Posts Tagged ‘Cloud’

What Is Office 365? We Explain All

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What is Office 365? A question that many are afraid to ask. In the late 90s into the 2000s Windows Operating Systems were like the latest computer games and phone launches with users rushing to PC World en-mass to secure the latest versions as they became available. Remember the iconic Windows 95? Within these Windows…

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Six Key Benefits Of Cloud Adoption

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You may have heard about cloud-based technologies and know that there could be considerable cost savings and benefits for your business. But have you been smiling and nodding along for a while and feel it could be too late to ask a question? GDPR flashbacks anyone? The benefits of cloud adoption have been widely reported…

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Cloud Cost Management – Save your money for a rainy day

Cloud Cost Management

When we think of cloud computing, we imagine modernisation, advancement, the 21st century and… a large sum of money! However, what if I told you that being on the cloud doesn’t mean you need to break the bank! Reports show that cloud users are wasting an estimated 35-40% of their cloud spend. (Source) With cloud…

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What is the GDPR & How does it affect Small to Medium Businesses?

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What is GDPR? GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation, a regulatory legislative framework that was passed into law by the Parliament of the European Union on the 14th of April 2016. It has already repealed and replaced the (now outdated) legal framework for digital organisations Directive 95/46/EC (1998). This directive previously set regulatory standards…

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What is Ransomware?

What Is Ransomware

Introduction to the Ransomware Problem On May 12th 2017, Europe, along with much of the world was struck by a massive cyber attack. It called itself ‘WannaCry’, and did huge amounts of damage. WannaCry was a piece of ‘ransomware’ – a word we are getting more and more used to hearing through the media. WannaCry…

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Unbelievably True Tech Support Stories

We all know the joke about tech support sitting in an office all day telling people to ‘turn it off then turn it back on again’ right? Whereas that may portray a humorous image in our minds, the facts of reality are often even more funny as we take a look at some of the…

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Migrating to the Cloud is Fascinating! And Here’s Why

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Whether we like it or not Cloud Services are everywhere, even when we look in the sky we are firmly reminded that even a nimbus pails into insignificance when compared to the Cloud Computing sector multi-billion dollar value. In fact, experts predict that by 2020, Cloud computing will have surpassed the $270 billion mark proving…

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The Crippling Costs of Downtime to Your Business

Unfortunately, it happens, servers go down and businesses suffer at the expense. Did you know that in a 2016 report by IHS, Outages cost large scale North American companies upwards of $700 Billion in 2015? (Source). That is a catastrophic amount of lost income in just one continent, and the impact on the productivity of…

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The Trials and Tribulations of Cloud Adoption

There can be no denying that Cloud Adoption is a major player in the growth and future success of many organisations. Despite this, there are still many who view Cloud adoption as a headache and are put off by what they perceive to be the many trials and tribulations associated with the move. However, according…

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