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Ransomware is Coming to Get You!

Posted by | Filed under News, Tech News | Feb 10, 2017 | Tags: , , , | No Comments

In Memoriam

Posted by | Filed under News | Jun 29, 2015 | No Comments

  It is with the greatest regret that we share news of the passing of our employee and friend Mike Clarke.  Mike has been a member of the Network Outsource family for many years and a beloved friend and co-worker.  His helpful nature and great intellect made him a natural for his position, a supportive […]

Network Outsource Named as Top Managed Service Provider

Posted by | Filed under News | Mar 30, 2015 | No Comments

Network Outsource has been named as a Top 100 MSP on Nine Lives Media’s MSPmentor 501 Global Edition, a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs). This is the sixth year that Network Outsource has earned a place on the renowned list. “Being recognized as a top MSP on […]

Microsoft launches pre-release of Outlook Web App for Android

Posted by | Filed under News | Jun 23, 2014 | No Comments

Microsoft has launched a pre-release of its Outlook Web App (OWA) for Android devices, but it comes with a list of requirements. The Android app functions much like the browser version of OWA, providing access to email, calendars and contacts housed on a company’s off-premises Exchange server. For now, Microsoft is limiting OWA for Android […]

9 Requirements of a Strong BYOD Policy

Posted by | Filed under News, Tech News | Jun 5, 2014 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

A recent study by Gartner Security revealed that 59% of employees, who use their personal devices at work, have not signed any formal agreement with their company. With more than a quarter of US workers using their own technology at work, company information is regularly flowing through unsecured and unregistered devices. “The threat of cyber […]

Microsoft Announces it Will No Longer Support Windows XP, Seriously

Posted by | Filed under News | May 15, 2014 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

This week marked the first Update Tuesday – Microsoft’s designated day to push out monthly OS and security updates to supported devices – that did not cover Windows XP. Brandon LeBlanc, a spokesperson for Microsoft, reinforced that detail in a blog post on Tuesday. “With today’s Update Tuesday, if you are still on Windows XP […]

The Man Who Sold the Internet

Posted by | Filed under News | May 12, 2014 | Tags: , , | No Comments

Tech giants joined Internet startups last week to rally against Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler in a letter protesting proposed rules that would allow Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to charge Internet companies for preferential treatment or “fast lane” access to users. The new regulations, which would prioritize Internet traffic based on financial or technical preference […]

Microsoft’s Patch for Internet Explorer on XP is Exception Not the Rule

Posted by | Filed under News, Tips and Tricks | May 5, 2014 | Tags: , , , , | No Comments

After last week’s highly publicized Internet Explorer security flaw, Microsoft released an emergency update to patch the vulnerability. The update, named MS13-021, offered a fix for versions 6-11 of Internet Explorer on all supported editions of Windows, as well as IE versions 6, 7 and 8 on Windows XP machines. The decision to offer an […]

How Windows XP End-of-Support Affects You

With only one week to go until Microsoft ends support of Windows XP an estimated 30% of PCs worldwide still operate on the 12-year-old system. After the April 8 cutoff, there will be no more security updates or technical support for the Windows XP operating system. This proves a serious threat to any individual or […]

Office for iPad is Finally Here

It has taken four years, but Microsoft has finally released a version of its well-known Office software for Apple’s iPad. Office for iPad is a set of productivity products that operate as three fully functioning standalone iPad applications as well as compliments to their desktop versions. Office for iPad is available in the App Store […]

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