Information Technology Editor's Pick

Editor's Pick

4 Ransomware Trends that Companies Should be Aware Of
September 7, 2021 - 1:09 PM
This year has turned out to be one of the worst years for ransomware. Why? Because that's where the big money is. Large potential return on investment makes ransomware extortion activities highly compelling for threat actors. Verizon's 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report notes, "The novel fact is that 10 percent of all breaches now involve ransomware."

Is Your Company's Data Secure Enough?
August 11, 2021 - 10:40 AM
In today's business world, very few companies keep their data in paper form. Digitalization means the world has since gone paperless, and most companies store their data in the cloud. Online businesses collect a lot of data in their day-to-day business, especially credit card information. Data security breaches are becoming more rampant, and there are some ways companies can keep their data safe from hackers.

How To Improve Your DevOps Pipeline With The Use Of DevSecOps
August 10, 2021 - 3:05 PM
If you are wondering how DevSecOps can improve your overall DevOps pipeline, then read on. We detail the DevOps pipeline and the benefits of DevSecOps to your pipeline.

Ransomware, Phishing, Zero Trust, and the New Normal of Cyber Security
August 3, 2021 - 10:40 AM
When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, cyber criminals saw their opportunity, and they took it. With corporate offices, government agencies, schools, and universities shifting from in-person to remote work models, and even many healthcare interactions moving online, the rushed nature of the transition led to inevitable cyber security gaps. Consumer broadband and personal devices undermined the corporate security stack; unsafe user practices and overlooked security patches opened ample vulnerabilities throughout the environment.

The Age of Distributed IT: A Channel Partner's Playbook
August 3, 2021 - 10:34 AM
Between the COVID-19 crisis and consequent economic upheaval, it's fair to say that many businesses have spent the last 18 months in survival mode. Now, as the tide starts to turn across EMEA, we can begin to wonder what life will look like post-pandemic. From hybrid-workforces and shifting retail sales online, to remote healthcare and a new recognition for the need to accelerate digital transformation, many companies are taking this opportunity to re-invent themselves.

6 Simple Cost Reduction Strategies for Enterprise Software and IT
July 28, 2021 - 2:54 PM
As great as technology can be, sometimes too much of it can make things complicated and expensive. By simplifying your approach, you can save money and streamline complex processes by transforming them into much simpler systems. As you invest in technology, make sure you're prioritizing efficiency at every stage of the process.

HomeGrid Forum Adds Signify as a Member of their Growing Organization
July 28, 2021 - 2:41 PM
Today, internet use is exploding, with the global data communication volume doubling every two years. This is caused by the expanding number of connected devices via the Internet of Things (IoT) and multiplied by the data consumption of those devices. However, the radio spectrum commonly used for networks does not provide enough room to grow. This manifests in reduced stability and less effective coverage of wireless connectivity as well as slower throughput, frustrating user needs and expectations. There is also growing concern about security with radio-communication. Radio provides a blanket cover, under which anyone could sneak, as unsecured or 'open' networks are an eavesdropper's paradise.

A Guide To Hosted Private Branch Exchange
July 26, 2021 - 11:04 AM
A hosted PBX refers to the cloud-based phone system hosted over the internet and not at the physical location of a business. If your business has implemented these hosted PBX services, they help you with limited maintenance and cost savings.

DDoS Protection Major Concern for Middle East Service Providers
July 26, 2021 - 10:08 AM
2020 was a year that changed the world as we know it. The global pandemic revolutionized our work lives as remote working became the norm and this trend is expected to continue into the future. For communication service providers, the pandemic brought about challenges but also opportunities for growth - provided they are cognizant of customer demand and use patterns and adjust two key success factors - scale and DDoS security.

Why should you outsource IT projects to Central Europe?
July 15, 2021 - 2:21 PM
Keeping a business running isn't simple in modern times. Even if your company isn't specializing in IT, chances are you will still have some minor or major IT projects to manage. Whether it is a website to create or an application to develop, outsourcing your IT projects can bring many benefits - especially for smaller businesses.

Technology's Evolution from Background to Backbone
July 8, 2021 - 9:39 AM
With employees encouraged to work from home with the ongoing pandemic, IT has taken on the importance of a utility along with water, gas and electricity, Without connectivity, telecommunications and the cloud, many businesses would have ground to a halt, while consumers would have had limited means of keeping in touch, buying essential goods, and staying entertained. But thanks to IT, businesses such as supermarkets, broadcasters and financial services have continued to thrive.

Beginner's Guide: How to Pick the Best Trading App
July 7, 2021 - 2:51 PM
Stock trading has grown in popularity as one of the most popular investment options. You can purchase a particular proportion of a company and benefit without having to do anything by buying shares. People who invest greater sums and obtain majority ownership are, of course, appointed to the board of directors and participate in the decision-making process, but this requires a large sum of money.

