Network Planning

Let face it, no one gets into business to fail. You do it with the intention to grow big and guarantee a decent retirement along the way. So when it comes time to start building your business network take a few minutes to plan for the future. How do you do that you ask? Well […]

I cant login to my UPS

Disclaimer: This article assumes your UPS has a network module and is connected to a network. From time to time it comes to pass that someone has configured a UPS and that person has left the company. No one knows how to connect to it or what the password is. What do you do? Most […]

Laptop Hinge Repair

Even the best built laptops are have a weakness and that is the hinge for the screen. It could happen to you at any point… you have a slighly older laptop, it’s out of warrenty and one of your hinges breaks loose. The problem is only going to get worse. So, what do you do. […]

So you want to build a PC

One of my very first IT jobs was working for a small independant PC Manufacturers in Cork. The company was called PC Pro. It was a small operation at the back of the Prince August Factory in Kilnamartyra Village near Macroom. And they built computers. From the first PC I ever built, I had the […]

Clean Up

I consider myself very lucky. I get to do what I love on a daily basis. I’m a pure tech. I love tearing apart laptops, working on servers and play with new gadgets. The jobs I really love involve networks and cabling. Take for example this one. This is a client site where the cabling […]

What is NIST compliance?

All industries are affected by the threat from a Cyber-attack. These threats and the impact of an incident is increasing each year. There are many organisations that monitor the threat impact and a few that give frameworks for all of us to work towards. NIST, National Institute of Standards and Technology, NIST, based in USA. […]