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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

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

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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Cyber

Cyber attacks! Five top tips for protecting your small business

It’s not a matter of if your small business will be targeted by cyber-criminals – but when. That’s the warning from the Australian Small Business Ombudsman.

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Business in the cloud

No longer does your company data need to be stored on local computers with the physical speed of connections varying considerably. Taking your business into the cloud offers so many advantages for businesses of all sizes, including saving time and money. But there are risks, many of which can be mitigated if managed carefully. 

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What you need to know about the new Federal Information Processing Standards

The Australian and United States governments take computer security very seriously.

While there is military grade encryption in that sector, the government sector is also protected by the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) which has been developed by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in accordance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and approved by the Secretary of Commerce.

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