How the Disposable Nature of Tech is Putting your Businesses Data at Risk
July 6, 2021 - 10:53 AM
Many people are now working from home and opting to use a personal computer to get work done. This is making the challenge of controlling and managing your organisations data near impossible. With data now sprawling across company and personal devices, there is no control over it, especially when it is sold on to its next home, left behind at a second-hand store or thrown away.

What Every Entrepreneur Ought to Know About Managed Print Services.
June 30, 2021 - 4:13 PM
In most companies and organizations, copying and printing resources are largely used. It doesn't matter the size the company or organization,the printing work is no longer a support system but is as important as other integral departments. Managing the resources used to do the printing and copying is the reason behind hiring managed print services (MPS).

6 Disruptive Technologies in 2021
June 25, 2021 - 1:13 PM
Modern digital technologies are constantly evolving, and every sector is accustomed to the constant flood of innovations. In 2021, there are many technologies that are disrupting the business sector and offer new opportunities for better business operations and customer relationships. In this article, we provide an overview of some of the most important technologies and their expected impact on the industry.

How Mobile Technology Impacted the Entertainment Sector
June 25, 2021 - 1:08 PM
Today most people spend more time on mobile devices than on a computer or in front of a TV. Actually, on average, one person spends 155 minutes per day on their smartphone in 2021. That being said, mobile technology has definitely affected the evolution of different entertainment sectors. Mobile apps have allowed people to get entertained on the go, whenever it's convenient for them. Here we provide an overview of the effect of mobile technology on different entertainment sectors.

6 Great VR Applications
June 25, 2021 - 1:06 PM
Thanks to the rapid progress over the years of VR technology, it has finally taken off in 2021, even though it was created in the 90s. Actually, VR technology is one of the best innovations that can be applied to numerous sectors and different businesses.

Best Mobile Apps for Plumbing Business
June 21, 2021 - 5:12 PM
You might be the best plumber in Melbourne. But, you know how troublesome it is to manage a plumbing business. The business is not a specific work but a combo of many works. As a plumbing business owner, it is always stressful to manage all these works and your employees on your own. But, did you know that many mobile apps can assist in your plumbing business? Let's check them out.

Mitre ATT&CK and XDR: A Perfect Match?
June 14, 2021 - 2:35 PM
The MITRE ATT&CK framework is a carefully selected knowledge base documenting network attack strategies and techniques throughout the attack lifecycle. The framework is intended not only for data collection, but also for use as a tool that can strengthen security processes in organizations.

5 Best Practices In IT Risk Management
June 9, 2021 - 4:26 PM
Information technology risks, or IT risks, in short, are risks that can potentially damage your company's IT systems. It used to be pretty simple to manage with existing technologies, but with the appearance of new technologies, IT risks have become more of a threat than they originally were. Artificial intelligence can aid hackers in developing increasingly dangerous viruses.

As Cyber Attacks Grow, Data Center Operators Can Bring Value-Added Services to Enterprises Leveraging Cloud-Based Access Management Services
June 8, 2021 - 1:48 PM
No threat facing businesses today has grown as fast, or in a manner as difficult to understand, as the danger from cyberattacks. Cyber threats are increasing in both volume and sophistication, and as the world continues to become more digital with every passing day, cyber threats will only keep growing in both aspects. As a result, organizations today are turning to robust cybersecurity solutions, such as Privileged Access Management (PAM), to keep both their data and their customer's data safe.

Accelerating and Expanding Data-Driven Engineering: Haystack Analytics is Creating Elite Tech Teams as it Announces New Capital and Traction with 7,000 Developers
June 8, 2021 - 1:42 PM
This week, Haystack Analytics, an engineering insights tool backed by Y Combinator, announced that it had secured a $1.2 million funding round which included participation from Founders Club, Y Combinator, Soma Capital, Entrepreneur First, and investors Dan Siroker and Blaine Vess.

5 Tips for Frictionless Remote Working for Teams
June 4, 2021 - 9:52 AM
If the pandemic has shown us anything, it's that remote working is more practical than we previously thought. But before you take your team into a 100 percent virtual environment, it's smart to come up with a plan that ensures everything runs as smoothly as possible.

How A10 Networks is Positioning the Channel for Growth, Finding Ways to Incentivise Partners
June 3, 2021 - 1:49 PM
The rise in a globally dispersed workforce and new work-from-home requirements are placing extraordinary pressure on organisations' networks. At the same time, COVID-19 has accelerated digital transformation across many industries, with a shift towards hybrid and multi-cloud to service both customers and employees in this new environment.

