Compulink IT News Blog.


MBE Certified







Life as a MBE Certified Business and Why you should become one

Compulink Technologies is a certified Minority Owned Small Business we were recognized for being one of the most successful MBEs in the state of New York. If you are a minority business owner, you should be certified. Read More






Google’s Ad Problems: Advertisers Starting to Jump Ship?

Google is one of the world’s mega tech giants, and Alphabet Conglomerate’s biggest money maker is getting backlash from advertisers for YouTube ad placements on offensive videos. Read More



Intel Vapor Chamber







Intel is Working on a New Cooling System

Scientist from Duke University and Intel have come up with a brand new way of keeping high performance electronics cool. Read More


Facebook Stroies






Facebook Stories Review: Not as Fun as Snapchat

So Facebook release its own story telling picture slide show. It has all the feature of Snapchat and the photos disappear overtime. This is an attempt by the social media giant to keep users engaged on their app. However; while it is nice to have, I did not see much of a point to it. Read More



Space X






Space X Makes History

Space X launched another rocket into space to deliver a satellite, however, this average space launch is of historical significance. Read More









Thanks Republicans for Selling Us Out: Republicans End Internet Privacy Rules

Well now there is absolutely no privacy on the internet, and all your data is going to the highest bidder. Republicans end internet privacy, because they were bought off to do so Read More



Cloud Services







VMware’s Guide To Cloud Based Disaster Recovery

VMware published a post that give you a brief guide on the things you need to consider when using cloud-based disaster recovery solutions. Read More


Data Visualization







Real Time Data Visualization its Coming

Whether you know anything or not about big data, soon companies will use real time data visualization to provide more personalized content . What does that mean? Read More







Spotify to Release Some Albums to its Paid Subscribers: Even Music is Getting More Exclusive

Spotify the world number one music streaming service is going to offer select new albums releases to their paid subscribers. Read More



Disney C3P0 and R2D2






Disney is Looking to AI to innovate its Parks: These are the droids we’re looking for

Disney is attempting to innovate the experience we have when we go to Disney parks. They are looking into building AI robots of Disney characters to roam around their parks and interact with people. Read More 




NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio tried out a LinkNYC Wi-Fi kiosk soon after test units were rolled out.






NYC Sues Verizon for Taking To Long to Bring Us FIOS

n 2008 New York City signed a contract with Verizon, to give all household in the NYC area access to its Fiber-Optic service. The original completion date was suppose to be 2014. Now three years past the due date, New York City officials have had enough. They have filed a lawsuit against Verizon for breach of contract. Read More







WikiLeaks Shows CIA Hacking Capabilities: It’s not surprising but it is scary

So WikiLeaks through a massive bombshell into a powder keg with releasing documents that showed how the CIA can hack anything really. Read More



IBM is working on Quantum Computing for business




IBM is Working on Quantum Computing For Business: Read About It

IBM is working on quantum computing for businesses, and while it seems like this is something out of a science fiction movie, it is quite real. Read More



Public Cloud







Review and Reaction to Gigaom Report on How Enterprises Can Be Successful with the Public Cloud

Do you use a public cloud? Are you considering using the public cloud for your enterprise? Read More











Humans Watch Billions of Hours on YouTube a day: Its Better Than TV Anyways

YouTube reported that humans around the globe watch billions of hours of YouTube content per day. Read More







WhatsApp Looks to Target Small Business: My boss better leave me alone

Whatsapp is one of the fastest growing apps in the digital world and now they are looking to tackle small business. Read More


Hewlett Packard Enterpirse






Hewlett-Packard Enterprise is Empowering Communication Service Providers to Transform into Digital Service Providers

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is working with communication service providers such as Verizon, AT&T, Comcast, and others to evolve into what they refer to as digital service providers. Read More


Cloud Services







Gigaom Report on How to Define the Right Multi-Cloud Solution Review

We reviewed to Gigaom report on how to define a multi-cloud strategy. Here are our thoughts. Read More





Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services is Leading in the Cloud: That’s a Shocker

I am sure you have heard of the mega-giant company called Amazon, and you have about their newest venture Amazon Web Services. Did you know the are starting to really dominate in the cloud solutions market? Read More












Microsoft Wants a Digital Geneva Convention: it’s About Time

Microsoft is calling on world government to hold a Digital Geneva Convention for cyber attacks and cyber warfare. Read More


Artificial Intelligence










IBM first revolutionized artificial intelligence with the creation of Watson, now they look to do the same with Havyn. Havyn is a voice-activated artificial intelligence that you can use to manage cyber threats.  Read More









The World Will Spend Trillion on Technology in 2017

If there was ever a sign to show how much the technology industry is booming, you might be stunned to know that the company International Data Corporation IDC estimates the world will spend $2.4 Trillion in U.S dollars on technology in 2017. Read More


