Soho.listic: noun, definition holistic approach to supporting SOHO (small office home office) market with cost effective network and computing stability, functionality, and security

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 settlements when hit...

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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 like actual...

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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...

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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 had been...

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Internet Down

Last week a call came in from a home office, "internet down". A real problem if you work remotely. Restored connectivity after replacing the primary networking device. This one was different, as has two modems. Called Comcast, learned that one device in the basement...

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