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Why bandwidth is not the only consideration for your network

Posted on July 20, 2018

Why Bandwidth

Bandwidth is seen as the overriding concern in network procurement; it's critical for Internet and IP-WAN connectivity and important for the proper operation of hybrid networks and other common technologies. To a large extent, this concern is understandable, as the volume of online traffic we consume…

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How small business can overtake big business in the future

Posted on July 16, 2018

How Small Business Can Overtake Big Business In The Future

The days of small businesses struggling to compete with big corporations is rapidly becoming a thing of the past. This is largely due to the changing digital landscape which arms SMEs, start-ups and small businesses with many tools that give them advantages over big businesses. Through social media,…

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Creating an anytime workplace

Posted on July 09, 2018

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Mobile warriors, home-based workers, freelancers, contract roles. If these are the future of workplaces, how much longer are companies actually going to require one physical work environment if everything can be done remotely? While for some companies, having a physical office is a necessity, it’s still…

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The threat of DDOS attacks and how to mitigate them

Posted on July 02, 2018

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Ever since computers became mainstream in Australian offices, the threat of viruses and other malicious intrusions have been an issue that IT managers have needed to mitigate. And the latest threat businesses have to fear are Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, which can shut down an entire…

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Why the end of copper could be the start of something great

Posted on June 29, 2018

End Copper

For many businesses, telephony services are an ongoing source of dissatisfaction because of the gap between what is promised and what is delivered by mainstream telcos. As a result, enterprises often feel powerless when it comes to setting up phone lines, Internet services and other office technology…

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Boom in cloud adoption driving Australian IT transformation

Posted on June 11, 2018

Boom In Cloud Adoption Driving Australian It Transformation

The cloud has matured to such an extent that many organisations are now following a cloud-first or even a cloud-only strategy. Alongside this, momentum in software-defined infrastructure, containers and DevOps is fuelling the transformation of IT as business leaders look for increased agility from their…

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In-House PBX is so 90's! It's time to move to the Cloud

Posted on June 07, 2018

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

It's time for SMEs to get off the ground and into the cloud. If you’re still tethered to your desk with an old-school analog POTS (plain old telephone system) or IP-VoIP, you're behind the times. Your competitors are working in the cloud while eating your lunch. In fact, your competitors can stop for…

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Best Practice to reduce the risk of toll fraud

Posted on June 05, 2018

Best Practice To Reduce The Risk Of Toll Fraud

Toll fraud, or the unauthorised use of phone lines, is costly for both telecommunications companies as well as their customers. However there are some simple steps which can be taken to better protect yourself and your business to minimise the risk of becoming a victim of toll fraud. What is toll…

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