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Stimulus Technologies is a High Speed Internet, VoIP Service, IT support and consulting company located in Las Vegas, NV.

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Local Network Security

Most of the news stories recently about computer security relates to Internet hacking, but there is generally a root cause of all hacking, and it often comes from internal network policies.  There are many elements involved with keeping your data secure, including: preventing social engineering, local security requirements, and user training.  Some of the steps required to provide good network Continue Reading...

What is broadband?

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing major changes to Internet services.  One of these changes is the definition of “Broadband”.  For the last several years, that benchmark has been 4 megabits a second (4mb/s) download and 1mb/s upload.  The chairman has proposed the to be changed to 25mb/s download and 3mb/s upload. Although a definition does not change anything Continue Reading...

The Latest Evolution of Computer Viruses

Computer viruses, malware, spyware, trojans, and other bad programs have been around for many years. They have caused destruction of computer systems, even causing hardware failures. Hackers use them to gain access to sensitive information, such as credit card numbers, social security numbers and personal information, or use the computer resources to launch other attacks. We have seen in recent Continue Reading...

Are you backing up your data?

With an increasing number of spyware attacks that put your data and files at risk, backing up your computer and/or server is very important. It can prevent you from having downtime, losing important files or customer information forever. Older backup methods include tape backups, when you manually record your data to a tape, which sometimes gets used over and over Continue Reading...

CPU Performance – How to choose the best processor

When buying a new computer, it can be confusing to figure out what is the best processor. Do you need to stick with Intel? If so, should you purchase a Core i3, i5 or i7? Or should you pick a computer with a different brand processor like AMD? Stimulus Technologies has put together a guide to easily understand processors and Continue Reading...

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