Are you sufficiently cooling your servers?

Every business sits on top of a foundation of different building blocks that enable it to operate smoothly and efficiently. One building block that is becoming increasingly essential is IT hardware. Server hardware can be expensive, which is why proper management is vital. Overburdening your systems can lead to an increase in operating temperature, which […]

What is the Blue Screen of Death?

So your computer just crashed. Our condolences. When your PC displays a blue screen and spontaneously restarts your computer, this is called the Blue Screen of Death (BSoD). These errors are usually caused by internal failures in your hardware or, sometimes, your software. That’s all well and good, but how can you troubleshoot these problems? […]

Ask Dr. Singh – UPS and Passwords

Hi Dr. Singh,
I was at B*** B** (store name removed by editor) this weekend and a salesman tried to upsell me on a UPS. But I have a power strip. Doesn’t that do the same thing?
- Envious of Power, Erie, PA

Dear Envious,
By UPS, I’m assuming you mean uninterruptible power supply, not the much admired package delivery company.

Ask these 3 questions about your servers

Your heart is always there beating away 24-hours a day. This is also an apt description for your servers. They are always working, ensuring your business stays operational even if you don’t notice it. However, it’s not unusual for business owners to overlook their servers as most times it is a simple case of out […]

5 tips for buying a new computer

The holiday season is approaching fast, and many people are currently looking to purchase presents for their loved ones. Tech items like computers are likely to be among the most popular gifts. But there are so many different computers out there, meaning that finding the perfect one can be difficult. We’ve outlined some tips that […]