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resourcescanThe WinSxS directory is a large consumer of disk space on Windows Clients and Servers. Over time, the WinSxS directory steadily increased in size, and there was nothing you could do abou it.  But an important update to Windows Cleanup now changes that.

 

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Here is a quote from a user that used Terminal Server daily for years and recently moved to XenApp:

“I LOVE the new system!!  I have been working this weekend and have never been happier!  Things are faster and user friendly!  From us all on site I want to thank you all especially the IT department and Michael!  This is the best!”

Fotolia Lock XS 15Stay informed about wireless internet security. Free wireless connections can pose a number of risks to your privacy and compromise private information stored in your smartphones, laptops and tablets. Click here to read more about why free wifi can be dangerous.

CES in Las Vegas has started and there is new hype about "ultrabooks".gal-outside-w-laptopw300 h201

guy w-smartphonew300 h451CTIA stated last fall that the number of wireless subscriber connections in the U.S. outnumbers the population. If CTIA's data is correct, that means there are more smartphones, tablets, and wireless gadgets in the states than there are people. And globally, Cisco has predicited that mobile devices will outnumber humans this year. Read more about this trend at pcmag.com

Analysis: Dropbox Carries Risks For SMBs
By Edward F. Moltzen, CRN

Dropbox, known as a purveyor of cheap cloud storage for consumers, is now targeting small and mid-sized businesses with a new service offering. However, SMBs considering the service need to bear in mind that it lacks key compliance certifications many businesses need, potentially leaving them open to significant financial penalties.

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We are very satisfied with the professional demeanor of both Tessa and Michael and their willingness to go above and beyond the scope of their expectations to solve our computer-related issues. The immediate and personal attention we receive from Nims when our Firm has an IT issue is impressive, to…

Since we switched hosts to Network Solutions, we've had nothing but continuous problems with email and sessions timing out preventing us from opening our online store. Joel went out of his way to solve our problem. This means the world to us. Joel listened and accommodated our needs first before…

We are so pleased with the installation of our Shoretel system. The phones work great and James was able to customize the system to suit our somewhat unusual need of combine live person answering and automation. Both the phones and the software are user friendly and required little training. James…

....and, thank you for all YOU do. We are able to actually breathe easier knowing you're taking care of people. We have trusted you from the get-go because of your high intelligence, your ease at taking in and integrating huge amounts of new knowledge, and your grace and calmness in taking care of…

Can I tell you how we feel about Chris? He is the greatest. He goes way beyond the norm. We can't ask for better service and support. Chris has taken the time to teach me additional things to not only help him but us here which cuts the time we need him here to fix something I can do. Not many…

Thank you for explaning what you did in an understandable way. You're very patient working with such a small company and treating us as though we were a huge corporation.

I’ve sent more than one shining Michael endorsement. The whole company kicks ass.

Thank you for assigning Don to handle our myriad of computer tasks throughout the year. His expertise and friendly can do personality are a cherished resource within our firm. Whenever the screen goes blank or freezes up we always think "Have no fear Don soon will be here" which he is and things…

Bill has far exceeded my expectations. I am happy to have another Super Technician to rely on for MAS200.

As someone who works remotely from a home office, connectivity and a reliable, functioning computer are absolutely critical to my ability to be able to perform. Recently my computer "crashed" and as you can imagine created great inconvenience. Your team of Joel, Tessa and Tim responded immediately.…

We are delighted with the service and we've received a number of comments by clients that they are very impressed with the way Tessa handles the problems and works with them. She REALLY picks up things quickly. We are continuously amazed and pleased that we only have to tell her something once and…

I worked with Nims when at another company ... you don't have to tell me what a fantastic company Nims is.

I cannot thank you enough for your help this evening. You have proven that your services are much more valuable than we ever expected - when you guys told me your hourly rate, I thought "no way can we afford that"! lol .... We are small and we do all we can to keep costs down, as I'm sure you…

We are very happy to have your company in place. Joel and Tony have been excellent. The Senior Management Team feels as though a great weight has been lifted from their shoulders and we are appreciative that our systems and software are in the hands of experts.

We have been a client of Nims & Associates for over ten years. Chris has implemented and maintained our network for all of those years. As our network and our needs have changed and grown, Chris has provided excellent support to move us forward. Over the years I have come to know several of the…

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