Why Your Business Should Consider a Hosted Desktop Solution

Nicholas WestgateBlog

Does it make sense to keep replacing PCs as they age, or should you migrate to a Hosted Desktop solution? What is a Hosted Desktop anyway? In this week’s blog post we’ll attempt to answer those questions and help you come to a conclusion as to why your business should consider a hosted desktop solution. First, let’s explain what a … Read More

New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Tech

Nicholas WestgateBlog

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Tech

Every year we make resolutions to improve ourselves: lose weight, travel the world and become more technically savvy!  Okay maybe the last one didn’t make your list but it should!   Here are some New Year’s resolutions to improve your use of technology, protect your data and help your business be more productive in 2018 giving you more time to look … Read More

Should I Upgrade to Windows 10?

Paul MorganBlog

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** UPDATE  ** November, 2016 – Diligex now fully endorses Windows 10 as a new purchase and upgrade OS. —————– By now most will have heard about Microsoft’s new operating system release Windows 10. Over the next few weeks Microsoft will be pushing a “free” upgrade offers to many customers (specifically those not using a “domain” environment). We recommend holding off … Read More

Secured Connection Vulnerabilities on Apple Devices

Paul MorganBlog

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Are you like most of us and own and use an Apple device (phone, laptop, or tablet)? Unfortunately, an extremely concerning security flaw has been reported that’s so bad that developers won’t even discuss details (to prevent giving hackers insight into how to exploit the hack). The security flaw affects SSL/TLS connections for the devices, which normally prevent eavesdropping on … Read More

What we use: The Operating System

Graham CaparuloBlog

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OK, we admit it, we’re nerds. We live and breathe technology, day and night. In the IT Support business, one needs to stay abreast of new technologies. So we tinker, toy and test. Playing with devices and testing software is not only our job, but our hobby. As you can imagine, quite often a customer, friend and family member will … Read More

Are you still running Windows XP or Office 2003? Is it time to move on?

Graham CaparuloBlog

windows xp expired

On April 8, 2014 Microsoft will be sunsetting both Windows XP and Office 2003. After this date, Microsoft will no longer support these products or allocate resources to patch security holes and fix bugs. From Microsoft After April 8, 2014, there will be no new security updates, non-security hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options or online technical content updates. … Read More

Windows 8 – Should I Upgrade?

Nicholas WestgateBlog

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In case you haven’t noticed (read: have been living under a rock :), Windows 8 is the newest version of Microsoft’s Operating System. And they’ve marketed the heck out it – promising increased efficiency, flexibility and usability. Is it time for you to upgrade? The majority of reviews have been pretty negative and some have even gone so far as … Read More