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  • Port Chester's Don Bosco Center Launches New Computer Lab

    PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Port Chester's Don Bosco Community Center has launched a new computer lab to teach kids the digital skills they will need to compete later in life.

  • At the Watercooler ... Kalamazoo people are talking


  • Small businesses face end of Windows XP support

    The end is near for Windows XP.

    Microsoft Corp. has said that after April 8, it will cease putting out security upgrades and providing support for the popular personal computer operating system. WIndows XP hit the market in 2001 and was for a time the backbone of multitudes of workplace computers across the globe.

  • IT the ticket for San Antonian

    SAN ANTONIO — From a large screen in her small home office, Devi Mazumdar each morning scans the computer systems of some two dozen clients — doctors' offices, churches and small businesses in San Antonio and as far away as the Eagle Ford Shale.

    Color-coded alerts tell her when something's not quite right, letting her know if she needs to make a site visit or dispatch one of her two part-time technicians.

  • Alexander: Many at risk as end of XP security nears

    Microsoft isn’t relenting on its plan to end security updates for Windows XP on April 8, even though it appears that hundreds of thousands of XP PCs will be left vulnerable to hackers.

  • Ready for death of Windows XP? Grand Rapids tech firm offers 5 survival tips

    GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The death knell for one of the most popular computer operating systems in the world is just days away.

  • Ex-Kodaker Cheryl Nelan turns back on corporate career to run her own local business.

    Cheryl Nelan was enjoying a prosperous corporate career, but wanted a change.

    After 11 years at Eastman Kodak Co. and two-and-a-half more with an elearning firm, Nelan bought into a tech-support business. She opened a local franchise of CMIT Solutions, an IT service provider for small- to midsize businesses. Nelan, a Penfield resident, now oversees a staff of six.

  • Time has run out for Windows XP users

    The end is near for Windows XP.

    Starting tomorrow, April 8, Microsoft Corp. will no longer provide upgrades or support for its Windows XP operating system that came out in October 2001.

  • Neither bang nor whimper expected April 8, as Windows XP retires

    After April 8, Microsoft is pulling the plug on technical support for Windows XP, the highly popular operating system that debuted 12 years ago.

  • Microsoft to drop Windows XP support

    If you're running Windows XP at home or at your business Wednesday, April 9, is an important day – and not necessarily a positive one.

  • Small Businesses are Gearing up for Growth


    With the economy improving, firms get set to hire talent and invest in information technology.

  • Local entrepreneur opens Daniel Island office to enhance IT services and support for small and medium-sized businesses

    The nation’s leading provider of information technology (IT) services to the small and medium-sized business (SMB) community opened a new office on Daniel Island this fall. Local business owners and management now have an in-town trusted IT service provider backed by a nationwide support system to provide flat-rate, round-the-clock maintenance and monitoring solutions.

  • Exeter man buys business to fix computer crashes that hurt small businesses

    Information technology is essential to every business whether it is a one-man operation or a Fortune 500 company.

    As larger companies know, an IT staff is necessary to keep the day-to-day operations running efficiently.

    Technology is as important to smaller businesses, but often hiring even one full-time IT professional is too costly.

    Dan L. Canton, 48, of Exeter Township has a solution.

    Canton recently bought an IT franchise, CMIT Solutions of Reading.

  • The $500,000 Tax Break That's Disappearing By Year-End

    Congress extended bonus depreciation and more robust Section 179 expensing through year-end 2013 as part of last January’s fiscal cliff deal, and now as the deadline is approaching, small business owners are looking anew at capital purchases. If you’re on the border line of whether you’re going to make some capital asset acquisition this year or next, you might want to accelerate it into this year.

  • People and places: Chris Albright

    Retiring from the military to launch a career in the civilian sector can be “a very difficult transition,” according Chris Albright, a former infantry machine gunner who served in the U.S. Marines Corps for more than two decades. A tight job market has made things even harder, he said.

  • She just does I.T.

    Not many women are the I.T. girl, but Beth Burnside is.

    Many small businesses can't afford to have their own technology departments, so Burnside, owner of CMIT Solutions of Erie, a licensee of the national company, can become yours. She is who you're going to call to make sure your small company doesn't have an I.T. emergency.

  • How to Expense Your Technology Upgrades to Save Money

    As we enter the fourth quarter, now is generally the time that many small businesses begin evaluating their profit and loss statements with an eye to tax planning.

    These days, year end tax planning has become a tricky undertaking so it might be in your best interest to bring in an accountant and tax professional to project year-end profitability as well as the underlying tax liability.

  • OK to run XP after April, but experts say it’s risky

    BOULDER — For local businesses worried that their computers or operating systems are going to shut down at the stroke of midnight on April 8, Susan Bateman has some comforting words regarding the so-called death of Windows XP.

  • IT-support franchise sees uptick in local business

    Information technology franchise CMIT Solutions — which offers IT support to small and medium-size businesses — has concentrated several of its newer offices in the Washington area in response to an uptick in demand for tech help.

  • Memos and Distinctions

    CMIT Solutions of Charleston, a provider of information technology monitoring and management services for businesses, has opened at 295 Seven Farms Drive, Suite C-127, Daniel Island. Amy Justis is the owner.

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