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SEAS – Southeastern Accounting Show

The Georgia Society of CPAs hosted their 20th anniversary SEAS conference last week at the Cobb Galleria.  We don’t have any historical perspective, since we were exhibiting at SEAS for the first time in our 12-year history, but we certainly enjoyed the show. Reflecting the importance of accounting firms to the future of Network 1, we…
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Legal Administrators’ Business Partner Luncheon

Network 1 has been supporting the IT needs of law firms in metro Atlanta since 1998 with our IT outsourcing services and we were excited to be selected as a business partner for theAtlanta Association of Legal Administrators’ (AALA) Business Partner Luncheon and Exposition held at the Cobb Galleria on August 17th.  There were over 300…
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Online Privacy: Two Perspectives

Protecting Your Online Information A big debate going on in the IT and business communities is whether or not the protection of personal information in the online world is something we should preserve.   As users of the Internet, we often leave a trail of information about our online habits and preferences.  These traces are found…
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Online Data Backup from Network 1

Ditch Tape Backup with 1-Vault For years, IT consulting firms have recommended tape backup devices to protect valuable data.  A popular service from Network 1 is our online data backup solution called 1-Vault.  Network 1 and its clients have long been slaves to tape backup.  Tapes are inexpensive but fraught with problems: someone has to remember to rotate the tape daily, tapes…
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Google GMail: Great for Home Use, Bad for Business

Many Businesses Think GMail is Secure – They are Wrong Many of us have used Google’s free Gmail service for a number of years for email, mostly for personal email.  It is a great way to keep the clutter out of our work Inbox.  Google has begun marketing an enhanced (that is, not free) Gmail…
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Save Money on Telecom

Review Your Telecom Contract Annually to Improve Bottom Line Everyone is trying to cut expenses these days in order to remain competitive.  One of the easiest ways to save money is to revisit your telecom expenses.  These voice and data services are usually provided by a carrier such as AT&T, CBeyond, Paetec, WindStream (formerly Nuvox)…
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Windows 7: Don’t Wait to Upgrade

Upgrade to Windows 7 to be More Efficient The latest iteration of Microsoft’s flagship product, Windows 7, has now been out for over 6 months and many businesses have begun testing and using it in their environments.  The votes are in and Windows 7 is a big success.  We have used Windows 7 internally at…
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Apple Releases iPhone 4G

iPhone 4G released Preorders for the new Apple iPhone 4G have begun in anticipation of its release at the end of June, 2010.  Initial sales have been brisk and demand is expected to be high.  The 4G has many new features (see below) but the main complaint is that it will only work on the…
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Microsoft Office 2010 Reviewed

Microsoft Office 2010 Recently Released; Full of New , Useful Features Delivering on its promise to release a new version of its popular Office Suite, Microsoft has released the latest 2010 version of its business application.   The focus of this update was on 3 things: to make work flows more efficient, to effectively use Web applications…
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Office Copiers Not Secure

Erase Important Document Images From Your Leased Copier Before Returning Most of us use the office copy machine to photocopy just about any type of document and do not give a second thought about the security of the document because the original and the copy are in our possession. But most copiers built after 2000 have a…
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