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5 Factors to consider when choosing a cloud data backup service

5 Factors to consider when choosing a cloud data backup service

By Karen Houghton, Aztech IT Solutions  All businesses should consider what might happen to their business data if a server goes down or an unexpected disaster occurs, whilst the chances of a major disaster are quite remote, human error, hardware faults or theft could leave organizations vulnerable.

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Michael Houghton – Technical Director    Born in Northampton, I am one of four brothers who all grew up in Milton Keynes.   I went to local primary and comprehensive schools and was by far the most accident prone of the four of us, so was always in an out of the local A&E department.

Google’s Custom Search engine

Google’s Custom Search engine

Almost every business has a website these days and many create content on a regular basis. The result of this can be growth to such an extent that some visitors may struggle to find the information they are looking for. One solution you could implement is Google’s Custom Search, which allows you to put a search bar into your site.

Virtualization: 10 popular terms

Virtualization: 10 popular terms

Virtualization is the act of moving a physical component or bit of software from a physical environment to a digital one that is normally delivered over a network. This concept has become one of the most sought after tech improvements of the past decade, especially among small to medium businesses.

The difference between RTO and RPO

The difference between RTO and RPO

There is a good chance that you would like to see your business survive any future disaster, and any problems that follow as well. While it is nearly impossible to predict what the next disaster will be, it’s easy to prepare for, especially if you have an effective business continuity plan.

Facebook Messenger updated for iPad

Facebook Messenger updated for iPad

Mobile devices and the apps we use on them have drastically changed the way we communicate. With platforms like Facebook, many people are simply not calling each other anymore, instead relying on Facebook’s messaging feature. In an effort to make this easier to use on mobile devices, especially the iPad, the app has recently been updated.

Android tablets in the office

Android tablets in the office

The tablet is easily one of the most indispensable devices for many business managers and owners. These highly mobile devices allow you to stay in touch with the office and also work without having to lug around a heavy or bulky laptop. Because of this, many businesses are looking to integrate tablets, especially Android tablets.

Outlook Web App boosts collaboration

Outlook Web App boosts collaboration

When people send files as attachments, they’re often looking to collaborate with others for feedback and improved work quality. This, however, has been a time consuming process up until now. For example, when you send an email to your colleague, they must download the file, make their edits, re-attach the file to a new email and then send it back to you.

Drive adds Suggested Edits

Drive adds Suggested Edits

With so many users switching to cloud-based productivity apps like Google Drive, the tech giant has been increasingly implementing and improving features that make apps like Docs, Sheets, and Slides not only more powerful but more useful. For business users who have switched over to Drive, a number of new editing features have just been implemented.