Are Managed Cloud Services the right fit for your business?

Are Managed Cloud Services the right fit for your business?

One of the current biggest buzzes in the ICT world is the momentum building towards managed cloud services – being the next big thing, Before blindly rushing ahead with moving to a cloud based environment or managed cloud services, an organisation needs to seriously consider whether the cloud is a good fit and an appropriate platform for […]

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What and What Not to Upload to the Cloud

What and What Not to Upload to the Cloud

A significant part of planning for a migration to a cloud base environment is an assessment of what information can and cannot, or indeed should not be held in the cloud.  The two main threats to an organisation using cloud technologies are loss of access to the cloud host and external threats from data thieves […]

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Cloud Advantages for Mobile Computing

Cloud Advantages for Mobile Computing

Back in the day, the information the company road warrior had to hand was what he could carry.   When he left the office he was out of contact, on his own.   He could phone head office in the evening from his home or hotel to catch up and to pass on information, but his office […]

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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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Private versus Public Clouds

Private versus Public Clouds

There is a great deal of hype in the IT community over “Cloud Computing”.   With Cloud Computing the data centre moves to a service provider basis, in which all applications and data are supplied using Internet technologies. A Cloud can be either a public cloud or private cloud. A public cloud is provided by external […]

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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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Cloud Computing: The Real Solution to SMB IT Woes

Cloud Computing: The Real Solution to Small and Medium Business IT Woes

Cloud computing has transformed the enterprise IT landscape with its game-changing value propositions for progressive business organisations. As the technology evolves beyond the industry hype and enters maturity, organisations of all sizes are looking cloudward to address pressing business and technical challenges they face. And while no one denies the benefits that cloud computing offers, […]

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