About brad.nelson

CEO of Global TechForce. Certifications include MCP, MCSE, A+, Network+, DCSE, WCSP

Configure Exchange Server to allow Pop3 and IMAP users to send mail

By |2017-06-16T20:36:10-05:00March 18th, 2012|Blog|

From time to time we get customers that need to use Pop3 or IMAP to send email. Typically it's for their remote users that are using Outlook or Thunderbird email clients. First I would like to say, I highly recommend you use Outlook Anywhere instead of pop3 and imap and for increased security disable Pop3/IMAP . However, sometimes under certain

Passed my WatchGuard 11.5 certification

By |2017-06-16T20:36:10-05:00February 26th, 2012|Blog|

It's been a while since I passed my previous WatchGuard certification (WCSP). So today i took the test and passed. This certification is for their latest XTM Fireware OS. If you're WatchGuard is older, I highly recommend upgrading it, there's alot of nice features in this OS.                  

True speed of our hosted backup

By |2017-06-16T20:36:10-05:00February 9th, 2012|Blog|

Today I was restoring some data files from our cloud backup and was loving the download speed I was getting. Don't settle for slow throttled restores that most cloud backup services give you. Try BackupMAX from Global-Techforce with a 30 day free trial! Features include: SQL/Exchange Server granular backups Windows/Mac/Linux Backups HIPAA Compliant Bare-Metal backups

Windows Server Remote Engineer

By |2017-06-16T20:36:10-05:00October 24th, 2011|Careers|

Global TechForce offers online support to small and midsized businesses in the North America region. Our focus is to offer expert support via remote access to client’s networks, systems and servers. Global TechForce delivers world-class solutions to hundreds of clients in the United States and Canada and we are rapidly growing our client base using

What happens when we neglect our servers?

By |2017-06-16T20:36:10-05:00September 26th, 2011|Blog|

What happens when we neglect our servers? Today, we worked with a new client that was having some strange problems with connecting issues on thier server. Upon review we found their server was 94% fragmented, one of the worst fragmented servers I have ever seen! Here's a screenshot         Can you believe

Watch as hacker/bot interrupts a tech session

By |2017-06-16T20:36:10-05:00March 7th, 2011|Blog|

While I was working on a server, and on the phone with the client. We both noticed commands being issued to the server and then the server reboots. It was a funny situation because I asked the client if he was doing it, and he said "No, I thought it was you!" After

Closed during holidays

By |2015-10-14T10:56:15-05:00December 14th, 2010|Blog|

Our office will be currently closed from Dec 14th to Dec 26th while we move offices and celebrate christmas. We will still be available for emergency service by calling our 800 or 954 number. Thanks for your understanding, Brad Nelson / CEO

New Company Name, Same Great Service

By |2017-06-16T20:36:10-05:00September 1st, 2010|Slider|

We are pleased to announce that Fast Support Online is now known as Global Techforce. Changes to the website are coming over the next week. New services are being added as well! Read our blog for upcoming news!

Exchange Server 2010 SP1 released

By |2017-06-16T20:36:10-05:00August 31st, 2010|Blog|

Last week Exchange Server 2010 sp1 was released. There are several great features in SP1 and we highly recommend you upgrade your Exchange Server to it. However as with any Service Pack, be careful with the install and if you need any assistance please let us know. Global Techforce clients that are on our "IT Max"