Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi: Solving the Real Problem

Remember the days when it would take a 10-pound laptop and a 50-foot network cable to access the Internet in any room other than where the cable modem was? Those days are long-gone, and we have Wi-Fi (and some other new technology) to thank for that! Wi-Fi is everywhere now and is in fact a…

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Microsoft Licensing for Non-Profits: A Guide

Microsoft Windows Licensing can be very expensive and tricky to navigate for organizations, but it is a vital piece of the technology infrastructure. The good news: there are discounted options for non-profit organizations and churches. The bad news: the structure of these discounts is fairly complicated. In this post we will break down servers, licenses,…

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Why You Need A Password Manager

How many times have you seen the “incorrect password” message when trying to log into one of your frequented (or not frequented) sites? Surely by now you’ve heard how dangerous it is to use the same password for every account you have. It’s time to ditch the Word/Excel document or sticky note with your password…

wireless technology

Why We Recommend Ruckus Wireless

The need for and expectations of wireless networks is ever-growing, and it can be overwhelming when deciding what wireless network equipment to install in your organization. There are countless products available from many different vendors, all offering similar features and advertising that they are the best solution for all of your wireless needs. Often times, your decision will come down to what solutions you know others…

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When Does a Church Need to Think About Data Compliance?

Usually, when technology people talk about data compliance, they are referring to policies related to HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI, and other legal and regulatory requirements. These laws list certain requirements for organizations to ensure the security of data with encryption, backup procedures, business continuity plans and data retention plans. One may think that because a church…