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The latest IT news, updates, tips, guides and insights from the team here at Calnet IT Solutions.

From cyber security to the latest releases and everything in between!

Public Cloud vs Private Cloud vs Hybrid Cloud

Public Cloud vs Private Cloud vs Hybrid Cloud

What is cloud computing? Cloud computing allows us to access an infrastructure via the internet (“the cloud”) that delivers computing services such as data storage, networking capabilities, servers (both physical and virtual) and more, without having to install and...

IT Security Tips for Working Remotely

IT Security Tips for Working Remotely

2020 saw the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic throw the whole world into chaos. With lockdown orders issued globally, millions of businesses and organisations scrambled to get their operations and their workforce online. Though most were able to pivot and adapt...

Office 365 Backup: Does Office 365 Back Up Your Data?

Office 365 Backup: Does Office 365 Back Up Your Data?

It’s a common misconception that Microsoft Office 365 backs up your data. It is a popular and secure platform, but it does not provide a reliable data backup out of the box. Microsoft has built-in backup features and redundancy, but that infrastructure is designed for...

Migrating from On-Premise to Cloud

Migrating from On-Premise to Cloud

Many large businesses have reaped the benefits of moving from on-premise to cloud computing. However, other businesses might still be unsure whether it makes sense for them to migrate their data. What specific benefits does cloud computing offer, and is it worth it?...

Ransomware is on the rise!

Ransomware is on the rise!

Ransomware is a type of malicious software, or malware, designed to deny access to a computer system or data until a ransom is paid. Ransomware typically spreads through phishing emails or by unknowingly visiting an infected website. Ransomware can be devastating to...

How To Spot A Phishing Email

How To Spot A Phishing Email

Phishing is a type of online scam where criminals send an email that appears to be from a legitimate company and ask you to provide sensitive information. This is usually done by including a link that will appear to take you to the company’s website to fill in your...

Windows 7 End of Life

Windows 7 End of Life

On the 14th January 2020 Windows 7 & Windows Server 2008 are reaching their end of life. There will no longer be any security patches and updates released by Microsoft. It means that if you keep using Windows 7 and/or Windows Server 2008/R2, you will be at a huge...

The Importance Of Backing Up Your Data Offsite

The Importance Of Backing Up Your Data Offsite

Is your data backed up? Backup is a critical part of any IT setup, and of course, you understand the importance of protecting your business data. Your business holds a network of knowledge and information that you wouldn’t want in the wrong hands, or to hinder your...

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