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Are your vital systems, files and other data backed up daily?
I doesn't matter if your company employs 1 person, a dozen people or a couple hundred, any data stored on office computers and servers is critical for company operations. Those files may include personal employee information, expense reports and invoices, inventory, business history and various other important company data.
Whether it is from a rogue link, hard drive crash, power surge or even a simple drink spill, an unexpected problem can wipe out that information in just a few seconds, and if you are not prepared, it can leave you feeling helpless, and having to rebuild from scratch. More importantly, it can drastically reduce your company’s productivity, and furthermore, its bottom line... even it's future success is at risk. All of these are issues that you cannot afford.
Regular backups of critical data and systems is a critical and often overlooked part of computer and network maintainence. AVC Technical Services offers a managed backup and monitoring service that will give you the capability to restore data and systems in the event of a simple deleted file or full blown catastrophe. Our backup service includes on-site backups, an option for offsite storage, and includes monitors to alert us in the event backups fail to run or complete. We do all the work... and verify that it's done right, every day.
Backup service fees are based on a various factors including how much data you will need to backup, how long you would like to keep backups, if it's on-site or in the cloud, and type of storage device. AVC managed backups work to backup servers, desktops, laptops and other mission critical devices data.
Home PC options are also available!
Affordable Remote Computer Repair & Proactive Monitoring
Support for home and business users
Online remote supprt is the practice of having your computer worked on by a technician over the internet. The technician can view your screen and move the mouse and keyboard safely from a remote location as easily as if he or she was there. Online computer support is FAST! It's more convenient too! Receive help quicker without having to bring your computer to our shop or wait for a tech to arrive to you. Best of all it's more affordable. Our costs are much lower than sending a tech to you…. this lets us charge you much less for the same high quality service as you would receive from an onsite technician.
This service is safe and secure. When you connect to one of our technicians, the connection is the same high level of security used when transmitting sensitive information online like when using online banking or purchasing from reputable retailer. Also, you are in complete control of the remote session and can take control of the mouse anytime or you can end the session immediately.
There are times when an online remote session will not be adequate to remedy a particular problem. In those cases you can bring your PC to our shop or we will schedule an onsite technician to be physically sent to your location.
We will always work with you to make sure you’re satisfied with our work. Please understand the volatile nature of computers, and that some problems can be recurring but not necessarily due to poor service. For example some computers are reinfected with the same virus or spyware after a user repeats the same actions that got the system infected in the first place. We will work with you to complete the job to your satisfaction.
Remote PC Managment and Monitoring for home and business
What distinguishes AVC Technical Services from our competitors is our 24/7 Remote Management and Monitoring service that will monitor things like systems resources on your servers and computers in order to diagnose and resolve issues before they arise. Our system will alert our staff when a condition on your computer or computer network is triggered.. for example when you have reached 90% usage of your hard drive storage, a file backup fails or system memory is full. It will also alert us proactively about conditions that may indicate a problem or issue that could lead to a problem in the future. We can configure our monitors on a number of diffrent criteria and peripherals like printers, backup hard drives, tablets, websites, email service, etc. . .
When an alert is triggered we are immeadiately notified and our technical staff works to proactively resolve the issue, many times before it causes down time or malfunction.
Our extensive system also allows us remote access to your systems with your approval so that we can respond quickly without you having to wait for a technician to arrive on-site. Remote access also allows us access your systems after business hours so that our maintenance crew can run administrative and preventive maintenance task during off peak hours to allow you to operate uninterrupted more of the time.
We integrate our Remote Monitoring and Management Services into our other managed service offerings providing an integrated solution or if you prefer, as a stand alone service.
This service helps businesses of all sizes to REDUCE IT operating costs, identify and resolve network issues before they occur; decrease downtime and increase user productivity; Better manage computer assets; mprove the reliability and security of your network.
Our Remote Management and Monitoring Service is affordable for every business or residental computer user, costing only pennies per day for a PC!
On Site Computer Repair & Services
On-site computer services are available to business and residential customers and include any number of things, like hardware replacement or repair, hardware upgrades and Internet or networking issues, virus and malware removal and much more.
Some of our customers use our on-site computer service to supplement their own staff or even other support arrangments that do not fully cover their computer systems, servers, network or other portions of their IT needs. For many other businesses without any on site support staff or service agreement they need on-site service for computers or other hardware, servers and firewalls in their offices or just a simple one time computer repair at home.
We make “house calls”!