Emotet, Trickbot, and Buer - Named after a Demon - Here are the Malware Campaigns Infoblox Tracked in Q1 2021
June 2, 2021 - 1:37 PM
The Infoblox Q1 2021 Cyber Threat Intelligence Report provides original research and insight into threats we observed leading up to and including this period of time. During Q1 2021, the Infoblox Cyber Intelligence Unit (CIU) has published original research reports on campaigns delivering Valyria Trojan Drops Emotet, Snake Keylogger, Italian Emotet, Buer Loader Trojan, RuRAT Trojan, BazarStrike, Warezov Worm, Dridex Banking Trojan, Hancitor Downloader, Trickbot Loader, and Burkina Trojan.

What Is the Environmental Impact of Electric Cars?
June 2, 2021 - 12:19 PM
The Environmental Impact of Electric Cars is an interesting topic that has been getting some attention lately. With electric vehicles becoming more popular, a lot of people are asking questions about the impact of their use on the environment. While there is still much more research to be done on the subject, it is safe to say that the vast majority of the current electricity produced by a vehicle is electrical. Many people think that the only way to harm the environment is by releasing toxic exhaust into the atmosphere. This is simply not true, as some vehicles produce no emissions at all.

Five Steps To Successfully Undertake Mainframe Modernization
June 1, 2021 - 2:13 PM
Mainframes have been the cornerstone of many companies' IT infrastructure for decades. Although it may sound like outdated technology, reliance on mainframes remains unchallenged in many sectors, even those that have a demonstrable history of investing in technology, such as banking and insurance. However, the continuous demand for greater flexibility to address constant market changes and clients' new demands, together with the limitation of specialized resources, and the need to reduce costs, has forced companies to bet on the modernization of their legacy systems. Therefore, it is important to know: what are the key steps for organizations to successfully modernize their mainframe platforms? elucidates how IT companies outsource and find the best experts
May 18, 2021 - 12:25 PM
Looking for an IT company that can handle your website design needs? Then it is imperative to know how these companies outsource so you will be able to find the most qualified and experienced specialists. This way, you can be assured that your websites will be handled professionally and with great efficiency. If you still face hurdles in getting it done, then you should reach out to - a one-stop solution to all your digital marketing needs. From logo design, flyer and poster design and cartoon artwork, we aim to help you with customised solutions that are practically imaginable.

Find the IMEI Number on Android & iOS Without the Phone
May 12, 2021 - 2:21 PM
Let's say you lost your phone or it got stolen. To report it to the police, you need to provide an IMEI number. An IMEI shortcut stands for International Mobile Equipment Identity, and every device has a different number. Using this number, your network provider can block your device if it's stolen, and police can confirm that the device belongs to you after they find it. But, if your device is lost or stolen, you cannot see the IMEI number. What to do in this case?

Magento to WooCommerce: A Comprehensive Migration Guide
May 10, 2021 - 3:00 PM
WooCommerce is a preferable Magento alternative for many reasons. Here we provide a step-by-step guidance to migrate from Magento to WooCommerce seamlessly

Digital vs Traditional Marketing: Which Is Right For Your Business?
May 6, 2021 - 5:05 PM
Who doesn't want more leads for their business? Marketing is all about connecting people with your product. But given there are so many different marketing techniques, you might be wondering whether digital or traditional methods would best suit your business. Here is an overview of each side of the coin to help you make an informed decision.

IT Professionals Are the Lifeblood of Any Online Business: 7 Ways to Say Thanks
April 26, 2021 - 12:13 PM
Your remote IT employees do a lot to help your business grow, but it's difficult to show your appreciation from behind a screen. The modern workforce is rooted in cloud technology, from project management platforms to critical SaaS services like Salesforce. We use cloud technology to communicate, build software, and manage our workloads. Now more than ever, technology is the foundation of all companies, regardless of industry.

Addressing the Talent Shortfall in Technology
April 19, 2021 - 12:51 PM
There is clear evidence of talent shortage in the Middle East technology industry. Research from the Robert Walters Employer Sentiment & Hiring Survey highlights the top three skill shortages in the Middle East: Nationals with the correct industry experience, professionals with IT and digital skills and local market knowledge. 41 per cent of employers expect there to be a technical skills shortage in the region.

What COVID reveals about the Remote Employee Experience
April 8, 2021 - 1:19 PM
As we continue to cope with the pandemic, many organizations have taken the decision to allow their employees to work from home permanently. Office cubicles, meeting rooms, and coffee breaks with colleagues have suddenly given way to a new normal that includes family members and household distractions, adapting to new technologies, creating a shakeup in their lives

Did you Back up Your Network This World Backup Day 2021?
March 31, 2021 - 7:00 AM
March 31 is observed as World Backup Day and it's important to take time to focus on the criticality of an organization's backup and disaster recovery strategy.

