Key Benefits to Having a Computer Network for Your Small Business

Most small businesses start off using a simple peer-to-peer computer network. The workstations are linked to each other without a server. This basic computer network system works while the business is in its infant stages, but as your business starts to grow, it negatively impacts productivity. When your small business gets too big for its computer network britches, it is time to seriously...

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Hyper-V versus VMware

Microsoft bundles the full gamut of virtualization capabilities into its operating system. With Windows Server 2012, or the free Hyper-V Server 2012, you can create high-availability Hyper-V clusters and tap advanced features such as live VM and storage migration, VM replication, and even network virtualization. As the numbers of hosts and VMs grow, you can beef up the management and automation...

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Microsoft Small Business Server Migration

Situation:  An organization is running Small Business Server that is approaching the end of life so there is a need for upgrading to an IT solution that would work for four to six years. There is no universal answer to the question of which platform to choose for the migration.  A cloud based solution might be suitable with a hybrid approach of running an inexpensive Windows Server 2012...

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AVP Mfg. & Supply Inc., Cambridge, Ontario

AVP Mfg. & Supply Inc ., (www.jackfields.com) AVP Mfg. & Supply Inc., founded in 1985, is a manufacturer of commercial broadcast, telecom, and satellite equipment, including the design and manufacturing of audio, video, and digital jackfields, connectors, wire and cable assemblies. AVP sells through world-wide distribution, and also partners directly with clients, designing and...

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Pickard Construction, Owen Sound, Ontario

Pickard Construction Inc. (www.pickardconstruction.com) Pickard Construction specializes in all aspects of telecommunications-related new construction, repair and maintenance involving both buried and aerial infrastructure. The head office, major shop facility and main yard are located in Owen Sound, Ontario. Regional offices & yards are situated in Huntsville, Sudbury, Sault Ste. Marie,...

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