FSB GDPR Article – Warning from the ICO

By | 2017-12-01T10:52:35+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

  Many small businesses remain blissfully ignorant of the new GDPR rules that come into force next year. But now is the time to make sure they’re fully prepared for its introduction, as Jo Faragher explains World Emoji Day might seem an unusual time to highlight a data protection campaign, but this year the Information [...]

A change of outlook

By | 2017-04-25T16:24:46+00:00 April 25th, 2017|

Like moving to a bigger house, migrating to a new version of Exchange, Microsoft’s enterprise collaboration and email package, is a complex and time-consuming activity, requiring significant forward planning, testing and manpower. Since the software is not backwards-compatible with previous versions, a piecemeal implementation is impossible. An Exchange installation tends to be an all-or-nothing venture and, [...]

BYOD Phenomenon

By | 2017-04-25T16:22:05+00:00 April 25th, 2017|

The 'bring your own device' (BYOD) phenomenon has been much written about, and certainly is widely known by anyone who has set foot in a cafe or on a train recently. The massive popularity of smartphones, tablets, ultrabooks, media players and other devices among the general public reveals how IT has moved from the corporate [...]

Microsoft revokes trust in 28 of its digital certificates

By | 2017-04-25T16:20:31+00:00 April 25th, 2017|

Microsoft has revoked 28 of its own digital certificates as part of this month's regular Patch Tuesday, following investigation into the Flame malware attacks that revealed the virus could exploit holes in the system by creating forged, fraudulent certificates of its own. As part of a critical update list that also included a new updater [...]

RIM CEO will turn company into ‘lean, mean hunting machine’

By | 2017-04-25T16:19:16+00:00 April 25th, 2017|

At RIM's annual shareholders meeting yesterday, CEO Thorstein Heins promised to turn the company into a "lean, mean hunting machine". Shortly before, in her introductory remarks, RIM chair Barbara Stymiest revealed that the company is "actively seeking to augment the board". Both statements show a clear intent at RIM to rescue the company from what [...]

Social networking at work: Thanks, but no thanks?

By | 2017-04-25T16:17:52+00:00 April 25th, 2017|

Overview Give most people access to the Internet and they will spend the next hour checking their email, their Facebook profile, their MySpace webpage, updating their Twitter account and their LinkedIn account. It is addictive, occasionally fun and it does bring to light a lot of ‘lost’ contacts. But the positives aside, if you own [...]

Microsoft’s Big Data Plans: Acknowledge, Embrace, Integrate

By | 2017-04-25T16:16:56+00:00 April 25th, 2017|

Microsoft held its annual World Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto this week. Although the event is held in North America, it is the only such event all year, anywhere, and attendance is truly international. Microsoft said that this year, over 16,000 people from 156 countries attended WPC. It is by any measure a big show [...]

Symantec anti-virus update makes some PCs inoperable

By | 2017-04-25T16:15:45+00:00 April 25th, 2017|

* Affects Symantec Endpoint Protection for business * Symantec not sure what caused the problem * Says only affects Windows XP machines * Customer says Symantec offering compensation By Jim Finkle BOSTON, July 13 (Reuters) - A bug in an update of Symantec Corp's anti-virus software caused some Windows PCs to crash late this week, [...]

Google’s Nexus tablet selling fast across retail chains

By | 2017-04-25T16:13:26+00:00 April 25th, 2017|

* Gamestop, Staples, Sam's Club run out of tablets * Positive reviews this week may have helped By Malathi Nayak and Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO, July 13 (Reuters) - Google Inc's "Nexus 7" tablet is off to an encouraging start, with major retailers running out of the gadgets as the Internet company's first entry in [...]

Small Business Server 2011 Released

By | 2017-04-25T16:12:16+00:00 April 25th, 2017|

Whether you’re looking for your first server or need to upgrade to a more powerful productivity platform, Small Business Server 2011 (Essentials and Standard editions) will protect your business, enable on-premise or cloud expansion, and help you and your staff work better together. SBS 2011 Standard helps protect your business information from loss by performing [...]

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