In the Midst of COVID-19, We're Seeing a Pandemic of Cyber Attacks
March 23, 2021 - 1:07 PM
In the first quarter of 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic is still wreaking havoc around the globe. The coronavirus is continuously evolving and presenting new challenges. In addition to the direct effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, we also saw a sharp rise in cybercriminal activity. From simple phishing attacks to one of the largest DDoS attacks ever recorded, we saw the cyber threat landscape evolve and grow.

5 Tips To Protect Your Business From Hacking
March 18, 2021 - 4:50 PM
The internet has done exactly what its meaning stands for-it has interconnected the world. With interconnectedness, people from all walks of life from any part of the world can communicate with any other person located anywhere else in the world-as long as both of them have internet connectivity and devices to send and receive messages.

Top 4 Apps for Personal Healthcare
March 12, 2021 - 11:58 AM
Are you ready to keep track of your health but not sure where to start? There are numerous apps that claim to help you learn about and keep track of your health. But which ones will help you reach your specific personal healthcare goals? Start by outlining your needs, then read ahead to find out which healthcare mobile apps will best assist you!

The FamiSafe Parental Control App Helps Parents to Monitor their Kids.
March 12, 2021 - 10:58 AM
Wondershare came to the world at the right time when people have been facing different tech-related issues but they came with bundles of solutions. For example, it was hard to understand and control the time spent by our kids on screens. Although all parents have responsibilities to protect their children, it's tricky to do so on screens. Of course, you cannot spend all your life with your "digital kids."

How to Backup Oracle Databases?
March 9, 2021 - 9:37 AM
Oracle is a solid database platform for enterprise needs. It offers all the necessary features for managing a robust, reliable, and available database for your applications. As an enterprise solution, Oracle also prioritizes data integrity and security.

4 WFH cybersecurity lessons we learned during the pandemic
March 9, 2021 - 9:26 AM
The COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down, and many companies transitioned to WFH with very little warning. That led to a rise in cyber attacks and security breaches, and raised a lot of questions about cybersecurity for remote workers.

How to Start a Successful YouTube Channel
February 26, 2021 - 4:47 PM
The idea of YouTube as a business slowly grows on entrepreneurs and there is a good reason for that. Starting a successful YouTube channel takes a lot of hard work, but in the end, it is definitely worth it. YouTube is the biggest social media platform for streaming and publishing videos. The best thing is that you'll get paid every time someone opens your video. YouTube pays an average rate of $0.01 to $0.03 for a view, which isn't a lot but this doesn't include the ad views. A YouTuber makes around $18 per 1,000 ad views which averages out to $3 to $5 per 1,000 video views depending on your audience.

Digital Transformation Takes a Front Seat in the Classroom
February 26, 2021 - 4:08 PM
As we all know, education is undergoing a huge transformational shift since the pandemic hit. The sudden rise in remote learning created several challenges in homeschooling for educators, students and parents. From lack of infrastructure (devices, broadband internet, printers, secure VPN) to the absence of developmental needs of children such as exercise, outdoor time, social interactions, face time with teachers, etc., to a looming financial meltdown -- education has many challenges to confront.

Social Media Platforms Are Favorite Hunting Grounds for Scammers
February 26, 2021 - 4:02 PM
While awareness of phishing scams through email is high, many people are ignorant of the risks they face on social media platforms. Cunning cybercriminals exploit these conduits for social networking by employing social engineering techniques to trick victims. And, because people use social media platforms to relax, communicate with friends, and interact with large brands, they often drop their guard.

Using AI for Digital Identification, Fraud Prevention and Increased ROI
February 26, 2021 - 2:46 PM
Technology's role in our everyday lives continues to increase exponentially. Although the shift to digital began before the pandemic, as we continue operating in a largely remote world, technology is increasingly used for daily tasks like shopping, banking and even healthcare. When it comes to confirming identity much is at stake for businesses and individuals alike, including potential time and material losses. The challenge companies are currently facing is how to confirm digital identities while maintaining a positive consumer experience.

With More Sophisticated and Pervasive Attacks on Mobile Devices, Enterprises Turn to Mobile Web Browser Isolation Advances
February 22, 2021 - 5:39 PM
The proliferation of smartphones, along with the explosion of remote working given the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, has brought the issue of mobile device security back into focus. Mobile devices are increasingly attractive targets for malicious attacks simply given the amount of interactions, from business collaboration to messaging, email, and use of mobile applications.

With More Sophisticated and Pervasive Attacks on Mobile Devices, Enterprises Turn to Mobile Web Browser Isolation Advances
February 22, 2021 - 10:05 AM
The proliferation of smartphones, along with the explosion of remote working given the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, has brought the issue of mobile device security back into focus. Mobile devices are increasingly attractive targets for malicious attacks simply given the amount of interactions, from business collaboration to messaging, email, and use of mobile applications.

