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DMC Welcomes the King Road Branch Library

DMC Technology Group, Inc. is proud to share with you that on October 10th we will be celebrating with one of our valued partners at the grand opening of the new Toledo Lucas County Public Library. The King Road Branch is a beautifully designed, 2,300 square-foot state-of-the-art building with amenities such as drive-thru services, flexible meeting space and a garage for the Library’s Outreach Services vehicles, including the Ready-to-Read van, Mobile Technology Center and Bookmobile. At DMC, we strive to

Dave Mihalik, SharePoint Specialist

Dave Mihalik joined DMC Technology Group in August, 2015 to lead the company’s SharePoint practice. Dave has 19 years of experience in the IT industry, with his primary focus being the development of business applications.  He has spent the last 9 years delivering these solutions using Microsoft SharePoint. Dave’s SharePoint skills are “end to end”, ranging from visioning, architecture, infrastructure support, application development, deployment and end-user training. Patrick Sheehan, DMC president, says, “Dave is a great complement to our existing

SharePoint provides features to overcome the challenges presented by using traditional file shares to store and access content.

Does your organization work with file shares that contain large amounts of disorganized documents stored in several folders/sub-folders? Has this content built up over years of operation? Document access via file shares presents many challenges for an organization. Day to day documents are intermingled with years of content that may never be needed and could possibly be archived. Searching for relevant documents can be difficult because of the large amount of files to be searched. Backup and restoration of important

Using SharePoint Forms to Accelerate Workflow Business Processes

How Do Most Organizations Handle Business Processes? Most often, the answer is to create an electronic form using a spreadsheet and email to send the form to the individuals involved in the process. This system works but does have its drawbacks, including: Delivery of the form relies upon human interaction via email. As the form is forwarded to each individual, multiple copies of the form are created. Timelines for the process are hard to track, especially as the number of

Microsoft Azure – What you NEED TO KNOW!

Microsoft Azure allows you to quickly deploy infrastructures and services to meet all of your business needs. You can run Windows based applications in 22 Azure datacenter regions, delivered with enterprise grade SLAs. Azure Backup Simple and reliable cloud integrated backup as a service Unified solution to protect data on-premises and in the cloud 99.9% availability guaranteed Reliable offsite backup target Efficient incremental backups Secure – data is encrypted in transit and at rest Geo-replicated backup store Site Recovery Orchestrate the protection and recovery

Backup and Data Recovery Best Practices

Backup and Data Recovery Backup and Recovery is one of the most critical elements of a sound IT operation. Unfortunately, many organizations don’t place an emphasis on the importance of backups and the ability to recover data. Here are 3 Backup and Recovery best practices that we advise all clients to follow: Audit procedures to ensure that all critical files are backed up on a daily basis. Test a complete restore and recovery to simulate the ability to recover from a system outage.

Are You At Risk of a Ransomware Attack?

A few weeks ago, we received a call from a Toledo-area firm that had been infected by malware. A critical file server was taken down and it took them 3 days to recover. Unfortunately, the frequency of cyberattacks has increased exponentially. In recent months, DMC has seen several companies get infected by Ransomware malware such as CryptoLocker. This can be disastrous to an organization. While there is no way to completely stop cyberattacks, we can all take action to minimize

Veeam SureBackup

How reliable are your virtual machine backups? Every day you run your nightly backups and receive a successful message, but have you ever wondered if you can really restore from the backups? You could test your backups on extra equipment you have around the office but this requires a lot of work to setup and you need to be very careful not to bring up a duplicate virtual machine in your production environment. With Veeam SureBackup, you can bring up

4 Things You Aren’t Using Office 365 For – But Should

Most of us started out using Exchange within Office 365.  We’ve only skimmed the surface of the full power of Office 365.  Here are the top 4 applications that you may not be leveraging. Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Protection against malware and unknown viruses (Zero Day attacks). Real time, time-of-click protection against malicious URLs. Customers with subscriptions to select Exchange or Office 365 plans can add Advanced Threat Protection for as little as $2.00 per user. Included for no extra