March 2019 – Supporting Windows Server 2019

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Starting March 1, 2019, Bay Area Systems will begin providing IT support services on the latest Microsoft Server: Windows Server 2019. Through utilization of Microsoft Windows Server 2019’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 – 30 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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Nov 2017 – Free analysis of IT infrastructure

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 3, 2017 — Bay Area Systems, Inc. (www.BayAreaSystems.com), premier information technology (IT) consulting company in San Francisco Bay Area, is on the forefront of providing cost-effective Information Technology outsourcing solutions for small businesses.

In light of the increasing amount of malware, virus, and Ransomware (or Crypto-Virus) incidents, Bay Area Systems, Inc. recognized many small businesses are left not knowing what to do or when their data could be at risk of being attacked, and in worst-case scenario, lose mission critical data to the crypto-virus attack.  As it became obvious no one can guarantee 100% protection against malware and virus attacks and infection; carefully designed IT infrastructure, proper data backup protocols, as well as well-communicated company policy, are together paramount in minimizing the impact of the attacks.
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Aug 2016 – Prepare for Windows Server 2016

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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

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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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Nov 2015 – Utah Data Center Established

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Launching November 1st 2015, Bay Area Systems’ servers in the data center in State of Utah provide peace of mind for the San Francisco Bay Area small business owners. Customers can choose to host virtual servers and virtual workstations in Utah or California data centers, as well as optional clustered hosting solution to have availability in both data centers for optimum backup and high availability.

BayArea Systems have fully tested and deployed Veeam backup and replication solutions that produces image-based backups, which allows for fast and efficient virtual machine backup and fast, flexible recovery of an entire virtual machine. This fast and efficient process means virtual machines can now be backed up on a daily basis, allowing for more recovery options and minimize potential data loss. This capability also means backup and replication can now be applied to the entire virtual infrastructure. The Veeam solution, in tandem with multiple data centers, provide optimum backup and availability for small business Cloud computing needs.

Bay Area Systems’ small business clients utilizing BayArea Systems’ virtual server and workstation infrastructure can now subscribe to complete backup and recovery options that offer complete virtual machine recovery possibilities, with options to have backups replicated across multiple data centers.

As the Internet is increasingly fast, stable and reliable, and users increasingly mobile; Cloud-based Server and Workstation solutions prove to be a key component in centralized data storage and application hosting. Customers can utilize the strength of dedicated virtual server and workstations to perform complex tasks via remote desktop, and it allows them to access the same exact desktop across multiple platforms and OS.

BayArea Systems’ Cloud Computing solutions can be implemented via secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) to provide the ultimate security and encryption. Only key strokes and mouse pointer movements are sent via the remote desktop session, instead of transferring files and data, further reducing risk of sensitive data transmission being hacked.

Dec, 2013 – Bay Area Systems begin offering Veeam Support

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Starting January 1, 2014, BayArea Systems will begin offering Veeam as a backup and replication solution for VMware and Hyper-V virtual environments. Small businesses’ company data is the most valuable asset. Today’s virtual environments and exponential data growth demand more advanced backup, recovery, as well as replication solutions. Veeam backup and replication product is built for virtualization and the cloud. If offers powerful, affordable, and easy-to-use data protection that can reduce backup and recovery time by up to 95%; reduce administration time and reduce costs at the same time.Bay Area Systems have fully tested and deployed Veeam backup and replication product that produces image-based backups, which allows for fast and efficient virtual machine backup and fast, flexible recovery of an entire virtual machine. This fast and efficient process means virtual machines can now be backed up on a daily basis, allowing for more recovery options and minimize potential data loss. This capability also means backup and replication can now be applied to the entire virtual infrastructure.
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Sept, 2013 – Bay Area Systems offers support and installation for security camera systems.

Bay Area Systems is supporting management and installation for security camera systems. Security camera technology has advanced and matured much in recent years, and has also evolved into an integral part of small businesses to serve as both asset protection as well as monitoring productivity. In addition, security cameras are essential in deterring potential criminal activities and/or behavior, as well as critical in providing evidence for potential insurance claims. Small business owners often rely on surveillance cameras to monitor operations of their businesses from afar. Bay Area Systems have been involved in planning and deployment of surveillance camera systems, integration into company network and Internet, as well as providing actual implementation of installation and training to San Francisco Bay Area small business owners.

