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ACS Blog Archives for May 2012
Are you paying Microsoft for your Logmein access?
May 3, 2012

Apparently accessing the PC you own, with software you own means that you should be paying Microsoft some more.  From Microsoft's Ross Brown, vice president of solution partners and independent software vendors in Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Group

ACS to attend the 2012 Ingram Micro Cloud Summit!
May 4, 2012

We will be in Scottsdale Arizona to attend the 2012 Ingram Micro Cloud Summit.  This summit brings

Grit and Success
May 7, 2012

I found this article and the enclosed video to be very fascinating. The people who get stuff done, who do great things are a treasure for our society. Learning about the traits that make people accomplish great things is extremely important for societies further growth. 

A special thanks to David at Platte River Networks .
May 10, 2012

A special thanks to David at Platte River Networks ( for turning us on t

Evernote - Private, and thats good!
May 14, 2012

I'm a heavy user of Evernote.  I will document how I use later, but in an effort to keep the world up to speed on all the fascinating things I read, here is an article on how Evernote is attempting to stay private for an extended period of time.

The trouble with Email Newsletters
May 14, 2012

As a person who has fought spam for his entire adult life, I really have trouble creating email news letters. Its not that it is actually spam, it really isn't. It just doesn't feel right putting more email into peoples in-boxes without having a REALLY good reason. 

Can a lost phone put you out of business?
May 16, 2012

What would happen if you lost your phone?  Businesses are being damaged daily by Internet security threats.  Bank accounts are being emptied, trade secrets are being lost, data is being destroyed.  One of the single largest threats to a company are the smart phones being carried in everyone's pocket.  These phones are a literal gateway into the heart of the business.  Lets look at the information that is available on most smart phones.

Multiplayer Asteroids
May 16, 2012

Some days its just fun to be alive. I remember playing the origin

Mobile devices - a security plague!
May 18, 2012

 It's official, mobile devices are a security plague!  Like an army of zombies descending upon business to cause wreck and ruin.   From a McAfee survey released in December 2011, here are the gruesome details:

Legal assistants, adding calendar events via outlook by the number of days they are to take place.
May 21, 2012

In the world of lawyers and the law there is often a need to establish events that happen after a certain number of days.  In 30 days file this, or in 60 days this needs to be done.  Now this doesn't happen too often in my world. 

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