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Company Email & Google Gmail

2014-08-13T00:45:02+08:00August 12th, 2014|

Company Email & Google Gmail is a very good topic to discuss on our blog as the growing trend of Businesses are now using Google Gmail for their collaboration tool and the numbers are growing as of speak. Let's explore this kind of behavior and explain why Businesses would rather use Google Gmail than having [...]

IT FAQ

2014-09-08T14:44:29+08:00August 12th, 2014|

IT FAQ is another proven old technique you can use to make your IT Department more job efficient. It is still a common good practice you can see from other products or companies website. IT FAQ is a another creative approach of IT documentation and if your IT staff is not incline doing it in the [...]

WordPress 3.9.2 Security Release

2014-08-08T05:43:44+08:00August 8th, 2014|

WordPress.org just recently release WordPress 3.9.2 Security Release to address the Security Vulnerabilities found in the previous version. If your company or personal website is using WordPress Platform we highly suggest to check if you are using old version and if it is yes, better start backing up your websites and do the update. FYI, one of [...]

Take a break

2014-08-09T03:38:31+08:00August 8th, 2014|

We all knew about the infamous commercial slogan of Kitkat Chocolate "Take a Break Have a Kitkat!" Very smart and effective marketing strategy of Kitkat Company to the Corporate world consumers, no wonder Google pay respect in using it to their Android OS version name (smart move also to Google marketing). There's a reason behind why they come-up [...]

IT Signage Post

2014-08-11T03:46:58+08:00August 8th, 2014|

IT Signage post is not a common topic you can see in the Internet and for a great nos of people it's not a big item to discuss about. Well if you continue reading this article you'll understand why we want to include this on our Blog. Here goes: 1. IT Signage Post is another way of communication, Typically [...]

IT Endorsement

2014-09-08T14:46:03+08:00August 7th, 2014|

IT Endorsement is one of the simple, classic and very effective technique you can used for your IT Department to boost their work efficiency. Typically right now email and IT Ticketings are commonly used by IT Staff to collaborate with inter group, but those tools are not enough. Let's put it in a real actual scenario.  Let's [...]

Hard drive, Theft and Data Recovery

2014-08-07T12:31:20+08:00August 7th, 2014|

There's some buzz going round lately regarding very personal files being expose to the public via Social Media and Video Streaming and we express our symphathy to the people out there who are hit by this controversy. So we decided to come-up Harddrive, Theft and Data Recovery topic for our Blog and be able to shed some light to everyone [...]

Multitasking IT Roles

2014-08-06T08:38:57+08:00August 6th, 2014|

Multitasking IT Roles is a sensitive topic and some of them doesn't want to tackle as it trigger few negative thoughts.  We decided to include this to our blog to unravel the FACTS, Benefits, Cons, Repercussion of Multitasking IT Roles, besides our objective is to help everyone from the Business perspective up to the IT Staff perspective. [...]

Customer Service Survey

2014-08-06T03:54:30+08:00August 6th, 2014|

Customer Service Survey is everywhere in the service oriented industries, but in the IT Department this topic is sensitive and seldom included in the discussion especially in quarterly or semi annual review. We won't explore the mysteries behind rather we explore the Benefits and Facts of having this holistic tool in our working environment and reflect [...]

Spare Mouse??

2014-08-04T03:35:38+08:00August 4th, 2014|

Yup we know Spare Mouse is just ordinary IT peripherals, but for P-Tech we recognize small items contribution to our success and that's why we want to share with you our collective thoughts coming from our almost 20 years of experience. By default having Spare Mouse is expense (period), but if you think in the different perspective Spare [...]

How to’s Documents

2014-09-08T14:47:09+08:00August 2nd, 2014|

How to's Document is one of the effective technique to make your IT Staff work more efficient, but unfortunately this is not a common practice nowadays for IT Professionals. So let's examine the Values & Benefits can do to our IT Department. 1. Everyone in your IT Staff will benefit in the Technical Perspective if they practice doing How to's documentation given that [...]

