Author Archives: Intellect IT

Windows 10 OS

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After Window 8’s lukewarm reception in 2012, has Microsoft got it right with its upcoming Windows 10 operating system (OS)? Windows 8 was a radical departure from previous versions, but the company’s efforts to create an all-in-one OS for all devices alienated many users. The familiar Windows desktop and Start button were replaced by a […]

Cloud or on-site

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The world generates billions of gigabytes of data every day, and it has to go somewhere. As a business, should you host your data on local servers or move to the cloud? Here is a look at the pros and cons of hosting your data locally versus in the cloud. Local server: Advantages More control […]

Enterprise mobility

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Enterprise mobility is all about improving the customer experience and helping your staff become more productive by allowing them to work from any device in any location. There are many different ways to develop a mobility strategy for your business and recently zk Research published their recognised best practices. The full report is available for […]

Hot tech in 2015

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Gartner forecasts worldwide IT spending in 2015 will grow by 3.7 per cent to US$3.88 trillion. So what technologies are businesses investing in this year? Here are the four big trends: 1. Customer-process technologies Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and marketing automation tools are becoming increasingly important as your customers demand a more personalised experience when […]

Intellect IT team cook up a storm for residents

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Intellect IT (I-IT) has been in business for quite a few years and in recent times decided it was time to give something back to the community, given the success of the business since its inception. One way to do that has been to support Ronald McDonald House (RMH) with the free supply of IT […]

Backup and Recovery Assessment

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Are you confident you can recover 100% of your data without crippling your business? It?s surprising how many organisations haven?t run suitable tests to determine how well they can recover using their disaster recovery solutions. Register now for a complimentary assessment, valued at $2,500 to review your organisations current backup and recovery processes with a […]

Gigabit WiFi with 802.11ac

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The 802.11ac solution with the fastest speeds in the industry It’s hard to control the explosion of Wi-Fi devices and multimedia applications, but Meru can help you be ready. Tap into the full potential of 802.11ac with Meru Networks’s new AP832 access points. So you can offer gigabit Wi-Fi to your users by: Meeting the […]

OpenSSL vulnerability

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What is “Heartbleed” A serious and widely spread vulnerability has recently been identified impacting estimated 2/3 of all websites and web related services. Many business and consumer web services are affected. Risks Risk associated with this vulnerability is that any information you may have submitted securely onto or via affected websites may not be secure […]

EMC new VNX range

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On 5th of September 2013, EMC launched next generation EMC VNX series unified storage solution. The new VNX series enabled with MCx (multi-core optimization) unleashes the power of Flash to address the high-performance, low-latency requirements of virtualised applications. When combined with the FAST Suite and the new Block Deduplication technology, VNX delivers the highest performance […]

The New Privacy Act

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Since 2000, privacy laws have expanded rapidly in Australia. Privacy has gone from an overlooked secondary issue to one of increasing importance to all organisations. Privacy laws are ramping up again with recent significant amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and an increase in fines for non-compliance (up to $1.7 million) meaning that complacency […]