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  • 1. Go to View > Header & Footer to edit December 9, 2011 |slideRSCs Stimulating and supporting innovation in learning Managing your IT Gordon Millner Technical Advisor, RSC-EM www.rsc-em.ac.uk

2. December 9, 2011 |slideSomethoughts Backup Printing Cloud Computing Software Memory Broadband 3. Backup Solutions

  • How are you backing up?
  • How quick is it?
  • Where do you store it?
  • Have you tried to recover from it?

December 9, 2011 |slide 4. Print Management

  • Get rid of your printers
  • How much is it costing you to run in paper and toner
  • Why do you need them
  • What about electronic documents
  • Why do people need them on their desk
  • Do you have a Multi-Function Device
  • Follow me printing
  • Security/confidentiality
  • Cost effective routing
  • Default settings Draft, double sided

December 9, 2011 |slide 5. Cloud computing December 9, 2011 |slideGoogleDocs Googlemail lifetime email ? Backup hosting Anytime and Anywhere 6. Software support from Microsoft

  • What OS are you using on your workstations and servers?
  • XP and Server 2003 not fully supported now
  • April 2014 expires
  • Windows 8 and Windows 8 Server coming April 2012-ish

December 9, 2011 |slide 7. Memory Upgrades

  • Cheap at the moment
  • Extend the life of your computers
  • Improvement in performance

December 9, 2011 |slide 8. Broadband speed

  • Broadband upload and download speeds differ
  • Important for uploading documents eg. backup
  • speedtest.net

December 9, 2011 |slide 9. Any Questions?

  • Gordon Millner Technical Advisor, RSC-EM
  • E:[email_address]
  • T: 01509 618120

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