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Leverage Tech with a CIO – Chief Information Officer

Leverage Tech with a CIO – Chief Information Officer

If your business has a CIO in the organizational chart you know how beneficial the role is for success. If not, you may want to consider one, or if you're not  quite ready to dedicate resources, consider a vCIO (Virtual CIO). Here are some good reasons: Goal Setting Tasking your team to achieve corporate goals sounds good as long as your technology provides a supportive environment.

Bonded Internet: finally!

Bonded Internet: finally!

Are you a business that relies on solid internet connection to be successful? ANNOUNCING... the long-awaited day when you can have unbelievably fast connection speeds that never fail... ...IS NOW HERE! No, it’s not a myth. New technology is bonding multiple internet lines from independent providers such as DSL, cable, fiber, T1 or mobile wireless and combining the bandwidth resulting in the sum total speed for both download AND upload.

Supporting Innovation in Business

Last week Kerkhoff Technologies’ hosted our first event here in Chilliwack supporting innovation in business by inviting social innovator, Denise Withers, as Keynote to showcase the emerging field of Design Thinking for Business. Innovators and visionaries dream about how things should be and look for solutions to bring them closer to their ideal.

How We Crowned a King

How We Crowned a King

- Reprinted from July KTI Technology Bulletin - In April the Netherlands celebrated the coronation of King Willem-Alexander. People gathered around their computers for live video feed of the event - so many that Dutch internet service providers crashed leaving millions without access to the event.

Super fast Linux virtualization with Proxmox VE

Super fast Linux virtualization with Proxmox VE

We are now official Proxmox support partners for Proxmox Virtual Environment! We have been building and maintaining Proxmox virtualization systems for a number of users. While we also work with VMWare vSphere, we have a soft spot for Proxmox as well. Here are the top 5 reasons we like working with Proxmox: Completely open source and free - no licensing required and no nagware.

Protecting Your Biz Assets

Protecting Your Biz Assets

- Reprinted from the July Technology Bulletin - Business today is highly dependent on technology. That's certainly not news, but are you underestimating the power of your data to take you out of the game? Little known fact: 60% businesses who's data fail will be out of business in 6 months.

UEFI and Secure Boot – Getting Windows to boot on Windows 8 laptop

Someone asked for some information about UEFI and Secure Boot on newer computers and how that will affect them putting something other than Windows on their computer. Their main questions were: What benefit does a normal home user get from UEFI and Secure boot ? How does the actual signing get done ? Who gets to do the signing ?  Only Microsoft ?  Some other company ? How much does it cost ? What do I need if I want to put Linux on my new computer ? (more…)

Vancouver Technology Tops in the World

Vancouver Technology Tops in the World

We know that Canada ranks among the top minds in the world for development of technology and innovation but did you know that Vancouver was recently ranked the 9th city -world-wide for launching a startup on the Startup Ecosystem Index? This index is a compilation of major studies measuring a variety of KPIs including Mindset, Talent, and "Differentiation from Silicon Valley". Vancouver also ranks 2nd on the Mindset Index that rates how well the general population 'thinks' compared to great entrepreneurs world-wide.

New Online Newsletter Launch

New Online Newsletter Launch

We're happy to announce our new online e-newsletter featuring news and information on technology for business. Our goal is to provide a monthly dose of intelligence and fun to our valued contacts around the world. If you currently receive the Technology Bulletin give us some feedback - we'd love to hear from you.