Marcus Networking Blog

Protecting your Information when Disposing of Equipment

When it comes time to purchase new equipment and dispose of the old, it is important that you protect yourself against any threats and security issues by thoroughly deleting any information off of the old equipment. According to Tech Republic, “Clear configuration settings on networking equipment. Managed switches, authenticating serial console servers, and other “smart” [...]
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Windows XP Already Causing Issues?

Based on recent reports XP Pro is already causing issues even though its not set to expire until April..   http://news.yahoo.com/taste-horrible-things-come-windows-xp-195030672.html
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Can Dating Sites fix the Affordable Care Act’s Healthcare.gov website?

Can Dating Sites fix the Affordable Care Act’s Healthcare.gov website? They more than certainly can! Check out our interview in the link below from the Arizona Business Journal. http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/blog/health-care-daily/2013/11/adult-website-companies-let-us-fix.html
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Apps in the Business World

Applications for smartphones have become so popular that many businesses have adopted apps for people to use for business purposes. According to Tech Republic, “iPhone apps are now available for SMB owners, and their employees for that matter, to stay in touch from anywhere and access corporate information from their iPhones. What iPhone apps do […]
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Whats HOT for 2014?

The name of the game is efficiency.  Companies want integrated systems, mobile devices, new phone systems and wireless to help in their quest to make everything more efficient.   Marcus Networking is seeing more companies move towards programs like AutoTask, a software program that integrates a broad range of critical business systems, including customer relationship […]
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Implementing New Equipment Into the Office

Although it will cost some money up front to implement new equipment into the office, replacing the machines running Windows XP, it will most likely cost you less in the long run.  These machines will run longer and will be more safe in terms of preventing security threats from infiltrating your office.  Keeping machines that […]
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Neat Features in ios7 continued

Having the ability to disable unwanted ada is made simple with Apple’a ios7 software. Unwanted ads are annoying when you need to look something up and keep getting bombarded with ads. According to Tech Republic, “This last hidden feature is great for anyone who prefers a bit more anonymity on their mobile device. You can […]
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Neat Features in Apples ios7

Having the ability to block unwanted callers would alleviate many headaches if you have repeat calls that are unwanted. With Apple’s latest iOS software you can do just that. According to Tech Republic, “That’s right! You can now block unwanted callers and messages. The only caveat is that the sender must be in your contacts. […]
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Upgrading from Windows XP

After April 2014, it will be costly to upkeep systems such as Windows XP. If an issue arose, it will cost a lot of money and time to resolve it. According to InfoWorld, “End users are also impacted by Windows XP’s additional costs. The cost of end-user non-productivity and wasted time can be quite high, […]
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