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With Net Neutrality Dead Expect to Feel Some Pain

Now that the new FCC Commissioner is going to killed net neutrality, and because our 45th President does not care, expect to feel pain all around. Read More



Cloud Services







Cloud Services are Trending Read the Numbers

Research firm 451 recently did a survey of over 320 organizations in the United States and Europe. They surveyed the adoption and use of cloud services for their company. Read More








Business Tech News You Might Be Interested In

An article in Forbes outlines some tech news that businesses might want to be aware of going forward. Click Here



Bai Superbowl Ad





Top 5 Superbowl Commercials

See what we chose as our top five SuperBowl commercials from SuperBowl 51. Read More


Technology and Labor




The Benefits of PaaS Cloud Solutions

Platform as a service (PaaS) is one of the three main cloud solutions for any enterprise. However it is vastly different from Software as a service (SaaS) and Infrastructure as a service (IaaS). PaaS is more for collaboration amongst tech developers, and it is a great way for them to write their code together. Read More


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Cisco Launching Smart Building Products

Cisco continues to innovate it the area of the Internet of Things (IoT), and now they are launching products to help design smart buildings. Every thing in a building can now be interconnected through your network. Read More


Donald Trump






The Tech World Rallies Against Trump

After Trump signed an immigration ban into practice, and nation wide protest erupted into airports across the countries. Read More






VMware Announces vCloud Availability for vCloud Director 1.0.1: Cloud Based Disaster Recovery for vSphere

VMware has announced its new vCloud Availability for vCloud Director 1.0.1. Not excited? It’s OK, this can be very hard to understand, but let’s break it down into simple terms. Read More







Cisco Buys AppsDynamic for $3.7 Billion

Cisco recently acquired AppDynamics for $3.7 billion, just before AppDynamics was set to take its company public. Read More


Donald Trump






Trumps Policies Can have Negative Effect on Tech

We all know about Trump and his anti-immigration and anti-trade policies, and how popular the are with his supporters. They also are likely to have a negative on the technology industry in many different ways. Read More


Ajit Pai







Why Your Business Should Be Worried About Ajit Pai

Donald Trump’s nominee for chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Ajit Pai, is a person all businesses should be worried about. Read More








Microsoft Won’t Change Automatic Updates

We all know the feeling of being in the middle of something and then windows all of a suddenly updates, and you are not able to save your work. Read More




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Start Small with IoT

Have been thinking about how to start implementing the internet of things (IoT) for you company, but you don’t know where to start? Read More


Capital Dome United States of America





Compulink and Small Businesses Make America Great

Today the United States of America will swear in Donald J Trump as the 45th President. As his slogan said “Make America Great Again”, he never said what is it that makes America great. Read More


Donald Trump





What Will Technology Look Like under Donald Trump?

As we prepare to inaugurate President Elect Donald Trump, a lot of questions surround the field of technology. What will tech look like under Trump? Read More







Weekly Business Cyber Security Series: Shifting To the Cloud

One of the continuing trends is that businesses are starting to shift their data protection to the cloud for more security. Read More







St. John Strengths its Infrastructure Protection

St. John’s University in New York City just finished building a robust data and infrastructure protection system for the university. Read More








Honoring The Legacy Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today we honor the legacy of one or the most courageous and hard working civil rights leaders in our country’s history in Martin Luther King Jr. Read More


The Robots are Here





Get the 311 from Artificial Intelligence\

Imagine calling a 311 hotline that acts like a iPhone’s Siri without the frustrations, artificial intelligence may provide that one day. Read More


Compulink VAR





Using both Cloud and Data Centers to your Advantage

You can use both a public cloud service and a data center to your advantage in backing up you business. Read More









Windows Lets You Walk Away

Microsoft is working on a new update for Windows 10 that allows it to lock your computer when you walk away. Read More


Group of business people working at office





Cyber Security and Business Series:Planning how to handle hacks

So you started you small business and your have proper cyber security and while that is good, you should develop a formal plan of action in the event of a hack. Read More



New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tried out a LinkNYC Wi-Fi kiosk soon after test units were rolled out.





NYC Smart City Test Projects: Do They Work?

