There is so much power in “knowing.” I heard the recent news about the 42-year high in price increases, but I’ve already felt that pain from the gas pump and the grocery store. I also know that the current unemployment rate is 3.6% for the fourth month in a row. As a small business owner, […]
Cost v. Price v. Costs If You Don’t Have Good IT Management
Even if you don’t own a business you make cost v. price decisions every day, but it’s usually on the back end of the above equation. In business we all know that our cost to provide services or products v. the price we charge = our profit. But when you are the consumer, you think […]
The Pains of Ownership: Tell Your IT Management Company Where It Hurts
Your first-in-the-door employees never thought to mention that, after they turn on their computers, they have plenty of time to get coffee and catch up on some gossip. It’s been taking that long for their computers to boot up every day. And maybe you, yourself, have noticed that your internet keeps dropping, but you’re so […]
Remember Your First Car? Your IT System Isn’t Like That
Is it time for you to make a decision? Please give us a call at Aptica LLC and just ask some questions. I really like to talk about cars, and I know a lot about how to configure and maintain a secure and productive business computer network. Jason Newburg, 260.243.5100, ext 2001, is the founder […]
Are Your Computers ‘Sleeping’ On The Job?
Every day it’s something new in our IT management service. Recently at Aptica, we have been fighting computers going to ‘sleep’ within a minute or two, even after being configured not to. Has this happened to you? We have found that the following steps resolve this issue. This seems to be a common new problem and […]
Our Best Wishes For A Prosperous New Year
This time of year it’s good to slow down, decompress and spend time together during this family-oriented holiday. I always look forward to this time when we can really enjoy each present moment and anticipate another new year. World events notwithstanding, in the Aptica universe it’s been a good year. We enjoy our work and […]
Learn This Tech Tip From the NYSE Crash
We have seen some remarkable things happen this summer that are tech related, but perhaps the most notable one was the technology crash at the New York Stock Exchange. All trading had to be suspended and we all thought for awhile it was a massive cyber attack. At the end of the day, we were […]
What Is An “Endpoint”?
As you see on our website, our pricing is based on how many “endpoints” you have. At Aptica, we define an endpoint as a company-owned computer or mobile device that is active in your company network. Your desktop computers that get used all day every day are endpoints. Desktops or laptops at home or at […]
Aptica Can De-Crapify Your Computers
Your employees are complaining that programs, pages and websites are extremely slow to load, and you know that it’s time to have someone come to check your machines and your network. We get this call a lot. What we most often find is that, over the course of several months, all your users have collected […]
I Need Help!
These are the three most common first words I hear when I get phone calls from clients. Rarely is the situation called about understated. We have the information you see below on our website permanently, but I want to put it out there for you again so you know the fastest way to get us […]