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Is your business spending too much on cloud?

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The stats are in, and cloud is proving a winner. According to RightScale’s 2018 “State of the Cloud” report, 96% of businesses have embraced at least one cloud based service. And whilst many businesses took up the cloud as a way of reducing costs, some analysts have found that companies overspend on cloud services by […]

Backup or Replicate? What Does Your Business Need?

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Backups and replication aren’t the same thing. It’s only when you understand the difference can you determine if your business needs one, or both. Backup Backups copy data periodically. Typically performed once a day, but can be done more (or less) often. Backed up data/files are stored on a storage device that’s located either onsite […]

5 Reasons your business needs to virtualise its servers.

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Smart business is all about doing more with less. And server virtualization is one way to put this into practice. Virtualization will allow you to run multiple servers inside one larger server, with each one operating as its own virtual machine. This self-contained approach has some great advantages, whilst also offering flexibility, and scale. Here […]

Four benefits to using Cloud Backup

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To help your company survive catastrophic data loss, you need a solid data backup plan can. While traditional in-house solutions can be used, cloud-based solutions have several distinct advantages. Here’s out top four reasons we believe a cloud-based data backup is better than a traditional in-house solution: 1. The Costs. To implement an in-house data […]

Melbourne Showgrounds

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Melbourne Showgrounds is one of Victoria, Australia’s premier venues. Managed by the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, the location is the site for the organisation’s flagship annual event, the Royal Melbourne Show, attended by around 500,000 people each year. The venue also hosts indoor and outdoor events such as conferences, concerts, and exhibitions throughout the […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Privacy Legislation and Your Data

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Many Australian businesses are likely to be ‘caught short’ early next year when new Australian privacy legislation comes into effect. The legislation puts consumers firmly in charge of their personal data, with the right to demand that organisations provide copies of data they retain about the person, and to delete it on request. The changes […]

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 […]