General IT

Network contingency plans!

Why is it important to have all your network and vendor information in one place for easy access? This is known as a contingency plan or also referred to as a disaster recovery plan. In these types of plans a document or group of documents are designed to help a business designate a course of…

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Security and Your Home WiFi

Our technology is moving from those old dusty cables and wires to a more streamlined world of wireless convenience. With this merge of technologies comes a new realm of security issues and for some of us an overwhelming possibility of unwelcomed threats. We, as the next generation of end users, need to start protecting ourselves…

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Our IT Technician John shares his thoughts on keeping Active Directory tidy

Keeping Things Organized When it comes to domains and organizations Active Directory is king. Active Directory is what organizes our Computers and Users within a domain and it authenticates and authorizes all devices and users to make them adhere to specified security policies. Active Directory is used mainly in corporate environments as a centralized location…

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What is a wireless router and what is a wireless access point?

Router: What is the purpose of a router? A router is a device that assigns an IP address (your networking address) to your computers and then makes routing decisions based on that IP address! The router takes these IP addresses within the network and direct traffic from one device to another. For most home and small…

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Why is Back-Up Testing important?

Here is a few tips on the importance of Back-Up testing from our lead Technician: All too often when companies invest time and money into a backup solution they get into the habit of “set it and forget it.” Hardware failure is all too common and if backups aren’t tested regularly you may not be…

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Lets Talk About Power

This isn’t going to be the typical power talk that you are used too, this power talk is going to be about when the lights go out. When power is lost computers and equipment will shutdown “ungracefully”. This process can cause data loss and possibly hardware issues. Power restoration causes an entire new set of…

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Sequim IT got a new phone number!

      Sequim IT has got a new phone number! 360-504-3272You can contact us now Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. While our office is in the middle of being remodeled your call will be forwarded to our main office, Kitsap Networking Services, in Silverdale. We anticipate the grand opening of our Sequim office in…

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Holiday Schedule

Kitsap Networking Services, Inc. Holiday Schedule Santa is busy and so are we, here to fix your holiday needs! Monday December 26th- Closed Tuesday December 27th- 8:00 to 5:00 Wednesday December 28th- 8:00 to 5:00 Thursday December 29th- 8:00 to 5:00 Friday December 30th- Closed at Noon Monday January 2nd- Closed Avoid a holiday meltdown…

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Business Networking.

This is 7th week that we are showcasing our services here at Kitsap Networking Services. For the past 6 weeks we have looked at our different backup solutions, and different modules of our managed services. This week we will be diving into professional services which is our on call project based IT work for your…

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Recovery.

Today we are going to go over the recovery process for offsite backup. Many businesses have had a file accidentally get deleted. This this can cost you valuable downtime if you have to re-create the lost file. With our back up software we can easily access lost files.   In the event that files on…

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