BYOD Strategy: Is it Worth the Hassle? With the rise of cloud computing systems and constant pressures on businesses to cut costs, the trend towards Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) schemes is gathering momentum. But does the added hassle of administering such schemes outweigh the benefits they bring?
It’s been a ten days since the vast Ashley Madison hack made headlines worldwide. Its not surprising, the numbers are staggering. 33 million users affected, 1.2 million in the UK alone. Everything from email addresses to banking details have been leaked by a group calling itself ‘The Impact Team’. The diverse range […]
Last week, Apple music released the first set of figures for its sign up service. So far, its looks impressive. 11 million people have signed up, compared to Jay Z’s Tidal, which has just 770,000 users. That is, however, a long way behind Spotify’s 75 million users, although to be fair where Apple music […]
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 […]
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 […]