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Our Buffalo employees explain what makes their city great

Our Buffalo employees explain what makes their city great

Fortunately for Capstone, our IT services are in big demand. Regardless of whether that’s due to groundbreaking solutions like CyberShield or our attention to customer service, our success has allowed us to open offices in three cities: Rochester, Buffalo and West Palm Beach.

5 Free eBooks for Martin County and Palm Beach County Business Owners Who Want Better IT Support

5 Free eBooks for Martin County and Palm Beach County Business Owners Who Want Better IT Support

Small- and medium-sized-business owners rarely have time to spare on the latest NYT bestseller. They’re usually tied up with more pressing issues, many of which are centered around technology downtime and information security.

Well, we’ve got the perfect solution for business owners from Palm Beach all the way up to Palm City.

5 Questions to ask yourself before choosing an IT provider

5 Questions to ask yourself before choosing an IT provider

One of the most popular articles we’ve ever published was a how-to guide for hiring the best IT help in town. It’s a great article for organizations unsure about which questions to ask a potential IT provider during the vetting process, but it’s only half the equation.

How to respond to negative online reviews of your business

How to respond to negative online reviews of your business

For all the talk of limited budgets and better-funded competitors, being a small- to medium-sized business in a city like Buffalo, Rochester, or West Palm Beach does have its advantages.

In a survey from Ask Your Target Market, 53% of respondents listed “Personal Service” as a reason they choose small businesses over large companies, only surpassed by “Supporting the Local Economy.

7 Ways to speed up your computer for people who don’t know anything about IT

7 Ways to speed up your computer for people who don’t know anything about IT

Computers are simply a matter of 1s and 0s, so why is it that they run like a dream one day and a nightmare the next? The answer comes with a bit of good news and a bit of bad.

The good news is that there are plenty of tricks for IT novices to speed up their computers.

4 Types of malware you should be especially worried about

4 Types of malware you should be especially worried about

Did you know that malware is actually an umbrella term for at least a dozen different kinds of harmful software?

A lot of people use the word “virus” as a catch-all for harmful computer programs, but viruses are limited in the amount of damage they can cause.

Grab a Plate and test your knowledge of Rochester’s most famous dish

Grab a Plate and test your knowledge of Rochester’s most famous dish

The Flour City just celebrated a milestone that we couldn’t let pass without celebration: the 100th anniversary of Alex Tahou opening his restaurant -- and creating the infamous Garbage Plate.

We thought about covering the history of this culinary masterpiece, but so many publications already have.

What to look for in a service level agreement from your IT provider

What to look for in a service level agreement from your IT provider

Anxiety over contracting a third party to handle any part of your day-to-day business is totally understandable. You didn’t put blood, sweat and tears into building a company from the ground up just to hand control over to someone else -- especially over something as critical as IT management.

The latest announcement from Microsoft is a dream come true for SMBs

The latest announcement from Microsoft is a dream come true for SMBs

Have you ever wondered why Microsoft -- a company with sizable market shares in several types of software -- has never rolled all their products into a single package? With the release of Microsoft 365, you can finally put that question to rest.

Announced at the July Inspire conference, this solution combines the Windows 10 operating system, Office 365 Business Premium, and the Enterprise Mobility and Security suite into one, easy-to-manage solution.

5 events you can host to better your community and your business

5 events you can host to better your community and your business

Small businesses and the communities they serve are deeply intertwined. As a small-business owner or employee, there’s no corporate office 100 miles away where you might eventually relocate to, so the success of your community matters because it's your customer base and because it's your home.