Cloud Computing

Is the future cloudy? Predictions in cloud computing for the financial year

The public cloud computing services market is set to rise by 87 per cent from now until 2022 and become a $10.3 billion industry here in Australia.

Confidence in cloud services is rising, with research showing that 43 per cent of Australian organisations plans to increase their spending on cloud infrastructure. Here are the major changes you can expect in cloud computing over the next 12 months. Read more

Remote Worker

How do I choose the right device for my remote worker?

Online job search provider Indeed revealed that 68 per cent of Australian businesses allow their employees to work remotely while more and more Aussie companies are starting with no intention of occupying a central officeTechnology has allowed many industries to become flexible and allow workers to operate from home, full-time or part-time, and also manage remote workers that can be spread over the country—or even the world. 

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Private & Public Cloud

Private versus Public Cloud

Private and public cloud. We’re all familiar with these terms and probably use both on a daily basis. But what are the differences between private and public cloud-based computing, and which might best suit your organisation’s needs? Read more

Windows 7 users running out of time

The trusty old Windows 7 operating system is still hugely popular worldwide, even though it was first released 10 years ago.

Unfortunately however Microsoft has announced it will be discontinuing support for Windows 7 with effect from January 2020, at which point all software updates, security updates and technical support will cease. Read more

Disaster Recovery

Why disaster recovery should be your top priority

When your network and data are housed in a central server room, either onsite or offsite, there is a range of disasters that can cause them to go offline. It could be fire, flood or any range of environmental factors disconnect your business systems, would you be able to continue operations? That is why disaster recovery is so critical to businesses of all sizes, so you can minimise your downtime and continue to service your customer and client base. 

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How even small businesses can use AI to move forward

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no longer just in the realm of the largest global companies with the biggest budgets. With continuing advances in technology and lowering upfront costs, AI can help businesses of any size to achieve the goals and get ahead—without breaking the bank. Read more

Managing Hybrid Risk

A hybrid cloud computing approach comes with a huge amount of benefits, but also a few challenges. If these are managed carefully, the benefits can far outweigh the risks. Best practice in managing hybrid risk comes down to security, good network design with a solid strategy and being backed by a qualified team of IT experts. Read more

Data backups and redundancy schemes: which data protection is best?

Data backups are vital for any business, to ensure that downtime is minimised and information is protected and restored in a rapid timeframe. Read more

hybrid cloud

Should hybrid cloud be included as part of your organisation’s risk management strategies?

The majority of companies now use cloud or hybrid cloud based technologies because of the vast benefits—ease of use and low cost in a relatively safe environment. Business, however, is full of risks, all of which need to be managed carefully. In terms of IT, what should companies include in their risk management strategies to ensure that any potential disaster is minimised? Read more

Why your business needs to take data security seriously now

The Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal demonstrated how data security breaches can impact an organisation, but it is not just large scale projects that can put a company at risk. An employee can set off a security breach by accidentally emailing a file to the wrong person. All businesses need to put in place plans and procedures to minimise risk and protect their information.

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