Desktop Virtualisation

The ABCs of Desktop Virtualisation

Contrary to popular belief, virtualisation has been around almost since the beginning of IT.  Early mainframes used virtualisation to separate different applications into their own silo’s to make management of scare and expensive memory easier. Nowadays, virtualisation has come to mean the creation of something simulated or virtual, rather than the actual thing itself.  In […]

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10 Steps for Successful Cloud Migration

10 Steps for Successful Cloud Migration

In this highly competitive and fast-paced world, it is imperative for all businesses that want to grow to adapt to their surroundings and use the latest technologies and innovations for boosting their reputation, growing their target audience, and managing their business more successfully. This is where cloud services come in, which is crucial for any […]

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Cloud for the small business - is it worth it

Cloud for the small business – Is it worth it?

Information Technology is a slave to fashion in just the same way as any other area of business.  The current trend is the adoption of cloud computing.   Basically, cloud computing transfers your applications and data onto a virtual desktop on a server, and you use Internet techniques to reach them.   The server can be a […]

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6 Ways Cloud Storage Can Enhance Your Company’s Security

6 Ways Cloud Storage Can Enhance Your Company’s Security

Here are 6 ways that could storage can make your company more secure. Disaster Recovery If you store your data on in-house servers, then a simple disaster could destroy all of your company’s critical data. For example, if a flood, fire, or other unfortunate event happens at your company’s premises, then your servers could be ruined, […]

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Veeam Essentials: Backup solutions for Small Businesses

Veeam Essentials: Backup solutions for Small Businesses

All businesses, big and small, should have a business continuity plan.  A continuity plan sets out how a business will cope with losses of service, from the relatively small to a major business-threatening event. Small businesses are reliant on digital services.  Their IT function can be an in‑house service, or increasingly today one outsourced to […]

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Finding the Best Private Cloud Solution for your Business

Finding the Best Private Cloud Solution for your Business

A Cloud can be either a public or private cloud. A public cloud in effect outsources the client data centre to a managed service provider, (“MSP”) who provides cloud services to several clients on the same physical infrastructure.  In the past, there would have been physical connections to the MSP data centre using telecommunications links, […]

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How Cloud Computing Can Transform Your Business

How Cloud Computing Can Transform Your Business

If the survey ‘Latest Cloud Computing Trends’ conducted by Right Scale in January 2016 is anything to go by, business owners, budding and established alike, need to wake up to the realisation that, to remain relevant and competitive now and in future, they need to be a part of the digital wave that is now […]

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Common Reasons why your Disaster Recovery Plan will fail

Common Reasons why your Disaster Recovery Plan will fail

Many organisations, businesses, and companies are fully dependent and rely on information. All of their operations are based on and around information technology (IT). It means that their business is built on computers and internet applications where they store, study, retrieve and transmit data, even manipulate with it. Information is their greatest asset. Organisations and companies that […]

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