6 Signs You Should Move Your Business to the Cloud

The IT landscape is continually evolving with the development of new software and hardware technologies. These are usually driven by business need but can often be as a result of business changes driven by technological advances. To remain competitive, a business will need at some point to embrace these advances and renew and revise their […]

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Cloud security threats that you need to understand

Cloud Security Threats That You Need To Understand

The growing adoption of cloud technologies brings with it new cloud security and data protection issues for the IT head to consider.   In the case of both in-house and outsourced clouds, Cloud Security is something that should be at the forefront of the IT head’s mind.  There are several additional concerns if an organisation adopts […]

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Server options for Small and Medium Businesses and how to choose the best

Server options for Small and Medium Businesses and how to choose the best

Advances in server technology have provided new server platforms for the small to medium sized business, providing purchase options at a great value.  Increases in hardware power and scalability have driven equivalent improvements in the software available. One of those advances is the development of Virtual Server offerings, both hosted and local that allow a […]

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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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Cloud Security: Are your data really safe in the Cloud?

Cloud Security: Are your data really safe in the Cloud?

Data security is constantly on the mind of an IT Leader, particularly that of Cloud Security in a cloud-based environment.   It seems to be that a news item every day tells of a major serious breach at a high-profile company or government organisation. The IT Leader needs to consider the question – “Are your data […]

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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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