27th November 2019
While the computing needs of a small or medium sized business may be considerably lower compared to that of huge enterprises, they still represent a major draw on resources. In fact, small businesses spend a considerable chunk of their revenue on technology and infrastructure. A good amount of that budget goes to managing data and equipment.
29th October 2019
To many people, Windows is the most recognisable operating system out there and one they grew up with. As well as being the most well-known and used desktop operating system, it also dominates the global OS market, beating the likes of Apple’s OS X, year after year. With Microsoft Office’s robust suite of apps that dominate the business world, as well as home computing applications, it comes as no surprise then that, even for consumers who prefer the portability and style of Apple’s devices, they still look for ways to use Windows on their iPads.Read more
28th August 2019
The first web pages were maintained using complex scripts. Editing and creating sites were solely the domain of developers, because they were the only ones who knew how to fiddle with the backend. This effectively gatekept content creation and management to the tech-savvy few.
26th July 2019
When it comes to deciding which cloud collaboration tool to use, you’ll probably hear three names being thrown around meetings: Office 365, GSuite, and Dropbox. These three are some of the best in cloud networking in terms of cost and functionality.
27th June 2019
Data management used to be the concern of companies in the IT industry. Yet today, everyone deals in data. Even small businesses manage some 47 terabytes of data, while the average sized company will see more than double the amount, according to a study by Hubspot.
Storage is now on top of the list of most businesses. The most prominent question for many owners is where best to store data: on local machines or migrate to the cloud? Read more
25th June 2019
It’s been a little over a year since Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect and the threat of GDPR has been much talked about. Analysts often write about how it will change company structures. Many more break out in a sweat over fines – 4% of a company’s total global turnover, or some 17 million pounds.
On the other side of the pond, some US states have passed GDPR-inspired laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act and Washington State Privacy Act to help businesses properly handle customer data coming from Europe.
Let’s take a closer look at where we are with GDPR.
19th May 2019
Blockchain has been touted as the future of everything. From the Internet, banks, passwords, and ride-sharing, futurists and tech pundits have found a way to reimagine whole industries around blockchain technology. Some experts even believe that the tech will become “as necessary as electricity”.
Today, blockchain remains the domain of tech enthusiasts, large IT enterprises, and cryptocurrency investors. For a technology that’s supposed to change the way we manage money, buy goods, and behave online, most people haven’t even heard of it and relatively few even have a basic idea of how it works.
In this article, I’ll explore the basics of blockchain technology, why it’s so important, and which industries are already investing millions in laying the framework for a blockchain-powered future.
15th May 2019
It’s exhilarating to move into a new office—the change of scenery, better facilities, better location and all the associated increases in efficiency that come with this. In short, relocating can be a really important step in moving the business forward. However, it can also be overwhelming to manage and fraught with challenges and pitfalls.
From start to finish, the goal is to make sure operations aren’t disrupted, especially when it comes to your IT and telecommunications. The effect of settling into your new office only to find your equipment and internet service won’t be working for a few days can be very costly and reputationally damaging.
30th April 2019
A fiercely independent city with a long history of innovation, Bristol has managed to strike a balance between economic success and livability, making it one of the best places in the UK to live and do business.
The maritime trade, once responsible for so much of the city’s riches, has today given way to a diverse and thriving economy that boasts some of the highest household incomes outside London. The city can, therefore, lay claim to not only the title of happiest city in the UK, but also one of the wealthiest.