Creating a Successful Data Privacy Initiative: How to Avoid Scalability Issues and Unnecessary Risks
February 10, 2021 - 2:57 PM
Enterprises worldwide are under increased scrutiny to properly manage customer data. Responsible use of customer information and ensuring the privacy of petabytes worth of customer account data such as credit card, healthcare and social security numbers, membership points, credit scores, banking info and other PII and other confidential data is legally required by an increasing number of governments for mandates like GDPR in the EU, CCPA in California and LGPD in Brazil.

HPE Aruba Outlines 5 Focal Areas for Retail Industry Success
February 10, 2021 - 2:30 PM
As retailers adapt how they serve customers to meet immediate and long-term challenges, they are transforming their services to do more. Business transformation requires a network foundation, digital tools, and new streams of data to be analyzed. Artificial intelligence and machine learning are emerging as innovative ways to drive profitable business outcomes while driving IT process efficiency.

Addressing the Dangers of Root Access Approaches and Shared Passwords
February 8, 2021 - 2:29 PM
As nearly every enterprise is expanding its digital architecture, the management of multiple clouds and operating systems, distributed and variable applications, and versions across all are becoming increasingly hard to do. The more systems and applications, the greater the complexity.

ConnX and Isoolate Take on the Massive Challenges of the Expanding Attack Surface in the Work from Everywhere World
January 27, 2021 - 3:27 PM
ConnX, an AI-driven Communications Transformation as a Service platform provider, is bringing Isoolate's web and browser isolation solution to their enterprise customers. With its own patent-pending unique threat isolation technologies, Isoolate protects users from web and SaaS application content-borne threats, who work from anywhere, on any device, and over any network.

Insecurity Complex: Best Practices for Combatting the Persistent Unsecure Password Problem in 2021
January 20, 2021 - 5:35 PM
Even as cybercriminals are becoming more sophisticated and, according to Gartner, spending ten times more time attacking organizations than organizations are spending protecting themselves, the mother of all vectors for entry into critical infrastructure and systems is still through compromised credentials, including unsecure passwords.

What are the Steps You Take When Negotiating with a New IT Support Company?
January 20, 2021 - 2:17 PM
You may be looking for a new IT support company to help you with your business. It may be because your previous IT support failed to keep up with your expectations, or their services don't anymore match your needs.

Securing Increasingly Decentralized Corporate Environments in 2021: Changes and Challenges for Access Management
January 13, 2021 - 5:09 PM
Using "command and control" thinking, the IT team can direct and manage all security matters within a central governance body, where all business units would be forced to abide by the same policy set. Fans of centralized IT and security (by extension) also argue that centralized governance is far more efficient, as resources can be leveraged across the enterprise, limiting duplication, and controlling cost.

How An IT Consultant Can Be A Beneficial Source For Your Business
January 13, 2021 - 2:13 PM
Technology has revolutionized business operations. Because of this, both small, medium, and large companies needed to hire qualified IT consultants to help them to run their daily activities. Hiring an IT consultant isn't only beneficial to the business that doesn't have IT experts working within the company, they're also crucial even if you already have a team of IT experts working within your company since they bring a different perspective.

How Cloud Servers Can Help Your Business
January 13, 2021 - 2:08 PM
Should your business adopt a cloud server? More and more businesses are expanding their spending on cloud technologies. But why all the interest in cloud servers? Is using one right for you? The following are some reasons why switching to cloud computing is a route that your business should take:

Three Cybersecurity Resolutions Every Business Needs in 2021
January 12, 2021 - 9:31 AM
Between more sophisticated cybercriminals and immense pressure to ensure governance on compliance, 2021 is already shaping up to be a minefield. And as such, cybersecurity has risen to the top of most organizations' agendas.

Overcoming 'Work from Home' Security Challenges: Security Beyond the VPN
January 7, 2021 - 11:07 AM
With the remote working trend on the rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many IT managers and corporate leaders have naturally been concerned about the challenges of securing employee's access to the corporate network.

How to Implement an Intelligent Automation System for Your Enterprise
January 5, 2021 - 12:01 PM
History has shown repeatedly that the two elements that consistently prove to be major growth drivers for any enterprise are experience and productivity. A positive experience for customers, employees, partners and vendors can easily become the differentiating factor for an organization looking to capitalize on organic growth using the word of mouth. Similarly, productivity gains by eliminating redundant processes, increasing employee satisfaction, or by improving process efficiency, can increase agility and speed of innovation in an enterprise.

2021 Technology Predictions from Nutanix
January 5, 2021 - 11:37 AM
Nutanix leadership offers technology predictions for the upcoming year.

