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Since 1993, BVA has delivered the highest quality in serving the IT consulting needs of small- and medium-sized businesses in Arizona and the greater Phoenix area, supporting them in maximizing the value of their information technology investments. We understand the impact that technology and computer networking services has on your business, and we are committed to your success.

Ubiquiti Cloud Service/Appliance at AWS (EC2)

For those that leverage Ubiquiti wifi products, switches, or other network equipment, there is a great product that can centrally manage all your devices via the Cloud Controller at AWS.  There is a pre-set EC2 instance you can deploy that will join all your devices to is for a

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Significant Security Flaws

Big name companies have made public this week some major security flaws in their devices. While it is not uncommon for companies to disclose information on potential vulnerabilities, this week the sheer number growing rapidly seems shocking.

Microsoft is trying to prevent the outbreak of a computer system bug. A serious

Microsoft Issues – Be Mindful

Microsoft has released security updates that are impacting some security AV vendors, causing some of their customers using Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 2008 R2, and Windows 2012 to occasionally experience system fails or hangs during boot up after application of the update. Many AV vendors are working very closely with

Being Diligent Pays Off: Upgrading your Database

Database technologies are often overlooked forgotten about because they typically do not take that much manipulation at an administrative layer…legacy systems are just expected to work and IT personnel are expected to keep them working. With data changing so rapidly and databases being so heavily relied upon, it would make more

HP recalls 78,500 Laptop Batteries

Last month HP has announced a recall of over 75k laptop models the bad batteries that have the potential of causing fires.  The batteries were shipped between December, 2015 and April, 2018.  This issue deals with over 50,000 batteries and affects the following models:

HP ProBooks (64x G2 and G3 series, 65x

Cisco Changing Business Model from Hardware to Software

Cisco has made the determination with new leadership to move their business model to more Software-based as opposed to pushing so much hardware.  This is far away from their normal form of business practice.  The new CEO is shifting the company’s offerings toward software-based networking, security and management products, which customers

Google Revealed a rare Mac security flaw- BuggyCow

Google has uncovered a rare security flaw for Apple’s computer operating system MacOS…it was a bug that was known by Apple…they are aware and have been notified that it has to be fixed in the next 90 days.  The Google folks are calling the bug, “BuggyCow.”
The bug allows malware already running on a Mac,