On the Table Events – May 16 – Forum West Loop & WLCO

by Andree Dolan

Join us on May 16, 2017 for On the Table, a city-wide initiative of the Chicago Community Trust connecting individuals and communities of diverse perspectives and backgrounds. In partnership with the Chicago Community Trust, our sister company Forum West Loop and the West Loop Community Organization (WLCO) will bring local West Loop and Fulton Market[…]

CPURX NAMED IN TOP 6 TYREE FINALISTS

by Andree Dolan

CPURX was among the top six vote getters at the pitch contest for the James Tyree Emerging Business Leadership Award.  In front of judges and a crowd of nearly 175 guests on April 12, 2017 at Mesirow Financial, the talented Chicago entrepreneurs shared their business vision and philanthropic commitments.  This is the sixth year that the[…]

Wow! Proud to be a Tyree Award Finalist

by Andree Dolan

CPURX was just announced by the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce as one of the front runners for the prestigious James Tyree Emerging Business Leadership Award.  We’re in great company with 12 talented Chicagoland entrepreneurs and will participate in the April 12 pitch contest at Mesirow Financial. The $50,000 award recognizes high-growth local businesses with philanthropic values and[…]

“Help, My Email Account Got Hacked!”

by Jason Volmut

If there is one thing that is certain in the world of IT security, it’s that you can never take security for granted. Even if you do everything in your power to keep your data secure, you open yourself to risk just by taking advantage of free email services, using social networking sites, or even[…]

Security Tutorial: Basic Steps to Protect Your Data and Digital Devices

by Jason Volmut

With all the threats to security around, it’s easy to panic. But keep in mind that many security compromises happen because people failed to follow basic security precautions. So, we’ve put together this quick tutorial to run you through some security basics. Stay Secure by Following Security Best Practices Maintaining security starts by following some[…]

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I Love The Dell Venue 11 Pro Tablet

by Ezra Kraft

There’s a special tablet computer out there that doesn’t get enough recognition. It’s better than anything else you can buy, even at the ripe old age of 12 months on the market. Here’s what it is, and why you should love it too. The Dell Venue 11 Pro 7140 is part of the unremarkable Dell 7000[…]

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What Is Virtualization? Understanding the Benefits of Server Virtualization

by Matt Bravo

Virtualization has gotten popular lately, but, as with other tech buzzwords, it’s not always clear if the term “virtualization” is widely understood. At CPURX, we know how frustrating it can be to have conversations about technology when obscure terms are thrown about without being defined and explained. We hope our ongoing Tech Talk articles can[…]

Understanding HTTP, HTTPS, & SSL

by Jason Volmut

As technology and business become more integrated, lack of familiarity with basic terms can put one at a disadvantage when making crucial business decisions. Our ongoing Technology Basics blog series is aimed to fill in some of those knowledge gaps, and provide you with a firm foundation as you make technology decisions, starting with three very[…]