It’s Now Easier to Find a Desktops2Go® Partner
By John Almeter A new feature was added to the Desktops2Go website that allows you to find an authorized Desktops2Go partner. Simply click the Pricing tab from the main menu. From there you can enter your zip code or look at the map for available partners. Of course, you can always call the main number at 844-DESK-2-GO…Read More
Windows 7 and Server 2008 End of Life
By John Almeter If you’re still clinging to your old Windows 7 devices and servers running Windows 2008, you should know that the day is relentlessly drawing closer when Microsoft is going to stop supporting these Operating Systems (OS) altogether. On January 14, 2020, Microsoft will end support for Windows 7 and Server 2008. That…Read More
5 Benefits of a Virtual Desktop
By John Almeter Hosted Virtual Desktops is a trending topic in 2019. Here are the top 5 benefits that make Hosted Virtual Desktops something you want to know more about. What is a Hosted Virtual Desktop? To understand the benefits, you need to know what a hosted virtual desktop is and how it can be…Read More
Back to the Basics For Password Management
By John Almeter As we get more accustomed to living in a digital world, cyber security becomes more important. What you may not know is that the number one cause of data breaches is, well, you. More specifically, human error. For this reason, it’s important to review the basics of good password management. Password Don’ts 1.…Read More
Do I Have To Replace My Server?
By John Almeter Just like any physical computing device including your PC, laptop and tablet, your server needs to be replaced and/or upgraded at some point. The older your server is, the harder it becomes to maintain as finding replacement parts becomes more difficult and costly. And just like the other computing devices, the longer…Read More
Winter is Right Around the Corner, Prepare Now For Business Continuity
By John Almeter We know it is hard to say goodbye to summer and welcome in the fall season because that just leads to winter. With holiday travel, stormy winter weather, and unpredictable flu and cold illnesses, these last few weeks leading into fall is the time to start identifying and implementing solutions which will…Read More
Top 3 Hosted Virtual Desktop Myths You Should Not Believe
By John Almeter Explaining hosted virtual desktop/cloud computing to an SMB business owner is not an easy task which is due in large part to not being able to extract the ‘geek speak’ from the concept. We get this and want to take the time to set the record straight, in simple terms, about the…Read More
Backups Are Still Necessary – Even When Using Cloud Services
By John Almeter Do you keep some or all of your data on the cloud? If so, you are in the majority instead of minority these days. The trend in the last few years has users moving away from storing critical files and data onsite and leveraging cloud services, like Desktops2Go®, where they’re more secure and accessible…Read More
Cloud Providers – Is Bigger Always Better?
By John Almeter The Players The Big Guys: You have likely heard the names of enterprise-level cloud platforms including Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. Their platforms span across the globe and include a network of data centers and resources. They are established and their complex environments can’t be easily replicated but does bigger…Read More
AutoCAD in the Cloud? Yes!
By John Almeter If you are in the architect, engineering, or construction (commonly referred to as AEC) sectors, you have likely heard that AutoCAD is not compatible with the cloud. Or perhaps it’s the cloud is not compatible with AutoCAD. The good news is that with the evolution of cloud technologies, these statements are no…Read More