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Rethink Your Strategy with Windows 10

Whenever a new version of Windows is released, you always hear the same things: Don’t be on the bleeding edge. Stay one version behind. Wait until the first service pack. Remember […]

Windows Server 2003 Bastille

Bastille Day for Windows Server 2003

On July 14, 1789, commoners of Paris stormed the Bastille which was a prison fortress that represented royal atrocities. The event was the flashpoint for the French revolution. Some historians […]

Money vs Time

Live Migration: Paying for the Sizzle

Study the graphic closely and you’ll notice the secret but costly component that makes Live Migration function so well. People often confuse Azure Site Recovery or replicated offline copies of virtual servers with moving virtual […]

Future Vision

Proving Customer Satisfaction Versus Competitors

How do you prove customer satisfaction versus competitors? Can what you claim be verified by a third-party? Are you regularly demonstrating great customer service and acting upon customer feedback? These […]

Technology Plan

Does Your Managed Service Provider Plan?

The dirty secret of the technology industry is that it is not regulated. While there are many industries that also are not regulated, none are like technology where a system […]

State of the Union

State of Your IT 2015

According to President Obama, the shadow of crisis has passed. While we may be optimistic, most business owners know the midmarket carries the economy by paying the lion’s share of […]

Relentless Pursuit

Relentless Pursuit Streamlining Technology

Tag lines come and go, but streamlining technology is a purpose that will not waver. Although we have over 35 years transforming business, some lessons are so painful that you are either […]

Divergent

Divergent Hiring IT Support Specialist

In the movie Divergent, the world is divided into factions by virtue and independent thought is dangerous. Tris is drawn to the Dauntless (brave) faction, even though she comes from Abnegation […]

Technology Predictions 2015

Technology Predictions for 2015

2015 will follow the course of last year. As political news rises to a frenzy with the impending 2016 presidential elections, action for the average company will invariably slow. Crystal balls don’t really […]

Year End Review

Streamline Most Popular Posts 2014

In 2014, we changed things up with a new theme and branded our blog “Streamline” to match our trademark. Page views doubled from 2013, along with a 250% increase in […]

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas 2014 from Matrixforce

As always, you have our sincerest thanks for your valued business. With the holiday season upon us, we would like to take this opportunity to outline the holiday schedule and emergency […]

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Technology Prognosis Recap 2014

2014 impacted us with the Seahawks winning the Super Bowl and a spectacular Winter Olympics to events like the rise of ISIS and the outbreak of Ebola. Along the way […]