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We’ve already endured a brutal summer here in Texas –  and if history tells us anything, the heat will only get worse (if that’s even possible). As you keep replacing the water cooler in your building and cranking up the air conditioning, consider that extreme temperatures can cause more than discomfort for your employees; they can also damage your IT hardware. Here are some timely tips to help your computer gear beat the summertime heat, courtesy of your Austin business technical support experts at Gravity Systems.

Your data network is the central nervous system of your facility. Just as a human nervous system keeps all the body’s various components working in sync, your network keeps information flowing among end points and servers. Over time, however, a network that once seemed perfectly zippy can grow unwieldy, unpredictable, or just plain slow. If you’ve been wondering whether, Here are some telltale signs that you may need to make some upgrades.

Keeping your IT system up to date with the latest software can help you stay on the cutting edge of business productivity and efficiency. But that doesn’t mean you can or should install every promising application out there. Take the following dos and don’ts into consideration before you click that “Install” button.

Modern IT business support techniques have made many old-fashioned “house calls” obsolete. It’s great to know that you can simply contact your Austin tech support professionals at Gravity Systems to diagnose a software issue or troubleshoot connectivity problems over the Web, via our remote servers -- no matter where you maintain your main office or branch offices.

“Home for the holidays” can mean different things to different workers. For some, it simply means taking several days off from the daily commute to a nearby job. For others, it may mean a dream trip to the other side of the country or even the world. But many of these holiday-bound employees may share one thing in common: the use of mobile devices to keep in touch with colleagues and get some unavoidable work done during the break. But these devices can cause trouble for your business -- and trouble doesn’t observe vacations.

The world of software is a very wide world indeed. Many businesses depend on industry-specific or even complete proprietary programs for the specialized functionality their work requires. But all good things must come to an end, especially if your software choices are no longer doing the job for you. Here are some signs that it’s time to swap out current software options for something else, courtesy of our Austin IT support team at Gravity Systems.