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Backing Up Data Doesn’t Guarantee Disaster Recovery

Most business owners assume that just because they have backed up their data, that they can be retrieved in case of any data loss. The misconception is fueled by half-truths about data loss and data backups vis-à-vis data recovery. The misinformation is therefore out of ignorance on data backups, data loss, and data retrieval.  A…

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Rethink the 8-Hour Workday; It’s Time

We all, at some point, argue that we need to put in more hours to show that we are working. But really, how many hours a day do you or your employees work? The chances are that your average working day is 8 hours, but your productive hours during this period are less, much less.…

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Tip of the Week: Helpful Tips for Managing Email Overload

Almost every day starts with either reading or sending an email. The communication value of email(s) in a business environment cannot be understated, but emails can also slow down your productivity. Your business inbox receives emails from your employees/colleagues, from business partners, service providers, customers, prospective stakeholders, and worst of all, junk mail. Going through…

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Artificial Intelligence & Business?

Data Analytics is the key focus for today’s business’ decision making. The need for data-informed decisions has driven the desire for robust systems that have predictive capabilities. The development and advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) systems serve as the present and future of decision making in various industries.  One of the revered qualities of a…

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Botnets – What Are They?

Botnets are literary taking over the internet. Cyber-security practitioners are spending more time repelling zombified botnets than they are engaging with the real hackers. Hordes of remote controlled zombie bots and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are just two of the notorious techniques that hackers use to bring down networks with malicious intentions. What…

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Your Free Antivirus Won’t Cut It

A universal truth of modern business security is the vital role that an antivirus package plays. An antivirus suite keeps track of all current and past threats to your network security and prevents them from taking root in your local environment.  This is a monumental task that costs millions of dollars in research, and the…

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Tip of the Week: 3 Tips to Maintain Your PC

In today’s technology-driven world, computers are an essential part of everyday life. While owning one may have its distinct advantages (just as any piece of equipment), your computer can also break down like other devices. For this reason, it’s imperative to perform routine maintenance on equipment, not only to extend its lifespan but to save…

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How Understanding the Cloud Can Help Your Business

If you are one of the people still skeptical about implementing a cloud solution for your businesses, feel no shame, we understand.  Migrating to the cloud is a very delicate process that requires extensive consultation and precautions before commencement. But why does it matter that businesses move their data to the cloud? And what are…

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Tip of the Week: 3 Tips to Maintain Your PC

In today’s technology-driven world, computers are an essential part of everyday life. While owning one may have its distinct advantages (just as any piece of equipment), your computer can also break down like other equipment. For this reason, it’s extremely important to perform routine maintenance on equipment, not only to extend its lifespan but to…

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