Buying Guide – Server Cabinets

For years Buying Server Racks and Server cabinets has been shrouded by myth and mystery by manufactures in order to keep their prices high. This is now a thing of the past, we have worked with all our server cabinet suppliers to ensure we can supply you with simple, easy to use advice along with a next day delivery service…

WiFi Explained: The Most Common Wireless LAN Network

WiFi (also written Wi-Fi) stands for Wireless Fidelity. It is a wireless network technology that allows computers and other devices to be connected to each other into a LAN and to the Internet without wires and cables. WiFi is also referred to as WLAN, which stands for wireless LAN, and 802.11, which is the technical code for the protocol. In…

Business Telecoms Can Be A Confusing Place

We don’t think it should be so we’ve included a list of products and services below with a simple breakdown of what they are and how they can benefit your business. If you feel that these can benefit you or your business give us a call and we can help you understand fully what you need. Internet Connectivity: Broadband Business…

How to integrate BYOD into a small business

BYOD offers substantial benefits, but also security worries The BYOD or Bring Your Own Device phenomenon has been gaining pace, especially after Apple’s iPad was released. As a small business owner BYOD can be something of a double-edged sword in that the benefits can be great, but security concerns can be worrying. According to Ovum, BYOD is being used by…

How to run your business without an office

Looking towards a more fluid and flexible mobile working environment? In the past running a successful business meant an office space awash with technology. Today, it is possible to run a business with nothing more than a phone and a tablet PC. With fast mobile broadband, cloud-based services and powerful computing power literally in the palm of your hand, business…

What is structured cabling?

A structured cabling system is a complete system of cabling and associated hardware, which provides a comprehensive telecommunications infrastructure. This infrastructure serves a wide range of uses, such as to provide telephone service or transmit data through a computer network. It should not be device dependent. We further define a structured cabling system in terms of ownership. The structured cabling…

What is the difference between a on-premises phone system and VoIP?

For many years the only solution was to have a phone system on your premises. This box of kit connects up all your phone extensions and links them to the phone network, often using PSTN or ISDN telephone lines. You may have seen the acronym PBX (it stands for Private Branch exchange): that’s another name for an on-premises phone system.…

Microsoft’s new version of Windows 10 doesn’t let you make Google your default search engine

Microsoft’s lightweight version of Windows 10 is a bit more locked down than first anticipated. In an FAQ page for Windows 10 S, as the just-announced variant is called, Microsoft notes that its Edge web browser will be the default in the new operating system. That much was known already, as the main thing that makes Windows 10 S “lightweight”…

What does an IT consultant do?

Simply put a consultant focuses on advising organizations on how best to use information technology (IT) in achieving their business objectives. In addition to providing advice, IT consultancies often estimate, manage, implement, deploy, and administer IT systems on behalf of their client organizations – a practice known as “outsourcing”. There are different reasons why consultants are called in: To gain…

Microsoft Office 365: The smart person’s guide

Office 365 provides the productivity tools required by a modern enterprise workforce. This guide covers key details, including available applications, system requirements, and subscription options. For just about any enterprise of any size, the productivity of its modern workforce revolves around the basic office suite of email, calendar, word processor, and spreadsheet. But as the enterprise workforce has become more…