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We own .NYC – Do you?

A new class of generic top-level domains have finally been approved for use. A select number of city, country, and regional domains are part of the expansion, including .nyc, one of the first citywide domains. The web address is reserved exclusively for true New Yorkers, and we are now the proud owners of one. We’ve…

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Apple’s Product Unveiling Event

This week, Apple announced several new products we can all look forward to. The event, help Sept 9, 2014 at 10 AM PT, first kicked off with the Apple website down, including a “We’ll be back.” and countdown message until the true start. Then began the live stream of the actual event, a moment many…

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Time Warner Cable’s Ongoing Investigation

If you are one of the 11.4 million subscribers to Time Warner Cable’s high-speed data plans, you’re probably feeling as frustrated with their service lately as we are. TWC is currently in the process of being bought by rival Comcast Corp. for approximately $45 billion. After a recent nationwide outage in Augus, the deal is…

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Kill Switch: Reducing Phone Theft

In 2013, about 3.1M devices in the United States were stolen, nearly doubling the previous year according to Consumer Reports. In an attempt to eliminate this crime of convenience, lawmakers are working towards the requirement of a kill switch on all smartphones sold. Kill switch software allows consumers to disable a phone once reported stolen…

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Microsoft’s Exchange Online Outage

Just a day after the Lync instant messaging service suffered a global outage, Microsoft is now also experiencing problems with Exchange Online. The cloud email service outage started a little after 8 a.m. this morning. Customers are unable to send and receive emails, and many report long hold times when trying to contact customer service…

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Apple iOS 8: Family Sharing

Among the many exciting new features and updates announced during Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference this week was a spotlight on family, specifically family sharing through the new iOS 8 software. Without having to share accounts or passwords, up to six people within your family can share purchases from iTunes, iBooks and the App Store. In…

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Security Made Simple with Sophos Cloud

We’re excited and you should be too – we’ve made the move to Sophos Cloud security. We will be introducing this to clients as their anti virus and content management needs come up for renewal. With a management console hosted in the cloud by Sophos and no server to install, Sophos provides easy and effective…

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MCG Starts 30th Anniversary Celebration

It is hard to believe but 30 years ago, when Cisco was getting started, so was a company called Microcomputer Consulting Group.  Along with Dell, Bain Capital and a host of others.  Join us as we begin our celebration of the last 30 years.  Look for promotions, customer recognitions, and other special notes throughout the…

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MCG Hires Director of Business Development

Jim Minichiello has joined our firm as Director of Business Development.  Jim comes to MCG from recent opportunities at Lightpath and Cogent where he served as a business development associate.  Jim brings with him his knowledge of the industry and his ability to generate new client opportunities.  We are excited to welcome Jim to our…

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Newcomers To The MCG Client Roles

After careful consideration, world fashion jewelry designer Aaron Basha has selected MCG to handle their technology needs with our preventive Managed Resources plan. Riverside Risk Advisors LLC is an independent advisory firm offering unparalleled expertise in interest rate, currency and structured credit derivatives.  When Riverside went looking for an IT partner they selected MCG to…

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