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Is There a Difference? A Look at 32-bit and 64-bit Office

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Not everyone realizes that there are actually two modern versions of Microsoft Office for businesses—32-bit and 64-bit versions. Do you know which version your company needs? Take a look at our quick guide of the difference between the two, and determine which is right for your business needs. If you need to migrate to another […]

The Problem With Free Tools

File migration tool

Whether you need help migrating Microsoft Office or tackling some other tech problem, it’s very tempting to save some money by using free tools available online. Before you hit download, though, you need to be aware of a few common problems with free tools. Do you know where the free tool is coming from? While […]

Why bother changing your password?

Does it really make a difference whether or not you update your password? Are you really more secure after you change it? Well, maybe you are, until the next breach or security flaw gets exposed.  How many of us have reached complete apathy when it comes to protecting personal information?  It’s not like consumers are […]

IT and the Business Need a Group Hug

Our company, ConverterTechnology, has been helping enterprises worldwide mitigate data risk for over 15 years.  We started helping companies identify and remediate risk when doing a Microsoft Office and Windows migrations and have expanded into broader areas of data risk management. In the beginning our value proposition was simple and seemingly a no-brainer.  If you […]

Don’t Panic

By Chris Davies, Manager of Technical Services To quote the late great Douglas Adams, “Don’t Panic.” As the cover of the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy clearly states, staying calm is essential. So now that the “end of life” deadline for Windows XP and Office 2003 has come and gone, it still seems that there […]

Data security is not an IT problem?

It’s like blaming a knife and fork for obesity By Shawn Allaway, CEO Companies need to view the epidemic of data breaches with a similar approach to controlling one’s weight.  Unless there are systemic corporate “lifestyle” changes, the problem will continue to be a pervasive and costly nuisance to the economy.  There are no quick […]

Heartbleed or Heatrburn?

What happens when the horse has already left the barn and the barn door is still open? By Shawn Allaway, CEO Well, one of the insidious vulnerabilities exposed to date is the Heartbleed bug.  They should have dubbed it the vampire bug because it sucks up 64KB of the exposed client’s memory which is more […]