Lenovo recently launched a free "Lost and Found" service for customers who install Absolute Software's Computrace on their computer systems. This new services makes it very, very easy for lost ThinkPads to be returned by good Samaritans.
For those of you using hosted applications as the foundation of your companies day to day business operations, one of the challenges you might be facing is the myriad of applications (both hosted and non-hosted) you have that are not integrated.
As businesses use more and more web applications, their productivity is increasing while their security is being reduced. With traditional software, it was limited to the computer it was installed on and you could integrate its security with your company's overall network security.
Companies have a lot of things they can invest in. Their employees. Technology. Their customers. Higher salaries for executives. Infrastructure. And more. However, it's hard to find the right blend of what and how much to invest in.
One of the huge advantages of web based applications is that developers can create software that is very little to market and distribute to customers. Chris Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of Wired Magazine, at last week's GrowSmartBiz conference spoke about this.
Protecting your computer from hackers, malware, viruses and evil web sites is a full time job. For the solo professional, ensuring you are fully protected is not easy. This is why its important to install security software that can keep your computer as secure as possible.
When you think of the "phone company" it's easy to think of a traditional phone company - slow moving, old fashioned, not innovative, and other negative things. However, Verizon, has morphed into being much more than a "phone company".