Now that Microsoft Office 2013 is on the shelves at your local retailer, its important to understand the new licensing terms. A retail copy of Microsoft Office 2013, the kind you would buy at your local BestBuy, Staples or even online at Amazon, is tied to a single physical computer. This means that if at anytime […]
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About Ian Findlay
Ian Findlay is the President and founder of LightWire, Inc., an IT services firm specializing in providing outsourced IT and Hosted Services to the small business market. We provide flat-rate management of the technology systems for small companies, typically between 20 and 75 employees.
I have been working for over 20 years in technology consulting, and am passionately interested in how individuals and companies leverage these fantastic technology tools that we have at our disposal to make their lives and businesses more effective and powerful.
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So much of our lives (personal and business) runs through technology that anti-virus, or anti-malware tools are more important than ever (did I mention its actually required by the state of Massachusetts if you are a business that has Personal Information about a resident of Massachusetts, so all/most of your employees?). The software vendors behind […]
After several delays, and a lot of media attention the BlackBerry 10 from RIM Blackberry is finally available, but will it be enough to save the former darling of mobile device computing? For a long time Blackberries were the preference of business users around the world and even carried them into personal use devices, but […]
LightWire, Inc. has entered into an agreement to become a certified reseller of Cybernetics storage and backup appliances. “The partnership with Cybernetics allows us to offer our clients high performance storage systems that were once only within the budget of large enterprises. This agreement allows us to be strategically positioned to help our customers expand […]
I guess I have two answers to that question.We are frequently asked by our clients if they should be considering implementing Windows 8 within their company. Our default answer, at the moment, is definitely ‘no’. The reasons for this are many, but largely revolve around the training / up skill requirements for people to work […]
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