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What are your “Pain Points”? We’d like to help.

itgroove is a business technology solutions provider. We have lots of tools and technology available that can be used to solve any number of business issues. And we have the knowledge and experience to map the solutions out for you, as well as the skills to implement the needed hardware, software and procedures. You have …

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Windows 8 and Server 2012 are coming!

Woot!  It is now confirmed that Windows 8 and Server 2012 have gone gold/RTM (released to manufacturing).  We’ll have our hands on it August 15th by the sounds of it. Learn More: Microsoft RTMs final Windows 8 and Server 2012 code Of course for our customers, we don’t recommend jumping in until you have properly …

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ITPro’s, Don’t forget about the Jamaicans

While the toolset has grown over the years, it started some time ago as Winternal/SysInternals and Mark Russonovich’s “Jamaicans”. You know… RegMon DiskMon And FileMon Well, some of those have been renamed and/or moved into other tools but the SysInternals suite of tools is still the best set of FREE resources for digging into why …

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Why Good Hardware Doesn’t Ensure Good Networking and Communication

Given that you can’t have good technology without good technology, a lot of business owners and managers assume that having the best, top-of-the-line hardware naturally assures that their company will have great networking and communication. That’s not always the case, however, and even spending huge amounts of money on having the latest and greatest hardware, …

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Technorati: 8H833AZX68VQ Every once in a while I find myself at because its uber handy. Essentially, they have taken a number of popular applications and turned them into standalone applications (the “install” process simply creates a folder structure and an EXE to launch and doesn’t install to the registry, start menu, etc.). In other …

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One Reason Billable Hours Usually Cost Less Than You Think

Is good SharePoint (and/or General IT) support from an outsourced company expensive? The answer to that question depends a great deal on who you ask, and on the perspective you take on the value of a solid IT provider. Allow me to explain: Simply looking at the hourly rates most experienced, professional IT providers ask …

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Meet the itgroove Team

Thanks to Jeremy for doing a fine job of assembling itgroove’s Meet the Team page.  Felt like a good opportunity to flaunt our talented and good looking crew. Click here to Meet the itgroove Team

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Can You Save Money by Being Your Own IT or SharePoint Provider?

If there’s one thing small business owners like, it’s doing things for themselves. After all, not only did they start their own companies, but many have learned that working as your own bookkeeper, salesperson, or even janitor can be a great way to save on billable hours. Can the same thing work for IT or …

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