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This Final Four You Do Not Want to be a Part of

The Worst Company in America by David Gracey Every year, Consumer Reports holds a competition to determine the worst company in America.  It is based on the NCAA tournament bracket, starting at 32 companies, and is generally based on customer service, product support and industry reputation.  Every round features consumers voting for their favorite worst…
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Wireless Network Security

Good, Bad and Best Practices by Richard Stokes There are literally millions of wireless access points globally, everything from hotspots that grant you Internet access at a Starbucks to wireless networks that people use at home or at their place of business. Wireless is cool, relatively simple to deploy and works well but it does…
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Meet Network 1 Consulting & Founder David Gracey

We are Atlanta’s IT Experts Atlanta Business Owners have been relying on Network 1 Consulting for superior IT management since 1998. Our experienced IT professionals are knowledgeable, courteous, and local for responsive service.  Some of our most popular services include: spam filtering, firewall management, data backup, and IT services for business networks. Interview of our…
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EMR: Demonstrating Meaningful Use

Starting down the Road to Demonstrating Meaningful Use with EMRs by Guest Blogger Tanya Mack For current EMR users- you will be the trailblazer on this road! You will be among the first to attest and see if the EHR Incentive programs work and actually start paying on those “rebates.” Calendar Year (CY) 2011 will…
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AT&T Wireless is Abysmal

Shop Wireless Carriers for Best Service Like many businesses, Network 1 is highly dependent on its cell phones. Our engineers are on their phones 2,000+ minutes every month. It’s critical to our business. Providing quick responsiveness and resolving problems expeditiously hinge on our ability to have top quality cell coverage. The January 2011 edition of…
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Annual Cable TV Check Up

Get the Best Deal From Your Cable Service The cable TV monopoly is alive and well but there is a chink in the armor. Years ago people only had one option for expanded television: local cable providers. For years, Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter dominated their respective markets and did very little “over building”…
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Business Email in the Cloud

Is your Email Secure with 3rd Party? There is a lot of buzz about Cloud Computing.  IT people are talking about it, business people are writing about it and companies such as Google and Microsoft are advertising heavily to educate the masses.  “Cloud Computing” is a term created from the marketing guys to give normal…
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Protect Your Facebook Account

How Hackers Access Your Social Network Account Social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace and LinkedIn are chocked full of personal information.  The more you add to your account, the more interesting it is for others to interact with you.  We have items on there like names of our children, parents and pets, our favorite…
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Tony Rushin Joins Network 1

By David Gracey I’m fortunate to be surrounded by good, successful people who look out for me: clients, employees, business colleagues, service providers, friends and family.  A recent key addition to Network 1 gives me an opportunity to thank some of these people right now. Thank you Linda Gabbard, my Vistage chair for the last 3+ years: your…
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Verizon Announces iPhone

Apple to Release iPhone Compatible with Verizon Verizon Wireless recently announced Apple plans to begin manufacturing iPhones that are compatible with the Verizon cell network.   This is BIG news!  Currently AT&T is the only domestic carrier on which iPhones may be used.  The new models will begin shipping in Q1 of 2011.  The AT&T and…
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