Marcus Networking Blog

Running Windows XP means you are non-compliant and open to liability

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft will not release any security patches for Windows XP, which will effectively make it non-compliant with HIPAA / HITECH.   By Jeffrey Brady   Information Technology Pros in the healthcare industry may want to get a head start on their spring cleaning. Microsoft extended support for Windows XP ends on […]
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Marcus Networking is now a preferred ASPA Vendor

Marcus Networking Inc. is pleased to announce its new partnership with Arizona State Physicians Association.
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10 worst-case BYOD scenarios (and how to prevent them)

When it comes to BYOD, the best defense is a good offense. These proactive strategies will help you anticipate and avoid potential problems. Bring Your Own Device has stirred plenty of controversy. Companies are either embracing it to its fullest extent or avoiding it like the plague. BYOD can potentially save you money and help […]
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10 things you shouldn’t virtualize

Virtualization delivers a host of benefits — but that doesn’t mean that everything is a good fit for a virtual environment. Here are 10 things that should probably stay physical. Virtualization provides a solid core of benefits — cost savings, system consolidation, better use of resources, and improved administrative capabilities — but it’s important to […]
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$1.36 a year to power your iPAD?

JONATHAN FAHEY Published: Dec 30, 2013  FILE -This combination of Associated Press file photos shows, left, a Cingular “Fast Forward” cradle and Motorola mobile phone in New York on Tuesday Nov. 4, 2003, and an Apple ultracompact USB Power Adapter, on Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, in New York. The average amount of electricity consumed by […]
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Happy New Years from Marcus Networking Inc.

We at Marcus Networking Inc. wanted to be the first to wish you a Happy 2014 New Year! We hope you have a happy and healthy year full of prosperity.   
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Day 5 of the Do’s and Don’ts of Protecting Your Data

5 Do – Publish policies and educate employees. Data security is not just the responsibility of the IT group — it also depends on the day-to-day behavior of all employees. But employees need help to become security-aware. To encourage positive behavior by employees, IT departments need to publish policies that clarify expectations and the reasons […]
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Marcus Networking Listed in 2014 Book of Lists

Did your IT or Telecom Company make the list? We sure did for 2 different categories. We are proud to be associated with the Phoenix Business Journal and what they stand for.
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Day 4 of the Do’s and Don’ts of Protecting Your Data

4 Do – Use integrated products with simplified operations and management. SMBs are taking advantage of the same new technologies as large enterprises. Unfortunately, all too often, IT administrators end up with separate management tools for each new technology. For example, in a recent study, 50% of IT managers at SMBs reported using three or […]
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