Aug 2016 – Prepare for Windows Server 2016


Starting August 1, 2016, Bay Area Systems began reviewing Windows Server 2016. Through utilization of Microsoft Windows Server 2016’s native Hyper-V virtualization technology, Bay Area Systems helped deployed web server farms, clustered database servers, remote desktop workstations, and cloud computing platforms. When businesses need Virtual Private Network (VPN) access and remote desktop services; rather than adding individual workstations to be used for remote office desktop connection needs, virtual workstations offer the same experience with greater efficiency. Clients praise our virtual machine solutions that are space saving (often one server can serve the needs of 10 servers and/or workstations, reducing the need to have these physical machines scattered around in the office); energy saving in terms of electricity needs as well as cooling requirements; easy deployment – adding a server or workstation is much faster than having to order an additional machine, and often may not be of the same exact specification; fast recovery – by utilizing the cloning feature, essential virtual machines can be cloned and quickly replaced should a catastrophic software error occurred.
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Apr 2016 – Free Help On Move/Setup IT In New Office


In light of the increasing economic pressure on small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area, Bay Area Systems, Inc. recognized many small businesses are changing locations in order to be closer to their client-base, as well as cut down on office rental cost. In order to minimize impact on productivity during the move, careful IT planning is paramount.Bay Area Systems, Inc. are well positioned to offer San Francisco Bay Area small businesses a thorough, carefully planned, and seamlessly executed IT move plan that can minimize downtime, and make the office move as smooth as well as cost effective as possible. Bay Area Systems, starting April 1st 2016, is offering a free initial on-site consultation to San Francisco Bay Area small businesses planning to move offices within the next six months.
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Jan 2016 – Bay Area Systems Supports Microsoft Office 2016


Starting February 1, 2016, BayArea Systems will begin offering support for Microsoft Office 2016 suite of applications. Newly launched, Microsoft Office 2016 offer small businesses a suite of powerful tools that can increase productivity, provide easy and clear data keeping and analysis, presentation functions, as well as online collaboration capabilities. Small businesses have utilized the de facto standard of Microsoft Office suite of applications for decades, and BayArea Systems have been on the forefront of testing, analysis and support of Microsoft Office for many years. BayArea Systems have been involved in upgrade planning, deployment planning, integration and migration planning, as well as providing actual implementation of installation and training to San Francisco Bay Area small business owners.
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