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A Message from Dave Eshoo, Founder, Helping Hand-IT

There is a lot of information floating around about the Coronavirus- what is it? How does it spread? What do you do if you suspect you have it? At Helping Hand IT- we are a family company and we care about you and our family of business partners. If the spread of the coronavirus has you considering remote work solutions, we are here to help you be prepared with solutions that will keep your business healthy and strong.

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Coronavirus or Computer Virus: Helping Hand Helps your Business Stay Prepared

There is a lot of information floating around about the Coronavirus- what is it? How does it spread? What do you do if you suspect you have it? At Helping Hand IT- we are a family company and we care about you and our family of business partners. If the spread of the coronavirus has you considering remote work solutions, we are here to help you be prepared with solutions that will keep your business healthy and strong.

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Why should you make the switch to SonicWall for your cyber security needs?

Due to the constantly changing environment of threats, small and mid-sized businesses like yours are seeing the need to utilize more inclusive and dynamic security solutions. SonicWall provides secure remote access, email security, backup and recovery, management and reporting to businesses of all sizes.

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Windows 2008 and 2008 R2 Server Support Ends in January of 2020

Are you running your business on servers that are soon to be obsolete?  When Windows 2008 server support ends on January 14th of 2020, your company’s data will become vulnerable and your infrastructure and applications will be unprotected.

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2019 Tax Season Win for Technology Upgrades

Helping Hand IT is your go-to guide for maximizing qualified 179 deductions for your computer and office system upgrades. Investing in your business NOW will bring big deductions from Uncle Sam on your 2019 taxes. Recent changes in tax Section 179 mean big savings for small businesses who invest in computer software, hardware, phone systems and other qualifying equipment before year end.

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Windows 7 Is Reaching End of Life

Microsoft has announced that it will end service for Windows 7 on January 14, 2020. Windows 7 has lived a long life (since 2009), and like Windows XP before it, it’s been a solid, stable, and popular operating system. However, all good programs must end, and the “end of life” for Windows 7 is approaching quickly.

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Why You Need A Backup!

It’s a great day at work, you’re just cruising through your daily tasks amazed at how productive you are then your computer screen goes black. For a split moment panic sets in and you think, what happened? You realize the machine isn’t running so you try to restart it but nothing. You call your IT company for help and they quickly determine your hard drive has failed so then they ask…. “You did back your drive up, correct?” Is that the moment you feel that knot in your stomach because you knew you should back up your system, but you haven’t done it in a while or at all?

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Network Security and Protecting your Computer System A New Year, An Improved IT Strategy

This article speaks to the severity of malware and viruses that everyone faces today. How these malicious attacks on our computer networks cost us thousands of lost hours of work and millions of dollars annually. This article talks to what we can do about this issue!

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Why Choose Helping Hand IT as Your Technology Support Company

With so many things to consider about IT how do you decide on who to trust with your IT support? It is a valid and important question to answer! There is no one item that’s more important than all the others so the decision is complicated.

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