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Are laptops and personal devices becoming a tool of the trade?

Up until recently, computers in the workplace have been identified as a business tool to allow employees to perform their job properly – without them, typists couldn’t write up their notes, accountants would still be drawing up hand written spreadsheets without automatic calculation and artists would be hand drawing illustrations. It only seemed reasonable that … Continue reading

The State of Cloud Computing Around the World: Canada

Cloud is being adopted in some countries more than others, but what factors determine the reasons behind this? A case-study of Canada highlights some of the issues and thinking behind when and how to embrace “The Cloud”.

A huge week for technology

This week sees the launch of several different products from Apple, Microsoft and also Google. Between the three vendors there really is a grand finale of technology to cap off what has been an extrordinary year for the industry. Starting off tonight with the big release of Apple’s iPad mini – the first of its … Continue reading

So what actually is “The Cloud” and why is it useful?

“The Cloud” is muttered about on a daily basis throughout the industry nowadays, and most people of heard of it, but who actually knows what it is? We all know it’s something to do with the internet and most of us understand it’s about delivering services to users, but how is it defined and what … Continue reading

What’s the future for internal IT departments?

Technology has played a part in every successful company over the last two decades. It has transformed the way the world can work, through communication links, data transfer and simple software taking on complex tasks. Today, technology doesn’t have to be so dependant on your own resources – the ‘cloud’ and 3rd party applications come … Continue reading

Company Email Archiving – what should you do?

Email archiving is always a challenge for IT departments – not only for global corporations but for SMEs too. There is certain legislation, depending on your geographical location, that requires you to keep emails for a certain amount of time. There are often security policies that mean good archiving is important. Firstly, the common perception … Continue reading