Microsoft Azure – is it the right cloud platform for your business?

November 23rd, 2020

If you’ve been following our blog series on cloud services, you’ll know that the cloud can offer several benefits to small- and medium-sized businesses, including flexibility and cost-effectiveness. In our opinion, one of the best platforms available for cloud services is Microsoft Azure.

What you need to know about web hosting

November 20th, 2020

Businesses need to have an online presence, especially in a pandemic-ridden environment. Creating an online presence usually starts with building a website, but to access your website on the internet, you need to partner with a web host. This blog post breaks down the basics of what business owners need to know about web hosting. […]

Here’s why your business needs CRM

November 18th, 2020

No business ever gets very far without a steady stream of customers. They are your primary source of revenue, so taking care of your relationships with them must be your highest priority. To effectively foster customer relationships, your business should leverage customer relationship management (CRM) systems. Imagine buying a product, and it breaks the first […]

Your business’s cybersecurity needs an MSP

November 17th, 2020

With the prevalence of cyberattacks on companies of all sizes these days, businesses cannot afford to relegate cybersecurity to the bottom of their budget priorities. When it comes to cybersecurity, even small businesses should partner with a managed IT services provider (MSP). Here’s why it’s crucial to partner with an MSP that can implement robust […]

Exciting new features in the Windows 10 October 2020 Update

November 16th, 2020

In the past few weeks, Microsoft has rolled out the Windows 10 October 2020 Update. Also known as Windows 10 version 20H2, the latest update to the popular operating system brings a wealth of useful new features designed to improve your PC’s functionality and performance, as well as your overall experience. Read on to learn […]

Facing the Five Top Cloud Computing Fears

November 13th, 2020

The public cloud service market is growing. Software, infrastructure, desktop, and other service numbers are all on the rise. Yet some businesses are still holding back from migrating to the cloud. This article addresses common resistance to this highly scalable and cost-effective solution.

What you need for good cloud security

November 11th, 2020

If your organisation has opted into the many benefits of cloud migration for your storage or hosting needs, it’s essential to implement effective cloud security to support your system.

So what is cloud security? It’s the tools, strategies and practices that are used to keep information hosted in a cloud safe.

As with any IT security system, cloud security won’t ever be entirely impenetrable, but there are some best practices that will go a long way towards making your system more secure.

Are you sufficiently cooling your servers?

November 6th, 2020

Today, many businesses rely on servers for their day-to-day operations. If your servers are hosted locally, you should be aware that proper temperature control plays a vital role in keeping them running smoothly. Knowing how to properly cool your servers can help minimize the risk of crashes, which can cause downtime. How does temperature affect […]

What is Cloud Migration?

November 5th, 2020

Cloud migration simply means moving to the cloud. But what does that mean? Well, it’s like moving your business to new premises, except, instead of physically moving your data, software and IT from one site to another, you’re moving things to internet-hosted data centres. Some or all of your applications, software, IT processes and workloads move into the cloud, which means they will be hosted remotely, and accessible to you via the internet (whether through a public cloud, private cloud or hybrid cloud model).

Benefits of hybrid clouds for SMBs

October 30th, 2020

Cloud solutions today are more secure, flexible, and cost-effective than ever before, which is why they have become indispensable for many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). And thanks to hybrid cloud solutions, SMBs have access to even more agile computing resources. Hybrid clouds are a combination of private and public clouds. In private clouds, data […]