Promising faster service, more flexibility, and greater reliability, edge computing is a trend many are examining closely. We look at the future of computing and how it will change the network as we know it.
Cloud services are a massive industry with forecasts showing that Australians will spend $4.6 billion this year alone.
There are numerous reasons why so many small businesses are looking to the cloud for their data and system storage. Here are 10 reasons why you should consider making the switch today.
There is one thing which is certain in business and that is that things will go wrong at some point. It’s a matter of when, not if, disaster will strike. The key to recovering from any disaster is to be prepared. Taking a proactive approach in business can be the difference between an organisation surviving or folding. This is why having an effective disaster recovery (DR) plan is imperative to the survival of your business.
The modern world means that all of our work assets and operations are rarely housed in one office building anymore. With the increasing technology in mobile devices, workers are able to operate in the field and have access to company systems through the use of remote application servers.
In recent years, we’ve seen a dramatic rise in the sophistication, scale, and impact of cyber attacks. As companies strive to ensure their own, and their customer’s online safety, the repercussions of not doing so have increased. We look at a snapshot of the most prevalent cyber security threats today and what you can do to best protect your enterprise against the risk of attack in the future.
In days gone by, businesses used to deal with the possibility of risk by buying good insurance. Although still important these days, it is not enough to ensure survival. Businesses need to identify risk, then take action to mitigate those challenges and improve their chances of recovery. In short, organisations need to take steps to build business resilience to ensure work can continue when—not if—a crisis hits.
A natural disaster can be devastating for business, especially if it means downtime or the loss of critical information. In Australia and New Zealand, we are subject to a raft of natural disasters that include cyclones, earthquakes, fires and severe storms and flooding.
These disasters can deal out heavy damage to business premises and the server and IT technology housed within. How would you respond if a natural disaster impacted you? How long would you be out of business for? And would some—or all—of your data be lost forever?
You have no doubt heard the hype about Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI). While it has many advantages, it can have an effect on an organisation’s infrastructure, operations, investment and overall IT strategy. We take a close look at how software-defined infrastructure is changing the shape of the way we work across many different industries.
Last year, global-leading research and advisory company, Gartner Inc, released a report predicting by 2020, 90% of organisations will adopt hybrid infrastructure services. “As the demand for agility and flexibility grows, organisations will shift toward more industrialised, less tailored options,” said DD Mishra, research director at Gartner in a statement.
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