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Cloud Vs. Purchasing Servers

The decision to either replace your servers or move to the cloud is a difficult one. There are benefits and negatives regarding each option. Purchasing a new server involves a large capital expenditure, whereas signing up to a cloud solution involves an ongoing monthly operational cost. Cloud solutions can offer significant advantages. Utilising a cloud […]


Tape vs. Online Backup

  Tape vs. Online Backup Recent advancements in network speeds within Australia, have seen a large increase in the number of organisations moving from tape to online backup. Improved broadband capabilities have reduced the previously lengthy backup window associated with online backup. Where historically backup windows for tape based backup were shorter than online, the […]


HP’s Enterprise Grade Hybrid is here

HP recently launched the Pro x2 612, a detachable two in- one notebook for business users. The notebook is HP’s first detachable PC built for business users. For users looking for a more mobile keyboard, HP also provides a Travel Keyboard option. The Travel Keyboard is backlit, features a USB 3.0 port, an audio jack, […]


Why should a company implement an email archiving solution?

Email archiving is the process of utilising hardware and software that is designed to sort and index the contents of an organisation’s electronic mail. When an employee deletes an email, it is moved into a designated storage area with read only capabilities. There are four main reasons to implement an email archiving solution: 1. Compliance: […]

Categories Disaster Recovery, Email


What is WAN Optimisation?

WAN optimisation is the process of utilising applications and products designed to improve the speed and efficiency of data transfer across a wide-area network (WAN). A key objective is to ensure bandwidth is prioritized for mission critical applications rather than less important processes. The result is improved file transfer speeds and more responsive applications. Devices […]

Categories Networks & Security


Did you know: Windows Server 2012 R2 has a deduplication function?

Data deduplication is a data compression method for the removal of duplicate files. The process reduces the amount of storage space required within an organisations server. Purchasing deduplication software and hardware can be expensive. Conveniently Windows Server 2012 R2 natively has built-in deduplication functionality. Windows Server 2012 R2 deduplication is only available on files on […]