Category Archives: Technology Tips and More

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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...
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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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Are battery backup units necessary?

The short answer is yes, battery backup units, appropriately named an Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) can prevent your computer equipment from getting damaged by providing an additional layer of protection in case of a power outage, they will also give you extra time to properly shut down your computer or server when the power goes out allowing you to save Continue Reading...
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How to properly clean a computer?

Welcome to Stimulus Technologies’ new video series. Follow our CEO, Nathan Whittacre, as he goes through different technology tips, how tos and useful tutorials. On this video, Nathan shows how to physically clean dust from inside and outside a computer and the tools you will need. If you have any questions, please click here to submit them through our contact Continue Reading...
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Business Impact Assessment: Steps & Best Practices

Some events like power station issues, hardware failure, network failure, or network intrusion may be within your control and can be prevented by having a plan in place. Other events like natural disasters or a backhoe operator who accidently severs power or network lines would be out of your control. According to research, 40% of downtime is related to power Continue Reading...