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Generated 1 day ago

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  • THE CLOUD and DOWNTIME

    For those who are unaware. The CLOUD is just someone else’s computer. Truly. That is just it. The hardware is the same, just located “somewhere else”. There are many perks to The Cloud however, there are also downfalls. One of which being Human Error. The post THE CLOUD and DOWNTIME appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

IRIS Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • 5 Tips for Network Security in 2017 Part 1

    To recap from our latest I HATE IT Eblast we need you to really consider the security needs of the latest internet threats. We all love the internet to meet our needs for instant information, simplified business operation, increased time savings and real time collaboration. The post 5 Tips for Network Security in 2017 Part 1 appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

IRIS Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • The End of Life for Windows 7

    Here’s another new blog post and another new comment about how Microsoft is ruining running our lives. This time it’s the end of life (EOL) of our beloved Windows 7. This was actually supposed to have happened already, but due to many industries with applications that do not support anything above Windows 7, the EOL date was extended. However, as with everything, the end has come. The post The ...

IRIS Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Reduce monthly internet costs. Increase internet speed. What could be better?

    The fear of Google Fiber has encouraged other Internet Providers in the area to adjust their pricing while increasing the speed. The post Reduce monthly internet costs. Increase internet speed. What could be better? appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

  • PRODUCTIVITY HACKS EVERYONE CAN BENEFIT FROM!

    Here are a few of our favorite productivity hacks. Set recurring alarms. I know. We all (or at least most of us) hit snooze way more than we should in the morning however it is still helpful to have the alarm set day after day to establish a schedule. The post PRODUCTIVITY HACKS EVERYONE CAN BENEFIT FROM! appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

  • Success Stories: Conference Room Woes

    A client of ours wanted to create a web-conferencing environment in their office. They had previously evaluated solutions from other AV companies, however, the pricing was a bit too much. They came to IRIS to see what we could offer and we started the process with….. Information Gathering If we were any other business, IRIS could have quoted out a complex conferencing set up which may or may not ...

  • Wellness Wednesday

    Depending on the type of work you do, most modern work is done in front of a screen or multiple screens. I, personally, work at my desk and look at two screens, side by side. Though this set up is nice, it is important to remember that eyestrain is a real concern over time. The post Wellness Wednesday appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

IRIS Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 weeks ago

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  • Culture: Configurations based on you and your business.

    We often get asked what separates us from our competition as a Managed Service Provider in the Greater Charlotte Area and how we approach our clients. Our answer is simple and refers back to our mission, vision, and values. Our mission is simple. The post Culture: Configurations based on you and your business. appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

  • Before you go bananas for Tablets: Here’s a list of questions to consider.

    Tablets are wonderful. They are portable, lightweight, and they just look freaking cool. However – before you purchase 5 tablets for the office or try to replace your traditional box computers with tablets, run through this list to see if a tablet is right for you and your team: The post Before you go bananas for Tablets: Here’s a list of questions to consider. appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

  • Google Fiber Selects IRIS Solutions as a Tech Partner for Charlotte!

    IRIS solutions is proud to announce that we have been selected as a Google Fiber Tech Partner. With Google’s entry into Charlotte, this brings unprecedented connection speeds using an aggressive pricing model that businesses will be hard pressed to pass up! IRIS Solutions has been a Managed Service Provider in Charlotte servicing the city and surrounding counties for over 20 years. The post Goog...

  • The Basics of a Computer Workstation

    Here’s where we will break down the basics of a computer workstation. If you need assistance with your workstation- don’t hesitate to contact us! We are here to help. .wp-post-image{display:none;} The post The Basics of a Computer Workstation appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

IRIS Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Computer Memory and Information Storage

    Back to the basics here. Information is stored and accessed in two ways in a computer: The Hard Drive and Random Access Memory (Ram). The hard drive stores data, the operating system, applications and the configuration of the computer. The post Computer Memory and Information Storage appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

  • Perks of a Monitored and Managed Network

    Proactive maintenance is key for any business. Seeing the value of it can be hard since it’s not something you can put your hands on, but when it comes to uptime and a Business Continuity plan, a monitored and managed network can save you thousands of dollars in downtime costs. The post Perks of a Monitored and Managed Network appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

  • Success Stories: Security

    One morning, IRIS Solutions received a notification via our monitoring software that a client of ours had been affected by malware. Per our standard policy and procedures, the monitoring software isolated the infected computers by disabling the shared drive. The post Success Stories: Security appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

  • Productivity Hacks and Trends

    From my desk, where I sit day in and day out, here are three perks of a modern workstation: Dual Monitors- I will never ever go back to a single monitor in the office. The perks of two monitors can’t be measured. Before, I used to layer my applications so I could click between different windows as I worked. The post Productivity Hacks and Trends appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

  • Success Stories: Disaster Recovery

    We know we can’t control the weather. What happens if lightning strikes your business and fries your network? That’s what happened to a dental practice in Greensboro, NC. During a severe thunderstorm, lightning struck the office building which caused a power surge. The post Success Stories: Disaster Recovery appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

  • Bi-Annual Computer Breakdown Day: Fall 2016 Recap

    We have a confession: we hoard broken and old computers. Each time we complete a network refresh, or anytime we replace an old workstation, server, or UPS for a client who doesn’t want to deal with disposing of the old equipment, we destroy the hard drives and keep those machines in a secure closet (affectionately called “The Graveyard”). The old devices pile higher and higher until our Bi-Annua...

  • Success Stories: Managed Services

    One of our dental clients in Charlotte had a patient that needed emergency services on the weekend. The doctor went into the office and noticed that the network was down and he was unable to pull up the patient’s information. An IRIS Solutions Technician who was on call was already working on the issue before the client contacted the office. The post Success Stories: Managed Services appeared fi...

  • Wi-Fi Strength and Security and Why It Matters

    Alright, so you have a Wi-Fi network for your office. Wonderful. Depending on how your network is set up and how many mobile devices are being used, the network strength throughout the office could be sufficient, or it might be weak in some areas of the office. The post Wi-Fi Strength and Security and Why It Matters appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

  • Backups: File-Based vs. Image-Based

    Backups are essential. Mistakes happen, and files get deleted. What can be done to recover the data, and what are the implications? Unfortunately, backup software is not retroactive; it cannot recover data that was deleted prior to the software being installed. The post Backups: File-Based vs. Image-Based appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

  • Passwords, Security, and Privacy. Oh My!

    To save or not to save? Passwords are a necessary evil. Everyone hates remembering them. It’s so easy to stick to the same format of password or the exact same password for all of your logins (AKA -a huge security risk). Or you have these requirements that say your password must have an uppercase letter, a lowercase, a symbol, and a number. The post Passwords, Security, and Privacy. Oh My! appeare...

IRIS Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

IRIS Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • Browser War

    Chrome? Firefox? Explorer? Are you confused yet? Well, I am. Why is it so difficult to choose a web browser? Don’t they pretty much do the same thing? Isn’t the basic premise to open a web page? NOT quite. The post Browser War appeared first on IRIS Solutions.

IRIS Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

IRIS Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

IRIS Solutions

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 7 months ago

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