All About File Systems

2014-08-02T14:18:10+08:00August 2nd, 2014|

File Systems is one of the enigma in the IT World and it's a good topic to discuss on our blog. Also not a common topic being discuss by all IT Groups and you'll understand the reason behind after reading this article. Another thing to take note they are some IT folks out there who become billionaire [...]

Clean and Organize Working Area

2014-08-02T13:52:38+08:00August 2nd, 2014|

We knew Clean and Organize Working Area topic will not gain 100% acceptance to all IT community out there as from what we heard they are lots of different reason behind and putting it here will not bring values to others. Actually our purpose is to share some our collective thoughts and experience about benefits of Practicing Clean and Organize [...]

Conference Room

2014-07-26T13:45:41+08:00July 26th, 2014|

Almost every Company Offices has it's Conference Room and you seldom see nowadays that Company doesn't have Conference Room. Actually for the visitors perspective (possible new client??) Conference Room this is an opportunity to sneak peek how your company business status is, so it's a given fact that every companies should spend time in making it elegant [...]

Shared Folders and File Server

2014-07-25T14:48:35+08:00July 25th, 2014|

For non-IT Staff when you said Shared Folder they think File Server or when you said there's IT Maintenance will happen to the File Server they knew they won't be able access their Shared Folders later on. So from our experience, common people associate Shared Folder & File Server as one entity and this is also one of the [...]

Patch Cord

2014-07-24T05:45:42+08:00July 23rd, 2014|

Patch Cord is also known for Network Cable, Cable Ethernet or Patch Cable and we found out in different companies no one really knows if there's a standard or common name to call them. So expect if you move to another company Patch Cord is not familiar word anymore to them, so maybe they have another name [...]

Routine Work Stuff

2014-07-22T12:42:00+08:00July 22nd, 2014|

They are some worth things you need to know about Routine Work Stuff in IT Working place but some people misunderstood it, so let's put it in the different approach that everyone will understand. Acceptance is the key but it depends on the time period, the more you prolong it the more you miss the opportunity and later regret. [...]

IT Bulletin Board

2014-07-21T13:58:19+08:00July 21st, 2014|

IT Bulletin Board is another technique to make your IT Department organize and the star subject we are referring too is the physical Cork Board itself and not the electronic one (Intranet type). At this timeline we all knew electronics is everywhere in our life & workplace, so let's try something else that is proven useful for decades and will facilitate good camaraderie in our [...]

All about Screws

2014-07-21T00:35:22+08:00July 19th, 2014|

All about Screws, yup it's screw literally in our blog topic discussion. This is to show how passionate & detail we are in the realm of Information Technology that an ordinary screw has some importance to our IT Department operation, so let's explore the values of screws. Let's admit it, Screw is everywhere in all our IT equipment [...]

Telephone Etiquette and Spiel

2014-07-18T13:13:38+08:00July 18th, 2014|

Telephone etiquette and spiel is another important aspect of a good customer aura you need to envision to your IT Department as a few words of professional warm greeting will make a difference even to the most irate internal customers. They are lots of spiel variations you need to consider and it will be a very long topic discussion for us, [...]

IT Helpdesk Manager Outsourcing

2014-07-18T13:20:27+08:00July 17th, 2014|

At P-Tech People and Technology Inc. we provide a vast array of IT levels position to our client and that's include IT Helpdesk Manager as well. We are not an ordinary placement agency but an IT Expert provider and IT Services Company, we also make sure our assigned staff is fit to our client working [...]

IT Checklist

2014-07-18T13:29:46+08:00July 15th, 2014|

If you think you use checklist as a daily guide to buy stuff in the grocery store, do you think IT Checklist will also do good in your work place as well? In a world of Six Sigma "Checklist" is everywhere and if you know what Six Sigma is and it's potential can do to your company business, then you [...]

Common Facts of a Network Diagram

2014-07-15T13:01:14+08:00July 15th, 2014|

Network Diagram is a good article to discuss and it is not so typical IT topics of conversation being heard in the IT Department office. FYI, Network Diagram is an IT document that once we done created it we store it in our shared folder, then we only re-visit it if there's a need to update, present to the auditor or troubleshoot guidelines during big outage. [...]

