IT Support for New Brunswick Small and Mid-sized Businesses

NetAdmins provides enterprise-class IT services & tech support to New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and PEI small and mid-sized businesses. We manage every part of your IT, so you can focus on what you do best—running your business.

Partnering with NetAdmins is like having an entire IT support department at your disposal, whenever you need it. With a range of services including IP telephony (VoIP), email and web hosting, data back ups, paperless document management, security audits and 24-hour IT helpdesk, New Brunswick businesses can count on us as their only stop for business IT solutions.

On top of our à la carte offerings, we also provide comprehensive Managed IT Services in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia & PEI—including unlimited onsite and remote IT support, so you have a constant hedge against IT disasters. Our skilled computer technicians in New Brunswick maintain your business IT systems, keeping them in top shape, and minimizing downtime.

We make sure your managed IT services in New Brunswick are stronger and more secure so your users can be more productive and focused on your core business—always at a savings to your bottom line.

Contact us today to learn more about our Managed IT Service plans or our range of expert IT and communication services.

Microsoft Ends iPad’s Free Ride

Rumor has it that Microsoft’s Windows 8, once it’s officially released in fall 2012, could give Apple’s iPad a run for its money. In the meantime, Microsoft has thrown an obstacle in the path of iPad users who access Windows 7 via virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI).

According to Kevin McLaughlin in his article for CRN, Microsoft will no longer allow iPad and Android users to enjoy remote access free of charge. The introduction of a Companion Device License (CDL) did not go over well, particularly because it only applies to those who use non-Windows tablet PCs. Explains McLaughlin, Microsoft will add the new optional CDL to its Software Assurance (SA) volume licensing agreement with Windows 8, “which gives customers the right to access corporate desktops through VDI on up to four personally owned devices.” Companies that are covered by the SA whose employees use iPads or Android tablets for VDI will have to buy the CDL. Microsoft has yet to determine or disclose how much it plans to charge for this new license.

This extra expense could cause a hardship for some small-business owners. And lack of remote access could definitely inconvenience them. Since Windows 8 was designed to be used with a tablet, those small-business owners who are in the market for new mobile devices for their employees might want to save themselves the added expense of the CDL by purchasing Windows RT devices instead of iPads or Android tablet PCs.

Virtualization has become commonplace in most businesses these days, and remote access is a vital part of business continuity. For those who use iPads or Android tablets for remote access to their companies’ networks, Microsoft intends to increase the cost of doing business.

Are you looking for a trusted IT partner who can help with iPad support?  How about a trusted IT firm who understands how the iPad works with Microsoft Windows?  We are here to help with all your Apple, Microsoft and your computer support needs.