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Understanding Email Archiving

There comes a time in every email account when your mailbox storage reaches it's limit. In the case of Office 365, used in conjunction with Outlook 2016, the standard threshold is 50 gigabytes. If you've reached the standard threshold and your mail is no longer sending or receiving, you can quickly free up some space by clearing out your deleted items folder.

DFARS and NIST 800-171 are you Compliant?

 What is NIST 800-171?
The Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 252.204.7012 establishes NIST 800-171 as the minimum security standard a contractor should have to adequately protect Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). This publication was issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).  NIST 800-171 provides guidance for the protection of CUI when processed, stored and used in non-federal information systems.

Using Datto Isolated Restore as a Test Environment

At Beringer Technology Group we work with our customers to understand backup and disaster recovery needs and then recommend the best possible solution. One of the products we recommend across our customer base are Datto backup and recovery devices. Datto’s products have many great features including the ability to run backups to the device and then to a cloud-based repository.

Redirect Printers on RDS and RemoteApp Servers (2008 and 2012 R2)

Printer Redirection is a feature that allows a local printer to be mapped to a remote machine, and allows printing across a network. Invalid, unusable redirected printers may appear in a Remote Desktop Services session causing slowness.
Problem:
Over time, Terminal Servers and RemoteApp servers can build a long list of redirected printers.

When Embedded Hyperlinks Fail us

It’s common to send hyperlinks within various communication formats such as text messaging, and social networking posts, but hyperlinks are most commonly used in regular email.  Have you ever received a URL link in a email and it fails to open or results in displaying a blank page? If you've experienced this, it could be an issue with your “Default Programs” setting.

Do you love your IT Services Provider?

If you’re perfectly happy with your IT services provider, then you already know how world-class support and expert advice is delivered. Of course, your IT Services Provider takes care of all of these items:
Technical Knowledge

Keeps current, detailed documentation of your network from Internet connections to end user devices (PCs, tablet, smart phones). The support team can quickly access key details about your systems and assist with resolving issues.

Microsoft Gold Cloud Productivity – Beringer Technology Group’s Latest Achievement

Beringer Technology Group is pleased to announce that we have obtained another Gold Certification with Microsoft.  We have achieved Microsoft Gold Cloud Productivity.  This achievement demonstrates our extensive qualifications to provide technical expertise in the most complete set of commercial-grade productivity offerings on the market today – Office 365.
Office 365
Office 365 is the most secure commercial-grade cloud productivity solution on the market today.

CRM Client in Outlook Stops Displaying Records after Office Update

The Problem
Our team recently came across an issue where customers reported to us that the CRM Client for Outlook appears to be properly configured and connected, but the CRM records do not display as expected.
The Symptoms
The problem manifests as “waiting for a page to be retrieved” and the expected records from CRM are never brought after waiting over an hour.

Time Out on VPN Connections

When working remote from a central office environment, it’s a good idea to check a few key settings that could cause frequent disconnect issues when trying to connect to your company's VPN.

This includes the following:
Network – Power Management Mode
Before connecting to your VPN, open “Device Manger” by simply typing it in on the global search bar of Windows 7 or Windows 10.

First identify both your wired and wireless network cards.