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bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com1Seven IT Hazardsfor a Small BusinessWhole Systems ServicesLocal and Remote Support
bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com2Hazards:If Not Attended ToIncreased InconvenienceIncreased Time and CostCustomer Impact
bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com31. System BackupsLoss of Critical Daily DataLoss of Entire SystemTime and Cost To Recover
bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com42. “Viruses” and MalwareProtection ToolsUpdated Threat ListsPeriodic Full ScansLacking a C...
bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com53. PasswordsPassword Strength: Too Easy ==VulnerableNot Recorded Somewhere: AmnesiaHit By ...
bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com64. Network AvailabilityReliable? Intermittent? Always-On?Speed Issues: Net or Software orH...
bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com75. Current Tools -SoftwareMore challenging Web Pages & DocumentsOld Versions - New printer...
bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com86. Current Tools -HardwareMore than 3 years old: Make a PlanMore than 5 years old: HazmatO...
bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com97. Operating SystemWindows XP becoming expensive to supportDiagnosis is more costly, time ...
bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com10Operating System, 2Windows 8Already on new machinesTransfer from XP is still trickyTransf...
bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com11Available Support Options“Root Canals” (Wait till it dies)CostlyDisruptivePrudently Maint...
bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com12http://www.wholesystemsservices.comLocal and Remote Support
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Seven IT Hazards for a Small Business

  1. 1. bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com1Seven IT Hazardsfor a Small BusinessWhole Systems ServicesLocal and Remote Support
  2. 2. bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com2Hazards:If Not Attended ToIncreased InconvenienceIncreased Time and CostCustomer Impact
  3. 3. bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com31. System BackupsLoss of Critical Daily DataLoss of Entire SystemTime and Cost To Recover
  4. 4. bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com42. “Viruses” and MalwareProtection ToolsUpdated Threat ListsPeriodic Full ScansLacking a Current Full Backup
  5. 5. bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com53. PasswordsPassword Strength: Too Easy ==VulnerableNot Recorded Somewhere: AmnesiaHit By a Bus: Survivor Access
  6. 6. bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com64. Network AvailabilityReliable? Intermittent? Always-On?Speed Issues: Net or Software orHardwareHow Long can you work without Net access?
  7. 7. bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com75. Current Tools -SoftwareMore challenging Web Pages & DocumentsOld Versions - New printers (& vice-versa)Different Versions on Different Machines -Conflicts, Compatibility == Productivity Hit
  8. 8. bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com86. Current Tools -HardwareMore than 3 years old: Make a PlanMore than 5 years old: HazmatOlder HardwareHarder to Diagnose“We don’t support that anymore”
  9. 9. bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com97. Operating SystemWindows XP becoming expensive to supportDiagnosis is more costly, time consumingNewer “drivers” missingWindows 7Find your Programs & Serial Numbers(I have a tool to help)
  10. 10. bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com10Operating System, 2Windows 8Already on new machinesTransfer from XP is still trickyTransfer from Windows 7 to 8 fairly simpleYes, 8 is Ug-lee
  11. 11. bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com11Available Support Options“Root Canals” (Wait till it dies)CostlyDisruptivePrudently Maintained SystemsReliableProductive
  12. 12. bstaud@wholesystemsservices.com12http://www.wholesystemsservices.comLocal and Remote Support

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