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Cybersecurity – are you ready to deal with a crisis?

Cybersecurity is far more than just preventing people clicking on attached malware these days. From an organisational point of view, keeping your digital assets safe is probably one of the most important tasks you and your company will ever undertake. What's more, it's an ongoing effort. Constant vigilance and updated protocols are the only way [...]

By |2019-02-14T10:27:05+02:00Feb 13th, 2019|Blog, General|

Startup tech solution tips

The last few years showed an unprecedented rise of small and medium-scale startup numbers. The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor reports show this to be in excess of 100 million globally each year. This means that, every few seconds, someone out there starts a new business. What's more, a fair number of them are tech-based startups. According [...]

By |2019-01-17T16:02:29+02:00Jan 16th, 2019|Blog, General|

Data security: from protection to POPI

It's been some time since we tackled developments in both the POPI act's enactment as well as data security. Moreover, the issue of data quality remains prevalent. We attended the recent Cape Town leg of the ESET Security Day, which inspired a fresh look at the topics.   Data security: no small matter Organisations face [...]

By |2018-11-16T08:39:20+02:00Nov 15th, 2018|Blog, Industry Trends, Security Info|

Building the right induction training

We would all like new additions to our organisations to be effective and efficient as soon as possible. Unless you've employed that person previously, no matter how much they research, they won't have intimate knowledge of your workings. Yet, induction training is a tool that we often overlook when creating better processes. This practice needs [...]

By |2018-10-18T14:48:29+02:00Oct 18th, 2018|Blog, General|

Modern MSP: more value, less hassle

Every year (sometimes more often), the MSP realm demands a realignment of solutions. This is necessary to match the ever-changing environment that managed services cater for. In addition, the client landscape tends to shift, as new business sectors come to realise the MSP advantage. What does this mean for the Managed Services Providers, though?   [...]

By |2019-06-14T11:21:44+02:00Jul 17th, 2018|Blog, Industry Trends, Service Info|

Data quality matters

When you process large amounts of data, it's the quality thereof that has the greatest impact on your organisation. It is thus imperative to train yourself and your staff to care about data quality. Do this from the first step, and prevent adverse effects from poor information.   Get your data right from the beginning [...]

By |2018-06-19T11:55:16+02:00Jun 19th, 2018|Blog, Industry Trends|

2018: With increased growth comes increased responsibility

The modern Internet has become the literal fibre that connects businesses and society. What's more, this inter-dependence is increasingly on the rise. With the exponential growth of Internet users to 3.8 billion, we have seen our lives drastically improve. With this, however, comes an increased sense of responsibility. Gartner estimates more than 8.4 billion "Things" [...]

By |2018-01-15T10:15:19+02:00Jan 12th, 2018|Blog, Security Info|

Forward strategy: the next level

You've laid the foundation, set the bar and let everyone know what the organisation is in store for. What's left is your forward strategy - building continuity and achieving your vision, one step at a time.   What is forward strategy? At its most basic, forward strategy refers to the second ongoing part of the [...]

By |2017-12-20T09:13:31+02:00Dec 13th, 2017|Blog, General, Industry Trends|

Hosted services, mobility and time – lessons in efficiency

Making best use of hosted services means not only being able to work remotely, but managing your time better. The idea is to maximise available time for productive outputs. Working from anywhere via reliable connectivity is only the start. You also need to consider the most applicable tools for your requirements.   Hosted services are [...]

By |2017-12-05T16:47:04+02:00Nov 9th, 2017|Blog, Industry Trends|

Firewall for the win

If you're not yet familiar with a firewall, you could be forgiven for thinking that having strong passwords and changing them often is enough to protect you and your organisation. Or could you?   A firewall is... The inconvenient truth, however, is this: you need a good mix of human behaviour and technology to guard [...]

By |2017-12-05T16:48:23+02:00Oct 8th, 2017|Blog, Service Info|
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