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Fibre Optic Cabling – Affordable and Reliable

IT products today, of any kind, are experiencing the “ageing process” faster than ever before. This is true from manufacturing to piloting, to the market, to it being an outdated piece of machinery. We can all relate to how quickly our ‘latest’ mobile phone is replaced with a new model. Telecom infrastructures go […]

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COMMON MISTAKES IN IT SECURITY – KEEPING YOUR DATA SAFE

Question: What does Kmart, Sony Pictures, LinkedIn, Target, British Airways and Yahoo have in common? Answer: They are just a small portion of the growing number of organizations that have been hacked or had their data or security breached and consequently exposed the personal, and in several cases, financial information of millions of […]

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3 TIPS TO A SUCCESSFUL VoIP APPLICATION

Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) has the potential to both improve existing phone technology and greatly reduce phone costs. Yet many SMBs are wary of the technology after having heard of unsatisfactory experiences due to bad VOIP implementations. Luckily, with the right knowledge and the correct set of tools, it is possible to implement VoIP […]

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IT Security for Startups and SMEs

Let’s take a moment and go back a few decades – when the Millennium bug (or the Y2K bug) became a global phenomenon and created a huge commotion within the IT community. The issue has since been rectified and everyone, including the media, admitted that we might have overreacted over an uncomplicated technological […]

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IT SUPPORT HELPDESK: THE MOST IMPORTANT BUSINESS TOOL

No matter what industry sector your company is in, you, as a customer, should expect and be given the finest customer service from their IT support helpdesk whether you are a new or an existing client. This is vital in developing reliable and long term business relationships – not solely meant for sales […]

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CLOUD COMPUTING FOR LAW FIRMS

Law firms are steadily migrating to the cloud. This reflects the overall market need for reliable, secure and cost-efficient IT resilience, particularly in the face of growing business threats. With the availability of backup and disaster recovery services, migrating to the cloud provides a much safer, secure and compliant option for businesses within the […]

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CO-LOCATION: FINDING THE RIGHT HUB FOR SERVERS

You have a small and medium-sized business. Your office size is sufficient and equipped with a server located at in the corner. Yet how safe is your data if there is a disaster? Sudden loss of power, poor network connection and building fires could cause your company to lose significant revenue within a […]

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BEGINNERS GUIDE TO CLOUD COMPUTING

All around the world wherever you go, from west to east and north to south, the IT market is echoing ‘Cloud Computing’. The IT geek to the common man, everyone must have some idea about it because of its huge benefits in this IT era.  Cloud computing is the distribution of computing services […]

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AN IMPENETRABLE DATA CENTRE? AN IT MYTH OR FACT

What I can say for now, with full honesty, that we might not use the word “impenetrable”. Not by a long shot. There is no doubt that programmers, computer scientists and systems analysts are working hard towards achieving “impenetrable”. New protection codes are created, stronger firewalls, antivirus more unique and so on. Data […]

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THINGS YOU CAN DO TO SURVIVE STARTING UP A NEW BUSINESS

At the back of your mind, you have a dream to start up your very own business. Starting a new business in this economy may be tough but it’s not impossible. So here are some pointers that can help you to achieve that goal:   Timing: Finding the right time can determine your company’s […]

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