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July, 2013 – Bay Area Systems begin offering Office365 Support

Starting July 1, 2013, Bay Area Systems will begin offering support for Microsoft Office365 Cloud-based solutions. Microsoft Office365 offers small businesses a suite of Cloud-based powerful tools that can increase productivity, provide Exchange based email services through Outlook and smart phones, as well as online collaboration capabilities through SharePoint and SkyDrive. Small businesses have utilized the de facto standard of Microsoft Office suite of applications for decades, and Bay Area Systems have been on the forefront of testing, analysis and support of Microsoft Office365. Bay Area Systems have been involved in migration and deployment planning, integration planning, as well as providing actual implementation of installation and training to San Francisco Bay Area small business owners.
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Apr, 2013 – Bay Area Systems begin offering Microsoft Office 2013 Support

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Starting May, 2013, Bay Area Systems will begin offering support for Microsoft Office 2013 suite of applications. Newly launched in December 3, 2012, Microsoft Office 2013 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 Bay Area Systems have been on the forefront of testing, analysis and support of Microsoft Office for many years. Bay Area 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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Feb, 2013 – Windows 8 Upgrade & Migration Services

Starting February 15, 2013, Bay Area Systems is providing small business owners in the San Francisco Bay Area with the latest Windows 8 upgrade and migration solutions.

Since 2012, Bay Area Systems have been actively involved in beta-testing, release candidate testing of this new and advanced Operating System from Microsoft. Windows 8 brings many new features such as integration of SkyDrive cloud services, which allows users to save files to SkyDrive, create folders to organize files, and synchronize documents, photos, and Favorites across devices; Metro apps that can open files from and save to SkyDrive; the Windows Store, and also includes Internet Explorer 10. Hardware features include the ability to run Windows 8 entirely off a USB key. Bay Area Systems have been at the forefront of testing Windows 8, and is providing expertise, advice, and consultation on upgrades and migration of workstations from previous Windows platform.
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Oct 2012 – Bay Area Systems Providing Small Businesses with Apple Macintosh Computers Integration Solutions

Beginning November 1, 2012, Bay Area Systems is officially providing small business owners in the San Francisco Bay Area with the latest Apple Macintosh computers integration solutions.

Apple computers have been used exclusively in the graphics design, video editing, architectural design environments since inception due to fast processing and graphics rendering capabilities. Increasingly, Apple Macintosh computers are being used in the work environment primarily due to their sleek design, and simplification of technology as more services and software move into the online Cloud environment. Cloud computing and Software as a Service (Saas) is pushing for simplification in the client computing environment, removing some of the requirements for network security, file server access, as well as software compatibility.
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July 2012 – BayArea Systems Will Provide Customers with a Complete Online Data Backup Service

Starting August 1, 2012, Bay Area Systems’ online data backup service packages will provide customers with a fixed budget, complete coverage, and full service online data backup support. Bay Area Systems’ online data backup subscription plans offer customers peace of mind; and with a budgeted flat monthly subscription fee, can rest assured that there is a copy of operation-critical data safely stored in a secure, climate controlled, and professionally managed facility.
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Jun 2012 – Bay Area Systems will begin a new service providing Virtual Machine testing platform for Microsoft’s Windows 8

Starting June 1st 2012, Bay Area Systems will begin a new service providing Virtual Machine testing platform for Microsoft’s Windows 8. The solution and services aim to provide small businesses testing environment that can be conveniently and quickly set up to provide compatibility testing for software, data, performance. The virtual testing platform offers excellent energy savings, rapid rebuild or restore capabilities, easy , management, as well as space and cost saving.
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Sept 2011 – BayArea Systems Launching Gold Technology Club Membership

Bay Area Systems’ “Gold Technology Club Membership” will allow San Francisco Bay Area small businesses a unique opportunity to join a service oriented technology support club, and not only receive up to 50 GB of data backed up automatically online, but also received discounted club member price on all technology support and consulting services fees. Bay Area Systems has consistently offered San Francisco Bay Area small business owners solutions to help increase the cost effectiveness in information technology support services.
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Jun 2011 – Bay Area Systems Provides Integrated Exchange Email Support for iPhones, iPads, and Android-based smart phones

Small business owners and employees rely on robust information delivery system in order to stay nimble and make quick decisions. An important email needs to reach the receiver wherever he/she is in order for time-critical business decisions to be made.

