|Internet not winning any speed records?|
The Internet is the lifeblood of many, if not all companies. We rely on it to communicate, research and relax, and in the modern world, we hardly disconnect from it. As we increasingly rely on it, any disruption in service will normally cause employees to be less productive and your company to lose money. Any slowing down with your Internet can be just as bad, if not worse.
Have you noticed that from time to time the Internet is a lot slower than it should be? If so, this could be because something is hogging all the bandwidth, which is the rate at which data is transferred in and out of one connection. Here are six of the most common bandwidth hogs.
If you notice your Internet is slowing down at certain times, it’s a good idea to check and see if any of these six bandwidth hogs are in action. You can:
Before you tinker with any network connections though, it’s best to contact an expert . We may not just be able to help, but potentially provide an even better solution for you, speeding up your connection and your business success.
|Desktop virtualization a security issue?|
Virtualization of physical computer systems is a popular act that has many positive benefits. One of the most common forms of virtualization is desktop virtualization, being able to access your desktop from anywhere, on any machine. Desktop virtualization will continue to be popular well into the future, yet some managers are unsure about the security of virtual desktops.
|Take care of your iPad and other devices|
As mobile devices like the iPad continue to make inroads in companies, more business functions will be assigned to it and companies will be tempted to adopt more of these devices for use in day-to-day operations. While the iPad is a sturdy machine, it’s just that, a machine, and machines need to be taken care of properly if they’re to last.
|Microsoft unveils changes with Office 15|
With the release of Microsoft’s Windows 8 a few months away, Microsoft has been announcing updates to their multitude of products. One of the biggest changes that is due is a new version of Microsoft Office. While the finished product most likely won’t be available until after the release of Windows 8, there is a technical preview – Office 15 – available. It’s expected that the retail release will be called Office 2013.
|@outlook.com, Microsoft's new web mail|
Email has become the cornerstone of virtually every office, and enabled companies to quickly and efficiently communicate across vast distances. When companies first started adopting email en masse they had to invest large amounts of capital to establish a dedicated onsite server. This is still the case for many companies who use Microsoft Outlook, until now that is.