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Fibre Optic Internet South Africa

Fibre Optic Internet South Africa “Fibre is not a new technology, and has been around for almost a decade in South Africa. It’s only recently become more visible and available to consumers due to the increase in companies which supply it, as demand for faster Internet increases. According to MWEB, fibre works through “fibre optic […]

Does VoIP Slow Down Your Business Internet?

Does VoIP Slow Down Your Business Internet? “Depending on the choice you make in your VoIP communications, there may be some slowing in your Internet connection. However there are steps you can take to make this slowing as minimal as possible. Here are the options you have for VoIP communication services: You could purchase an […]

CIO vs CTO – Know your IT Roles

CIO vs CTO – Know your IT Roles “When you start talking about IT leadership roles and IT career tracks, the question that almost always comes up is “What’s the difference between the CIO and CTO positions?” Here’s a quick breakdown of the distinguishing characteristics of those two roles. Chief Information Officer – Defined Serves […]

CIO vs CISO – Who Does What?

CIO vs CISO – Who Does What? “Every organization handles security differently, based on their needs and internal structure—but in some mid to large sized companies, both the chief information officer (CIO) and the chief information security officer (CISO) are involved. The relationship between the CIO and the CISO is something that is often described […]

Can I Use VoIP With Wi-Fi?

Can I Use VoIP With Wi-Fi? “The simple answer to this question is yes, but it’s a little bit more complicated than that. If you have a wireless router and network then you can use your VoIP phone in a wireless way. If you’re on the move, you can use VoIP via WiFi connections but […]

Backups vs Disaster Recovery – Is Prevention Easier than Cure?

Backups vs Disaster Recovery – Is Prevention Easier than Cure? “Data centre downtime means an organization can’t serve its customers and it can’t execute transactions, leading, potentially, to thousands of rands of lost revenue. Recent data shows that 76 percent of companies experienced an outage in the last year and only 13 percent of those […]

Disaster Recovery Plan – Ensuring your Business Bounces Back

Disaster Recovery Plan – Ensuring your Business Bounces Back Disaster recovery in IT encompasses various types of measures which can be included in a disaster recovery plan (DRP). Disaster recovery planning is a subset of a larger process known as business continuity planning and includes planning for resumption of applications, data, hardware, electronic communications (such […]

Data Recovery from Hard Disk vs Cloud Storage

Data Recovery from Hard Disk vs Cloud Storage “The term “storage” is one of the most important factors associated with IT infrastructure setup for a business or individual. With time there has been a shifting trend till this day where we have the choice of choosing from a list of portable storage equipment such as […]

Cloud Based Network Protection

Cloud Based Network Protection “When it comes to protecting your business network, it doesn’t matter what size you are. Big company, small company, start up; hackers will still want your information and they’ll still stealthily poke holes in your network wherever they can. You need to get security measures in place – and fast. That’s […]

Data Migration vs Data Integration: Know The Differences

Data Migration vs Data Integration: Know The Differences Data migration: The process of transferring data between computer storage types or file formats. It is a key consideration for any system implementation, upgrade, or consolidation. Data integration: Combining data residing in different sources and providing users with a unified view of them. To delve a little […]