Limited Space Using Hyper-V Virtual Server

Many of our clients use cloud-based virtual servers to store their important data. Using a virtual server allows for many users to access and make changes to the same data. Since the server exists on the cloud, it is not limited to the physical computer that is used to run it. Our clients use programs [...]

Sharing Network Access Between Businesses Using VLANs

In high density office buildings, small businesses often have to share office space and sometimes resources. In one case, a company had excess office space and rented it out to another company. The new tenants suggested that they both use the same existing printer. This necessitated both businesses having access to the same network. Sharing [...]

By | May 31st, 2017|guide, Managed IT Services, Network, Security, Server, Wi-Fi|0 Comments

Network Reconstruction – The IT Support Miami Way

A company in South Florida had technical problems and asked their IT provider to recover their servers’ backup. The company’s network was unavailable. Its productivity was brought to a halt until the servers were up and running again. The IT provider did not manage to retrieve the backup for two full days and the backup [...]

Performing Efficient International Server Migration

Client Request At IT Support Miami, we cater to all manner of request for our many clients. We provide efficient solutions to their problems. We handle any requests from installing individual computer software to large-scale international server migration. Recently, a client requested that we transfer the data from their physical server in a data center [...]

Fix Dell RAID Server Issue: Orange/Amber HDD Light

Physical Server HDD Failures Occasional physical errors can occur when running any servers. HDDs (hard drive disks) can fail for a number of physical reasons. These reasons include - but are not limited to - power surges, sudden physical trauma like something hitting the server case or the rack falling over, water/humidity damage, and overheating. These [...]

Ransomware can delete your Veeam backups

So, yes, let IT Support Miami be the first to tell you, Ransomware can delete your Veeam backups, it can wipe out entire backup repositories. VEEAM - it just works! The first significant evidence of this was found in February 2017 in Samas Ransomware. "Usually Ransomware does not delete backups, they usually encrypted [...]

Managed IT Services Miami

IT Support Miami provides comprehensive Information Technology solutions and computer support and repair to small and medium sized businesses (1-500 users) from Key West to Miami to Orlando and Tampa. Conveniently located in Coral Gables, FL. with satellite offices is Brickell and Doral. We also service Miami, Downtown Miami, Brickell, Watson Island, University of Miami, [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Managed Cloud Services, Managed IT Services|0 Comments

Windows 7 Pro and Windows 8.1 Pro are now End of Life

Windows 7 Pro and Windows 8.1 Pro are now End of Life. Be sure to purchase stock before it is gone. End of support End of support refers to the date when Microsoft no longer provides automatic fixes, updates, or online technical assistance. This is the time to make sure you have the latest available [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Active Directory, Managed IT Services, Microsoft, OS, Win10|0 Comments

Understanding Windows Server 2016 Licensing

The Past In Windows Server 2012 (WS2012) and Windows Server 2012 R2 (WS2012 R2), things were pretty simple. The only feature differences between the two were: •You got unlimited Windows Server installations on a host licensed by Window Server Datacenter Edition, and 2 installations on a host for every Standard Edition that was assigned to [...]

By | September 15th, 2016|Microsoft, Server, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Server Consolidation and Virtualization

As an enterprise IT Manage Services provider, we are often tasked to reduce and consolidate existing servers.  Here is a picture of one rack in our client’s network center . With virtualization, we were able to retire the older servers and setup a complete highly-available system using Microsoft Hyper-V  and Veeam.  We also added Veeam cloud backup.  We [...]

By | August 4th, 2016|Microsoft|0 Comments