Cloud or dedicated server? Where is the smart money going?

Cloud or dedicated server? Where is the smart money going?

Should you be entrusting your data to the cloud or keeping it down to earth on your own servers? This is a decision facing every CIO. And it’s one they’ll be forced to justify and revisit regularly for the foreseeable future. That’s because there’s been no knock-out...
Avoiding future tech troubles

Avoiding future tech troubles

Hardware downtime is expensive in almost every modern business. Employees can’t work, and IT staff are engaged in remedial action. Prevention and preparation, as always, are the best cure. 1. Keep software updated You don’t need to be an IT expert to know computer...
Rugged is more than a word

Rugged is more than a word

When you’re going to put a mobile computer on the shop floor, you want to make sure it will last. You’d ideally like to make sure that it will stand up to whatever rigors the environment and regular use will require—but how can you be sure? A lot of laptop...
Windows 10: Think Productivity & Security

Windows 10: Think Productivity & Security

If IT security isn’t a concern, it should be. All the time. Not only are hackers after your passwords and bank account details, they’re looking to hack smaller businesses to use them as backdoors into the larger businesses that are their victims’ customers. With that...
Five Ways to Stop Data Theft

Five Ways to Stop Data Theft

Look around the office. One in four of the people will take or share sensitive company information when they leave their job. The findings from a 2016 survey of 600 employees in seven industries by Biscom show that employees are the greatest risk when it comes to data...