Is it time for your business to get a Point of Sale System

Sometimes the $39 cash register is not enough. Retail small business owners looking to have more control over transactions or who want to simplify the checkout process for their customers might want to consider a POS (Point of Sale) system.

At the heart of each POS system is a computer running specialized POS software. The total system bundle provides the technology to give small business owners an immediate and accurate picture of their inventory; recording changes on the system’s hard drive each time a purchase is made. They also come with accessory hardware, such as a cash drawer, receipt printer, barcode scanner and credit card reader. Continue reading

On July 14, 2015, Microsoft will end extended support for all varieties of Windows Server 2003

Here are the beginning of “the end” warnings for all of you using Windows Server 2003. This will occur 1 year from today.

You need to start budgeting for replacing these servers in the next 12 months! Don’t forget since they are servers all the programs and sharing you do on them will have to be updated. Contact your Local Trusted Technology Advisor now, meet and create a plan. Continue reading

Android malware: how to keep your device safe from filecoders (and everything else)

I have been evaluating the ESET Security Software for Android for about a month now. I have nothing negative to report and nothing spectacular to report either. Regardless, below is part of an e-mail and blog alert from them I felt needed to be passed along.

“You may have seen the news in the past few days about the Android/Simplocker ransomware threat and may be worried about the impact it will have on you and your Android device. There’s no need to panic, just follow these 5 simple steps to be safe and secure: Continue reading