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The Three Biggest Strengths of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing means that instead of purchasing fixed IT hardware, businesses can access computing hardware as they need it. The benefits? Cloud computing resources are accessible on demand, as needed. Resources can support shifting needs and periods of peak demand, versus being under-utilised most of the time and over-taxed some of the time. 


Cloud computing is more efficient in several areas. 

Webinar: Streamline workflows with Dropbox and Adobe

The Dropbox and Adobe partnership enables people and organisations greater flexibility to work the way they want with documents and creative files at home, in the office or on-the-go.

We need to talk about Shadow IT

Close to a decade since the term “shadow IT” was first used, its “dangers” are still being touted by some IT professionals, but it’s a reactionary stance whose time has surely passed.

Making use of the big data you already have

For those considering investing in data analytics, Deeps De Silva reminds us we have vast quantities of rich data already available to us in our accounts, CRM, web traffic and more.

The one thing that all Chief Security Officers want to know

I recently attended the CSO Perspectives Roadshow with Chief Security Officers (CSOs) from the enterprise space. All of them wanted to know one thing.

Streamline your recruiting and on-boarding

Recruiting and on-boarding of new employees is time-consuming work. There are processes to follow and lots of documents to manage. HR teams can end up spending more time on the paperwork than they do actually finding and hiring the right employees.

Making email work harder

The first email was sent over 40 years ago, yet email is still a fundamental part of doing business. In fact the number of emails we receive can be overwhelming: dozens or even hundreds a day. It's great to find ways to cut down, so we can concentrate on real work.

Share large files and watch your business grow

Imagine a phone conversation in a busy office: "Yes, it's finished. I'll email it across to you now. Oh, wait. It's a 2GB file. That's too big to email. Er... maybe I could burn it onto a DVD? No, this computer doesn't have a DVD writer. I could mail you a USB stick; it should be there by Tuesday. Too late? Oh. How about one of those consumer file-sharing sites? But they don't look trustworthy, with all those flashing ads and pop-ups. Hmm... Perhaps I could courier it to you?"