Erik Eckel

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  • Server Update and Patch Management Policy

    Downloads // May 2012 // provided by Erik Eckel

    A good way to set clients' expectations and reduce confusion about server updates and patch management is for your IT consultancy to use this customizable TechRepublic Server Update and Patch Management Policy.

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  • IT Consultant Client Triage Decision Tree

    Downloads // Sep 2011 // provided by Erik Eckel

    Whether responding to downed email servers, failed VPNs, malware outbreaks, broken printers, dead terminal servers, or other critical issues, technology consultancies frequently resemble an emergency room where all injured parties want immediate attention. This flowchart is a great resource for consultants dealing with clients' crises.

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  • 10 things to look for in a data center

    Downloads // Jan 2011 // provided by Erik Eckel

    Going to the cloud might make a lot of sense for your organization -- but only if you choose a secure, reliable data center that can handle your needs. Erik Eckel runs through 10 essential criteria for data center evaluation. This download is also available as an entry in ...

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  • 10 things to look for in an ISP

    Downloads // Aug 2010 // provided by Erik Eckel

    Choosing the wrong ISP can spell doom for many businesses today. Making the right choice involves careful analysis of many factors, from uptime to capacity to equipment to field response. This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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  • Virus & Spyware Removal Checklist

    Tools & Templates // Apr 2010 // provided by Erik Eckel

    Eliminating malware requires a systematic process with no missed steps. This checklist will make it easier to do an effective, thorough job.Visit our IT Security blog for more information on combating viruses, spyware, and rootkits.

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  • Workstation Tune-up Checklist

    Tools & Templates // Mar 2010 // provided by Erik Eckel

    Optimizing a slow-performing system requires a number of diagnostic and repair steps, often with interruptions along the way. This basic checklist will help you cover all the bases. Visit our Network Administrator blog for more networking resources.

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  • Server Deployment/Migration Checklist

    Tools & Templates // Feb 2010 // provided by Erik Eckel

    One configuration error or overlooked step can send your server deployment off a cliff. This simple checklist will help you complete the process efficiently and avoid costly mistakes.Visit our Network Administrator blog for more networking resources.

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  • Network, PC, and server audit checklist

    Downloads // Feb 2010 // provided by Erik Eckel

    IT consultants should complete the fields within this checklist to catalog critical client network, workstation, and server information, identify weaknesses and issues that must be addressed, prioritize the issues the checklist reveals, and assign cost estimates to needed upgrades and repairs. This download is also available as an entry in ...

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  • 10 ways to avoid viruses and spyware

    Downloads // Jun 2009 // provided by Erik Eckel

    To have a fighting chance against today's rampant security threats, end users have to be informed and proactive. Here are some practical guidelines they can follow to minimize the risk of infection and attack.This download is also available as an entry in our 10 Things blog.

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  • Windows laptop specifications checklist

    Downloads // Feb 2008 // provided by Erik Eckel

    For most organizations, regardless of size, laptops are now critical business tools. Unfortunately, many business owners, consultants, and IT departments are too quick to purchase preconfigured units that turn out to be underpowered, that include unnecessary software, and that don't have sufficient memory, disk space, or video cards for the ...

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