Web-Root Antivirus

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.

Teaching your fax machine to speak PDF

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.

OpenDNS Deployment

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.

Deploying Adblock Plus

Adblock Plus is a new-to-us feature we are implementing alongside our OpenDNS deployment to further protect each workstation from the threats of CryptoLocker and other phishing attempts. Adblock Plus, or ABP, is a browser add-on that works with the “Big 3” internet browsers (Chrome, FireFox, and Internet Explorer). It is light weight and takes about 2-5 minutes to install per computer, does not require a restart or closing any programs other than existing web browser windows.

Client Spotlight: Marco Metals

Located on the southern end of Harrisonburg, Virginia, Marco Metals LLC uses E-N Computers for their technology needs.

Several months ago, E-N Computers installed a new PA system for the company, a Snom PA 1. Unlike previous systems, the connection line for this unit provides both data and electricity, and thus requires only two cables, greatly reducing the confusing jumble of wires that is commonplace with similar hook-ups.

5 Cost Saving solutions for Non-Profits IT Services

Cheap software

There are some super cool Cost Saving solutions for Non-Profits to get software for almost nothing. This can include things like Microsoft Office and Windows 7. It can often make a huge difference in the progression of the organization. Consider having a partner like E-N Computers help ensure you’re getting the best deal for your team.

5 Tips to consider for business video camera surveillance

The market is flooded with IP security camera vendors. Make sure you're getting the biggest bang for your buck. If they’re not asking you these questions, you probably don’t want to deal with them:

Are the cameras needed for indoor or outdoor use? If you’re planning to take your business video camera surveillance system outside, its important to get a quality camera.

3 IT Lessons from the Civil War

Today is a great day to learn from history. On this day in 1865, at Appomattox, Virginia, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered his 28,000 troops to Union General Ulysses S. Grant. We have all greatly reaped the benefits of Abraham Lincoln’s passion to preserve the union and free the slaves, and as I pondered that this morning, several things came to mind.

How long should computers last?

If you only do a little home shopping, email, and your kids’ homework, a computer for your home is potentially less likely to need upgrading as frequently as the ones you used for work. (Except of course for the demands of children and compatibility with school/education technology.