How prepared is your business for data loss?

Posted by Joytan Fernandes on 11-Nov-2019 15:43:48

shutterstock_534464599Data loss can lead to putting a business in an unfavourable position. Global market intelligence firm IDC informs us that 40 percent of SMEs don’t back up their data at all! The purpose of this article is to inform businesses of the implications data loss can have to a business to satisfy the need of having backup in place. Data is the backbone of a business that all parties rely on and a loss of data means the business cannot perform well enough to deliver their product and/or services.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery, Data Loss, back up

Cloud Migration and its Importance

Posted by Joytan Fernandes on 18-Oct-2019 10:30:11

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Migrating to the cloud is no longer an idea emerging but a concrete option when looking at how to make your business work better. Essentially, cloud migration is when a business moves their data and applications that are located on their premises to the cloud. The core reason cloud migration has gained a lot of traction over the years is due to its ability to adapt to a business’s environment better than on-premises hardware. Read further to better understand the importance and benefits migrating to the cloud brings to your business.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, DRaaS

How Does Office 365 Help with Digital Transformation?

Posted by Joytan Fernandes on 19-Sep-2019 14:34:48
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Previously we have covered what digital transformation is and why companies are perusing it. This week we will be exploring how Office 365 helps with Digital Transformation. Over the years, Office 365 has gain tremendous popularity as it is proven to have improved efficiency and flexibility in a business’s workforce and is providing a more streamlined approach to business processes with its ability to integrate with current systems.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Office 365, Microsoft, digital transformation

Is your Business Protecting its Users from Weaponised Emails?

Posted by Joytan Fernandes on 11-Sep-2019 10:24:02

Almost everyone is aware of email vulnerabilities, but do you act on it? According to FireEye Group, 91% of cyber-attacks started with an email. This is mostly because most people are under the assumption that they have proper up-to-date email security when they may not. Windows and Mac push monthly security updates which cover new advances in cyber-crime, but these updates are focused on making the system unbreachable but are not able to stop human errors via email which is why it is important to also invest in further proper email security.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Email Solutions, cyber attacks, Email Vulnerabilities, Cyber Security

What Is Digital Transformation and Why Are Companies Pursuing It?

Posted by Ben Spector on 03-Mar-2019 17:26:08

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Digital transformation is a popular topic of discussion in boardrooms. Learn what digital transformation is all about and why companies are interested in digitally transforming themselves.

IDC predicts that at least 55% of organizations will be digitally transforming themselves by 2020. But what exactly is digital transformation? More important, why are companies pursuing it?

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Topics: Cloud Computing, digital transformation

Starting up a Business? Rely on Cloud Computing Services

Posted by Ben Spector on 02-Mar-2019 19:29:06

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Simply put, cloud computing involves accessing documents and programs via the internet as opposed to your computer hard drive. In other words, as long as there’s an internet connection, cloud based data is accessible. Cloud computing systems are frequently used in small and medium sized businesses, but what makes cloud services superior to alternative methods? Below, we explore just a few reasons why you should use cloud computing at your start-up.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Small Business

Edge Computing 101

Posted by Ben Spector on 13-Jan-2019 11:51:45
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When cloud computing was introduced, there was a lot of confusion about what it was. Similarly, there is a lot of confusion about the current IT trend of edge computing. Here are the basics.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, IT Support, VoIP, Small Business, business tips, edge computing

Reputation Jacking: Another Trick Up Hackers’ Sleeves

Posted by Ben Spector on 13-Jan-2019 11:41:29

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Reputation-jacking is on the rise. Discover what reputation-jacking is and why cyber criminals like to use it when attacking businesses.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Data Breach, Email Solutions, Business operations, helpdesk, IT Support, business, cyber attacks, cyber threats, data protection, business tips, Cyber Security

Cloud Computing: 4 Reasons That Your Business Needs a Cloud File Server

Posted by Ben Spector on 23-Jul-2018 14:40:14

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Cloud Computing: 4 Reasons You Need a Cloud File Server

Over the last few years, there has been a lot of talk about the cloud and how it helps companies. But many who are starting a company or are doing great with their current system tend to be sceptical about the benefits of the cloud. However, cloud storage brings with it a number of benefits that can help boost your company’s productivity and efficiency. In this article, we will explore these benefits.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, Data Storage

Honeypots Reveal How Hackers Might Attack Your Business’s Cloud-Based Systems

Posted by Ben Spector on 09-Jul-2018 14:54:56

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Honeypots Reveal How Hackers Might Attack Your Business’s Cloud-Based Systems

To discover the security risks that businesses might face when they use public clouds, researchers conducted an experiment using honeypots. Here is what the researchers discovered.

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Topics: Cloud Computing, business, Small Business, hacking, hackers, Cyber Security

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