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What is an Advantage of Using a Private Cloud Over a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC?)?

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Virtual Private Cloud

As more organizations migrate their computing activities to the cloud, more questions arise as to the appropriate type of cloud service for the organization in question. What is an advantage of using a private cloud over a virtual private cloud…

What is an Advantage of a Private Cloud in an Organization?

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Private Cloud

The computing world has been turning away from space-consuming hardware and moving more and more resources into the cloud. Businesses and organizations that rely on computer resources and data management have had to assess their own needs in regards to…

Where Should You Implement Intrusion Prevention Systems in Your IT Infrastructure?

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Intrusion Prevention Systems

As the online world matures, more actors have a better understanding of how the environment works. And while this can lead to positive developments and beneficial strategic breakthroughs, there’s also a criminal side to the internet that constantly creates threats…

What Is IT Infrastructure Management?

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IT Infrastructure Management

When it comes to answering the question of, “What is IT infrastructure management?” it’s helpful, to begin with defining the word, “infrastructure.” Infrastructure encompasses the organizational features that allow an association, business, country, or another group to function. Infrastructure is…

How Long Does Planning Cloud Implementation Take?

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Cloud Implementation

Cloud computing has become increasingly popular due to its efficiency, ease of scalability, lower costs and reduced reliance on physical hardware. But cloud computing isn’t easily implemented overnight. We all know the pain and reluctance that comes with using a…

What Is Private Cloud Automation?

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Private Cloud Automation

More and more business computing processes are migrating to the cloud. By using virtual data centres, businesses can save money on hardware, physical storage space and employee expenditures. Private clouds also offer more security, faster processing and time-saving workarounds that…

Why Is Business Internet More Expensive?

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Business Internet

As a small business owner who has to ensure every penny is accounted for, it can be exasperating to be faced with the difference in cost between business and residential internet service. Business internet can cost many times more than…

MBC’s 365 Total Defence

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Microsoft 365 is the most targeted platform for cyber criminals due to its global popularity. Since 2019 cyber attacks on this business solution have been steadily increasing, and by the end of last year have accounted for over 70% of…

How to Set Up a VoIP System for a Small Business

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VoIP System for Small Business

Many small business owners have discovered the advantages of VoIP systems when compared with traditional landline telephones. They’re often cheaper to operate, offer more features and are easy to set up. If you’re interested in trying out the technology but…

Benefits Of VOIP System For Small Business

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VOIP System For Small Business

Many small business owners might not recognize the implications of integrating voice over internet protocol (VOIP) systems into their day-to-day functioning. However, there are several benefits of VOIP system for small businesses that should be considered regardless of the industry…

How Does An IT Audit Differ From A Security Assessment?

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How Does An IT Audit Differ From A Security Assessment

Although an IT audit and a security assessment are very similar things, there are some important differences. How does an IT audit differ from a security assessment? Both are integral parts of a risk management system, but they’re each carried…

Why A Company Needs To Use Firewall And Router

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Why A Company Needs To Use Firewall And Router

Because so many companies depend on an internet connection to function, protection against malicious online attacks has become a fact of doing business. But is it possible to rely on the protection provided by your router and operating system software?…

What Is Network Traffic Monitoring?

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Shot of Asian IT Specialist Using Laptop in Data Center Full of Rack Servers. Concept of High Speed Internet Connections with Blue Visualization Projection of Binary Data Transfer

On a personal level, nobody likes slow internet speeds. If the movie you’re watching keeps buffering or the cursor on the document you’re typing up lags behind your keystrokes, it’s easy to become so frustrated that you question the point…

What Does A Firewall Protect Your Company Against?

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Firewall Protect Your Company

As more of the world becomes familiar with how the internet works, there’s a proportional increase in the number of people who use it for malicious purposes. Protecting your company against cybercriminals and pranksters may appear to be above and…

How Often Should A Business Continuity Plan Be Tested?

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How Often Should A Business Continuity Plan Be Tested

In today’s business environment, even short amounts of downtime can lead to large losses. Ensuring your business or organization can quickly recover from both a short interruption and a major disaster is the basis of a business continuity plan (BCP.)…

What Is The Purpose Of An IT Audit?

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What Is The Purpose Of An IT Audit

As more of the world’s businesses become dependent on information technologies, the functioning, regulation, stability, security and recovery of those systems are as integral to the business as the business itself. In other words, any company that depends on information…

Which Is Better For Small Business VoIP Or Hardline Phones?

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Which Is Better For Small Business VoIP Or Hardline Phones

The internet has made a major impact on many industries and voice communications is one of them. Even though hardline phones birthed the mobile phone revolution, the internet has opened the entirely new commercial enterprise of voice-over-internet-protocol, also known as…

What Would Happen If IT Services of a Retailer Were Attacked?

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What Would Happen If IT Services of a Retailer Were Attacked

Because they regularly deal in monetary transactions, retailers are under constant threat from malicious actors. This has become even more pronounced with the increase in online shopping. To know what would happen if IT services of a retailer were attacked,…

What IT Services Should Be Kept Inside, and What Services Can Be Outsourced?

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What IT Services Should Be Kept Inside, and What Services Can Be Outsourced

When a business is first started, everything is typically done in-house. Very often there’s no budget for hiring other people or outsourcing specialized jobs. But once a company gets on its feet, it needs to start making decisions about what…

How Can Cloud Automation Help Networks?

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How Can Cloud Automation Help Networks

Cloud automation uses specialized online tools and software programs to automate processes that have typically been done manually in the past. How can cloud automation help networks? Simply put, cloud automation reduces the necessity of human oversight of highly repetitive…

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