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  • August 13, 2012

    Why should small businesses consider using cloud computing?

    Why should small businesses consider using Cloud computing? Any small business should consider Cloud computing for three key reasons. 1) Cost  IT equipment and support contracts are not cheap. However IT is such an essential part of business. Traditionally the better software systems were expensive to buy and required their own […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    Cloud clarity

    A cold and noisy place where machines tower over you with their enormous computing powers, distributing more data than you can imagine and consuming more power than Benjamin Franklin could ever have fathomed the future would need. Yet this ambiguous and ugly place needs a pretty face and name; so a […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    Why you should consider using hosted desktops in your company

    The very first reason you should consider hosted desktops in your company is that you do not need to own or maintain in-house servers. They are costly to buy and maintain. You end having to try and be an IT expert to make sure you’re not paying for something you don’t […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    Say sayonara to your server

    How small businesses can have enterprise level IT without the large initial investment. No matter how large or small your budget is, the initial investment for IT can be daunting at best. And even after this investment there are other operational costs such as support, upgrades and replacements to think about. […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    What is a virtual desktop?

    So you’ve found yourself asking, “what is a virtual desktop?” Well let me clear that up for you with this short post that explains the basics of what a virtual desktop actually is. And don’t worry about having technical jargon thrown at you left, right and centre because this post is […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    Hosted Virtual Desktop Pricing

    Let’s be honest – it’s what we all want to know? How much is it and what do I get for my money? Normally revealing their pricing is not the sort of thing companies do; they want to get someone in front of you to SELL it to you. Well here […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    How does a hosted desktop work?

    Previously we have covered what is a hosted desktop and if you found yourself asking “well, how do these things work?” you’re in luck, because this post will take care of your curious mind. The purpose of this post is to explain how the hosted desktop works without blowing your mind […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    What is a data centre?

    A data centre is really just a place where a server or a collection of servers are kept. It can be a very impressive military grade setup or even a Computer under someone’s desk. What makes a good data centre?  Four things: Security Your company and personal data is important to […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    What is the cloud?

    It’s fair to say that cloud computing is definitely the biggest thing in information technology at the moment. However despite its rapid rise to glory many are still in the dark as to what it actually is. The first thing you have to get out of your head is the fact […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    What is BYOD?

    And what can my company do about it? Bring your own desk? Bring your own drink? No I’m talking about ‘bring your own device’. Every IT professional has realised their new enemy, and the source? The consumerisation of IT. When smartphones and tablets began to grow in popularity, especially those of […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    What is a hosted desktop?

    A hosted desktop is first and foremost a Microsoft Windows desktop most of the time. It’s no different to your current Windows desktop today. Right now I imagine your windows desktop lives on either a PC or a laptop, right? It has your personal background picture and the shortcuts to your […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    Virtual desktops vs hosted desktops

    Well to start with this is not a battle of which is better more of a what’s the difference. Basically they are the same the fundamental difference is where the physical computer lives. In a previous blog we explained that a virtual desktop is just a copy of windows running side […]

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  • August 8, 2012

    Anytime, Anywhere, Any device

    No matter how old you get your parents will still always have that annoying knack of knowing the motivation behind everything you do. When you were smaller it was “you only want that toy because you’ve just seen the advert”. Then as you got a little older that became “you do […]

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  • August 6, 2012

    The Windows XP Crisis

    Operating systems govern the way you use your computer, you’ll always have a favourite. But there are storm clouds on the horizon for one of the most popular OSs ever created which could put a great number of users’ data in harm’s way. You’ll always have one favourite pair of shoes. […]

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