Dealing with service providers

Service providers are renown for their generally terrible customer service, miscommunication, frequent outages and incorrect billing. Recently an Australian Woman on her honeymoon was billed incorrectly 3 times, with bills greater than $2000 each time. In Mrs McCarthy’s battle with Telstra, she has had to deal with 4 different case managers, the CEO of Telstra and the Queensland Police.

At Supportedge we offer support subscriptions which allow you to streamline your IT and keep your business running efficiently for a flat cost every week. Included in these subscriptions is the Service Provider Management subscription, which covers us establishing communication with your service providers to help resolve problems like Mrs McCarthy’s faster and more efficiently.

Cloud Computing

The “cloud” has become a household name in the past couple of years, but what does it actually mean and what can it do for your business and home? According to info-world.com: “Cloud computing encompasses any subscription-based or pay-per-use service that, in real time over the Internet, extends IT’s existing capabilities… Cloud computing is at an early stage, with a motley crew of providers large and small delivering a slew of cloud-based services, from full-blown applications to storage services to spam filtering.” Howstuffworks.com describes what cloud computing does: “In a cloud computing system, there’s a significant workload shift. Local computers no longer have to do all the heavy lifting when it comes to running applications. The network of computers that make up the cloud handles them instead. Hardware and software demands on the user’s side decrease. The only thing the user’s computer needs to be able to run is the cloud computing system’s interface software, which can be as simple as a Web browser, and the cloud’s network takes care of the rest.” An everyday example of cloud computing, that most people have encountered, can be found within web-based email accounts like, gmail, hotmail and yahoo. Your own computer only [&hellip


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Privacy Policy

Introduction: We are committed to protecting your privacy. That is why we have adopted this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy lets you know how we process and use your personal information. We promise that we will take steps to use your personal information only in ways that are compatible with this Privacy Policy. The following policies are only in effect for the web pages, newsletters, discussion forums and lists and opt-in announcement lists owned and operated by Supportedge. By using the Supportedge web site, you consent to the collection and use of information by Supportedge. We reserve the right to modify this policy. If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, We will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Index What information will be collected by Supportedge when I visit their site? How will Supportedge use my information? Will my information be transferred to third party companies? How private is Facebook? What is a Cookie? How can I modify or delete personal information from my browser? Can I opt-out of future communications? What else should I know about [&hellip


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Downloads

Here are a list of downloads that you may find useful. Click on the icons below to download them. Support Console: Our Support Console is designed to give us quick and easy access to your computer. In rare cases, our main “Remote Help” button may not work for the technical aspects of your computer. We’ve prepared this Support Console as an alternative just in case our first method doesn’t work. Unfortunately this alternative does not work on the most recent MAC OSX updates, so please advise our technicians if you are on a MAC as this method most likely will not work. Click the blue icon below to download the Support Console. Never 10: The name “Never 10” is a bit of an overstatement, since this utility may also be used to easily re-enable Windows operating system automatic upgrading. But the primary reason for using this is to disable Windows’ pestering insistence upon upgrading Windows 7 or 8.1 to Windows 10.  Visit GRC’s website. PeaZip Portable: PeaZip is a free archiver tool. The application provides an unified, natively portable, cross-platform file manager and archive manager GUI for many Open Source technologies like 7-Zip, FreeArc, PAQ, UPX.   Cloud Station Drive 4: Sync [&hellip


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