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Small business? Do more business with digital

Posted on May 21, 2018

Small Business Do More Business With Digital

Until recently, small businesses were limited in terms of market size. Local was local; and there wasn’t much to discuss beyond that. Over time, digital networks overcame this constraint, and today many small operators compete directly with large enterprises every day. Particularly during the last decade;…

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Is the data centre dead?

Posted on May 18, 2018

Is The Data Centre Dead

Cloud computing has become a preferred infrastucture model for many enterprises in the modern world. Australian Bureau of Statistics data has shown that the number of Australian businesses using commercial cloud computing services rose from 19 percent to 31 per cent from 2013-14 to 2015-16. But…

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Voice communication making a comeback

Posted on May 15, 2018

Voice Making Comeback

Something unexpected is happening in the digital age: voice communication is making a comeback. Perhaps upon reflection we shouldn’t be too surprised by this: after all, voice has always been at the heart of how people connect. If one thinks of human speech as having been around for 24 hours, then…

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What Are the Challenges of Next-Generation Firewalls?

Posted on May 14, 2018

What Are The Challenges Of Next Generation Firewalls

Keeping your business safe from every digital threat under the sun seems like an impossible task. Network intrusion is becoming even more sophisticated and launching new, more effective methods to steal data. So, what steps can you take to truly protect your firm? Next-generation firewalls…

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How a Prius Can Influence Enterprise IT Efficiency

Posted on May 11, 2018

How A Prius Can Influence Enterprise It Efficiency

You’ve likely heard of the benefits that hybrid vehicles are delivering to people around the world – but what if hybrid approaches could be applied in enterprise IT – where and what benefits could it deliver? Firstly, hybrid infrastructure is widely being used to blend the best attributes of on-premises…

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Has Physical Network Redundancy Had Its Day?

Posted on May 10, 2018

Has Physical Network Redundancy Had Its Day

Software defined this, virtualised that...the choices for IT teams have never been more mind-boggling. But, put all that aside. Park the hype and let’s talk old school network redundancy. Network redundancy is like an insurance policy for corporate or industrial networks. Those that require high availability…

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Where did everyone go? How to cope with the IT skills shortage

Posted on May 09, 2018

Where Go 2

Australian businesses are thriving on digitisation. Research in 2017 showed the digital economy had created 40,000 new jobs across Australia in the previous two years and was set to be worth $139 billion a year by 2020. This would grow the information and communications technology share of gross…

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Why do you need a multi-device security program?

Posted on May 07, 2018

Why Do You Need A Multi Device Security Program

When people think about cybersecurity, the first things that come to mind are hackers and desktop computers. In today’s world, that mindset is sadly out of date. Thanks to the rise of mobile devices and new varieties of cyber attacks, you need to think more broadly about securing your corporate assets…

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Is Your Business Ready For GDPR?

Posted on May 04, 2018


A data breach, whether small or significant, can lead to massive damage to any business. Not just loss of credibility, clients, and revenue but it can impact your customer’s business as well. The concerned authorities, across the world, are coming up with measures and regulations to ensure that data…

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