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MTBW Services Receives Over 98% Client Satisfaction Rating

In an anonymous survey of our clients here at MTBW Services we are very pleased to announce we received an over 98% Client Satisfaction Rating. Every team member of MTBW Services strives to provide all our clients with unparalleled responsiveness, solutions, consultations, and services. For over two decades MTBW Services has provided IT Services to businesses both large and small in the Washington DC, Baltimore and Northern Virginia regions. Not only with the perpetual educational efforts exerted from all our team members during that time frame, but what we have learned from every client we have serviced, we continue to…

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MTBW Services Inc Passes ISO 9001 Auditing Process

MTBW Services is pleased to announce, in its continuing efforts to provide premier IT Services, it has passed its annual ISO 9001 Audit. The ISO 9001 certification provides empirical evidence of a Quality Management System, that insures operations are designed and executed with a client first mentality. The arduous certification and auditing process demonstrates the commitment MTBW Services has to every firm and person we deal with.

Reminder About the MTBW Referral Reward Program

There is no better affirmation regarding the services and solutions a company provides than a referral from an existing client. MTBW Services truly appreciates referrals from our existing clients and wanted to remind everyone of our Referral Reward Program. Any referral that leads to another company engaging MTBW for services and/or solutions qualifies for the $100 credit. We have had numerous referrals recently and wanted to let everyone know of our Reward Program. Thanks for you continued support.


It seems the “bad guys” are at it again. Just today, another large scale ransomware attack has struck, beginning in Europe and affecting companies and governments across the world, including the United States. Domestic victims include Merck, a pharmaceutical company based in New Jersey and Maersk Line, which has had to halt shipping operations out of the Port of Los Angeles as a result of the attack. Fortinet has set up a content repository of news and other information regarding this latest threat. Access their Petya Central Content Hub here. On this hub you’ll not only find minute-by-minute updates, but…

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Microsoft has ended support for Exchange 2007

As you may be aware, Microsoft has ended support for Exchange 2007. Among other things, this means that Microsoft will no longer release critical and/or security updates for your email platform. As such, we highly recommend migrating off Exchange 2007 ASAP. We know change is never easy, but the security and availability of your email service is paramount. So we hope you will work with us to get you on a reliable and secure email platform. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to let us know. You can reach out to our MTBW Services support…

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Does Ransomware Make Antivirus Obsolete?

A recent article from IDG Connect provides an interesting perspective regarding the challenges confronted by Antivirus solutions with the advent of more advanced Malware, such as Ransomware. It reiterates the necessity that MTBW Services, Inc. has previously discussed revolving around Behavior Based detection – application control – versus the traditional Signature Based protection. Click here to read the article in detail that provides real world perspective of the balancing act of security versus functionality.

Scam of the Week: DMV Warns Drivers About Traffic Ticket Phishing

Online reporter Doug Olenick at SC Media was the first to point to a press release from the NY State Department of Motor Vehicles warning about a phishing scam where New York drivers are being targeted, stating they have 48 hours to pay a fine or have their driver’s license revoked. This may happen in your state as well, so this is your heads-up. The NY DMV alerted motorists that the scam is just bait to entice them to click on a “payment” link that will in turn infect their workstation with malware. The DMV does not know how many…

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Amazon Web Services S3 Outages on the 28th of February 2017: A Wake Up Call!

The recent Amazon Web Services S3 outage is a reminder to all of us that the Cloud is really just your data and applications running on hardware at another physical location. All of us have been inundated with the term Cloud in recent years and it has taken on an ethereal connotation. This post is not an attempt to dissuade anyone from selecting a Cloud based solution. MTBW Services has been a long-term partner with leaders in Cloud based solutions for years. We continue to implement Cloud based solutions for our clientele on a weekly basis. What we are posting…

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MTBW Services Announces Formal Collaboration Agreement with Senior Engineer V. Amira Armond

MTBW Services is very pleased to announce that they have signed a Formal Collaboration Agreement with Senior Engineer V. Amira Armond. As is evidenced below with just a subset listing of her technical qualifications, Amira is a highly talented, experienced and knowledgeable IT Enterprise Architect, Engineer, Trainer and Integrator. Amira is an excellent troubleshooter and solutions designer with experience in nearly every aspect of computing (virtualization, server administration, databases, networking, security, desktop administration, hardware, development). These skillsets have taken Amira to national and international complex deployments. Everyone at MTBW Services is excited to be working with Amira and the capabilities…

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