Entries by Kate Rollins


John Smallwood – Testimonial

Byan McHargue elegantly solved two major file management problems I had from a remote location. It took less than two hours. I was tremendously impressed with his focus, knowledge, and ability to listen to my concerns and needs. Highly recommended. –John Smallwood

Gurumeet Kaur Khala

I work with my clients remotely and BlueLink IT’s SaberSync technology allows me to share large graphic files fast and securely. When I need new equipment BlueLink IT finds the perfect solution at the best price, and response time, with their remote resolution of issues is always great.

Google Apps and MS Office

Boy was I excited to see this.  I’m a big fan of Google Apps, it is cheap at $50 a user per year, and you get a pretty advanced feature set with that.  I’m also a fan of Microsoft Office and Outlook.  They can be made to work seamlessly, and when it is working well, […]

It Wasn’t Really Free

If you missed the July 29th deadline for a a free upgrade to Windows 10, no biggie, it wasn’t really free and now costs about $100 to upgrade. What’s not free? Windows 10 is infused with all sorts of hooks into Microsoft’s superb ecosystem of services, which are a strong focus under CEO’s Nadella’s watch. Cortana […]

What is a Virus?

  A virus is a small piece of software that piggybacks on real programs. An email virus  travels as an attachment and usually replicates itself by automatically mailing itself to dozens of people in the victims e-mail address book. Regular monitoring and detection blocks and prevents a computer virus from activating.

Safe Browsing Habits

Here are some simple browsing techniques that if you follow can significantly reduce the chance of your computer becoming infected. Use an anti-virus software Update anti-virus and anti-malware programs. New viruses are produced daily and this is why we constantly have to update the virus definitions and stay ahead of the bad guys. Always update […]

DELL – Superior Laptops, Desktops, and Servers

I’ve truly come to appreciate Dell.  They have excellent hardware, and excellent support too.  I’ve deployed hundreds of desktops and laptops from Dell, and they have earned my trust. Now, that doesn’t mean you can order just any old Dell.  The system must be properly matched to your needs (This doesn’t necessarily mean expensive), and […]

Barracuda Networks – Security Appliances

The first time I encountered Barracuda Networks was after a company I supported suffered a rash of infected computers.  Each computer could take up to 8 hours for a full wipe and re-install.  We realized that if we could limit what people were seeing via their web browsers, and their email, we could reduce the […]

8×8 – Hosted VoIP Solution

8×8 is the leading provider of hosted VoIP solutions. 8×8 Virtual Office is a complete business phone system that delivers affordable, incredibly advanced business phone service over your Internet connection.

SaberSync – Secure Online File Storage

BlueLink IT Solutions is proud to announce that we are now the exclusive technical support provider for SaberSync.  We at BlueLink started using SaberSync in 2011 and have been happily recommending it to our clients ever since.  We used to have trouble sharing data amongst our team, and constantly worried about customer information getting into […]