Cisco CCNA Certification

Oh yeah! I just passed my Cisco CCNA exam. I took 4 semester-long classes at WCTC to learn the material. By the way, if you’re looking for good IT training without breaking the bank, our own WCTC (or other tech college) is a good bet. WCTC is Waukesha County Technical College, located in Pewaukee, WI. […]

Tip for identifying fraudulent emails

I’m sure most of you have received fraudulent emails like this.  Here’s a tip for you for identifying fraudulent emails. If you get a message like this, HOVER the mouse over the link in the e-mail. DO NOT CLICK. You will see where the link will send you if you click. In this case, it […]

Meraki Networking Products

Meraki Networking We are now a Cisco Meraki Networking partner and can offer Meraki Networking products to Milwaukee, Waukesha, and Jefferson County businesses. Meraki manufactures wireless access points, switches and firewalls.  Their goal was to simplify management of these devices by using a web interface in the cloud.  Once the device is connected and sees the […]

Passed Cisco CCNA4 Class – On to the Certification Exam

I just passed my Cisco CCNA4 final exam with a score of 99%!! Next I need to take Cisco’s certification test.  By the end of September, I should have Cisco CCNA4 certification.  I’ve been taking Cisco certification classes at Waukesha County Technical College for just over a year. It feels good to be done with that. […]

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Time to Say Goodbye to Sprint?

I’m a pretty patient guy.  For all of last year, I waited for Sprint to announce when Milwaukee would be getting 4G service. After all, I have a 4G phone I bought from them a couple years ago. Milwaukee doesn’t even SHOW UP on Sprint’s LTE schedule. Not a good sign. I don’t understand how […]

Microsoft to Revamp Windows 8 Interface

Windows 8 has gone over like a lead balloon. Users find the Windows 8 interface difficult to navigate and have trouble finding their applications. Surprisingly, Microsoft made a drastic change to the operating system and didn’t give users a way to hang on to the older interface from Windows 7.   Ok, maybe that’s NOT […]

New Partnerships

New Partnerships – Mullarky Business Systems is now partnered with HP (Hewlett-Packard) and Cisco, providing improved support for business networks. We are now an HP partner and a Cisco partner.  This gives us better access to technical support, better pre-sales support, and better prices!

Internal Improvements

First of our internal improvements:  MBS has just signed up for a software package that’s specifically tailored to our business. Implementation will take place over the next couple of weeks, as time permits. Right now, we run Outlook for Contacts, Calendar, and E-mail. We use Quickbooks for everything financial. Quotes are Excel spreadsheets and Word documents. […]

Technology Review

Annual Technology Review Technology review time!  January is an excellent time to think about the advances in technology that you’ve made over the past year and what you want to accomplish in the coming year. Start by thinking about the changes you’ve made in 2012 and what the benefits are.  When you take stock, you’ll find […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to all. We hope everyone takes some time to celebrate and spend time with family and friends.