Cloud

SimpleNote-The Free Note Taking App

For those of you who like to take notes or keep track of items SimpleNote is a cool cloud based note keeping app.  I use it on my iphone as well as on my pc and mac.  It stores your data, and you simply have to...

Windows Intune

Users always on the go? Having a hard time managing remote workstations? Need to ensure updates are installed on mobile workstations? Want to push apps to remote workstations? Well look no further, try Windows ...

Googledrive vs Skydrive – Cloud Storage

There are A LOT of cloud storage options available today. How do you pick the one that is right for you? I have tested a variety and have come the conclusion, at least for me that Skydrive and Google Drive are ...

How Secure is your Dropbox?

On April 15th, Tech Republic ran an article of interest to those of you dealing with network security. Blogger Michael Kassner’s article “Dropsmack: Using Dropbox to steal files and deliver malware” detailed hi...

Microsoft Office 2013 SkyDrive

BVA emplyees see the perks of Microsoft Office 2013 but one awesome new feature we noticed was SkyDrive. With this you can share documents from anywhere with the cloud storage and even allows them to edit at th...

Office 365 Will Include 2013 Product Versions- Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, and Office

The Office 365 update that includes the 2013 product versions of Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, and Office will be available February 27th.  This is a fundamental shift in our business that began several years ago...

Cool Lenovo Ideatab A2107

All of us here at BVA love to hear about great devices especially when they come with a good price tag. The Lenovo IdeaTab A2017 is the latest to catch our eye. This Android 4.0 tablet comes packed with 3G, 7&#...

BYOD Security concerns

From Slashdot A Bring Your Own Device policy might save companies money, but a new survey highlights a lack of security procedures for keeping it secure. Some two-thirds of businesses follow some sort of BYOD ...

The New Wifi – 1GB Throughput

Over the last few years bva has had to support many different types of wifi with many several different users expectations of speeds.  Obviously the two most popular over the last 10 years have been G and N.  T...

Setup iCloud

How to setup iCloud on your iPhone iCloud doesn’t just store your content, it allows you to access your content from all of your apple devices with iCloud setup. This includes music, phones, calendars, contacts...