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Your Backup Options: Backups vs. Replicas

We offer a number of backup services to our clients here at MTI. Some of these include full data backups and data replications. But what is the difference between the two? Full data replication is the direct copying of business information. It would be as if all files on one

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The “Zberp” Virus—An Online Banker’s Nightmare

As we near the end of the year, we here at MTI feel it is important to warn our followers about a new threat that directly affects banking and customers of financial institutions. The new threat is being referred to as “Zberp”, and it is a combination Trojan program that

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Business and Travel–Smart Tips with Smart Devices

For business professionals, it is difficult to travel without taking our work with us. We want to keep up with the office as much as possible, especially if we have clients to tend to. We want to know what’s happening and when it’s happening, even if we are on a

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October’s Letter to the Editor

Happy Halloween MTI followers! In IT land, we’re not necessarily afraid of the ghosts, witches, and goblins knocking on our doors—we’re more afraid of the massive computer issues we run into! Unhappy customers are worse than bloody vampires in our office. And that’s why, whatever the issue may be, we

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The Holidays are Coming! Travel “Smart”

The holidays are here! In just a month, we will be celebrating Thanksgiving (that was fast). And we all know that with the holiday season comes lots and lots of traveling. But how do you stay on top of business and keep productivity while traveling during the holidays? Use the

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Apple Releases iOS 9.1

On Wednesday of this week, it was announced that Apple released iOS 9.1 software for iPhones and iPads. It was a significant update to Apple products and included updates to emojis, updates to Siri, and many other Apple features. While the “i-product” foundations have been updated, including features such as

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Upgrading to Windows 10: Yay or Nay?

In case you haven’t heard, PCs with Windows 7 or Windows 8-8.1 can upgrade to Windows 10 for FREE! This free upgrade launched in July of this year, and it has many critics buzzing. Plain and simple, some like it some don’t. But how should you know if you should

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Maintaining Your UPS’s Battery Life

The most important part about your UPS is its battery. While most UPS batteries are advertised as “maintenance free”, this is not completely true; it simply means that these batteries have no requirements for replacement fluids. The batteries must still be properly monitored and maintained. One of the most important

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The Importance of Data Backups

Here at MTI we get quite a few warnings about malicious attacks on networks and software programs. But luckily, with the right backup configurations and data protection shields, we are able to keep these attacks at bay. But if we were to fall victim to an attack, we would have

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Ransomware: A Growing Threat to Small Businesses

In recent attacks, many small business have fallen victim to “ransomware”, where cybercriminals use malicious codes to lock computer files and demand ransom to give them back. These codes have encrypted valuable data to many different business owners, from baby pictures to pertinent company data such as claims information and

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