We look at three straight forward ways in which your business can improve internal communications by using the apps included with Office 365 Business Premium. These tools can enhance internal communication, promote collaboration and open-up social channels within your business.
What is Data Loss Prevention? DLP (Data Loss Prevention) is a group of technologies whose purpose is to ensure data is not lost, misused, disclosed or accessed by unauthorised users. DLP solutions generally classify data, protect confidential information, implement controls, identify data in transit and help prevent users (or customers) from accidentally or maliciously sharing data. Data loss should not always be associated with hackers; data loss can be instigated by staff accidentally and without knowledge.
With Tynwald Day now finished, our team will now turn the attention of #iomdata towards a new topic; the Isle of Man’s Internet Landscape.
Using a combination of public, commercial and proprietary data sources; we will navigate, measure and visualise many aspects of the Internet, in the context of the Isle of Man. Read more
SD-WAN is a technology that enables the more effective use of your internet and WAN services. Features such as load-balancing, application steering and awareness – lead to savings, greater visibility and performance. In this article, we look at the critical elements of an SD-WAN solution, and they can benefit a small business or enterprise company. Read more
A Hybrid Cloud Solution is when your IT infrastructure is located in both your on-site and cloud environments. Your business may have servers, services and apps located in your office, but it may also use apps or infrastructure components that are hosted in a cloud environment. In this post, we outline some of the drivers behind hybrid cloud adoption, discuss what it could look like, and walk through the findings of the Microsoft ‘State of the Hybrid Cloud’ report. Read more
Traditional firewalls that had UTM-type functionality (e.g. Web filtering, Intrusion Prevention, Antivirus) that often suffered from a poor performance such as low throughput, latency and inconsistent accuracy. As firewall technology evolved, as did their performance and scanning capabilities. The Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) term was coined to define a firewall that met the following criteria: Read more
We have undertaken a detailed Data Analysis exercise on the entire Hansard of Tynwald, House of Keys and Legislative Council for the period 1988 – 2019.
The exercise has generated some fantastic insights, interesting trends and some hidden gems. It also made us laugh a few times too. Read more
What is Windows 7 ‘End of Life’ or ‘End of Support’?
Windows 7 End of Life is upon us – but what is it? Microsoft released Windows 7 in Q3 2009 – nearly ten years ago! When Microsoft releases an operating system such as Windows 7, they commit to providing patches, updates and security fixes for a given period. Read more
The Alliance for Parking Data Standards (APDS) has commenced a project that will see the creation of new data standards that will revolutionise parking. The combination of Smart Parking, IoT and these new data standards will change the way we park; available parking spaces, pricing and permitted times will be communicated in real-time.
Outsourcing your IT and technical support services to an external IT provider is one of the most common forms of outsourcing – with outsourced helpdesk being the most common. Any company who is looking to outsource their IT helpdesk or IT support needs to understand the pros and cons of outsourcing. Read more