Tag Archives: Computers

Things to Consider When Choosing a Mac vs. PC vs. Tablet

tablet-314153_640 copyBuying a new computer or device can be a challenge, especially with so many choices to choose from. Should you buy a Mac, PC, or tablet? Each has its own pros and cons, advantages and disadvantages, and things they can or can’t do.

There are many factors that should be taken into consideration when deciding what type of computer is best for your situation. For instance, tablets are great because they are small and mobile. Macs are secure, but everything is proprietary, so it can be difficult to find software and games that are compatible (in fact, Black Mountain Software is currently not compatible with Macs and Tablets). Read more >

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What is Cloud Computing?

Interactions in Cloud Computing environments

There’s a lot of buzz about cloud computing, but the concept can leave some “up in the clouds” and “over one’s head”, so to speak.  So, what exactly is cloud computing?

Unlike a network server, which is a physical entity, cloud computing is a service where resources, information, and software can be accessed by multiple computers over a larger network (i.e. the Internet), allowing access to anyone in the “network” anytime, from any computer, and with the ability to share.

The article below discusses the benefits of cloud computing system over traditional server set ups, and why more companies are making the switch.  There are a lot of misunderstandings regarding cloud computing, so before deciding to make the switch, it is important to understand the benefits and the infrastructure as it applies to your organization. Read more >

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