Archive for January, 2010

Major technology businesses such as Microsoft and Verizon Wireless have joined forces with CMIT Solutions of Denver to reach out to the local business community to infuse a variety of technologies and training valuled at more than $52,000 to a deserving small business. This outreach effort is the Colorado Technology Makeover.

“We’ve wanted to do this for a long time. So many of our area’s small businesses flail with inefficient technology resources in their offices or want to upgrade and don’t have the financial wherewithal and we know how frustrating that can be,” said Debi Bush, co-owner of CMIT Solutions of Denver with her husband Phil. “The ‘Colorado Technology Makeover’ is a fun and rewarding way to award one lucky small business the opportunity to grab hold of today’s technology and accelerate their business. We’re excited to make this possible with our national partners which include some of the world’s top brands such as Microsoft, Verizon Wireless and MasterCard as well as local partners in the technology arena.”

How does this Colorado Technology Makeover work?

  1. A business with 5 or more computer users qualifies. This can be a single office firm or multi-location.
  2. Nominations can be submitted and received from February 1-February 28. The entry ballot must be received no later than the 28th.
  3. The Grand Prize winner and Runners Up (2nd and 3rd place) will be announced on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at the Greater Glendale Chamber of Commerce’s Business After Hours.
  4. Each qualifying business will receive a custom Business and Technology Assessment from CMIT Solutions of Denver to go in tandem with the nomination.

Click HERE for more details on the Colorado Technology Makeover and for information on some of the prizes.

The dedicated website and blog for the Makeover will have more information posted including all of our sponsoring partners!

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  • Are you confident that you’d still be able to access your email if the power went out in your office? 
  • If a lawsuit arose and you needed to dig up a five-year-old email as part of the legal discovery process, could you do it? 
  • Could you still support normal business communications if your email server got hit with a denial-of-service attack?

CMIT Solutions, an information technology services and consulting firm witih more than 110 office nationwide, will present a free webinar on Friday, January 22nd at 11:00am MT. If you or your colleagues have ever been concerned with any of the issues mentioned above, act now and sign up for this webinar.

For more information on this webinar and our CMIT RADAR solution, click here.

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I found this article on the advantages and benefits of business-class servers. As discussed in our book “I JUST Want My Computers to Work” – A

Dell PowerEdge 2950 is one of the most popular servers

Business Owner’s Guide to Technology Peace of Mind, there are reasons for a small business to have a server environment versus Peer-to-Peer. [If you are interested in learning more and would like a complimentary copy of our book, please email me.]

Your business needs every advantage in these challenging economic times, and the right choice from the Windows Server family can help you stay a step ahead of the competition. See how businesses like yours are improving personal and organizational productivity, better organizing and safeguarding information and getting the most out of their IT investments.

To read this article in its entirety, click here.

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