he Embarrassment of When an IT Emergency Isn’t Really an Emergency

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“Quick, to the emergency room!” These are dreaded words that nobody wants to hear. An emergency like this implies a life or death scenario, and it gets everybody worked up into a frenzy. After arriving to the ER and getting a doctor’s diagnosis, how quickly do people’s attitudes change when the emergency turns out to be false? First and foremost, … Read More

Quit Avoiding Proven Technologies!

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It’s the nature of technology to take a while for the market to fully appreciate it. After it’s released, there’s an implementation phase where the benefits are weighed against the risks. This phase is usually a slow one, but if the technology is good, then its acceptance will be widespread and businesses will have to give excuses on why they’re … Read More

Not All Server Units are Created Equal

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Businesses love one-size-fits-all solutions, especially when it comes to technology. Cookie cutter solutions are easy to budget around and easy to implement. However, there are some aspects of a company’s technology that shouldn’t be standardised, like server units. When it comes time to pick one out for your business, the temptation is to treat your server unit like other pieces … Read More

Are You or Your Team a Security Threat to Your Business?

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Data security should be a top priority for every business. Having good security means identifying risks. Surprisingly, some of the biggest data risks come from within. If employees aren’t following your organisation’s data management policies, then they’re your biggest threats. Technically, every employee carries with them some level of risk. Mary Shacklett, president of Transworld Data told Processor magazine that … Read More

Do Your Remote Workers Have You On Pins and Needles?

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Giving your team the opportunity to work from home can be tricky business. Who knows how distracted they can get without you around to keep them on track? Still, working remotely has its advantages, for both you and your employees – even if you feel disconnected from them. It doesn’t have to be that way, though. By taking certain steps … Read More

ITaaS: Transform Your IT Department Into a Service!

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What are managed IT services all about? You’ve heard about how businesses are saving on their IT costs by outsourcing their technology needs, but how does this service work? The money-saving answer comes from this radical new approach to treating IT as a Service! The fundamental reason why outsourcing IT saves your business money is because it turns IT into … Read More

Old Devices Can Compromise Security

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As a responsible business owner, you know that using the latest technology and running updated software is a key component to your company’s network security. However, your employees may not value the latest tech like you do, which could result in a major data breach, despite your best efforts to keep your company current. Having your organisation’s data compromised due … Read More

3 Signs Your Business is Stuck in the Not-So-Good Old Days

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There are some good things about the past. Events that happened then have led you to where you are now – you’re an owner of a thriving business, and you can remember being a startup like it was yesterday. But, does your technology also remember those halcyon days? If so, you might be due for a much-needed upgrade. One of … Read More

Is Your In-House IT Staff Recharging While On Vacation?

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Data is the lifeblood of business. Therefore, IT workers who maintain business critical systems that “keep the blood pumping” are at the heart of every data-driven organization. Can your business live if an in-house IT worker took a vacation? Many employers think not. Statistics show IT workers have a difficult time “getting away from IT all.” A 2013 survey by … Read More

Sun Tzu Says, Protect Your IT Network!

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The art of war is of vital importance to the State. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected. – Sun Tzu, The Art of War The ancient Chinese military general Sun Tzu might have been around long … Read More