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Flat Backup vs Backup Less, What is the Difference?
Backup/Restore is the Cinderella of the ICT world. Not as glamorous as network security, not as rock-star as leading-edge implementations of cloud technologies, it is still an absolutely vital part of any normal operational routine. We have moved on from the days of total versus incremental backup strategies, driven mainlyRead More
Investing in cyber security for your business, is it worth it?
We read every day about new cyber exploits, large businesses have been hacked and financial information stolen, political parties have their websites defaced, fake news is proliferating, ID theft is seemingly rampant. Our corporate and domestic email inboxes are filled with spammed rubbish. Politicians, corporate board members and individuals ensureRead More
Four Tried-And-Tested Tips In Selecting An IT Support Company
Many companies, particularly the smaller ones either can’t afford or don’t need full-time in-house ICT support. The smaller usually hope that their systems keep operating and call in support when they don’t, or the wiser ones have a support contract with an IT Support Company to provide periodic and on-callRead 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
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 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