Importance of Modern DDI services in the New Era of Distributed Networking
December 17, 2020 - 10:12 AM
IT teams are realizing that core networking services are more important than ever for organizations that expect to not just survive but also thrive in this new era. For many, this is prompting renewed scrutiny of existing resources and a move toward modern DDI services.

Why Headless E-commerce is The Newest Online Retail Buzzword
December 16, 2020 - 4:54 PM
The digital consumer experience is the foundation of retail success in the current commerce landscape. E-commerce business owners are expected to carefully create and curate online experiences that attract visitors and convert them into customers. Way back in 1998 Amazon's Jeff Bezos said he wanted to get personal with e-commerce by guessing what a customer would want long before they took steps towards a purchase; today, headless commerce is making such a personalized experience possible.

Web development outsourcing for your company is a good idea
November 25, 2020 - 1:36 PM
A great way to save on your company's expenses and transfer your resources to more needing areas is to outsource a part of your workload to an outside agency. Many companies, especially smaller ones, cannot afford to hire a dedicated team of highly-trained professionals to each task outside their regular staff's competencies. However, what exactly are the benefits of outsourcing?

5 Powerful Ways Businesses Can Make Sense of Data
November 17, 2020 - 12:22 PM
If you want data on your customers, processes, or even your competitors, it's easy to collect and find. But once you have it, what do you do with it? Trying to make sense of the data is currently the biggest paint point.

3 Principles For Creating Cost-Effective STEM Marketing Content
November 17, 2020 - 11:07 AM
Every industry has its share of competition and limited resources. In the context of a marketing and communication strategy, specifically in the world of STEM, it's not uncommon for certain questions to come up:

Online Marketing Agency Dubai: What they offer
November 12, 2020 - 5:31 PM
Digital marketing agency services are a critical part of growing your business, but hiring an in-house marketing team is an expensive undertaking. Few businesses, especially at this time, are able to cover these salaries, barring the risks associated with hiring a new team to take over such a vital role.

How to Leverage HPC Resources: 5 Tips and Tricks
November 10, 2020 - 5:02 PM
High performance computing (HPC) operations use aggregated resources (like clusters of servers, workstations, or devices) to quickly perform computations. HPC systems also leverage parallel processing. This works by connecting individual machines and nodes, and then multiple components of single tasks can run in unison.

The Top Tech for a Killer Home Office
October 22, 2020 - 3:32 PM
Working from home was once considered a unique setup. But in today's world, it's commonplace. And over the next decade and a half, it's possible that working from home will actually surpass office-based jobs. Those who see this shift happening and adjust accordingly will thrive. And that involves optimizing your home office for maximum productivity and efficiency.

5 Tips for Buying a Business
October 22, 2020 - 3:28 PM
It doesn't matter the industry or location; buying a business is something that must be taken seriously and executed in a diplomatic fashion. Whether it's a six-, seven-, or even eight-figure business, there are certain processes and systems that must be followed in order to achieve the desired result. Are you prepared?

Managing Multi-cloud Chaos
October 12, 2020 - 10:52 AM
As the race to the cloud accelerates, both the benefits and the challenges of multi-cloud environments are becoming ever clearer. There is no question that multi-cloud deployments now play a foundational role in everything from internal business needs to digital transformation initiatives - but it's also essential for IT to ensure effective visibility, governance, security, and control across both public and private clouds as multi-cloud deployments mature into standard IT and operational realms.

TMC Announces the Winners of the 2020 infoTECH Spotlight Data Center Excellence Award
October 8, 2020 - 2:43 PM
TMC announced today the winners of the 2020 Data Center Excellence Award, presented by infoTECH Spotlight.

4 Tips for Managing a Team
September 30, 2020 - 1:38 PM
Whether by choice or default, thousands of companies have recently transitioned from physical office setups to remote teams. If your business is among this swelling contingency, you're likely experiencing some friction as it relates to managing your team and ensuring you get optimum productivity and output.

4 Ways Where Shared Web Hosting Shines
September 25, 2020 - 12:33 PM
With a plethora of web hosting services available, everybody - from casual bloggers to large companies - can have difficulties in choosing what's right for them. Ultimately, factors such as cost and functionality determine which solutions make the most sense. However, there are many factors to consider that not only affect those variables, but overall user experience.

7 Team Building Tips for Tech Teams
September 24, 2020 - 9:44 AM
Team building is something that might seem gimmicky or overrated, but it plays a vital role in bringing people together and helping them focus on the common good.

Tips to Keep Your Team on the Same Page
September 24, 2020 - 9:40 AM
One of the more challenging aspects of managing a team is keeping everyone on the same page. Coordinating schedules, streamlining communication, and checking in with the right people at the right time can feel like a major challenge. But it's possible!

