Monthly Archives: April 2012

Test Your Internet Connection

Hat tip to Steve Gibson of Gibson Research Corporation for recommending this network analysis tool from the International Computer Science Institute at Berkeley. This small Java applet tests your connection to the rest of the world by examining your DNS provider to even the size… Continue reading

New SonicWALL Unified Threat Management Firewalls

SonicWall has introduced 2 new UTM firewalls built for home offices, small businesses, and branch offices. Features of these new firewalls include…   Deep packet inspection for increased security Advanced VPN options for remote workers SonicWALL Mobile Connect for Apple and Android devices to allow… Continue reading

Samsung Announces the Tab 2

If you are an Android fan and you have been weighing the tablet options, Samsung just threw another option in the ring. This dual-core processor, 7-inch tablet is going to give the Amazon Kindle Fire some competition. It is more of a pure-play Android tablet versus… Continue reading

Lake Nona TV Ad

It is great that our neighborhood received some great exposure on national TV during the Tavistock Cup.  We are a business proud to be part of Lake Nona.

Google Glass

This is the stuff of science fiction. It is an amazing implementation of Google services, but at the same time it is a bit scary. Tell us what you think in the comments.

iPad Wireless Issues

This is beginning to become a theme with Apple products. There are reports of issues with wi-fi connectivity on the new Apple iPad. Engadget has the scoop…

MetroPCS to Cap Data Throughput

Before we boo the latest move of MetroPCS the details are actually quite good. They will not charge for overage but instead just slow 4G connections to 3G if you go over your cap. If you can live with the limited coverage area – MetroPCS… Continue reading


One thing an IT provider does is constantly evaluate hardware and software. One portion of the puzzle constantly under consideration is anti-virus. It is a necessary evil in today’s computer environment, so we are just left trying to find the least intrusive tool. Based on many… Continue reading

SonicWALL Partnership

Lotus Management Services, Inc. is proud to announce that we have partnered with the premier firewall and security appliance provider in the industry – SonicWALL. They offer a complete line of security appliances for small to medium size businesses up to the enterprise level. These appliances… Continue reading

April Fool’s Day

April 1st has turned into a lot of fun for tech companies and tech news writers. Google has taken the cake again with a package of great spoofs. Read more from IT Pro Portal.