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What (Really) Happens When Office 365 is Down

How is it, arguably, the world’s most impactful technology company can’t provide the service they’re betting the company on? Right now Microsoft’s Office 365 is down and there’s literally nothing we can do about – other than wait. This isn’t how ...

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A Memorial Day Thank You

We’re taught that Memorial Day is a day to look back and give thanks to all of those who’ve given the ultimate sacrifice serving our country. This goes without saying. But at the same time we should also be thinking of and thanking all of the ...

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Good, Better, Best - In Search of Greatness

A “Culture of Constant Improvement” - this is one of our internal mantras. To us this means we’re always looking for ways to improve ourselves individually as well as for FPA as a whole. We really believe this.  One of the cool things about running ...

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The Latest Threat to XP: Internet Explorer Bug

It didn't take long, but security experts have reported the first major zero-day vulnerability in the aftermath of Windows XP's retirement. Microsoft has confimed that all currently supported versions of its Internet Explorer web browser are ...

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Client vs. Customer

Our goal from day 1 has always been to deliver the highest level of professional IT services that can be delivered.  And from a service delivery perspective - this is a great place to be.  We know the quality we provide is light years ahead of our ...

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How Windows XP and Office 2003 End-of-Life Will Affect You

Well, it's almost here!  Windows XP and Office 2003 have almost reached end-of-life. It's now less than 3 weeks away.  It's hard to believe, but as of November 2013 more than 30 percent of all PCs are still running it!  So, Microsoft has kept it on ...

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My Search for the Ultimate Productivity Tool

Here we are at the very start of 2014.  The year is a blank slate.  So, I'm looking forward to all things new again - new opportunities, new challenges, and most importantly - new toys!  With only four months left until the end of Windows XP, I've ...

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A Thank You to our Staff...

Thanksgiving is the day where we, as a nation, have set aside time to watch football, gather with loved ones, and chow down.  Originally it was meant as a way to give thanks for a bountiful harvest.  With all that's going on in the world and how we ...

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Say Goodbye to Windows XP

If you haven't already heard, Microsoft's Windows XP operating system is being retired April 8, 2014.  Considered revolutionary in its day, XP was released worldwide for retail sale on October 25, 2001.  It’s hard to imagine ANY technology lasting ...

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Much Ado About Nothing

Seems like today’s much anticipated announcement from Apple is a whole lot of more of the same.  The 5C is an entry level iPhone.  The 5S is a faster 5 (when we really just need it to be bigger).  The visual interface for IOS 7 is flatter and ...

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What Makes Clients Happy?

Which is more important - giving clients what they ask for or giving them what they want? To the uninitiated, this may look like it's a redundant question. It's the same thing, isn't it? Well, let me tell you - it's not even close. We believe one of ...

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