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Cliff Laschon
Field Consultant
I'm a Pittsburgh native - born and raised in Kilbuck Township and now live in Moon Township - not far from my childhood home where my mom still lives. My wife Marivien and I have been together for a little over 10 years and were married in May of 2014. My education includes Avonworth High School in the North Hills and Pittsburgh Technical Institute in Oakdale (graduating from the advanced class with high honors to obtain an Associate in Specialized Technology Degree in Computer and Network System Technology). Some of my current certifications include CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, SonicWALL CSSP, and Microsoft MCSA on the Windows Server 2012 platform.

Amazon Web Services’ simpler data migration

Amazon Web Services’ simpler data migration

Any business owner who has taken the time to truly understand how virtualization works knows that the final product is invaluable. But since nothing worth doing is ever easy, there are a lot of things that might scare SMBs away from making the leap. Amazon Web Services is working tirelessly to make that leap a lot easier and less frightening with their Data Migration Service.

Do you speak “Data”?

Do you speak “Data”?

Quick, what’s the most important thing about your business’s precious data? Besides knowing how to back it up properly and protect it from catastrophic loss, how about understanding all the lingo used to describe it? The term “big data” – in reference to large, complex data sets – is a well-known buzzword these days, but a slew of new “data” terms are in style now, too.

Printing from Android device made possible

Printing from Android device made possible

Although a paperless office may seem ideal, there is something indispensable about paper copies that a computer or tablet screen cannot replace. The same goes for photos — what could be better than having your favorite pictures printed and framed on the wall for all to see? With the tips in this article you’ll be able to print out what you need, while keeping the rest as electronic files for convenience’s sake.

7 things every Windows 10 user should know

7 things every Windows 10 user should know

Windows 10 stands tall as Microsoft’s best operating system release to date, hands down. But having undergone serious revamping, the OS is ready to rock and scroll. Boasting a myriad of new features, the updated Windows 10 is both efficient and effortless — fully capable of redefining your computing experience for good.

5 simple but manageable security measures

5 simple but manageable security measures

Don’t be put off by the tech jargon of security experts you find in forums and self-help books. A managed service provider is what you need to break down complex security ideas into easy-to-understand language. However, they generally focus on installing and managing protection software that’s often far too complicated to operate without their help.

6 useful new features coming to iOS 10

6 useful new features coming to iOS 10

Non-techie Apple iPhone lovers relish in the magic hour ensuing a beta’s release. Those of us in the industry break down every minute detail and flock to our digital soapboxes to proclaim what we usually deem apocalyptic news. The sun is setting on Apple’s iOS 10 magic hour, and we’re here to pass judgement for you in the form of our favorite new features coming soon to your phone.

5 top trends in SEO and social media

5 top trends in SEO and social media

If you’re like us, you’ve always got a finger to the wind when it comes to search engine strategy and internet presence. If you’re not like us, that’s okay too, because we’ve got a breezy little article here to bring you up to speed on 5 of the latest SEO and Social Media trends that are blowing through the ether.

10 Myths of HIPAA Security Risk Analysis

10 Myths of HIPAA Security Risk Analysis

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule requires covered entities to conduct a risk assessment to identify risks and vulnerabilities to electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI).

A risk assessment helps your organization ensure it is compliant with HIPAA's administrative, physical,m and technical safeguards.