Virtualization is not the same as the cloud

Virtualization and cloud computing are two technologies that have long been confusing business owners. But that shouldn’t be the case. Understanding the differences between the cloud and virtualization is the fastest way to use these technologies to your greatest advantage. Virtualization Imagine a company with five servers, each assigned a single task such as storage, […]

Simple Tricks to Create More Windows 10 Space

More room for documents and files on your desktop means more time and freedom to enjoy your Windows 10 device. Unfortunately, as total file size gets larger, keeping your hard drive clean remains a never-ending battle. Use these simple techniques to free up more space on your Windows 10 computer. Delete junk on Files Windows […]

What’s causing slow Windows 10 updates?

All Windows 10 updates come with security fixes, exciting new features, and other assorted improvements, so it’s extremely important to install them as soon as they become available. Unfortunately, the updates’ downloads can take ages, and there are several reasons why this happens. Why do updates take so long to install? Windows 10 updates take […]

Benefits of virtualization for healthcare

Compared to organizations in other industries, healthcare practitioners are having difficulty adopting new technology. Providers are understandably hesitant about storing electronic health records (EHRs) in the cloud, but there is another option. Virtualization increases IT stability and efficiency and keeps your most sensitive information on site. What is virtualization? There are countless ways for healthcare […]

7 Truths About Microsoft Office 365 for Small Business

Here at Charles IT, we may know everything there is to know about zeros and ones; after all, we are one of Connecticut’s leading IT service providers. Still, that doesn’t necessarily mean we’re numerologists or anything.

We can, however, tell you a thing or two about the number seven! According to our sources, it is the thinker, the seeker, and the searcher of Truth, which got us thinking about seeking out a few truths for you.

Alternatives to the Optane SSD

Intel has released a totally new type of hard drive designed for faster boot times and storage. People in the market for a new hard drive may consider this technology, but before making any big investments, you need to know the full capabilities of Optane SSD. Below is our review of Intel’s newest storage device. […]

Increased storage at lower prices for iPads

Those considering purchasing a new iPad may have been nudged a little closer to doing so by Apple’s most recent keynote. The new iPads now have more storage while retaining the price point of their smaller predecessors. If you’re looking for more information on all of the storage and price announcements for Apple’s flagship tablet, […]

6 smart ways to gain more storage on Android

“Insufficient storage available”, we all dread to see this message popping up right before taking a picture or installing a new app. Limited storage on Android device is frustrating to say the least. But it doesn’t have to be if you know how to manage storage space wisely. Here are some tips on how to […]

Early adopters share iPad Pro feedback

People love websites like TripAdvisor, Yelp and Angie’s List for a reason: feedback from real customers is invaluable when making a purchase decision. When it comes to Apple’s iPad Pro, you may’ve had some difficulty tracking down what actual users think about the tablet as it’s still a new technology. Well, today, you’re in luck. […]

5 types of virtualization defined

For many businesses, managing and maintaining their entire hardware and software infrastructure can be a daunting and prohibitively expensive task. But with the inception of virtualization, this is no longer an issue. Virtualization allows businesses to maximize the use of their IT resources at a reduced cost – this is why it has become so […]