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What LEGO has taught us about networks

Posted on May 03, 2018

What Lego Taught Us About Networks

LEGO is what happy childhood play is made from. Creating worlds from those colourful, plastic, interlocking building blocks requires careful architecture, planning and construction. In the IT world, there’s many similarities between playing with LEGO and building a good network. So what exactly can…

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Disaster recovery still not getting the love it needs

Posted on May 02, 2018


What keeps business leaders up at night? These days, the answer increasingly is cybercrime. But research suggests that by focusing too much on cyber attack prevention rather than cure, business leaders are failing to maximise overall IT resilience. Growing danger This year for the first time, the…

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Networks of the future

Posted on April 27, 2018

Networks Of The Future

One thing is clear when we look at the future of networking, and that is, it will continue to grow at a very fast rate. So as connectivity and networking grow within businesses, so do the challenges that must be addressed. Software defined, automated and virtual The IT landscape changes fast, making…

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5 things you should always ask your internet provider

Posted on April 25, 2018

5 Things You Should Ask Your Internet Provider

While having the internet is a business necessity, it’s the quality of the connection that matters most. After all, without a fast and reliable connection, the internet is just a cumbersome, and even costly, tool. By simply asking the right questions upfront, your business can ensure the internet…

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5 Key Trends to Keep IT Managers Awake at Night

Posted on April 15, 2018

5 Key Trends To Keep It Managers Awake At Night

What will the networks of the future look like? The IT industry’s relentless pace of innovation makes predictions difficult, but here are five key trends to watch. 1. Intent-based networking Intent-based networking was a major theme of the CiscoLive conference in Melbourne in March 2018. The concept…

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To Infinity and BEYOND

Posted on April 13, 2018

To Infinity And Beyond

Networks in Australia are experiencing rapid growth, thanks to the convergence of the Internet of Things (IoT). In the next two decades, Australia will see an increase in appliance connectivity through IoT. The facilitation of this technology will see more and more devices seeking an internet connection. Additionally,…

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Ransomware epidemic - are you prepared?

Posted on March 20, 2018

Ransomware Epidemic Are You Prepared

According to recent studies, more than 4,000 ransomware attacks happen daily, infecting around 30,000 - 50,000 devices every month. So it’s fair to say that these ransomware attacks, along with their exponential increase over previous years, is now of epidemic proportions. There are many steps you can…

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How IT Can Help Save The Pain Of A Data Breach

Posted on March 15, 2018


At the end of February, new laws were enacted in Australia regarding the mandatory notification of data breaches. With large company fines, as well as substantial individual fines for non-compliance, understanding these changes need to be a top priority for every company in Australia. Whilst the changes…

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Five top tips for a seamless transition to SIP

Posted on March 13, 2018

In House Pbx Is So 90S Its Time To Move To The Cloud

In Australia, the clock is ticking for companies relying on ISDN. They will soon be forced to find alternative solutions as the ageing technology is retired. NBN Co has announced that ISDN will no longer be be available for purchase by new customers from 30 June 2018. It will progressively be disconnected…

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How to choose the right sort of backup

Posted on February 14, 2018

How To Choose The Right Sort Of Backup

Backing up data is one of the most important ways of protecting your company, its operations and functions. There are many different ways of doing this and various types of backup. We examine the three main varieties—full, incremental and differential backups—as well as the advantages, disadvantages…

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