Ransomcloud for small businesses

RansonCloud: what you need to know if your business gets attacked

Did you know that 79% of Managed Service Providers report that clients have experienced some level of business-threatening downtime? And that 14% of a total 45% of small to medium businesses that do pay ransom to a cyber criminal never recover their data? The statistics are staggering but the threat to small business is very real. And scary. Because cyber…

Disconnecting ISDN and Transitioning to the NBN

ISDN Shutdown: Disconnecting ISDN and Transitioning to the NBN

Introduced back in 1988, Telstra’s Integrated Services Digital Network was originally created to offer businesses a more stable and reliable telephone line network. And it worked too. The ISDN network expanded to most major suburbs and gave businesses peace-of-mind regarding the quality of their phone calls. I know, it’s a sad moment for Telco’s (and many small businesses who enjoyed…

Disaster Recovery: are you backing up your data properly

Disaster Recovery: are you backing up your data properly?

Have you ever spent time writing up a report only to lose it all because the computer crashed and you didn’t get round to saving it? Frustrating, right? OK, now imagine the ENTIRE COMPANY lost its files…years of data, documents, processes and passwords, all gone. It spells’ Disaster’.  With a capital ‘D’ and it can be very stressful for business…

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Best Small Business VoIP Phone Systems for NBN

There’s been a lot of talk amongst business owners about ‘the best’ small business VoIP phone systems for the NBN. Which brand is the best? How will it give me an edge over competitors? Which one is the most reliable? And rightly so, it’s an important decision to make for small businesses as Australia transitions to a telecommunications system run…

NBN Outages: Plan B for SMEs when the phone & internet fails

NBN Outages: Plan B for SMEs when the phone & internet fails

As Australia continues its transition to a fully fledged NBN, businesses are adjusting to the new internet-based infrastructure and discovering that all is perhaps not as they thought it might be. Variations in the type of NBN connections mean some businesses experience greater reliability than others. The good news is that the majority of businesses who’ve made the move have…

Types of NBN Connections for Business

Types of NBN Connections for Business

Did you know that there are multiple ways to connect to the NBN? And not everyone will have the same type of connection? That’s right, NBN Co, the wholesale company responsible for building the NBN, is constructing a multi-technology mix (MTM) network. There are many different factors that will determine the type of NBN connection you will have, but essentially,…

Remote Workers: Phones and the flexible workplace - Expert Telecommunications

Remote Workers: Phones and the flexible workplace

Back when I started working, office life was pretty dull. You turned up to the same building every day at 9 o'clock, sat at the same desk and looked out the same window until lunchtime. Then you went to the same lunch room and ate the same cheese sandwich, then went back to the same desk and occasionally looked out…