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MNI on CNN Money

Windows XP’s open invitation to hackers By Parija Kavilanz  @CNNMoney March 26, 2014: 12:42 PM ET Dr. Omar Ibrahimi expects to spend up to $20,000 this year updating systems at his private practice in Stamford, Conn. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) The death of Windows XP is just days away, and experts say businesses that don’t upgrade are basically sending […]
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Did you upgrade to iOS 7.1?

Apple’s iOS 7.1 update was released on Tuesday, delivering a noticeable boost in overall speed and responsiveness. But it soon turned out that the update also delivered a few problems — and a surprising number of visual tweaks. SEE ALSO: iOS 7.1 Speeds Up iPhone 4, Still Not as Fast as iOS 6 A New Phone Interface […]
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Is your email HIPAA Safe?

Electronic Communications: Part 1 Many administrators have asked us about electronic communications, more specifically about third party email providers such as Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Hotmail, and others. This is part one of a two part article series. Recently a practice manager asked us:  What does HIPAA say with about practices that use services like Gmail, […]
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Own a Mac with OS X? Want to customize alerts to never be late?

Own a Mac? Did you know there are many ways to customize alerts to keep you on your game? Erik Eckel wrote a great article below on how setup these great features! Erik Eckel takes a look at Notifications within OS X Mavericks. Find out how you can customize Notifications and turn the feature into […]
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BYOD Here we go again

BYOD is healthy (and even thriving) in healthcare environments with the right technology, compliance tools and partnering. The natural inclination when mentioning BYOD in a healthcare environment is to ask what about the HIPAA compliance. HIPAA can be especially confusing to those of us who work outside of healthcare. Hospitals and other healthcare providers who […]
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Windows XP – Windows 7 – Windows 8 What do you do?

As the clock ticks down to end-of-life for Windows XP, several tricks from Y2K conversion projects have become relevant again.   Image: iStockphoto.com/graphicnoi   Remember the great Y2K conversion? Even though it’s been 14 years, the Y2K playbook included several excellent strategies you can apply to large-scale migrations off Windows XP. Like Y2K, Windows XP’s […]
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MNI Opens Tucson Office

Marcus Networking Inc. is pleased to announce its opening of its Tucson Office.  Adding to its locations of San Diego and Tempe Office. http://aznow.biz/tech/marcus-networking-opens-tucson-office
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January / February Employee of the Month

A little late but never forgotten. Our employee of the month! Ken Gaylord….. What can we say about Ken… Loves to go to the River, Drink Vitamin Water, Crocheting and Needle Pointing (I guess there is a difference). Thanks Ken for ALL of your hard work!
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Password Changes Oh No!

With all the recent password issues companies have been having here is a great article that helps with creating a secure password. User Training: Creating Good Passwords by  Justin.Davison Most users don’t have good passwords because they don’t understand how to create them. This how to provides some tips to help create secure passwords in a […]
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Eric Marcus awarded Generation Next 40 under 40

Eric Marcus President of Marcus Networking Inc. was awarded Generation Next 40 Under 40 by Arizona Business Magazine. Check out the link below…. http://issuu.com/azbigmedia/docs/ab-jf-2014/25?e=3606701%2F6362572
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