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Security for Your Business – Part 2

Statistics of IT Security Threats This article is a continuation of Security for Your Business – Part 1. We will discuss various statistics related IT threats and security concerns. This article points out clearly the importance and significance of securing your IT infrastructure. Do not hesitate in anyway from ensuring proper security measures, as not […]

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Google Chromebook: The Future?

Cloud Computing to the Next Level There’s another player in the IT operating system (OS) market now, and it’s by Google. The Google Chromebook offers a web (or Cloud) OS that derives its applications from the Internet and thereby reduces the need for expensive hardware. Although the Cloud has been in existence for sometime now, […]

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GPIT

Usage Based Billing for the Internet: Canada’s Economic Folly

What is Usage-Based Billing? Usage-based billing (UBB) is something that was introduced to the CRTC in 2008 by Bell. What it does is, it puts a cap on the amount of Internet you consume and applies a fee for every gigabyte you use thereafter. What’s the problem with that? Well, it stifles Canada’s economy’s by […]

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IPV6 – The New Internet Scheme

Believe it or not, the Internet has run out of addresses. This means we need to transition to a new addressing scheme, IPv6, that facilitates our growing need for Internet addresses and that helps our businesses grow. To access company networks and the Internet, each device or computer is assigned a logical address. That basically […]

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GPIT

The New Grounds for Cybertheft

Theft used to be limited to stealing of physical goods or the classic burglar robbing the bank for cash. Now the concept of theft has radically changed as the digital age advances and the lines between the physical and virtual become blurred. Most people know cybercrime for its stealing of people’s money from their bank […]

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What’s the Deal with Macs?

I’m often confronted with businesses that do not know quite what to make of the Apple revolution. They don’t understand the difference between a Mac and a PC and are baffled by the hype surrounding Macs. It’s kind of like the war on Afghanistan, PC vs Mac is a vague and ambiguous fight. I have […]

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Product Reviews

Samsung CLP-315W Laser Colour Printer

The Samsung CLP-315W Laser Colour Printer is among the smallest of the Samsung laser printers. It offers useful features, such as wireless networking to connect with multiple copmuters and No NOIS  quite printing. It makes for a great addition to any home or small business. The compact size is definitely a selling point. The print […]

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What VOIP Can Mean to Your Business

Let’s start off with the question, what is VOIP? VOIP stands for Voice Over Internet Protocol. This basically means that your phone system is running over technologies that are used for regular Internet and network use. Voice is transferred as data, over switches and routers, and is given special priority so that during data transfer […]

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File Servers for Small and Medium Businesses

Businesses often have the need to centralize their data, to consolidate their infrastructure, and to have a common distribution service. This can be hard when running ad-hoc systems (separate computer systems communicating with each other without a central communication base), which are all independently configured with each having their own set of files shared amongst […]

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Is The Cloud Really Number Nine?

Unless you’ve been out of the IT sphere for some time, you would definitely have heard the hype about cloud computing. It is all the rage in the IT world and has the potential of restructuring IT models to an almost limitless ability while also providing a reduction in costs. I will touch upon some […]