6 Ways Tech Can Get Related Products in Front of Your Customers
September 10, 2020 - 12:48 PM
If you've ever taken a look at your shop's analytics and wondered how you can get customers to linger just a little bit longer, displaying related products is a key way to increase the "stickiness" of your online shop. The benefits of product recommendations are numerous: they create a more efficient shopping experience for the customer, act as a way to upsell products and boost sales, and increase the time each customer spends on your site, which can improve your shop's search rankings.

Simplify Compliance by Implementing PAM: SOX, HIPAA and PCI DDS
September 9, 2020 - 3:28 PM
Regulatory compliance is becoming more challenging for all industries, but in the financial, payments, contact center, and healthcare industries, the requirements are becoming even more intense, especially given attacks (and successful breaches) of mission-critical systems in these industries.

Intelligent Protection Against DNS DDoS Attacks is Critical Part of Cybersecurity Architecture
September 8, 2020 - 1:35 PM
In 2020 DDoS attacks continue to increase both in volume and in frequency. Nexusguard Research just reported a 542% increase in DDoS attacks in the first quarter of 2020 when compared with the last quarter of 2019. The NexusGuard research team also detected unusual traffic patterns from ISPs which included traffic generated from infected devices.

What are the Benefits of Using a Softphone for My Small Business
September 3, 2020 - 1:24 PM
Every small business is looking to scale up to the next level to expand its financial base and clientele. To achieve the above requires investment in communication and technology since sales, marketing, and advertisement need a stable communication system to function. So yes, a softphone will benefit your small business in ways that you cannot even imagine.

Cyber-attacks are the New Norm and Ransomware is on the Rise
September 2, 2020 - 4:52 PM
Last year ransomware made a comeback, as worldwide mobile operators made aggressive strides in the transformation to 5G, and GDPR achieved its first full year of implementation. The industry saw some of the largest fines ever given for massive data breaches experienced by enterprises. As the spike in demand for ransomware-as-a-service tools in underground forums, coupled with the anonymity offered by the dark web, the surge in these types of cyberthreats should not be a surprise.

How to Handle Shopify Order Fulfillment Like a Pro
August 28, 2020 - 11:22 AM
Order fulfillment can make or break your online business. When a customer places an order, they expect a fast delivery with the products in great condition. If you are a seller on Shopify, you'll agree that order fulfillment can be a complicated process. Mastering it is a must if you are looking to compete successfully with giant established sellers.

What makes modern low-code platforms and their features worth your while?
August 12, 2020 - 2:22 PM
Low-code platforms (also referred to as low-to-no-code or low-to-zero-code) are modern, highly functional and standardised software solutions, which enables you to build complete business applications without coding, usually thanks to an intuitive graphical user interface and tools that allow you to quickly and easily automate even very complex business scenarios and processes by dragging and dropping things around. Thanks to this approach, they offer maximum benefits even to users, who do not have specialised programming knowledge and coding skills.

Protecting a Mobile Workforce with Hybrid DNS Security
August 10, 2020 - 3:58 PM
The future of the workplace is undoubtedly a remote workforce, accessing the corporate network via mobile devices and the cloud. This is likely to cause a few sleepless nights for the teams traditionally responsible for managing network security on-premise. With remote working, data breaches will become commonplace. Networks will be infiltrated with malware due to an increase in roaming or off-network access.

How Technology Is Changing the Face Of The Gambling Industry
August 7, 2020 - 9:57 AM
The gambling industry has gone through somewhat of a revolution over the last decade or so. Fuelled by the tech revolution itself, the gambling industry has piggybacked off the leaps made by the tech giants as much, if not more, than pretty much every other industry on the planet. This shouldn't come as a surprise to anybody, but there are multiple reasons as to why the gambling industry has acclimatized so well to the new digital landscape, some of which are obvious, and others less so.

Actionable DDoS Weapons Intelligence is a Proactive Approach to Defending Against DDoS Attacks
August 5, 2020 - 1:09 PM
In June 2020, news reports highlighted one of the biggest DDoS attacks ever recorded. The attack, which targeted a large European bank, generated 809m packets per second (Mpps). This is a new industry record for a PPS-focused attack which is more than double the size of previous attacks. A10 Networks recently launched its Q2 2020: State of DDoS Weapons Report, based on approximately 10 million unique source addresses tracked by A10 Networks, and the report sheds more light on the loud, distributed nature of DDoS attacks and the key trends and observations that enterprises can learn from when adopting a successful defence.

How Agencies Approach Software Development
July 24, 2020 - 10:41 AM
If you decide to outsource the development of the project, you must understand the specifics of this format of cooperation with the agency. You cannot fully control the "inner kitchen" of the project creation, will it be a startup or software for a large enterprise. But this is not necessary, as experienced agencies ensure the transparency and continuity of all work processes. They maintain constant communication with the client and resolve issues as they become available.

