Remote Access for SoHo

Remote access allows users from a local device to access a computer, server, or compute device “somewhere else” over the internet over a secure connection (you can also create secure connections on local area networks but for the most part this post...

Ransomware

Ransomware is one of the ways SoHo companies get hit with Internet “awful”. A drive gets encrypted so you can no longer login and/or get at your data, and you are then contacted to pay a ransom. Large companies are negotiating multi-million dollar...

Virtual Machines

Virtual Machines are probably less common in SoHo (small office home office) environments, but can still have a place. The term “virtual machine” seems redundant: aren’t all things computing virtual? A virtual machine in this case is a file that runs...

Soho WebSites

SoHo companies generally need SoHo websites and a social media strategy. While this part of their business does not have the demands (nor the budget) of large company site, a SoHo digital profile should still do something worth while. Going beyond mere “brochure...

Wireless Troubleshooting

Even with Covid, we are doing some “on site” work. Had a call for Wireless Troubleshooting, where the presenting symptoms were an ability to connect to the wireless with some devices but not others, and printing was very slow. The customer said the router...