Guest Blog: Top Reasons for Moving Heavy Data from Local To Remote Storage

The inevitable growth of data generated every year makes the question about it’s storage more and more vital. The digital content produced in some industries needs to be available on-demand and as fast as possible. The technology evolution made remote storage much more affordable, but many company owners and managers still don’t understand its importance….


Startups can benefit from home working

For many people starting a small business, home working can have major advantages, it has been claimed. Speaking to the Guardian Professional, Hilary Humphrey, director at Seofon Business Services, said working from home was a simple way to get her company up and running. She claimed it has been much cheaper to start a business…


Blog: How can cloud computing reduce business costs?

Cloud services can help SMBs reduce costs and improve their profit margins, it has been claimed. Small and medium-sized business (SMB) leaders are constantly looking for ways to reduce costs, helping to ensure they maximise their profit margins. The arrival of cloud computing is offering assistance in this regard, by enabling SMBs to do more…


Blog: Start-up firms cite equipment as key expense

Start-up firms cite equipment as key expense Purchasing the necessary equipment, hardware and software when starting up a business is among the key concerns for would-be entrepreneurs, according to a new O2 survey. A poll of 500 SME owners found that small companies founded in the last three years cost an average of just £17,095…


Talking Business for the Budget 2013

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SMBs can upgrade their IT without breaking the bank

Cloud services such as Office 365 give SMBs the opportunity to access advanced IT solutions on a budget. Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are increasingly aware of the need to equip employees with the latest IT solutions, tools and applications. In an increasingly digital world, they can either embrace technology or continue to fall further…


Blog: Windows 8 offers the brightest of futures

Windows 8 does appear to be winning businesses users and consumers round – despite some initial hesitancy where the new operating system (OS) is concerned. Figures published by Net Applications this week reveal that Windows 8 grabbed a higher share of Microsoft web traffic during February, as more users upgraded to the new version. Undoubtedly…


Blog: Enabling anti-virus software to do its job

PC users need to play their part in keeping computers and data secure. Small business PC users should by now be well aware of the need to keep their computer files and documents secure. So much has been written about IT security in recent years that the vast majority of PC users have at least…


Small Business Without an IT Team

  Small businesses have enough to worry about without having to consider whether their server stack is capable of handling their Information/technology (IT) needs. In fact, most small businesses shouldn’t have to even ask about servers. If you decide to utilize a web-based solution to power your business, also known as ‘moving to the cloud,’…