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Backup Solution To Replace Tapes – What Is The Best Option for Data Backup – Backup and Business Continuance Solution for Small to Medium Sized Businesses | BVA IT Consulting Blog

Business Continuance and Disaster Recovery BVA’s ability to offer a complete custom service solution for its clients is what sets us apart.  We recognize  that every business is unique and can benefit from a ta...

How Multiple Monitors Can Enhance Productivity – Is Having Multiple Monitors Worth It – Benefits of a Multiple Monitor Setup | BVA IT Consulting Blog

Going Green?  Want to save trees and enhance productivity at the same time?  Then adding multiple monitors to your workstation is the way to go. Computers, and in particular the ability to print multiple docume...

External Data Storage Archiving Case Study – eSATA Attached Drive Usage Example | BVA IT Consulting Blog

Some months ago BVA was struggling to get more speed out of a client’s tape backup. We attempted updating firmware, drivers, and changing jobs but it did not yield the result we were expecting.  During this tim...

New Cloud VoIP Phone Systems – Cloud Phone System Review – Which Cloud Solution Is Best For Phone Systems | BVA IT Consulting Blog

BVA is reviewing many different options when it comes to Cloud Offerings for phone systems.  There are many out there that promise a lot of things and in our experiences we feel that they over-promise feature s...

Our Favorite Storage Area Network: Net App FAS3140 – Which Storage Area Network Is Best | BVA IT Consulting Blog

BVA’s new favorite SAN is the FAS3100 series which is pretty cool in terms of price points versus features offered.  Its scalable, easy to deploy, and price aggressive.  It has the following attributes th...

PCI Compliance Software Examples – Expert Analysis of PCI Compliance Software | BVA IT Consulting Blog

I have had a few clients in the past few months look at software to manage their credit card transactions so that they could follow PCI Compliancy.  It has never been more important to have a cost effective adv...

Core Exchange Online Features – Comprehensive Messaging Solution From Microsoft – What Features Does Microsoft Core Exchange Include | BVA IT Consulting Blog

Microsoft offers a comprehensive messaging solution with a simple per-user monthly fee. Major features include: Standard 5-gigabyte (GB) mailbox and optional 25-GB mailbox to fit your organization profile. Des...

What Was The Average Internet Speed In 2010 – BVA Internet Speed Analysis 2010 | BVA IT Consulting Blog

FCC study has shown that the average bandwidth (internet speed) for consumers and businesses in the commercial sector was approximately 4 Mbps, which si higher than the previous year of 3 Mbps (2009).  This int...

Exchange 2010 Email Archiving – Does Microsoft Exchange Archiving Help Control Data Flow | BVA IT Consulting Blog

Exchange 2010 Email Archiving appears to be Microsoft’s answer to third-party products like Symantec Enterprise Vault and Iron Mountain-Mimosa Systems.  Based upon what I see, it’ll be a nice advanced IT soluti...