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3 Tips to Improve Cloud Performance

Many businesses have moved to cloud solutions. They envisage cost savings, improvements in service levels, and an increased ability to incorporate new technologies into an existing infrastructure. Cloud Solutions can be used in-house within the current equipment or in an outsourced hosted environment. However, cloud environment technology is different fromRead More

5 Ways to Future-proof Your Cloud Applications

One of the major IT innovations in recent times has been the explosion in the use of Cloud Applications as part of the implementation of Cloud Solutions. The implementation and evolution of apps running as Cloud Solutions continues, and as always there is the danger of users falling behind, orRead More

5 Cloud Security Issues You Need to Know

Back in the day, because of cost, IT systems were used mainly by large and the larger medium-sized organisations and they operated in-house IT support teams.  Security was entirely in the hands of the in-house IT department.    However, today’s landscape has changed.  Almost every organisation has in-house or hosted ITRead More

Bring Your Own Device: Balancing Security and Convenience

The rise of digital convergence has brought significant changes to the IT environment in its wake. There are heavy budgetary pressures on IT to do more with less. All in the backdrop of increasingly virulent and sophisticated malware threats. One potential solution has been for IT to relax its previousRead 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

Why big data needs big protection

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

How can managed service providers protect their clients against ransomware

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

Security risks of ‘Shadow IT’ and how to overcome it

The term ‘Shadow IT’ refers to the use of any digital service, IT systems, or software applications inside an organisation without getting it explicitly approved by the Business Unit IT (BUIT) or without the BUIT’s knowledge. Unauthorised apps and a hosted desktop make it extremely easy for the users toRead More

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