AFScott Blog

  • June 9th, 2017

    AFScott behind the wheel of classic car show

    AFScott founder Andrew Scott is revving up to run the Classic Car Show at the Mars Essex Horse Trials being held at historic Moorland Farm in Somerset County, NJ on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25. Considered one of the top equestrian events in the country, the Mars Essex Horse Trials features a weekend

  • May 22nd, 2017

    AFScott’s Matt Sutte Passes Apple Cert. Test

    AFScott is pleased to announce that our Small Business Division Manager, Matt Sutte, passed his Apple certification test yesterday,  re-certifying him as an apple certified support professional.  It is one of Apple’s harder tests and allows AFScott to be a part of the Apple consultant’s network, which is how consumers that buy machines from the Apple store, and businesses

  • May 15th, 2017

    AFScott Installs 2 MX400 Firewalls

    This weekend, our Enterprise Architect, Vincent Panico, installed 2 MX400 firewalls at one of our major clients. This is a high end, cloud managed, network security appliance, featuring Advanced Malware Protection and Intrusion detection & prevention. This specific set up included a fully fault tolerant warm spare to make sure there are no network outages in

  • April 3rd, 2017

    AFScott’s Vincent Panico Presents Governor’s Educator of the Year Award

    As board member at Hunterdon Central Regional HS, our Enterprise Architect Vincent Panico is given the opportunity to celebrate the success of the excellent teachers within the district. On January 9, 2017, he had the honor of presenting Emily Ford and Jacqueline Drennon with the Governor’s Educator of the Year award for Hunterdon Central. Emily (top) is

  • January 9th, 2017

    AFScott goes to a wedding

    Members of the AFScott family, past, present and future, gathered together in River Vale, NJ this weekend to celebrate the marriage of lead technician Stephen Sunyak and his beautiful bride, Alyson Klypka.  

  • December 2nd, 2016

    AFScott team member joins NJ police force

    AFScott team member Saif Naqvi has a new title: Officer Naqvi. Saif joined the NJ police force in September and has been patrolling the streets of Newark, Montclair, Cedar Grove, and more, while continuing to work at AFScott. Saif always knew he wanted to become a police officer. Throughout his high school career he volunteered as a Police Explorer for the

  • November 20th, 2016

    AFScott goes to the 96th annual Far Hills Races

    The AFScott team went to the 96th annual Far Hills Races this year at lovely Moorland Farms in Far Hills, NJ. The famous steeplechase race supports several health organizations including the primary beneficiary, Robert Wood Johnson Somerset. Here are some of our techs enjoying the beautiful day with friends.

  • September 17th, 2016

    CryptoWall: What it is and how to protect your systems

    Viruses infecting computers are as common as ants invading the picnic table — sooner or later, it’s just going to happen. The reality surrounding malware is that it’s here to stay. The more that the Internet of Things (IoT) permeates our daily consciousness, granting smart features to everyday items, the greater the influx of malware

  • August 20th, 2016

    Windows Server 2003 End of Life

    Microsoft has ended its extended support for Windows Server 2003 and the move has many in the industry (including the Department of Homeland Security) feeling nervous about the fall out. Feeling under pressure from Microsoft to perform a server migration to a more modern platform may not seem appealing, but if you remain on Windows Server