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Ever wonder what it means with a company tells you that they will try and guarantee you 99.9% update? How much is 99.9% update really?

This past week we experienced an outage at our website that took nearly 5 hours to correct at the hosting data center. Now you might think that sounds like a lot, and it really is, but if you break it down by thinking, am I really getting my 99.9% up-time, then yes we are. All hosting accounts, no matter where you buy them and no matter how long you pay to have it, are run on a 1 year cycle. That mean you have 8760 hours in a given year, which means that under that 99.9% up-time guarantee, you can actually be own for just over 9 hours. Its 8.76 hours to be exact which is 9 hours and 16 minutes.
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We are now back on your Fall/Winter Hours (yep we know its still summer). But these hours are based on our schedule that we have working for the local school district and its time for us to go back to school. ...

RANSOMWARE - that one word should scare you. Each new variation of ransomware is worse than the ones before (in most cases). The best protection for your data is to do office site (online) backup. If you don't have a backup solution in place, you need to do it ASAP. Contact us for information on a great deal for online backup.

Now, if you think your computer has been hit (or is getting hit) with ransomware, this is the one time we will tell you to do this, unplug the computer immediately. Do not take the time to shut it down, unless you can not kill it by pulling the plug or battery. The sooner you stop the computer the less damage that might be done. Once you have done that, please contact us, or (if you are not local to DFW/Kaufman/East Texas), your local computer shop and get their help.

Once your data is encrypted and if you don't have a backup, then there is a 99.999% your data will be lost forever. Don't delay, get a backup plan today. We just spent over 20 hours repairing computers for a local business, but they did have a backup of their data online, so once we got the machines clean and the data downloaded, they were able to resume business.
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Crypto viruses are the worst. What backup options do you currently use? If you don't know or not sure, please contact us today to assist you. Working on machines now with it. ...