New York City is running a few pilot programs around smart city technology. Read More


The Robots are Here





The Robots Take Over Japan

A Japanese insurance company Fukoku Mutual Insurance is replacing 34 whiter collar workers with robots. Read More








Smart City Technology on The Rise

One of the technology trends that will be looking to grow is technology designed to build smart cities. Read More


Conumer Electronic Show Image: Ste Smith/Cult of Mac





Best Tech To Be Shown At The Consumer Electronics Show

So the Consumer Electronics Show will take place in Las Vegas Nevada, and there are some very impressive products that will be on display. Read More









Weekly Blog Series Cyber Security Trends To Watch in 2017

Welcome to our weekly blog series on cyber security and business. So we did a little research on what will be some of the biggest cyber security trends that could impact your business. Keep an eye out on these trends as we move into the new year. Read More


2016 IT Predictions





Challenges to Modernizing Government IT Infrastructure

Technology moves fast and government moves like a turtle. The needs of government agencies to modernize their IT infrastructure is growing exponentially. Read More







Weekly Series on Cyber Security Topic Most Common Cyber Attacks

For all business owner out there, you need to be aware of the most common cyber attacks that your company can face. Read More




Microsoft Surface Compulink





The New Microsoft Surface Pro 5

Microsoft changed the tablet world with its Surface Pro line. A tablet that could replace your laptop. Read More




Cyber Security in Government Sector





Hackers Steal From Advertisers

So you probably herd about the latest hacking attack. Hackers stole from advertisers buy using fake news sites and bots. Read More








Christmas Time at Compulink

Well its Chritsmass time, that time of the year where we have holiday parties with co workers. Read about the the holiday party here at Compulink. Read More








Technology and Health’s Limitless Potential

As technology continues to grow, its possibilities to make a positive impact on humans everyday grows with it. What technology is doing now for health care is amazing. Read More







Samsung Has Built The Lightest Laptop on The Market

Samsung say its new Notebook 9 is the lightest laptop on the market. Read More




Network Security





Intro to The Business of Hacking Blog Series

Welcome to the business of hacking blog series. Where we will discuss all the cyber threats businesses face and how to protect yourself against them. Read More



President and CEO of Yahoo! Marissa Mayer. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Glamour)





Learn for Yahoo’s Mistakes

Revelations unfold about the 2013 hacking of Yahoo, and its a perfect example of what not to do. Learn from the mistakes Yahoo continues to make. Read More


Time to Asses your Network Needs





Time to Assess Your Networking Needs for 2017

As we get closer to 2017 it is a good time to assess your business’s network needs. For some tips on how to do that read more



Technology of the Furture





The Draft Guide to Ethical AI Design

The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers have released a draft guide for the ethical design of artificial intelligence (AI). Read More



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The Future of Technology Under Trump?

On Wednesday December 12, the CEO and leaders of America’s tech industry will meet with President Elect Trump to discuss the future of technology. What should they address? Read More








Its Now Official Microsoft Owns LinkedIn

Tech giant Microsoft now owns the social media network LinkedIn. What could this mean for everyone? Read More









VMware’s vCloud Air Data Protection Service.

VMware has a way for you to back up your data through their vCloud service. To get a board look at it read more.








Microsoft Plans to Innovate for Windows.

Microsoft is planning new innovations for its signature Widows operating system. Read More




The list of Casualties of The USS Arizona on December 7th, 1941. The USS Arizona Memorial





Remembering and Honoring Pearl Harbor 75 Years Later 

We remember the attack on Pearl Harbor on this day December 7th, 1941, and we honor those who served on that day and through the decades. Read More






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Cloud Scale Networking by Cisco

Read about Cisco innovation for your IT infrastructure Cloud-Scale Networking. Read More




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Modernizing Your Government Agency’s IT Infrastructure from the Ground Up.

Technology is always changing and Government agency’s need to modernize their IT infrastructure to keep up with the times. Compulink has some advice on how to do just that. Read More




Snap Spectacles by Snap Inc

Snap Spectacles





Snapchat is now Snap Inc and they just came out with Snap Spectacles. If you want to know more about them and what we think. Read More


Giving Thank at Compulink

Everyone in the office enjoying a Thanksgiving lunch

We here at Compulink had a thanksgiving lunch and gave thank for the good things and people we have at the company. read more



The Smart Board!

KAPP – THE DIGITAL WHITEBOARD of the future read more…




Its Election Day!

Election Day

It’s Election Day in America! Get out there and vote if you haven’t already.
Burnouts in front of your polling place are highly encouraged. read more…


Network Security.

Network Security

The media doesn’t splash the story when network security thwarts a hack read more…



The Year of Ransomware.


This is shaping up to be the year of ransomware – and it’s not a read more…


Compulink is introducing Swivl Robot.

Swivl Robot

This device is not only allows you to record or stream the video, but also read more…



Happy Memorial Weekend!


In this Memorial weekend, Compulink Technologies team would like to Thank You read more…



Avoiding future tech troubles.


Hardware downtime is expensive in almost every modern business, see how you can avoid read more…




How to run a simple IT audit.


Let’s talk about how to run a simple IT audit in easy steps read more…

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