Some may argue that in the ‘good old days’ of IT, things were a lot simpler and straight forward. Take physical servers for example, which could be configured to perform a specific task such as email, web hosting, or database requirements. If the business started to grow and you needed an additional server, this was […]
There are various cloud storage service providers available today but the ticket to having complete assurance that your data and files are safely backed up is choosing the best and most reliable online cloud storage.
In 2013, Scoop reported about the following results of a Polycom survey: 90 percent of video conferencing users were between the ages of 20 to 30, which puts them squarely in the millennial age bracket or those born between the years 1982 to 2004, according to The Atlantic.
The photocopier is a staple in the workplace, right up there alongside the printers and coffee makers we simply can’t work without. However most coffee makers are not all that high tech and the high tech 3D printers haven’t quite made it into the office environment just yet. Despite developments in printing technology, the photocopier […]
Today, the need for a Virtual Data Room in a Company or Business has become inevitable. The need for using a Virtual Data Room in a Company during deals, mergers, and online transactions has risen exponentially. And this is because the VDR offers many benefits besides providing a completely secure and compact virtual environment wherein […]
Business intelligence, or BI, is a process of data analysis. Its goal is to boost the performance of a company by assisting corporate executives and other end users to make more education decisions. Business intelligence has many benefits to a business, including the optimisation of internal business processes, the increasing of operational efficiency, and the […]
Has the time come for our mobile application developers to start thinking differently from the conventional old practices? According to Gartner (a major research firm) analysis, the traditional practices used by business application developers for defining and developing desktop apps, mostly do not work well for mobile app development.
If there is one certainty in enterprise, it’s that things will inevitably go wrong. A server will go down, the network will go offline, or a natural disaster will damage the entire infrastructure. It’s in those moments, when every moment that you’re offline costs thousands of dollars, that a solid disaster recovery plan is vital.
Applications, both web and mobile, are in the continuous process of making our lives easier and simpler. Let us begin by understanding what these applications are actually all about. It is just a set of programming code, that is designed for performing any requisite or pre-defined functionality.
Businesses are discovering the advantages of switching to cloud services. These benefits include factors such as guaranteed security and software updates, backup services that eliminate the need for redundant tasks, controlled costs, and a simpler management process. By aligning themselves with a cloud service provider that offers flexibility, for both growth stages and periods that […]
There are a number of demands on a busy professional’s time. You make many sacrifices every single day to clear your to-do list and yet are barely able to do so. Then there’s this dreaded thing called backlog. How many times have you exclaimed in exasperation that there aren’t enough hours in the day?
Virtualization has made a major impact in many small- and medium-sized businesses, and for good reason. Virtualization allows businesses to downsize their IT infrastructure and simplify their IT workload. Many organizations see significant cost savings from reductions in cooling, power, management overhead, and physical space needed.
Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have become prominent players on the virtualization scene. Taking advantage of server consolidation has resulted in an upsurge of savings tied to power, cooling, physical space requirements and management overhead. Gaining leverage on a virtualization investment, is dependent upon implementation and architecture that supplies both virtualization and cloud capabilities.
The end is near. No, this isn’t another Y2K bug situation. On April 8 2014, support for Windows XP will officially end. Sure, the Operating System may be 12-years-old, but almost thirty percent of users (including businesses) currently have XP as their OS.
We’ve recently advised several small businesses and startups on recommended CMS products for website hosting. We’d like to share some of our thoughts with you in this blog entry.
If you’re considering jumping on the cloud computing bandwagon but have some security concerns, consider the adoption of a private cloud. A private cloud is cloud architecture that can exist within the confines of a company’s firewall and is entirely under the control of the company’s own IT department.