IT Matters

Social Networking in the Corporate Environment

Most people are now involved in one or more of the social networking sites that are available online such as Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace, and Twitter to name a few. The focus behind social networking is building an online community that shares some common interest. They are mostly web-based and provide a variety of ways to …

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Growing Bits, Bytes, and Backups

Here is a picture of a hard disk drive from 1956. It had a whopping 5 MB (MegaBytes) of storage. In September 1956, IBM launched the 305 RAMAC, the first computer with a hard disk drive. It weighed over a ton. By way of comparison, I use 16 GB (GigaBytes) memory sticks. i.e. 16 thousand …

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Are You Really Protected?

Tired of being bombarded by telemarketing calls? Register your number with the National Do Not Call List (by the CRTC) www.dncl.gc.ca   Are You Really Protected? Unfortunately we have noticed many of the clients we deal with have a false sense of security. Just because you have anti-virus software installed on your workstations does not …

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