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Microsoft today announced that starting next month users still running Windows 7 will begin seeing popups warning them of its upcoming end-of-support date and explaining what that means for their PCs. Windows 7 has now entered its final year of official support from Microsoft, and after January 14, 2020, Microsoft will stop supporting and servicing Windows 7 with security and feature updates. It will essentially...

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If you haven't already installed the 1903 Windows 10 update released in May, be advised. When you install it, you'll start seeing warning popup boxes any time you connect to a WiFi network that is using TKIP (Temporal Key Integrity Protocol) or WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) to encrypt and secure those connections. The particulars of the message the popup box contains will vary depending on the situation,...

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CRN Fast Growth 150

The Channel Company CRN's Fast Growth 150 ranks solution providers with gross annual sales of at least $1 million by their two-year growth rate. The 150 companies on this year’s list collectively generated revenue of $55.93 billion, up from $50.59 billion last year. Cinch I.T. made the list at number 84 with an almost 67% growth rate. This is extremely exciting news for us. To know...

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Skype for Business Online to Be Retired in 2021 Earlier this month Microsoft announced that Skype for Business Online will be retired on July 31, 2021. This blog provides the details on the retirement plan, a brief explanation of why we’re making this announcement now, and a summary of what we’re doing to help customers migrate to Teams.   What is the Skype for Business Retirement plan? Skype for...

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Does your computer contain a Qualcomm wireless network adapter?  If so, be aware that Microsoft is warning you that your system may suffer a sporadic loss of Wi-Fi connectivity after installing the Windows 10 update. The update was released in May 2019, stemming from an issue with out-of-date network drivers. If you haven't yet installed the May 2019 update and you want to, you'll need to jump...

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A recent report published by nCipher confirms what many business owners have known for a long time.  Their employees are the weakest link when it comes to data security. The nCipher report, however, adds a disturbing exclamation point to the data with a few details you're likely to find shocking. First, fully 71 percent of C-Suite employees surveyed in the UK would knowingly and willingly cover up...

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Chances are good that you or someone you know has had some type of medical testing done by the US Clinical Laboratory, Quest Diagnostics. If that's the case, then there's bad news. The company recently announced that they've suffered a massive data breach that exposed personal, confidential patient information of more than 11.9 million people. The company learned of the breach when they were informed by the...

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Jay Small Cinch IT

Cinch I.T.’s newest office is officially open and serving businesses in and around the Woburn Massachusetts area. Owner and Regional Director, Jay Small, has been serving customers in this area for over a year but has now officially opened his own franchise location. Jay was previously a Senior Account Manager for Cinch I.T. delivering consulting, engineering, and IT solutions. In that time, he developed a reputation...

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12th Annual MSP 501 Identifies Top Forward-Thinking Global MSPs & Leading Trends in Managed Services JUNE 18, 2019: Cinch I.T. has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 12th-annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. Every year, MSPs worldwide complete an extensive survey and application to report their product offerings, growth rates, annual total and recurring revenues, pricing structures, revenue mix...

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