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OpenDNS – This service (free and pay versions) will allow you to restrict user website access, but uses their own DNS servers. Very simple to implement, works great with no software to install and works immediately. It also gives you metrics on what sites were blocked and what sites are being accessed (but not down to the user level). More details can be found here …

There is a TEDx Naperville Event This Month being held on March 25th. This looks to be an awesome event with some great speakers so I highly reccomend attending. Details below.  ———————————– TEDx welcomes ideas worth sharing to Naperville on March 25, 2010Self-organized TED event brings world class speakers to North Central College NAPERVILLE, IL (25 February 2010)  – With the Wentz Concert Hall as its …

We are your full service medical practice Virtual Information Technology Department: Helpdesk – High touch end user support. Technology Management – Monitoring and management of all practice technologies. Strategy – We ensure technology is benefitting the practice today and in the future. What we do for you: Needs Assessment for EHR/PM Systems We help you define your criteria for selecting an EHR/PM system. We are vendor-neutral …

Looks like everyone is looking for good smartphone application these days. Below are some apps that CIO.com has come up with that may be worth looking in to.  Blackberryhttp://www.cio.com/article/530413/Free_BlackBerry_Apps_Your_Smartphone_s_10_New_Best_Friends?source=CIONLE_nlt_enterprise_2010-02-10  Androidhttp://www.cio.com/article/535617/Android_Apps_for_Business_Users?page=11#slideshow  iPhonehttp://www.cio.com/article/525963/10_Great_iPhone_Apps_for_Business_Users_at_a_Glance

Waident has been doing virtual server and SAN implementations for many years and we are always looking for new vendors to work with. Click here for further details on what we do. We rarely become partners with hardware/software firms so we can remain completely impartial for our clients. However, every so often, we find a manufacturer with such a compelling mix of technology, reliability, customer service, …

We have all been there – You click on Send and then an instant later you realize with great dread that you forgot to add the attachment, didn’t finish the thought, or even worse, had the wrong recipient in the email because you hit reply instead of forward. I know for me, there is some sixth sense that usually catches my mishaps the moment I click …

Robert Green Joins Waident Technology Solutions to Head Healthcare Technology Management, Advocacy, and Electronic Medical Records Chicago, IL (January 26, 2010) – Waident Technology Services announced today the addition of Robert Green as Director of Managed Services.  Bob brings 10+ years of experience developing comprehensive client solutions.   He will leverage his experience working with medical practices to help them develop a clear information technology strategy, …

Thanks to Greg Woodard with Woodmark Technologies (http://www.woodmarktech.com/) for the below site recommendations. http://ninite.com/ – An excellent site that has a host of commonly used free program downloads. These are not just a compilation if simple links. The Ninite system allows you to check off the ones you want to install and it will create a custom installer that can be run that will automatically install them …

The Consumer electronics Show (CES) took place last week, and as usual, a lot of interesting products will be released in 2010. Below is my quick list of things that caught my eye.  Lenovo’s IdeaPad U1 hybrid laptop/tablet – what is interesting about this machine is that it looks and acts like a laptop, but it allows you to take off the screen and leave …

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