We can dispatch a technician to your home or workplace many times within a matter of hours. Our experienced technicians provide assistance in a wide variety of categories. We can help you get your computer or network up and running immediately! Below are a few of the services we provide:
Home and Business Computer Repair and Services
Whether your computer is running slowly or recently crashed, we can help you get back on track. However, we also set up programs like email, configure hardware such as cameras, scanners, printers, and even iPods. We service all computer desktop and laptop brands, for both the PC and MAC operating systems.
Did you know that viruses and spyware can wreak havoc on your hard drive, take over your computer and even make you prone to fraudulent activity on your bank account? Our crews cannot only remove any threats from your system, but will also install the proper software to prevent another attack from happening in the future.
While a wireless network helps keep your home or office connected, an unsecure one can leave you prone to security problems. We will not only help you configure your wireless router and adapter, but we will also secure your network, and show you how to use the new network and prevent any vulnerabilities.
Your computer is likely filled with important documents, emails, picture and other files that help keep your houshold or company running. But what would happen if all of that data disappeared? AVC Technical Services can not only help you recover your lost files, but also keep that from happening again with in-expensive backup options you can't afford not to have.
Business Specific Computer Repair and Services
In this, the digital age, everything moves at breakneck speed. For a company, time is money, so a network or server outage could result in lost business. AVC Technical Services can help you get back on track fast with our reliable and highly experienced business computer support staff. With a quick email or phone call, we schedule one of our technicians to your business usually in just a few hours. We can troubleshoot and repair your computer issues, and take preventative measures to monitor your hardware and block out any unwanted problems, including spyware and viruses. We can also help setup your email and computer hardware.
Let us help guide you with any questions about your network’s servers, including what you may need to purchase, and how to make sure it is not only properly installed but also safe. Employing even one full time IT staff member can be very expensive and not as efficient as using our Managed IT Solutions. We can offer a complete IT department for a fraction of the cost of a single employee.
Your company’s data is critical and in many cases confidential. We offer extensive backup solutions to help keep any important data secure, where we design a complete backup system to ensure the safety of any information.
We offer many other services specifically for businesses so contact us today for more information!
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The Yourradioplace.com area events calendar is the largest, most comprehensive list of events in East Central and upper Ohio Valley. It's the BEST way to promote your organizations events, festivals, meetings and more to our community for FREE! Selected events from this calendar are also featured on our six AVC Communications radio stations!
PLEASE NOTE! Submitting an event does not guarantee it will be published online and used on the air of the 6 AVC Communication radio stations! Submitted items are reviewed usually within 2 business days and are either approved and put online or denied. Events submitted more than 3 business days in advance are eligible for air on the radio.
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Adding your event to the calendar
REQUIRED: Indicates that this information is required to submit an event
How to fill out the add event form:
REQUIRED: Adding an event: The instance you click on the New button or Add New Event link, an event is created.
TIP: When you save your event with the "UPDATE EVENT" button, look for messages at the top of the screen and the red icon in the left side menu indicating where to go to complete the missing information. You event won't be submitted successfully until you get a "SAVED" message.
REQUIRED: Event name: the name of the event. Only text input is allowed.
REQUIRED: Starting date and time: The date on which the event will start. (See graphic to the right) Click on the calendar icon to the right of the date/time shown to select the correct date. Change the start TIME by either holding your shift key down and clicking on the hour or minute you want to advance OR click your mouse button of the time and HOLD the mouse button down then drag your mouse left and right to change the hours or minutes. The gray block under the time show in the pop-up has instructions to remind you how to change the time.
REQUIRED: Ending date and time: The date on which the event will end. This needs to be the same or higher than the starting date. (See graphic to the right) Click on the calendar icon to the right of the ending date/time shown to select the correct date. Change the end TIME by either holding your shift key down and clicking on the hour or minute you want to advance OR click your mouse button of the time and HOLD the mouse button down then drag your mouse left and right to change the hours or minutes. The gray block under the time show in the pop-up has instructions to remind you how to change the time.
Recurring Event: If checked, this will provide an additional Recurring configuration step. This is particular useful when you have an event that occurs on a regular basis and only want to enter it one time. If the Recurring option has been checked within the Event details area, this screen will become availablle. Using the repeating events feature, implies that event duplicates will be created.
Repeat every: allows you to specify an interval and time frame. Example - repeat every 2 weeks.
End repeat: allows you to set on which date the repeat process will end.
Repeat on: allows you to select the days on which the events will be repeated (from Monday to Sunday). This is available for the dayly and weekly repeating time frame only.
Repeat also on: if you don't have a fixed interval for repeating events, you can select the actual dates on when the event will occur.
