What Is the Cloud? Understanding What Cloud Technology Is and How It Can Help Your Business

by Jason Volmut

Every couple of years in the technology industry, a new buzz word comes along. Soon enough, the buzz word gets thrown around and even misused to such an extent that it becomes almost meaningless. In the past, terms like “dotcom”, “interactive”, “smart” (as in smart phone), and “web 2.0” were unavoidable. This time around, it[…]

CPURX News: Cyber Security Task Force & CPURX 10 Year Anniversary

by Jason Volmut

2014 was a big year for CPURX, and as we wrap up the year, I wanted to highlight a couple of recent news items. Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Creates the Cyber Security Task Force First of all, I am pleased to announce I was chosen to participate in the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Cyber Security[…]

Tech Trends in 2014

by Jason Volmut

Security Concerns Grow as the Hybrid Cloud Continues to Show Its Value When I look back at the good and bad of 2014, two areas really stand out. First of all, it is clear that maintaining the security of data and devices continues to be a major issue within the technology world. From hacks of[…]


Productivity Tips: Three Free Tools for Windows


The availability of free software is a huge blessing to individuals and businesses on a budget. Surprisingly, in many cases free software is not only easy on the pocket book, but also works as well or better than commercial software. In this article, I’d like to share three of my favorite productivity tools that are[…]

6 Keys to a Successful VoIP Implementation

by Jason Volmut

Voice-over-Internet (VoIP) has the potential to both improve on existing phone technology, and greatly reduce phone costs. Yet, many SMB owners are understandably wary of the technology, having heard horror stories from their peers, or having had poor experiences due to bad VOIP implementations. Luckily, with the right knowledge and the correct set of tools,[…]

CPURX Urgent Care Techs Save Chicago Real Estate Firm From IT Nightmare

by Jason Volmut

For Triview’s office manager, keeping up with the office I.T. had become a nightmare. Luckily, CPURX was on hand to clean up the mess and save the day. Symptoms Triview’s office manager was burdened with all things technical, from managing email accounts to contacting technology vendors and trying to troubleshoot computer problems with their help.[…]

CPURX One-Stop-Shop Helps Chicago Association Cut IT Expenses By 40%

by Jason Volmut

After years of dealing with unhelpful I.T. vendors and underperforming solutions, Chicago Builders Association needed a trusted partner. Symptoms When we first met with CBA, they were using 13 different technology vendors. Internet service, phone and fax, backup and recovery, e-mail hosting, cloud server hosting, website hosting, domain registry, Domain Name Service (DNS), cybersecurity, I.T.[…]

Building Your Brighter Future With IT

by Jason Volmut

Technology was not always celebrated. Less than 15 years ago we would take surveys about how much TV and computer time we had, as if we should feel guilty about our time spent in front of a screen. And then try to limit such time to two hours a day. The fear was that too[…]