Software Licenses Organization

2014-07-18T23:02:02+08:00July 13th, 2014|

Software Licenses Organization is a good topic to discuss since this is a common challenges in the IT Department, so let's have a good scenario to fully understand the importance of Software Licenses Organization. Imagine your company is in the business of Software Development and you have several offices spread worldwide where all the developer, [...]

Let’s demystified Big Data

2014-07-13T02:12:37+08:00July 11th, 2014|

For the past weeks of attending training,seminars and new products launch, we found out that Big Data topic is everywhere from the Crowd, Guest Speakers, Platform Folks and even in their presentation deck. So we decided to make a good topic for our blog section, so let's demystified Big Data is and what can it [...]

Email PST Files

2014-07-18T02:51:29+08:00July 9th, 2014|

MS Outlook PST files are the most overlooked file in the company and if your company uses Micrsoft Outlook Application as your default collaboration tool then expect this kind of file are everywhere in your File Server.Typically one employee is averaging 3-5 PST files in their shared folder (via File Server), so if you have [...]

Windows Server 2003 extended support ends on July 14, 2015

2014-07-09T04:58:45+08:00July 9th, 2014|

As Microsoft Security Bulletin announced yesterday (July 8, 2014) of more than 20 patch fixes including the  MS14-037 for Windows Server 2003 Platform (including 64 bit), we would like to remind you that extended support for Windows 2003 Server ends on July 14, 2015. Yup it's not 2015 yet but the planning, budgeting and presentation of [...]

IT Operation Manager Outsourcing

2014-07-06T01:15:16+08:00July 6th, 2014|

At P-Tech People and Technology Inc. we provide a vast array of IT levels position to our client and that's include IT Operation Manager as well. We are not an ordinary placement agency but an IT Expert provider, we also make sure our assigned staff is fit to our client working culture and provide them the necessary guidance [...]

Data Breach and DVD ROM

2014-07-01T11:05:56+08:00July 1st, 2014|

Nowadays when you purchase laptop or computers in the vendor they typically included the DVD ROM as a standard configuration. If you requested that they should remove the DVD ROM in the configuration so that price of the laptop and computer will be lower, they will say that the price is the same and you can [...]

P-Tech Managed Services Offerings

2014-06-28T12:31:13+08:00June 28th, 2014|

P-Tech People and Technology Inc.  provide Managed Services Offerings and these are: 1. Network Infrastructure Management 2. NOC Monitoring (24x7 operation) 3. IT Helpdesk Operation (24x7 operation) 4. IT Security Management 5. Systems Administration Management 6. Technical Support (Desktop/Laptop/Mobile Devices/POS/ATM) Our Core competencies are Network, Systems, IT Security, IT Operations, IT Management, IT Project, Telecoms, Callcenter & BPO IT Infrastructure .     [...]

Network Engineer Outsourcing

2014-06-28T10:58:59+08:00June 28th, 2014|

At P-Tech People and Technology Inc. we provide a vast array of IT levels position to our client and that's include Network Engineer as well. We are not an ordinary placement agency but an IT Expert provider, we also make sure our assigned staff is fit to our client working culture and provide them the necessary [...]

The Rise of Software-Defined Networking (SDN) Technology

2014-06-24T11:19:24+08:00June 24th, 2014|

The emerging of the Software Defined Networking (SDN) Technology has change the landscape of the Network Industry. The outcome is that big players in the network business and telco's are now rushing up their products & infrastructure to be SDN friendly, building their own SDN Technology or most likely buying an existing Software Defined Networking Provider [...]

Cloud Based Anti Spam Solution (SAAS)

2014-06-23T11:58:01+08:00June 23rd, 2014|

Cloud Service & Products are now everywhere in the market, but one product innovation that caught our attention which is the Cloud Based Anti Spam. Before the era of Cloud Based Solutions there's this Appliance based and Software based Anti-Spam Solutions, their administration & maintenance is very tedious and they are not economical in the eyes of the desicion [...]

Single Sign-on Solutions

2014-06-22T02:16:31+08:00June 22nd, 2014|

Single Sign-on Solutions is one of the innovative ways to make your IT Deparment equipment administration easier, imagine if your Company is world wide scale and your IT Organization is also spread across the globe, how do they manage the delgation of accesss of all equipment & systems from the contractor upto the rank and file who just promoted to a specialist [...]

