Business

Administrator 05/16/2022

One of the perennial IT Infrastructure problems network managers faces is the cost of deploying and managing the network infrastructure.  The component parts of the IT Infrastructure like switches, and routers all need to be configured before installation. IT Infrastructure management takes time and resources and hence cost.   As an example, if an equipment failure […]

Administrator 04/15/2022

Over the last two years or so, many organisations have moved to the Cloud, often outsourcing the IT operations to a managed service provider (“MSP”).   The extent of the outsourcing will depend on the arrangements with the MSP, but will always involve two distinct elements, management of the local and remote IT Infrastructure: Full outsourcing […]

Administrator 04/04/2022

Reliance on legacy IT infrastructure is holding back many organizations and preventing them from reaching their business potential. It is also a major hindrance to digital transformation. Ripping out and replacing the existing IT infrastructure is not the easy answer. It’s a lot more complicated than that. A big part of the problem is that […]

Administrator 03/02/2022

The last couple of years has seen a radical shift in IT infrastructure and strategies following the effects of the pandemic.   Many have moved to an online e-commerce platform and others have opened up access to their systems to suppliers and customers.  Working from home has also played a major part in shifting the focus […]

Administrator 12/03/2021

The effects of the pandemic have meant in many cases a move to a cloud server that supports working from home and remote access. This transformation needs to be accomplished at little cost. One option is to use server virtualisation technology to use capacity in the existing infrastructure, or to move to a cloud server […]

Administrator 11/10/2021

Managed Server Providers (‘MSP’) and in-house IT departments see Server Monitoring as a key function to be carried out continuously. Many already have monitoring programmes in place to maintain service levels and keep an eye out for hardware or software issues. Clearly, aiming for best practice will help achieve optimal service provision, and here are […]

Administrator 10/06/2021

The pandemic and the subsequent changes in the business environment has, for many, moved them from bricks-and-mortar outlets to e-commerce as their prime source of income. This has meant that the organisation’s Web presence is key to its business strategy. In turn, the management of their web presence and the associated IT infrastructure becomes vital.   […]

Administrator 04/19/2021

When you work on the Internet, you leave a lot of footprints. Common knowledge, yes, but it is surprising how many otherwise savvy users ignore it.   We all know cookies, and that website operators, especially Google, track our movements around cyberspace, ostensibly to improve performance, but more likely to collect information that can be sold […]

Administrator 02/09/2021

The pandemic and the consequent move to remote working, working from home, and the move to e-commerce have highlighted IT Security’s role in the IT workplace.  Networks must be efficient, responsive, and above all, secure.  They must be resistant to DDoS and other external attacks,  prevent malware attacks as far as possible and provide a […]