How Protos has simplified safeguarding in education
Do you know who is looking at what? All content filtering solutions are designed to ensure that users cannot access harmful sites. In an education setting, from primary through to university, is this enough? As with security, visibility is the key to any content filtering solution. Education providers need to have the ability to know…
Is it time to Switch to Simplicity?
The Cisco Catalyst 2960, one of Cisco’s best-selling product families, has now passed its end-of-support date, meaning they are no longer sold or maintained – but, most importantly, this means they will no longer be updated either.It’s something IT teams will need to look at with a high degree of urgency, and it’s important to…
Achieving Cheaper, more Flexible WAN Connectivity with SD-WAN
What is SD-WAN?Software defined wide area networking (SD-WAN) is a fresh alternative to network connectivity which enables organisations to increase agility within their wide area networks whilst reducing costs significantly.SD-WAN utilises Software-Defined networking, intelligent VPN and routing technologies to provide MPLS-like reliability over internet or hybrid links.Deploy remote sites – faster! SD-WAN deployments can be rolled-out…
How Smarter Guest Wi-Fi Can Help Your Business Learn and Grow
In recent years, guest Wi-Fi has gone from being a nicety in hospitality and retail venues to a customer expectation. In fact, recent research has shown that: 2 in 3 people now own a smartphone 61% of people search for Wi-Fi whilst eating and drinking 36% would visit a food and drink outlet again if…
Is Your Organisation Prepared for GDPR in 2018?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new regulation which comes into force in May 2018, and will make the current Data Protection regulations much stronger. GDPR puts responsibilities on organisations who hold personal data to ensure they have put the correct procedures and defences in place to protect against, and detect, security breaches. Companies who…
Achieving the Best ROI on Your Guest Wi-Fi Investment
These days’ customers are expecting free Wi-Fi that is fast, secure and easy to access. Although there is a cost attached to providing this service, it can be used as a very effective marketing tool. The marketing potential and ability to speak directly to your customers bring benefits that far outweigh its cost, so we…
Protect Against the Latest Cyber Threats with the Cloud
Hardly a day goes by when cyber security isn’t in the news. TalkTalk, Tesco Bank, Yahoo, the US Presidential Election. All of these cyber security breaches have been headline news. One could be forgiven for thinking cyber security is only the concern of the larger companies, but this complacency is what modern cyber-criminals prey upon….