Current Blog Entries

Net Friends, Inc hires Matthew Coppedge as Chief Marketing Officer

net friends hires matthew coppedge

Net Friends, Inc announced today that Matthew Coppedge has joined the team as Chief Marketing Officer and will be responsible for the company’s marketing strategy, community relations, corporate branding and social media. “We feel incredibly fortunate to add the best marketing professional in Durham to our leadership team at Net Friends, Matthew Coppedge,” says David […]

Red Hat Certified!

Congrats to CJ Sollien and Joshua Harden for completing training and passing their Red Hat EX200 exam, becoming official Red Hat Certified System Administrators (RHCSA) in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7! This cert builds on CJ and Josh’s existing Linux guru skills and provides proof that they both have successfully acquired considerable knowledge in Linux. […]

Sports R Us!

We couldn’t be prouder to support local sports in the Triangle area! Several of our employees are playing year-round on co-ed teams: The Triangle Adult Hockey League’s Nailers, and the North Carolina Softball League’s Rat Batsters. Go Nailers! Go Batsters!

QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions certified!

Congrats to Kelly Baldwin (our Financial Coordinator) and Tom Vipperman (our Chief Financial Officer) for passing their QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions certification! This cert builds on Kelly and Tom’s existing QuickBooks ProAdvisor cert with specific skills related to QuickBooks Enterprise, one of the most common financial tools in use by our fellow small businesses around the […]

Introducing NetVisor: Flexible Monitoring Services for All Businesses

We’re excited to begin offering monitoring, patching, and alert functions to all businesses with our NetVisor service package. Many of these services were previously restricted to businesses participating in the all-inclusive Managed Services packages offered by Net Friends and other IT services firms. Services are offered a la carte, so customers can choose which devices […]

Uninterruptible Power Supply: A Buyer’s Guide

In our last blog post, we discussed protecting your home electronics (especially your computer!) from power surges and outages.  This post takes a friendly dive into the nitty-gritty details of purchasing an uninterruptible power supply (or UPS) for home use.  If this is a conversation you’ve been putting off, we encourage you to read on! […]

Protecting Your Electronics – Power

With all the storms that came rumbling through the Triangle last week, have you given any thought to what’s protecting your precious electronics?  If your computer isn’t properly protected, you could be one power surge or lightning strike away from ruined equipment, lost data, and a big headache!  We’ve laid out two protection options for […]