Small business networking tools

2018-06-20T12:58:00+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Small business networking tools While we may all know that the most powerful connections are forged in person, this is 2018 and that means that many of us will be doing a lot of our networking online. In fact, businesses on lower budgets may do all of their networking online. That being so, here [...]

Sales tools for small businesses

2018-06-14T17:23:01+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services, Technology Trends|Tags: , , |

Sales tools for small businesses Sales are what keeps companies in business and it is, therefore, important to equip your sales teams with the best tools you can afford. Fortunately for small businesses, there are a number of good tools out there at very reasonable prices. Here are six of them: Pipedrive [...]

Cloud storage and the question of back-ups

2018-04-11T12:26:58+00:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cloud storage and the question of back-ups Cloud storage site Megaupload was one of the success stories of the internet. It was one of the top fifteen most popular sites online and was believed to be responsible for about 4% of all internet traffic. Then it went out of business, without warning, as a [...]

VoIP phone system migration: ISDN’s final countdown

2021-12-20T18:01:05+00:00March 16th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , |

ISDN Switch Off : The final countdown for migration to Cloud VoIP & Fast Internet Back in 2015, BT announced that it would switch off both its PSTN and ISDN networks by 2025. But just because something’s been announced, that doesn’t mean that it’s going to happen; the government has been trying to [...]

The great debate about net neutrality

2021-12-14T20:03:10+00:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , , , |

The great debate about net neutrality Regulating the internet is a question that has baffled web users since its inception, but that hasn’t stopped politicians of all persuasions and all across the world from trying to do it. The latest attempt to hit the headlines is the proposal to cancel the Obama-era net-neutrality laws, [...]

Cloud storage compliance issues

2018-04-09T13:47:28+00:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , |

Cloud storage compliance issues The many advantages of cloud-based computing are evident to many organisations. At the same time, however, it should also be evident that moving data into the cloud brings with it a new set of regulatory compliance issues. It is also worth considering the relevance of the implementation of GDPR next [...]

Office​ ​365​ ​vs​ ​the​ ​G​ ​Suite

2018-04-09T13:50:27+00:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , , |

Office​ ​365​ ​vs​ ​the​ ​G​ ​Suite The advantages of moving to the cloud are many and obvious, but they do raise the question of which cloud application(s) to use. For most SMEs, the leading contenders for Office applications are Outlook 365 and G Suite, often known as Google Docs or Google Drive. Here is [...]

HTTP to HTTPS – Why secure your website?

2018-04-09T13:57:14+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , , |

HTTP to HTTPS – Why secure your website? Let’s start with the basics: http stands for hypertext transfer protocol and it’s essentially what makes the World Wide Web work. Https stands for hypertext transfer protocol secure and, as its name suggests, it’s basically a more secure version of http. Specifically, https uses encryption to [...]

WordPress Plugins – What are the dangers?

2017-10-23T08:44:43+00:00October 16th, 2017|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , |

WordPress Plugins - What are the dangers? According to its website, WordPress powers about a quarter of the internet and that statistic is easy to believe. The service is pretty much synonymous with blogging and it is the framework behind many successful ecommerce sites. There are lots of reasons why WordPress is popular but [...]

Outlook vs Slack

2017-11-01T14:32:02+00:00October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , |

Outlook vs Slack Until relatively recently, Outlook was the de facto standard for business communications. Now, while it’s still a mainstay, its place at the top of the digital communications tree is being challenged by a range of messaging systems, with Slack leading the charge. The basic similarities between Outlook and Slack Both [...]

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