems; both hardware and software Maintain network and software security Maintain upgrades to server and workstation software Perform routine backups for all workstations and servers on the […]