Small Tech Notes

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No More FTP

I’ve long tried to get all of our clients to stop using FTP. FTP is one of the oldest protocols still in use on the Internet and it is inherently insecure. When it was invented there were only 13 computers on the Internet and everyone knew each other. Today there […]

Alternative to Adobe Reader

In response to multiple and continuing problems with Adobe software causing our clients computers to hang, run slowly, experience extremely slow printing, application crashes, etc. we sought out and found an alternative to Adobe Acrobat Reader that we are now ready to recommend to you. It’s called FoxIT Reader and […]

MVP 2008

Yesterday Microsoft re-awarded me as Most Valuable Professional for the 3rd year. As a self-employed person, there are really very few awards that you can attain that indicate that you are proceeding through your career successfully and the MVP is one of them. Getting an MVP feels kind of like […]

Business Continuity

Business Continuity is a moving target. How do you keep your business going when part or all of it is down? We had that experience Saturday, Sunday and today when the main office power went out and stayed out. We have no idea what Detroit Edison was doing or why. […]