Technology Associates Releases White Paper Protecting Your Business from the Pitfalls of the Internet

Cary, NC, April 22, 2010 --( Eric Hobbs, president of Technology Associates (, has announced that the full-service technology solutions and support firm has released a white paper discussing in nontechnical terms some tips to prevent the Internet from ruining your business. The white paper includes information on business productivity drains that affect Internet-connected businesses, causes of slow computers and compromised networks, firewall and anti-virus software inefficiencies, and Phishing and Pharming techniques that can trick even the most seasoned Internet user. The white paper is available for download at

“At Technology Associates, some of the biggest problems we see are caused by connection to the Internet,” said Hobbs. “This white paper will outline in plain, non-technical English the threat the Internet poses to the health and security of your network, how it erodes productivity and what you need to do to regain control.”

About Technology Associates:
Founded in 1997, Technology Associates is a full-service technology solutions and support firm that specializes in providing network design, implementation, management and support to small- to medium-sized businesses in North Carolina. Ranked as one of North Carolina’s top small businesses in 2008, Technology Associates partners with its clients to manage their technology solutions as a valued business asset and emphasizes proactive solutions to prevent problems before they occur. The firm utilizes scalable technologies which allow business owners to have a technology infrastructure that can grow with their business needs. The combined years of experience for the Technology Associates engineering staff is 63 years, while the average years of experience is 16. Technology Associates prides itself on offering a low engineer-to-customer ratio to ensure timely responsiveness and individual attention for its customers. Technology Associates is a Microsoft® Small Business Specialist and a Microsoft® Certified Partner, meaning its staff possess a high degree of competence and expertise with Microsoft® technologies. For more information please call (919) 459-0100 or visit

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