There’s never been a better time to buy hardware

In 1965 Gordon Moore one of the co-founders of micro-processor manufacturer Intel forecast that computing power would double every 18 to 24 months for the foreseeable future. Whilst recent research has shown this to be not quite true, the increase has still been pretty dramatic in the forty odd years since.

Normally, increases in power like this are accompanied by corresponding price hikes but advances in manufacturing and greater competition have stopped this from happening. Although the processor (the power of which Moore was referring to) is only one part of a typical computer, the other components – memory, disks, screen etc – have also followed the same price/power trajectory. Continue reading “There’s never been a better time to buy hardware”

Trust – finding an IT partner that is best for your business

The market is flooded with businesses offering to give you the best deals for supporting your business; but if you are a new business starting out do you know who really has your business’s best interests at heart?

In essence, your IT support partner should feel like an extension of your own team, providing you with seamless support and access to advanced technical expertise. Continue reading “Trust – finding an IT partner that is best for your business”

Servers – your business must haves

In today’s economic climate, it’s more important than ever to have the right technology at the heart of your business. Your business applications such as email, your system security, even your ability to enable employees to work from home and access the information that they need can all impact your productivity and profitability.

A server is the driving force behind all of these, and therefore forms the technological foundation of your business. Having your own Windows Small Business 2008 Server helps you maximise your business potential and grow at your own pace. If something fails or needs to be recovered, you have direct control over the most important elements of your business and can make changes whenever you need to. Continue reading “Servers – your business must haves”

Welcome to the JDM Computing Blog

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This blog will have a dual purpose. The first being to keep customers and potential customers informed as to what we are currently up to and the second is to provide practical and helpful information to our customers from an IT standpoint.

Some of this information may include items about free software that you can use or tips and tricks on how to use software such as MS Office. Other helpful information may include warnings about viruses or Malware. You are more than welcome to post questions which we will endeavour to answer for you. Continue reading “Welcome to the JDM Computing Blog”