Why the office desk phone is far from dead

Posted on May 28, 2018

Why The Office Desk Phone Is Far From Dead

The rise of mobile telecommunications is paving the way for the demise of the landline telephone in Australian homes. Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) figures show that in 2009, nine out of 10 Australian households had a landline phone in their home. By late 2016, a quarter of the…

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Business Continuity Action Plan

Posted on May 25, 2018

Business Continuity Action Plan

It is essential that every business has a Business Continuity Plan (BCP). It means when disaster hits, your organisation can continue operating and have the resilience to recover quickly. What makes a good Business Continuity Plan (BCP)? Also known as a Business Continuity Action Plan or Business…

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Public vs private hosting: your best cloud computing solution

Posted on May 23, 2018

How To Get Started With Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is not a new concept, but the options available to businesses today are paving new ground for data sharing. The evolution of storing data in 'the cloud' began back in the 1950s, when companies employed time-sharing on computers to allow multiple users access to information on separate…

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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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