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Cloud Computing Part II: The Three Cloud Computing Infrastructures

Cloud Computing Part II: The Three Cloud Computing Infrastructures

In last month’s issue we introduced the concept of cloud computing, and discussed some of the obvious benefits for small businesses. In this month’s issue we will introduce and discuss the three different cloud computing infrastructures. Knowing the difference between these three options is important for understanding which type of cloud computing technology is best [...]

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Pavement Preservation and Restoration

Pavement Preservation and Restoration

Paved surfaces do not last forever. Eventually pavement is going to crack, either from excessive exposure to sunlight, from the long-term effects of moisture, or most likely a combination of both. The strong rays of the sun could eventually oxidize asphalt surfaces causing them to harden and shrink, eventually leading to cracks and breaks at [...]

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Hamilton Maintenance Corporation

Hamilton Maintenance Corporation

For the month of January we put the Spotlight Feature on Hamilton Maintenance Corporation and Hamilton Manufacturing, a well-sized and well-equipped sweeping company from Duluth, GA, that only uses custom-designed power sweeper trucks in its operations. We spoke with Mr. Lamar Hamilton, proud CEO and owner of Hamilton Maintenance and Hamilton Manufacturing in order to [...]

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Is Your Company Ready to Ride the Cloud Yet?

Is Your Company Ready to Ride the Cloud Yet?

According to a May 2015 Forbes Magazine article, 78% of U.S. small businesses will have fully adopted cloud computing by 2020, more than doubling the current 37% as of today. This editorial is Part I of a multi-part series on Cloud Computing. Here we will provide a general overview of what cloud computing is. In [...]

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The Newest Office Technology Trends For 2016

The Newest Office Technology Trends For 2016

If I was to venture to guess what might be one of the biggest innovations in large and small businesses that operate with a fleet, or fleets, of vehicles, it would be moving to a paperless office, turning over to cloud technology, and using sophisticated fleet management software programs in conjunction with mobile technology, to [...]

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Curb to Curb Service

Curb to Curb Service

When municipalities, state agencies, large corporations such as automobile manufacturers, airports, police and fire agencies, property management companies, and just about any other entity that needs the services of a top-class sweeping company in the state of Michigan, they often call on Curbco, operating out of Swartz Creek, Michigan. At present, Curbco is one of [...]

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How detailed, thorough, and complete are your small business accounting practices?

How detailed, thorough, and complete are your small business accounting practices?

Many people outside the small business world, and too many inside it, often confuse record keeping and small business accounting. Record keeping is a subset of your small business accounting operation. So, in that sense they are related, but nevertheless completely different entities. In an ideal company, record keepers would be mainly responsible for the [...]

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Equipment and Technology: What Some Top Power Sweeping Operations are Putting to Good Use

Equipment and Technology: What Some Top Power Sweeping Operations are Putting to Good Use

Sweeper trucks, equipment, and other related technologies are at the heart of every power sweeping business. We talked with a few sweeping operations and businesses to see what equipment they have invested in and are using on a daily basis to make their operations and companies successful. Longview Public Works We spoke with Mr. Leroy [...]

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Total Power Sweeping Services Incorporated

Total Power Sweeping Services Incorporated

This month brings us to a successful and ever-growning company named Total Power Sweeping Services Incorporated, Inc. which operates out of its three locations-Fredericksburg, Richmond, and Manassas, Virginia, but extends its services to the entire state of Virginia, and beyond. I had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Mr. Joe Wright, President and Co-Owner of [...]

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Credit Card Fraud and the New Chip Technology

Credit Card Fraud and the New Chip Technology

Introduction A major shift in who is liable for credit card fraud took place October 1, 2015. In order to provide incentives for businesses to transform their credit card processing technology from the old black stripe swipe method to the new square “chip” technology, major credit card companies have shifted the onus of responsibility for [...]

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