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Options for enterprise data storage

Options for enterprise data storage

Local data center, hybrid cloud or cloud? As an enterprise IT manager, you have an unprecedented amount of choice for your storage needs, but finding the best solution still requires a good deal of research. Enterprise storage has been all the rage over the past few years as companies cope with vast amounts of data […]

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Backup and DR: Keep your business safe

Backup and DR: Keep your business safe

It’s essential to have the right IT backup and disaster recovery (DR) systems in place if you want to safeguard your company’s digital assets. From cyberattacks and malware to hardware failures and natural catastrophes, having the right plan in place is essential. It can test your system, prevent loss and recover vital data in the […]

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The best games for kids to play at school

The best games for kids to play at school

The value of game-play as an educational technique is now well established. More and more games and platforms are being released each year that help students learn valuable skills while they play; so, which subjects benefit most from this technique and what skills do they teach? With educational benchmarks and national assessments a constant for […]

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How to pick the right health software

How to pick the right health software

With aging populations, advances in medical technology and the growing importance of ‘e-health’, software vendors are focusing more attention than ever on the health market. But with so many newcomers, how can you know you’re choosing the right software provider? Healthcare is a buoyant industry, with many opportunities for growth – and technology is a […]

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Want to Cry? 7 IT security risks businesses cannot ignore

Want to Cry? 7 IT security risks businesses cannot ignore

Cybersecurity threats are often associated with larger corporates and multinationals. But the truth is that – as with the recent WannaCry ransomware virus – businesses of any size are at risk. Unfortunately, many small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) don’t take the threat seriously, or they don’t have the resources to manage them. This makes them […]

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Hybrid comes to your EHR systems

Hybrid comes to your EHR systems

There’s nothing simple about the IT needs of a modern medical practice. In a small to mid-size practice, the application infrastructure has to support everything from office productivity applications to advanced imaging, group scheduling, integration with external systems, and collaboration thrown in for good measure. If that weren’t enough, all of it has to be […]

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Personal apps: a new healthcare frontier

Personal apps: a new healthcare frontier

In the decades since hospitals and doctors’ offices became the traditional way to receive medical treatment, little has changed regarding the way personal health data is managed. Processes remain heavily paper-based, and data about a person’s health and wellbeing is often spread throughout different locations depending on where the consultation occurred. More recently, the arrival […]

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Is it time to let go of Windows 7?

Is it time to let go of Windows 7?

In September, Microsoft told the world that the number of monthly active users of Windows 10 had gone past 400 million. Many of those users are consumers, but businesses are making the leap as well. What’s surprising about that is that Windows 10 is only a year old. Historically, businesses have taken years to manage […]

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Endpoint security: 5 things to know

Endpoint security: 5 things to know

Network security offerings clearly haven’t fixed the endpoint security challenge. The problems come on multiple fronts, which calls for a blended solution. Here’s what you need to know. 1. Antivirus is not enough There’s no argument that antivirus just doesn’t cut it anymore. There’s nothing new here, but it looks like the market is finally […]

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