Starting July 1st 2011, Bay Area Systems’ “Integrated Exchange Email Support Solutions” is part of Bay Area Systems’ Computing solutions aimed to provide an integrated, synchronized, rapid, secure and cost-effective email solution for San Francisco Bay Area small businesses. Bay Area Systems’ “Integrated Exchange Email Support” solutions provide customers the freedom to have emails, contacts, calendar all delivered automatically, synchronized seamlessly and securely on office workstations, laptops, iPads, iPhones and Droid-based smart phones. Read More

Feb 2011 – BayArea Systems Offers New Customers a 30-day Free Trial of Cloud Workstation

In continued effort to help stimulate the economy and recovery for San Francisco Bay Area small businesses, Bay Area Systems created a new program: launching March 1st 2011, Bay Area Systems offers new customers a 30-day free trial of “Cloud Workstation”.

Launching March 1st 2011, Bay Area Systems’ “Cloud Workstation” is part of Bay Area Systems’ Cloud Computing solutions aimed to provide flexible, up-to-date IT solutions for San Francisco Bay Area small businesses. Bay Area Systems’ Cloud Workstation solutions provide customers the freedom to work remotely on any computer (PC or Mac). Once setup, users will be able to access workstation(s) in real time without having physical visit to the office. Cloud Workstation solutions range from select Microsoft Professional Operating Systems (Windows XP, Windows 7), to Microsoft Professional Office software products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access), as well as integrated office email via Microsoft Exchange Server. Cloud Computing provides a centralized, cost-effective, and familiar work environment and flexibility of computing from virtually anywhere in the world with high-speed Internet connectivity.
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Dec 2010 – “Cash for Old Computers” Program

In a continued effort to help stimulate the economy and recovery for San Francisco Bay Area small businesses, BayArea Systems created a new program: launching December 1st 2010, the “Cash for Old Computers” will give new customers up to $500 credit towards new BayArea Systems custom-built workstations and servers, or up to 5 hours of service credit towards a qualified consulting services program.
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Oct 2010 – Bay Area Systems Launching IT Readiness Plan Include Free Two-hours of Professional IT Support for New Customers

In a continued effort to help stimulate the economy and recovery for San Francisco Bay Area small businesses, Bay Area Systems created a new program: launching December 1st 2010, the “Cash for Old Computers” will give new customers up to $500 credit towards new Bay Area Systems custom-built workstations and servers, or up to 5 hours of service credit towards a qualified consulting services program.
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Jul 2010 – BayArea Systems Begins Offering Microsoft Office 2010 Support

Bay Area Systems will begin offering support for Microsoft Office 2010 suite of applications. Newly launched in June 2010, Microsoft Office 2010 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 Bay Area Systems have been on the forefront of testing, analysis and support of Microsoft Office for many years. Bay Area 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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Jun 2010 – BayArea Systems is Now Offering “Work Anywhere” Solutions Provide Customers the Freedom to Work Remotely

Bay Area Systems is now offering “Work Anywhere” online business solutions provide customers the freedom to work remotely via secure Internet connection. Launching on June 14th, 2010, “Work Anywhere” will provide customers access to workstation(s) utilizing virtual workstation technology from Microsoft, provide a centralized, cost-effective, and familiar work environment and flexibility of computing from virtually anywhere in the world with high-speed Internet connectivity. When you are not always at your desk it is nice to stay connected.
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Mar 2010 – BayArea Systems offer flat-rate IT support service solutions

Starting April 1, 2010, Bay Area Systems began offering flat-rate IT support service solutions, where fixed monthly fee services aim to help keep small business IT budgets under control, allowing select customers with virtually unlimited IT support options.

Through years of professional experience and innovation, Bay Area Systems have found ways to manage, maintain, and service IT infrastructure through careful planning and efficient implementation. Bay Area Systems’ confidence in our ability to provide the best solutions to our customers resulted in the new offer of “flat-rate IT support services solutions”.
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Jan 2010 – Go Green with BayArea Systems’ Micrsoft Windows 2008 Hyper-V virtual server solutions

Bay Area Systems is providing Green Virtual Server Solutions that provide fast deployment, excellent energy savings (having one server in place of 5 to 10 servers and/or workstations), easy testing, management, as well as cost saving.

Through utilization of Microsoft Windows Server 2008’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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