Technology Pointe Blog

Technology Pointe, Inc. has been serving the Round Rock area since 2000, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

What do you mean my cloud isn't backed up?

Several months ago we started working with a new client who had several hundred websites hosted in the cloud. As we started managing their environment, they were surprised to learn that their cloud environment was not being backed up. If they had accidentally deleted a file or made a bad change, the cloud environment did not provide a way to restore.  Luckily, the cloud provider had an add-on service for providing backups that we quickly setup.

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You should have replaced Server 2003 years ago, let's talk about Server 2008

On July 14th, support ended for Windows Server 2003. Everyone is talking about how you need to replace your 2003 servers immediately. Let's be honest though, if you have not replaced them yet, there is either a good reason for staying on them or it is poor planning by your IT department. Now that we're past 2003, let's look ahead.  Have you replaced your 2008 servers yet?

Support for server 2008 does not end until 2020, but on the other hand, it was released in summer of 2008, meaning it is now 7+ years old, an eternity in technology. In Summer of 2008, the iPhone 3G just came out, introducing GPS and the App store for the first time. Would you be happy using an iPhone 3G today?

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Office Moves

One of the most complex things a business can go through is an office move. On top of how busy you already are, an entire team of people and all their equipment has to move. Over the years we have put together a checklist for our clients to help make the IT side of things go as smooth as possible.

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Technology Pointe hires Kathy Terry to lead law firm implementations

Technology Pointe, an IT, cloud and document management services provider, has announced the hiring of Kathy Terry to oversee its document management system implementations for law firm clients.  With a growing client base of firms across Texas and an increasing focus on M-Files (www.m-files.com), Technology Pointe recognized an opportunity to combine Kathy’s extensive legal industry experience with their M-files implementations.

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Windows 10 - Free upgrade

You may have seen the pop up on your computer - free upgrade to Windows 10! But that leads to a few questions - why is it free? And should you upgrade?

If you want in depth details, there is a TON of information online at this point. We just wanted to share a few things to help you make a quick decision.

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