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Jenaly has been serving the Portsmouth area since 1997, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Simple Ways to Use E-mail More Efficiently

Dec2014-5There used to be a time when e-mail was supposed to increase productivity. Yet, that is often not the case. Many users don’t use e-mail as productively as they could, and you may be one of them! Consider these tips to improve the way you use e-mail: Skip attachments. Find alternate methods of sharing documents, such as Google Drive or Dropbox. It makes organization and collaboration more efficient, and it’s easier to track who has what. Plus, many e-mail clients, such as Gmail, are notorious for marking e-mails with attachments and links as spam. Watch your replies. When you reply to an e-mail, it’s too easy to write and send, not realizing who might end up with your message. If you receiv...
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From the Desk of MJ Shoer

MJ Shoer        Happy New Year from all us at Jenaly Technology Group to all our newsletter readers.         We hope that 2014 was a wonderful year for you and that 2015 will bring continued good health, peace, prosperity and success.  Working together with our clients in a true partnership of like minds, we are excited to help our clients achieve their business goals in 2015. That’s our primary mission, to support your business goals and objectives and our core values of Client First, Partnership, Trust, Concierge Service and Proactivity are in complete alignment with this mission. As we move into 2015, we are putting the final touche...
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The Lighter Side

Dec2014-6Glowing Clouds Above Los Angeles     In the early 1990s, southern California was hit by a major power outage. During the outage, a number of people in Los Angeles called 911 to report very strange, glowing clouds in the night sky. It was something the worried callers had never seen. With the acid-rain scare still in many people’s minds, their concern was understandable. Of course, anyone who has lived outside of a city or has gone camping knows what those strange clouds in the Los Angeles sky were. No glowing acid rain here—it was the Milky Way! They were seeing an incredible flowing band of stars, gas and dust stretching across the entire sky for the first time in their li...
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Here’s A Perfectly Legal Way For You To Save A Bundle Of Money On Taxes While Updating Outdated Computer Equipment

Nov2014-5But You Have To Act FAST…      Please forgive me for the headline if it seems a bit “sensational,” but I really needed a way to get your attention about a perfectly legal way to save quite a bit of money on taxes while updating outdated computer equipment that is going to quickly pass you by if you don’t act soon.       Thanks to the recently updated tax deduction titled “Section 179 election” (see www.section179.org for details), the Federal Government allows you to buy up to $25,000 in machinery, computers, software, office furniture, vehicles or other tangible goods and take the full expense deduction in the current year, thereby REDUCING yo...
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Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Set To Expire In 2015

Server2003EOSMicrosoft has announced that as of July 14, 2015, it will discontinue support for its 11-year-old server operation system, Server 2003. This follows in the wake of its recent discontinuation of support for Windows XP this past spring. Failure to upgrade your server off of this operating system dramatically increases any company’s cyber-security risks.      With server migrations taking on average 200 days from planning to completion (industry average), if you still have a server running this software active on your network, now is the time to start planning. End of support for Windows Server 2003 means: No further updates or security patches released. 37 critical upd...
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