Guides & Articles on Server Software

Connecting to Your Computers from Anywhere

How to access your computer's files and programs on-the-go

How many times have you needed to access a picture, document or program on your computer only to find that you can't because you're out of the office? You'll be happy to know that this is a common business problem with established solutions. You no longer need physical access to your computer to use every program and view every document. In fact, you can use your...


Implementing a Data Backup Plan

Don't let a hardware failure or flash flood leave you stranded

Even though computers are very reliable, problems like virus attacks, thefts, power surges and natural disasters can bring your business to its knees. Generally, you want to back up all of your customer and transaction-related data, particularly items that haven't been closed out and accounted for. When you have data entering your business often, you want a more frequent...


Intranet Software

What to consider before choosing an intranet software suite

In today’s business world, most businesses with a moderate number of employees have turned to intranets to disseminate corporate information such as policies and procedures, host training materials for current and new employees and connect remote offices regardless of their physical location. How does a company choose an intranet software suite to accomplish all of this?Some...


Network Administration Software

Many options exist for optimizing your company's remote administration and maintenance programs

Your company's computer network is the heart of your business, and a vital network administration software system is the heart of your network. Information flows through your network's arteries to each individual organ (computer station), and this uninterrupted flow of your business's lifeblood is what helps to ensure the health of your enterprise. When this critical...


Networking Software

Networking software systems keep your network running efficiently and securely

Computer networks operate quietly behind the scenes, linking computers, scanners and other resources so workers company-wide can share software applications and collaborate on documents. Without networking software, none of that networking magic would be possible. Network management software keeps your network humming so productivity remains high.  Strategies for...


Pricing and Costs of Remote Access Software

Choose affordable remote access software

Remote access software is a vital tool for many industries, especially those where it's essential to access computer files from anywhere. Software for remote access is the most common way to create a link between where you are and where your files are, but there are also other methods to access PCs remotely. These include online access and remote access through other devices,...


Server Software

How to select server software for a host of business needs

Buying server hardware -- the racks or blades and power supply and cooling systems that go along with them -- is a big step toward taking control of your company's information flow. But what really makes a server tick is the software inside.Like an operating system in an ordinary desktop computer, server software give your servers a purpose and means to do their jobs. Unlike...


Software License Management Basics

Learn software license management basics helps when tracking software

Learning the software license management basics can help you reduce the total cost of technology ownership. Software license management is defined as a system used to enable the enforcement, tracking and specification of software licenses.Employing a software license management system provides software publishers with the necessary tools to protect their companies from hacking and...


System Management Software

Simplify your IT infrastructure with custom system management software

Employing quality system management software solutions help businesses decrease IT costs, streamline management processes and improve business resilience and efficiency. As your business grows, so does the complexity of your IT infrastructure. The small server you started out with when you had five customers may not operate as efficiently now that you have 100 customers. This type...


Using Linux for Your Desktop

Using Linux and open source software for your small business

Software license costs can be prohibitive for small business owners. Linux is an alternative operating system to Microsoft Windows, and can be acquired at a little to no cost to the small business owner. Linux is supported by a large army of volunteers from all over the world who contribute and maintain not only the source code but also hundreds of packages available free of...


Using Network Performance Monitoring Software

Stay informed on your network activity by using network performance monitoring software

Using network performance monitoring software can help you stay abreast of slow or failing devices included in your business’ local area network (LAN). In case of outages, network monitoring software is designed to alert network administrators immediately. Network monitoring solutions focus exclusively on network activities and help administrators gain a better understanding...