Technology For Financial And Retirement Planning
July 22, 2020 - 2:48 PM
The internet and technology in general have upended many industries over the past 30 years. Not many industries are immune, and that includes the financial and retirement planning industry.

CISO and CDO Meeting of the Minds: Data Security is Key to Digital Transformation
July 22, 2020 - 10:31 AM
With the emergence of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) at many organizations, there is an increasing understanding about the benefits of commercializing or monetizing business data, much of which is sensitive.

Understanding Your Internet Connection Options
July 20, 2020 - 3:06 PM
The information technology industry is currently ripe with buzzwords and trends like artificial intelligence, edge computing, the Internet of Things and distributed cloud systems. While these technologies are world renowned, many IT professionals' day-to-day needs have to do with something more simple: the internet. When discussing the internet, there are a variety of interconnection strategies for professionals to choose from.

Why OCR technology is the Unsung Hero of Data-Driven Businesses
July 20, 2020 - 12:05 PM
How does OCR software "read," exactly? All of us are taught to recognize words from a very young age. Later in life, we get to the point where meaning is revealed to us almost as soon as we look at a given text. You could say that, by then, we are programmed to detect and process written language effectively.

Automation that Matters and Eliminates Errors
July 13, 2020 - 2:26 PM
The automation of seemingly simple tasks and processes and elastic scalability help optimise investment per site and enable operators to more easily build out mobile edge computing and to converge mobile and fixed technologies while ensuring a uniform subscriber experience.

Keeping Data Protected as Businesses in the Middle East Embark on Remote Working Journey
July 7, 2020 - 1:02 PM
Over the last few months, we've seen many organizations in the Middle East have arranged for employees to work from home. Living in the golden age of Digital Transformation means that we are connected at all times. Consequently, the workplace today has evolved significantly to allow individuals to communicate seamlessly and connect from anywhere through mobile devices, digital tools, cloud services and many more. But what does this mean for organizations and the protection of its data?

With the Best of Intentions: Intent-Based Networking Can Improve Our Response to the COVID-19 Disruptions to Business
June 25, 2020 - 10:15 AM
Necessity is often the mother of invention, and when it comes to addressing the unprecedented challenges associated with a new way of working in the context of the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, intention combined with invention is driving innovation, including within Apstra Networks.

Tips to Buy Affordable Internet Connection
June 10, 2020 - 4:15 PM
Internet connection affordability is crucial for many people. You have to keep in mind the fact that it is possible to make your internet connection affordable even if the company you are selecting is very costly. Keep certain points in your mind, use as it is suggested, and then see the difference in your bill at the end of the month. Here we will share ways in which you can do this task of making your internet connection affordable.

Hidden TechnologyBenefits of Detecting Fake IDs for Business
June 1, 2020 - 1:22 PM
The increasing threat of identity theft makes it essential for companies to invest in the latest technology. Nowadays, numerous types of identification devices and apps are available in the market. You will need the information about a person transacting with you.

The Best IT Operations Analytics Use Cases To Implement Now
May 29, 2020 - 3:23 PM
There are several IT operations analytics use cases that administrators can implement to boost efficiency. The top IT analytical use cases streamline network management, enhance productivity, and limit your service risks. This empowers you to proactively transform your operational technology systems. Powerful use cases help administrators make data-driven strategies and accelerate service delivery.

5 things you should consider before choosing a software development company
May 26, 2020 - 9:27 AM
Our world today is packed with modern technology. We cannot imagine life without computers or the Internet. We are surrounded by software and applications that make our everyday life easier and increase our productivity.

Bitcoin halving over - What comes next for the price?
May 19, 2020 - 2:27 PM
On Monday this week, the much-hyped price "halving" occurred on the Bitcoin blockchain - the 3rd such halving in its history. As halving takes place approximately every 4 years, and as Bitcoin was launched in 2009, there have been two previous halving events - one in November 2012, the other in July 2016.

Are German Car Companies Going To Be Dropping Prices During COVID-19?
May 13, 2020 - 2:50 PM
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change daily life, many consumers are asking if the German car industry will be lowering prices due to the crisis. US and European auto manufacturers have already enacted temporary shutdowns. Manufacturing plants are taking extreme measures to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. Many experts predict that these changes and measures may eventually impact the prices charged for German automobiles. Read on to learn if German car companies going to be dropping prices during COVID-19.

Migrating Mailboxes from Exchange to Office 365: What You Need to Know
May 7, 2020 - 10:49 AM
Most organizations and businesses use on-premise Exchange server for email communications. This means the organization takes full control over the physical hardware of Exchange server. Thus, it becomes a responsibility of the organization to maintain, upgrade, and secure the Exchange server regularly, which often requires additional resources, cost, and human-hours.


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