Why Big Data Needs Big Protection
There has been a growing trend in recent times to collect and manipulate very large datasets – Big Data. Organisations do this to enable data mining of the big data dataset to extract key information relevant to their business. As the move to cloud computing gathers momentum, the dangers ofRead More
Outsourcing IT, can you succeed in your Digital Transformation?
The IT World in changing rapidly. Developments including Bring your Own Device (`BYOD`), Cloud Computing and demands for mobile computing have radically changed the IT landscape. Allied to this, an increasing demand to digitally interact with an organisation are piling additional pressures on IT. Management are aware of these changes,Read More
Different must-have communication tools every start-up business should use to succeed
One significant benefit of digital convergence for small business has been a substantial reduction in communications costs, particularly international and regional call costs. The advent of Hosted VoIP Telephone services and onsite Business Telecoms systems has enabled start-up businesses to roll‑out communications and marketing systems at a fraction of theRead More
How can managed service providers protect their clients against ransomware
One of the greatest fears of a Managed Service Provider is the possibility of a malware attack on their servers. A loss or theft of data or a loss of service could put an end to their business. The best approach to mitigating the risk of a malware attack isRead More
Future of Automation: How can Smart Home change the way we live
Everyone has an idea of a Smart home. It may come from a sci-fi movie, the office could be in a smart building, but a common theme is that of an automated domestic environment that removes domestic drudgery and can be controlled locally or remotely. The Smart home is prettyRead More
Are you ready for quantum computing?
In the early 1900s, physicists proudly announced that all that could be discovered in the world of physics had been discovered. They were dead wrong. In the background events were taking shape that would change physics for ever. Einstein was working on his earth shattering announcements, Rutherford was about toRead More
4 Mistakes To Avoid When Deploying A New Technology In Your Business
There comes a time in every business when it is required to leave behind its existing technologies and replace them with new. This is as true of IT infrastructure and business systems as it is of other business disciplines. Often however, these decisions can be made for reasons other thanRead More
3 critical steps to recovery from a disaster when you have a business continuity plan
The Head of IT in any business large or small, is under continuous pressure. There is continual downward pressure on budgets, coupled with pressure from senior executives to embrace new technologies and increase the range of services offered to current and prospective customers. In short, do more with less. YouRead More
How quickly can you recover from a disaster when you have cloud backup?
Cloud technologies are having a major impact on the IT environment. The number of companies moving to a public or private cloud environment has dramatically increased in recent times. Businesses are seeing the cloud as a cost-effective means to providing 24/7/365 availability of their systems to their staff and existingRead More
How Managed Cloud Services helps Small and Medium Business
The Head of IT in any business large or small, is under continuous pressure. There is continual downward pressure on budgets, coupled with pressure from senior executives to embrace new technologies and increase the range of services offered to current and prospective customers. In short, do more with less. OneRead More