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SMB 150

I'm honored to have been nominated for the SMB 150 list, but I can't win by myself. I need your vote! You can express your support for me and what I've accomplished in the SMB technology field by voting at (you can vote once per day). Thanks in advance for your support for this distinguished industry award! #smb150

Windows Server 2012: Your Path to Success or how to manage the certification maze

As you move in your journey to Windows Server 2012 certification, you need to understand the path to get certified, This is a tool that will assist you in choosing the type of training that fits your learning style and schedule and prepare for your first - or next - exam to reach your certification and career goal.


I have been nominated as a SBS influencer, an SMB 150 influencer is a person that has made a meaningful and lasting impact on the worldwide SMB channel. Impact may mean (i) providing products widely used by significant numbers of MSPs, SMB channel partners and resellers, or (ii) influencing significant numbers of MSPs, SMB channel partners and resellers by being a thought leader, or (iii) providing information or services of note to significant numbers of MSPs, SMB channel partners and resellers.

How to safely dispose of computers and other devices

With Windows 8 now out and the holiday season approaching lot of people will be getting new computers and electron devices that have personal information on them. I thought this would be a good time to remember how to dispose of those devices

When you get rid of paper documents you should shred them, This include the offers for new credit cards, or any information that would compromise your personal information and make it easy for to become an identity theft victim from loss of information that is printed.

HP Experts day and Windows 8

I will be helping with the HP Windows 8 Day and I though a couple of articles would help.


Upgrading to Windows 8

Before upgrading to Windows 8, I recommend that you run the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant. It scans your current PC to see if it is ready for Windows 8 and then provides a compatibility report and optional steps for you to buy, download, and install Windows 8.


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