Why mobile devices should keep you up at night

According to recent data, global mobile data traffic grew 81 percent in 2013 and last year’s mobile data traffic was nearly 18 times the size of the entire global Internet in 2000. Mobile devices continue their staggering growth. Smartphone usage grew 50 percent in 2013. There are now 92 million mobile-connected tablets and 22 million…

Hybrid Cloud: a solution for your IT?

The technology landscape is changing and we are being told the Cloud is going to dominate the future of IT. There are compelling reasons to move to Cloud products that offer us cost savings and the ability to scale. What is Hybrid? Not everything can or should go to the Cloud just yet which is…

Solid State Drives…. Explained

Until recently most PCs and laptops were equipped with Hard Disk Drives (HDDs) to store your computer files. Think of a HDD as similar to DVD – it works by reading/writing data onto a spinning disc that holds your data. Like a DVD, HDDs are “non-volatile” which means the data doesn’t disappear when power is…

Virtualisation: explained

What is virtualisation? Virtualisation is the technology that has been quietly driving the cloud computing revolution and is now gaining recognition in its own right as a way to improve business productivity and efficiency. “Virtualising” allows servers, networks and applications to run independent of their underlying hardware systems. This technology is now seen as a…

HP August Deals

Trade up to HP ProLiant Servers, it will be the smartest move you’ll ever make! Turn your IT into your advantage with built-in intelligence. HP ProLiant Gen8 — the world’s smartest servers — pay you back with faster deployment, easier management, up to 9x better workload performance, and more uptime. Trade in your non-HP server…

More Juice!

The secret to getting more juice out of your notebook battery With the rise of the laptop we have been able to stay productive, creative and entertained almost anywhere. We are no longer tied to our desks or a certain location – that is, until it is time to recharge. The way we use our…

Tablet vs Ultrabook

Tablet or Ultrabook: How they compare In the market for a new device? Not sure of the difference between a tablet and an Ultrabook? Despite the outer similarities the core functionality of tablets and Ultrabooks are actually quite different. When choosing between both it’s not necessarily a matter of which is better, but rather which…

July’s HP Deals

Fantastic value on selected HP Servers Check out the latest popular HP server models below. HP MicroServer Gen8 with Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Pre-InstalledIdeal for start-ups and remote offices Intel® Pentium® G2020T (2.5GHz) HP 8GB (1x8GB) Memory 2x HP 500GB 6G SATA 7.2K rpm LFF (3.5-inch) Hard Drives Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Preinstalled 1…

Web Security + Cyber Crime

Is my business secure enough to be on the web? Cyber Crime is on the rise. Every day businesses both large and small are being hacked and having data leaked to public sites, costing businesses billions of dollars a year. Unfortunately local businesses are an international target for hackers for two simple reasons: We are…

Which version of Office?

Which version of Office is right for you? To cloud or not to cloud – that is the question you have to answer before upgrading to the latest version of Office. For the first time ever Microsoft now gives you a choice: buy Office 2013 outright and it’s yours or subscribe to Office 365 and…