3rd June 2021
The modern business world is sustained by data. Even small businesses spend an average of £7,000 annually just to process the huge volumes we generate on the daily. And in the middle of this massive intersection of information are data centres.
For such a vital piece of technology, not many outside of IT departments understand the intricacies of data centres. For many they’re a hazy concept: a row of racks or some far off location that handles your data storage or cloud applications.Read more
18th September 2020
Every business needs to have a proper backup strategy in place for its essential data. Data loss is a real threat for businesses. Loss of crucial data could cause serious problems for your business and could even lead to financial penalties in the event of the loss of sensitive personal data. Read more
25th August 2020
Clamour for home working arrangements have been as loud as ever the years pre-Covid, but actual adoption has been slow. According to the Office of National Statistics, only 30 percent of employees have actually worked remotely in 2019. Read more
22nd July 2020
Remote hosted desktop technology extends the reach of your business beyond a physical office. It lets your employees work from anywhere and can save you a considerable amount in upfront hardware and app licensing costs. And in today’s COVID-19 world, RHDs allow for business continuity amidst the unpredictable ebb and flow of lockdown restrictions.
However, along with boons come new security risks waiting to pounce on poorly secured networks. Read more
26th June 2020
An office-approved desktop that’s accessible to your entire workforce, no matter where they are or what device they’re using. This sounds like the productivity dream, especially in the wake of a pandemic that has forced many of us away from our offices and into remote working.
But it also sounds like a pricey dream; a boon that’s exclusive to enterprises and large companies with the budget to sink into IT projects. Some SMBs may also struggle to justify the expense. Do you really need your team to access work based computers when your team of ten can simply download the software or log into apps from their computers at home? Read more
26th May 2020
A backup strategy is the only foolproof way to fight data loss. With even the smallest businesses generating terabytes of data, a sound backup strategy is crucial for business continuity. Infrequent batch backups are no longer sufficient.
However, many backup guides require business to make large capital investments upfront on hardware–that’s money that many businesses may not have. The myriad of options can also have owners lost in the technicalities.
Here’s a guide to help you determine and build a backup strategy that works for your needs and budget.
23rd April 2020
Work has changed. The pandemic has plunged nearly everyone into a worldwide experiment on remote working. Thousands of organisations suddenly have a home-based workforce to manage and are scrambling to get the infrastructure up, to sometimes deleterious effects. Zoom, a video conferencing app, shot up in popularity seemingly overnight. But experts uncovered worrying security issues, prompting several companies–including Google–to ban it. Read more
19th March 2020
Remote work has become one of the biggest waves of change to affect the way we run our businesses. In the UK, around 4 million people now work remotely and fears of workers slacking off have been largely debunked. If anything, evidence suggest employees are even more productive at home. This has largely translated to savings for companies in more work done and reduced attrition, on top of £1,500 per employee saved in office space. Read more
18th February 2020
The cloud and ever faster internet connections have changed the way we work. Today, up to 50 percent of the UK’s workforce are clacking away on their keyboards at home, in cafes, co-working spaces, or anywhere with WiFi. A large number of small to mid-sized businesses are fully supported by employees working from home. There’s even a national holiday for working remotely. Read more