What You Need to Know About Creating an IT Budget for 2015

Accounteks ConsultingBudgeting, Business Forecasts

After a long period of recession, spending on business technology is now on the rise. Signs of economic recovery and a more stable operating climate have caused companies to shed their cautious approaches and spend more on IT in 2014. The Gartner research firm expects worldwide IT spending to reach $3.7 trillion in 2014, up 2.1% from 2013. Another positive … Read More

Get the Most from Lithium-Ion Batteries

Accounteks ConsultingAutomation

Almost all portable devices today have replaced the older style nickel-metal hydride batteries with better-performing units that use lithium-Ion technology. The new technology provides up to two or three times more power per charge and has a longer shelf life than the older batteries. Still, lithium-ion does not last forever; the batteries will wear out in time. However, there are … Read More

Are You Ready for the Windows Server 2003 End of Support?

Accounteks ConsultingComputers

On July 14, 2015, Microsoft will stop supporting Windows Server 2003 products. In technical terms, this is the "end-of-life" date. Servers won’t spontaneously combust, but for business users, the results could be just as grave. For a few years after the release of an operating system, Microsoft provides users with updates and extensive customer support options. This stage of the … Read More

4 Steps for Surviving the Windows Server 2003 End of Support

Accounteks ConsultingComputers

Microsoft will end support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015. Without a supported server operating system, your company will be exposed to some serious security vulnerabilities. In order to properly prepare for this change, you need to understand the challenges surrounding the end of support for Windows Server 2003. Here are 4 steps you can take to overcome … Read More