Apply changes to all occurrences: by checking this option during the event editing process, you can choose to apply the modifications to all instances of your repeated event.
Show repeated events: This is a drop-down menu that contains all of the child events, along with their start date and end date. This option is only available when editing a parent event.
REQUIRED: Location: by typing in a location name or keyword, a list of previously submitted locations will be displayed that match your text. If your text doesn't match anything, or none are the correct location, you can add the new location for your event without leaving this page.
REQUIRED: Description: a simple text area that allows you to add more information, details or an in depth description of your event. If there is not a specific place for the information you want included this is where you can put it!
Comments: check / uncheck. If checked, public commenting options for your event through social media sites like Facebook will appear on the event page. This is a way to get more publicity for your event.
Event picture or icon: Clicking on the generic gray calendar icon in the upper left hand part of the add events screen will allow you to upload an icon or picture for your event. A cropping tool is also provided, so you can properly select the thumb image. This image will be displayed with your event throughout the site where it appears.
REQUIRED: Categories: An event can be assigned to multiple categories. Click on the field and you can select as many categories as you like.
Files: For each event you can add some downloadable files. By default, these will be listed below the main event information. You can add as many files as you need, by clicking on the Add more files button. Flyers, Meeting Information in standard document or PDF formats are examples of files you can upload
REQUIRED: Contact: The event contact information must be specified here. Here you can add / adjust the event owner, web address, phone and a contact email address.
Event Registration (optional) If you would like to offer free registrations for your event... a way people can tell you that they will attend, you can check the Event Registration box. Users will then have the option to "register" by filling out the simple form. Thiere information will then be sent to you via email. For additional details and how to use this feature scroll down the page to the green header.
TIP: You can continue to add info or otherwise edit your event as long as you need. MAKE SURE you click on the UPDATE EVENT BUTTON and get a "SAVED" message at the top of the page when you are finished adding your event. There is NO "submit" button... once "SAVED" you can click on any other link in the website or click on the "add event" link in the main menu to start a new event.
That's it! That's all you have to know to submit your event.
Now, if you would like to have a bit more control over the display of your event, continue with the advanced options below.
Frontend Tab: This configuration options allows you to control what is displayed on your event details page. By default these items WILL APPEAR on your event page!
Enable event rating: if enabled, this will allow you and others to grade the event from a scale of 1 to 5 (star pattern).
Enable Facebook like button: if enabled, a Facebook like button will be displayed.
Enable Twitter share button: if enabled, a Twitter share button will be added to the frontend area.
Enable Google+ share button : if enabled, a Google+ share button will be added to the frontend area.
Show start date: the start date of the event will be displayed.
Show end date: the end date will be displayed.
Show description: the event description will be displayed.
Show location: location info will be displayed.
Show categories: the categories in which the event has been published. Note that you can assign an event to multiple categories.
Show tags: enabling this option will display the tags of the event.
Show files: enabling this will display a download link for each of the configured event files.
Show contact information: having this enabled will display the information added within the Contact area.
Show map: if the Google Maps is being used, you can choose whether to display it or not.
Show export event: if enabled, an export to calendar option will be displayed. This generates a standard ICS file users can download and import into Outlook and other personal calendars.
Show invite: if enabled, an invite button will be displayed on the event details page. Clicking on it will open a standard invitation form. This also allows you to import contacts from Gmail and Yahoo.
Show posted by: if enabled, the event poster will be displayed.
This information (below) is required only if you have checked the Registration option above!
The From and To calendar fields allow you to restrict the period in which a user can register for the event.
Unsubscription end date: Users can also unregister from events. This date allows you to set up a limit for this. From the configured date on, users will not be able to unregister from an event.
Payment methods: Only FREE registrations are accepted.
Allow overbooking: if this option is checked then users will be able to register to an event even though the configured free tickets ran out. The number of "free tickets" or registrations that can be aquired at this point is provided by the Overbooking amount field.
Allow maximum attendance: if allow overbooking is not checked, you can specify a maxim attendance limit. This basically limits the number of free tickets available. The actual amount can be specified within the Maximum attendance amount field. For example, if set this to 10, you will be able to have a maximum of 10 registrations to your event, regardless of the configured ticket(s) quantity.
Notify the owner on new subscriptions: if this is checked a notification email will be delivered to the event owner, you.
Notify the owner when users unsubscribe: an email will be sent to the event owner notifying them that a user has unsubscribed from the event.
Automatically approve free registrations: having this enabled will allow you to automatically approve all registrations.
Enable discounts: Not used