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Three Unbelievably Tiny Computers

The market for a device that can easily replace the standard PC has taken a new approach to size. Don’t be fooled, you may be surprised when you find out what is hiding inside these small machines. Zotac ...

Microsoft OneDrive raises the bar for cloud storage

The Microsoft OneDrive, otherwise known as “device cloud”, is available free of charge for anyone who has created a Microsoft account. Included are 5 GB of free storage, easy access to media files, folder synci...

Microsoft Releases its Own Hybrid Laptop, the Surface Book

    Microsoft has unveiled the first laptop it has ever released on its own, the Surface Book. Described by Microsoft’s Panos Panay as the “Ultimate laptop,” the Surface Book specs seem to live up to ...

Microsoft On Malware and Protecting your Business: How To Protect Your Business From Malicious Software | BVA IT Consulting Blog

Malware is continuing to wreak havoc on devices, notably Android. So what is Microsoft doing to combat such intrusions? Prevention and understanding are key. The definition of malware has extended from the more...

DirSync on a Domain Controller – Now you Can…

The Active Directory Sync tool [DirSync] can now be installed on an Active Directory Domain Controller (DC).  You must fist have to install version 6553.0002 or newer. The process of installing DirSync on a DC ...

Single sign-on for to the Cloud

Have the ability of signing in once for all web-based applications is valuable.  All we have is passwords for everything, email, personal and business applications, document shares…. The number of Web ser...

Troubleshooting Lync for Mac Sign-in Fails with Apple OSX Yosemite | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT –

There is a known issue with Lync clients with new Apple OS called Yosemite.  The Lync for Microsoft Office 2011 (with Office 365 or Lync on premise) no longer will sign in, the potential fix is listed below. Pr...

Database Administration Challenges – DBMS Technology – Database Management | BVA INC. emPowering Your IT

Today, all enterprises depend on DBMS technology to store their critical business data. Databases support mission- critical data for banks, hospitals, airlines, defense agencies, schools, retailers, and other i...

MS Project 2010 compatibility issue with older versions

I recently received a request from a user where they were having issues opening a Microsoft Project file and I thought I would share my findings. It’s not that it is so much a complex or difficult issue as it i...