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NBN Roll out- What does it mean for you and your business

NBN Roll out- What does it mean for you and your business

Shannon Burgess – Director of Communications & Collaboration

The National Broadband Network is rolling out across the country. More and more businesses now have access to services on NBN or other carrier networks at significantly reduced prices and it is having a broad impact on business telecommunications and internet services.

Announcement | Forsythes IT becomes Forsythes Technology

Announcement | Forsythes IT becomes Forsythes Technology

Forsythes Technology Announcement

We’re tweaking our name to make it more reflective of who we are and how we are striving to deliver better business outcomes for our customers through best practice use of technology.

Tech Spot: Why we need SSL Inspection

Tech Spot: Why we need SSL Inspection

By Paul Turnbull – Director of Security Services

Security can be a tough gig. Sometimes there is a bit of user pain to get necessary security gain. SSL Inspection is a good example of this. As we’ll see below, it is essential in protecting a network but it can mean that users are temporarily unable to access that website that they need once every two years while that site is whitelisted or trusted.

Why you should upgrade to iOS 10.3

Why you should upgrade to iOS 10.3

Apple is constantly looking for ways to improve user experience in their iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. And while some updates get lost in the crowd, the iOS 10.3 is an update you can’t miss. The update, which took over seven beta versions to develop, offers bug fixes and new features, including:

Find my AirPods
Since the new wireless headphones are so small and easy to misplace, Apple released the Find my AirPods feature.

Boost user productivity with MyAnalytics from Office 365

Boost user productivity with MyAnalytics from Office 365

Machine learning is all the rage nowadays, and few vendors are providing as many solutions powered by this new technology as is Microsoft. In its latest release, Office 365 includes “intelligent” functionality for analyzing your employee’s time and coaching them on how to use it more efficiently.

Microsoft Teams is no slacker

Microsoft Teams is no slacker

Prior to the release of Microsoft’s version of Slack -- a popular cloud-based team collaboration tool --, Microsoft Teams received a major update that might have given it the competitive edge. Enhanced communications aren't the only way productivity will be driven; take your business to greater heights with these new features.

Disabling Microsoft’s new desktop ads in Win 10

Disabling Microsoft’s new desktop ads in Win 10

Digital advertisements are ubiquitous across the internet. And just as users started to come to terms with that, Microsoft has taken ads one step further. The Windows File Explorer has begun to show ads for services like O365 and OneDrive, and if you’re wondering how to disable them, this article is for you.

The Mac Immunity Myth: Mac Ransomware

The Mac Immunity Myth: Mac Ransomware

Although most ransomware is designed to attack Windows systems, a new strain is targeting Mac computers. Discovered last month, Mac ransomware OSX/Filecoder.E was found by researchers to behave just like any cryptolocker variant. It would encrypt all data until victims paid the cybercriminals.

Demystifying the cloud!

Demystifying the cloud!

Amongst all the hype about the cloud there are some pitfalls however there is also often serious business benefit in leveraging the right cloud solutions for the right applications in the right situations. There are many factors that determine whether or not a particular application or workload should live in the cloud or on premise.

Bio: Paul Turnbull – Director of Security Services

Bio: Paul Turnbull – Director of Security Services

Paul was born and raised in Edinburgh, Scotland, then enlisted in the Royal Air Force as an Aircraft Technician. Paul left the RAF and joined the Al Yamamah project in Saudi Arabia, where he worked as a crew chief – coordinating maintenance activities and training Saudi technicians on Tornado Fighter Jets before, during and after the Gulf War.