We are currently rolling out a replacement to our existing RMM. For those unfamiliar with IT speak, RMM is short for off site monitoring and management. This software monitors the computers on your network for problems so that we can help you as efficiently as possible.
Today, May 27th, the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council held a luncheon and their annual meeting at the Woodgrill Buffet in Harrisonburg, Virginia. There were over forty representatives from various technology companies and departments, including yours truly on behalf of E-N Computers.
Welligent is an application service provider for educational needs as well as both public and private healthcare. Headquartered in Norfolk, Virginia, with additional data centers in Atlanta, and Phoenix, they serve a variety of clients across the nation.
Recently, with the crash of Amtrak 188, the news has been highlighting how this accidental derailment could have been avoided. The conductor may not have been properly minding his job. Safety system upgrades were delayed, likely due to cost. As a result, a profitable moneymaking route from Washington, D.C. to New York City has been jeopardized while other, less proven, or money-losing routes in the rural west stay open and compete for limited dollars which, in retrospect, could have been better spent to upgrade a profitable and heavily used service.
With help from E-N Computers, Precision Fabricators, Inc. in Stuarts Draft, Virginia is transferring their internet service from DSL to Comcast's Business Class.
15X Faster Internet
The benefit of the new communications infrastructure being installed by Comcast is Internet speeds at least 15 times faster than what PFI's old DSL was able to do.
Having a properly configured phone network can be a tremendous asset to your business. A private branch extension or PBX is a system of answering, routing, and responding to phone calls. Before this system was available, businesses would often employ one or more secretaries to handle and transfer incoming calls.
This morning, I stopped by the main branch of the Massanutten Regional Library in downtown Harrisonburg to learn about some of the services they receive from E-N Computers. As such, I sat down and spoke with Shannon Blosser, the Onsite IT Coordinator of the library, as I was curious to learn about what changes she has noticed since switching to their new phone system.
We have recently migrated to a new Antivirus platform. Today more than any time in history we face an IT environment that increasingly dangerous. There are new threats on a daily bases for identity theft, malicious hacking and more. Vipre secures systems based on a database on the local PC’s hard drive, with Webroot it uses an online database that can more accurately reflect a real-time emerging threat.
Is it time to replace your traditional fax machine?
Although paper faxing was a staple of modern businesses in the late 1990s, over the years it has become something of a relic, outclassed by updates in recent technology.
About two years ago, a medical firm in Augusta County decided to contact E-N Computers to swap their fleet of aging fax machines with a centralized and more convenient electronic fax.
We have been busy implementing several new solutions over at E-N Computers. In the Fall of 2014 and winter of 2015 many new customers came to us experienced a high volume of Malware issues across multiple sites that we serve. The most costly issue that we faced was with a new threat known as Cryptowall.