IT Manager Outsourcing

2014-06-21T00:26:12+08:00June 21st, 2014|

At P-Tech People and Technology Inc. we provide a vast array of IT levels position to our client and that's include IT Manager as well. We are not an ordinary placement agency but an IT Expert provider, we also make sure our assigned staff is fit to our client working culture and provide them the necessary guidance and [...]

IT Project Officer Outsourcing

2014-06-21T00:25:33+08:00June 21st, 2014|

At P-Tech People and Technology Inc. we provide a vast array of IT Specialist position to our client and that's include IT Project Officer as well. We are not an ordinary placement agency but an IT Specialist provider, we also make sure our assigned staff is fit to our client working culture and provide them [...]

Telecoms Administrator Outsourcing

2014-06-21T00:29:12+08:00June 20th, 2014|

At P-Tech People and Technology Inc. we provide a vast array of IT Specialist position to our client and that's include Telecoms Administrator. We are not an ordinary placement agency but an IT Specialist provider, we also make sure our assigned staff is fit to our client working culture and provide them the necessary guidance and [...]

NAS (Network Attached Storage) Security Vulnerability as of June 19, 2014

2019-08-30T08:42:35+08:00June 19th, 2014|

If your NAS (Network Attached Storage) is accessible in the Internet and running in Linux OS, then we highly recommend to check your respective NAS Vendor for any Security Advisory or patch update as they are great nos. of companies using NAS (accessible in the Internet) has been compromise by hacker due to Security Vulnerability and turn it [...]

Network Administrator Outsourcing

2014-06-19T01:54:24+08:00June 19th, 2014|

At P-Tech People and Technology Inc. we provide a vast array of IT Specialist position to our client and that's include Network Administrator. We are not an ordinary placement agency but an IT Specialist provider, we also make sure our assigned staff is fit to our client working culture and provide them the necessary guidance [...]

IT Manager – The Heart of your IT Department

2014-06-18T04:40:36+08:00June 18th, 2014|

What does the IT Manager do? Typically your IT manager is the source of motivation of your IT Department and a driving engine of your IT team perfromance. What really makes the IT Manager position is unique from other Department Manager position is their complexity reporting line, yup it's true. You seldom see now IT Manager reporting in a single line as [...]

Cloud Policy

2014-06-17T15:37:08+08:00June 17th, 2014|

Lots of companies now are considering Cloud Solutions in their business and if your one of them then we suggest start planning now for an effective Cloud Policy in your company. Drafting this kind of policy requires a team effort from the different department particularly the one who will use this system everyday. The approach is like [...]

Systems Administrator Outsourcing

2014-07-18T23:32:00+08:00June 17th, 2014|

At P-Tech People and Technology Inc. we provide a vast array of IT Specialist position to our client and that's include Systems Administrator. We are not an ordinary placement agency but an IT Expert provider and IT Services Company, we also make sure our assigned staff is fit to our client working culture and provide them [...]

The Rise of Virtualization Solutions

2014-06-17T15:58:10+08:00June 17th, 2014|

The rise of Virtualization Solutions triggered an evolution from the Systems Administration spectrum and it also challenge the Server Manufacturer to adapt their product to the current trend of Virtualization approach. Virtualization Solutions are systems that host virtual servers into one physical server, its primary objective why it was develop is to reduce the OPEX [...]

Technical Support Engineer Outsourcing

2014-06-15T23:35:06+08:00June 15th, 2014|

At P-Tech People and Technology Inc. we provide Technical Support Engineer outsourcing to our clients. With our experience in molding people from Helpdesk position to Technical Support level, we are confident that we can provide them the needs and making sure our Technical Support Engineer are guided properly by the P-Tech Management and constantly align to our [...]

IT Policies and Procedures

2014-06-14T16:08:15+08:00June 14th, 2014|

IT Department has been evolved dramatically for the last 15 years and it's considered "a must have department" for all companies now. Having an IT Department require some framework of guidelines that your company need to do as this will be the basis of your employee house rule in terms of Information Technology. Business & [...]