How Managed IT Services Help Small Businesses

How Managed IT Services Help Small Businesses

A managed IT service helps you outsource your daily information technology needs. It takes away your IT worries so you can focus more on your business while working to boost your growth and productivity. While you can have an internal IT department, an outsourced...
The First Ransomware Attack

The First Ransomware Attack

Ransomware – we are hearing this word a bit too often these days. But did you ever think when and how the very first ransomware attack happened? Stick with me to learn about the first ransomware attack. The definition of ransomware. Ransomware is a type of malicious...
What Causes Network Downtime?

What Causes Network Downtime?

If we were to simplify the impact of downtime for any organisation, we’d say that when the IT infrastructure works, the business works. Regardless of the company size, any length of unplanned downtime can lead to repercussions such as lost productivity, negative...
Why You Should Back Up Your Organisation’s Data Offsite

Why You Should Back Up Your Organisation’s Data Offsite

Are you a business owner who relies on their server for data backup? You should know that this measure is not enough. You’ll have no options to fall back on if there’s a problem with the server hosting your business’s data. The truth is that every business using...
What is the Cost of Downtime for your SME Business?

What is the Cost of Downtime for your SME Business?

Downtime is usually pretty straightforward. All systems and machines face mechanical failures at some point, which often result in downtime. When IT systems go down, it costs businesses in different ways. It is not just the monetary loss that you bear. Your company...
Replacing office hardware – how often?

Replacing office hardware – how often?

After how many years should you replace your office hardware? Replacing your hardware can be a tough call. The cost of replacing outdated tools is substantial, and management often uses it as a reason to delay upgrades. But you’re also paying a price by continuing to...
Cybersecurity Basics for Small Businesses

Cybersecurity Basics for Small Businesses

Cyber threats are a kind of problem that no business is immune to. And it is not just big corporations that have to deal with it; small businesses are also significant targets. While most owners want to have cybersecurity for their business, many aren’t sure how. If...
Operation Prevention: How to Identify a Phishing Email

Operation Prevention: How to Identify a Phishing Email

Many people think that they know all there is to know about scam emails. In reality, many fall victim to them every day. Worst of all, it is just the tip of an iceberg.  A correlative of scam emails is a phishing email, which also happens to be the most common...
5 Backup and Disaster Recovery Myths to Avoid

5 Backup and Disaster Recovery Myths to Avoid

Despite being fundamental to business continuity, there is still a lot of confusion between backup and Disaster Recovery (DR). Given the strategic importance of these technologies, however, clarity is essential. In this blog, we aim to clear things up once...