When it comes to IT expenditure, many small businesses and sole traders think of IT with a hint of resentment. It’s something they know they should do, but because many don’t understand IT, nor the potential benefits it can provide to their growing business, they’re reluctant to spend money and when they do, it’s usually not enough or on inappropriate technology or services. Sound familiar? In my experience, I’ve seen this all too often and it’s a trap that can end up costing a business a lot more than they realise.
It was only 2 weeks ago that Syntura came to ContinuIT with a request for us to assist them in updating their web presence. In that short time, ContinuIT created a website that has elevated the visual web profile of Syntura significantly.
SmartWorker use ContinuIT to manage the move of their ICT equipment and services to their new office and perform and an in-line upgrade of infrastructure.
You can’t visit a IT product or service related website these days without seeing some mention of the “cloud”. It’s the latest buzzword in the IT industry and it seems everyone is getting on the bandwagon – even Apple with their latest iCloud announcement. With all of these “clouds” around, it’s sometimes hard to see where you’re going. In this article, we’ll try and clear-up some of the confusion and put some sunshine back in your life.
Even those of us in the IT industry are still vunerable to cyber crime. Just today I recieved a phone call from my bank informing me that “there’s been a lot of transactions on your debit card this weekend” and “I assume you didn’t buy an Egypt Air ticket from Cairo to…” [wherever]. Needless to say, I wasn’t impressed and it prompted me to re-evaluate my own situation and write this article.