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In September we ordered a new Lenovo RS160 server for a client.  After several years of using Dell, the short rack server we usually order was no longer available.  Lenovo's RS160 met the criteria so we ventured out of our Dell pattern due to this requirement.  The experience?  TERRIBLE.  On all fronts. Server arrived over a month later, WITHOUT A RAID CONTROLLER CARD.  The wholesaler rep...

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I am often asked "Is Microsoft Access going to be here in 5 years?".  Here is a quick synopsis of what I think is the best answer to that question: Microsoft continues to release enhancements and product improvements for Access 2016.  example:  new connectors were released this year showing a powerful interest in tying Access to Salesforce and other 3rd party software and offerings. Companies continue to...

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This last 10 days has been interesting.  On Sunday September 4th a business  I know of (NOT a client until AFTER this attack) was hit by the new CRYSIS ARENA virus.  I was called in by management once their IT support told them they had been hit and bitcoins would be needed.  The fact bitcoins became involved was an immediate flag something was bad. The criminals...

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The Wannacry cryptovirus is causing global problems.  As of Sunday, May 14, the virus has spread to well over 100,000 systems in over 100 countries.  Version 2 is supposedly making the rounds now, the total effect of this virus is not yet known.  This virus attacks unpatched systems running Windows Server 2008 or older on an SMB exploit that was patched in March 2017.  The NSA...

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