You may see migrating your firm’s entire network to a cloud-based, remote system as a challenging, even daunting, task. A good IT provider will give you the necessary support to meet this challenge and to effect a smooth transition to your new system. Cloud computing has great advantages and presents certain opportunities that make […]
The Bad News The UK’s productivity remains weak. Weak enough for the Bank of England to refer to it as the “productivity puzzle”. Similarly, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) refers to an “unprecedented absence” of growth. The Bank’s Quarterly Bulletin examines this pressing issue. While it suggests there may be certain contributory […]
Is your business ready for the end of Windows 2003? You’re probably aware by now that Windows Server 2003 is taking its dying breaths, with Microsoft officially withdrawing support for the server operating system this July.
With all the hacking scandals, malware updates and computer vulnerabilities that have been going on recently, it’s easy to forget that there’s another battle raging. Net neutrality has been receiving some pretty high-profile coverage in the US of late, not least because President Obama recently came out in favour of maintaining the internet status quo.
Quantum Internet. If you’ve never heard of it before, don’t worry, it’s about to become a major buzzword in the tech industry – especially after news that China is investing in the world’s most secure computer network.
So it’s goodbye Windows 7. And this time for keeps. As of last Friday, Microsoft stopped providing licences for the majority of their Windows 7 packages, including Ultimate, Home Basic and Home Premium. The Redmond-based tech company is also looking to phase out its controversial Windows 8 operating system too.
Russians attack America. After hearing this news, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the Cold War was back in full swing. But it’s all true – earlier this week the White House was subjected to a pretty extraordinary attack on their computer networks. This wasn’t just a rogue attack by black-hat cyber criminals on […]
It’s probably the defining issue of the tech world today: how to stay secure online. It’s a topic we frequently return to – whether it’s looking at the effects of Google’s Right to be Forgotten law, or the latest malicious software flaw – since it’s so important to us and our customers. In fact, the […]
Hot on the heels of Apple’s announcement to bring mobile payments to its new iPhone 6, it seems Facebook is planning online payments via its messaging platform. A student at America’s Stanford University, Andrew Aude, revealed on Twitter – where else? – that, by using top developer tool Cycript, he had found code that would […]
MasterCard, the American financial services corporation, has unveiled its all new SafetyNet tool. The security system is aimed at preventing hackers from accessing account details and – like the Tom Cruise sci-fi film, Minority Report – identifying potential attacks before they even happen. MasterCard’s President of Security Solutions, Ajay Bhalla, commented on the new […]