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Why you need to protect your computers power source

Inevitably at some stage the primary source of power to your computer will be cut – and if you are in the middle of something important you can be sure there will be data loss or corruption.That is why you need a UPS. Not the postal service kind – the one that keeps your precious…

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Life in the cloud is beautiful

The whole ‘cloud’ term has long been a pie-in-the-sky target for business users as a method of storing and securing precious data and files.As the dominant service providers (Google, Amazon, Dropbox, Microsoft and Apple as examples) offer cheap cloud storage the shift to storing valuable data offsite has become more affordable.Equally; as data connection speeds…

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Is your website really secure?

The fastest way to get your email address added to spam lists is to have it intercepted by someone ‘sniffing’ insecure web data traffic.Website security comes with so much jargon it is often left to chance in the hope those hosting/looking after your site will be your defence against foul.First; consider your own circumstance:Does your…

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Why you will love the person who told you to backup your files

As if lightning can’t strike twice another client has just found (luckily) the value of having data files backed up and why they loved heeding lessons learned by others.The cost was a couple hundred dollars by the time they factored in the specialist help. A paltry cost given what they now have.Everything had been going…

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Backup backup backup

Three words you hear time and time and time again. Such a cliché and yet we all know its importance. Here is where I pulled myself from an embarrassing situation – thanks to a backup I found safe on my remote drive.Unfortunately during a shutdown/startup I had an audio file corrupted that I was working…

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