How to recognize email scams and save yourself some pain and tears.

2019-08-15T18:09:14+02:00Sunday, 21 July, 2019|Categories: Business, Featured|

Email scams are popular. Phishing attacks, as these scams called, will try to manipulate you in disclosing your data. Including your login credentials, your credit card number, etc. The problem with these attacks? It is tricky to recognize them by using only technical means. Thus, it is very important to educate your users to [...]

In the era of Cloud Computing, dealing with these 4 (wrong) assumptions will keep you out of trouble…

2019-07-22T16:17:05+02:00Friday, 12 July, 2019|Categories: Business, Featured|

Did you know that 94% of organizations already use at least one cloud service? While cloud services adoption is not a big surprise… Cloud services have their own share of security concerns. The "shared responsibility" model Although cloud service providers are responsible for the security of the cloud service, you -the customer- are responsible [...]

6 Things you’d like to know how to do in Outlook for Office365

2019-07-22T19:12:36+02:00Tuesday, 26 March, 2019|Categories: Business, Featured|Tags: , |

Often, an application gives us capabilities that we do not know how to exploit. One of these applications is Outlook within Office365. An application with features, you probably don't know that even exist. In this article we will focus on the 6 features we have seen that have the greatest impact. Retrieve deleted messages [...]

How to protect your business against Ransomware

2019-08-21T00:02:55+02:00Thursday, 15 June, 2017|Categories: Business, Featured|Tags: , |

Ransomware is a sophisticated class of malware (software designed to perform malicious activities) that prevents the victim from accessing his/her data. 47% 59% 71% Nearly 50 percent of organizations have been hit with ransomware Email is the main delivery method for ransomware [...]

How to speed up computer (8 Ways to boost windows performance with absolutely no money)

2019-07-27T01:26:56+02:00Tuesday, 25 February, 2014|Categories: Featured, Operational|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you ever found yourself frustrated waiting for your PC to turn on or the internet browser to finally open the webpage? If you are like me and every other human being using a computer, you have probably dealt with such situation. Are you interested on how to speed up your computer? One of the [...]

VMware server virtualization benefits

2016-10-19T13:01:20+02:00Wednesday, 4 September, 2013|Categories: Business, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Server virtualization technology is quite a mystery for new adopters although it has gained its market share for quite sometime, especially in large enterprises and datacenters. A study conducted by VMware showed that over 26% of non-adopters in the SMB market are uncertain about the business benefits or ROI of Server Virtualization; while over 24% [...]

Windows CMD commands in Win12 server core

2016-10-19T13:01:31+02:00Thursday, 25 July, 2013|Categories: Featured, Technical|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Since windows 2008, server core has become a valuable option for deploying more secure and more stable windows servers. Although it is quite easy, many administrators avoid to deploy such solutions because they feel unsure on how to configure and manage such systems using windows CMD commands in the windows command prompt. The main idea [...]

WinSXS cleanup in Windows 2012 and Windows 8

2016-10-19T13:01:32+02:00Wednesday, 9 January, 2013|Categories: Featured, Technical|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

WinSXS folder is the component store of Windows vista and later operating systems. Windows OS stores all its core components to WinSXS directory. The WinSXS folder is the only location that the core system components found on the system and all the system files you see in their usual locations, in the windows directory structure, [...]

Setting up Windows 2012 storage virtualization. A software RAID solution or more?

2016-10-19T13:01:33+02:00Monday, 7 January, 2013|Categories: Featured, Technical|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A new feature in windows 2012 installed by default in all server editions! Microsoft calls it Storage Virtualization and the idea behind it is somewhat familiar to most administrators that have worked on a hardware RAID controller before. In fact disk virtualization is working like a software RAID with better scalability, resiliency and optimization. The [...]

SQL Indexing and SQL Performance Part 1: SQL Storage and Indexing

2016-10-19T13:11:24+02:00Monday, 29 November, 2010|Categories: Featured, Technical|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Before we begin our journey in SQL Indexing it is important to understand how a SQL Server stores its data. Database FileGroups and Files A MS SQL database uses a .mdf file as the primary data file, a number of .ldf files as transaction logs, and optionally a number of .ndf files as secondary data files. These [...]