Ransomware: The Leading Cyberthreat Facing Education

Ransomware attacks are skyrocketing According to antivirus firm Sophos 48% of UK organisations have been hit by ransomware attacks in the last year. Trend Micro’s 2019 ransomware report also indicates that ransomware activity is on the rise, with over 40 million ransomware “detections” made between January and April 2019 – compared to just over 50…

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Digital Transformation Starts with the Network

The Role of The Network in Digital Transformation Businesses need to embrace modern network technologies and security to fully take advantage of the promises of Digital Transformation Digital Transformation can be seen as the integration of digital technology into all aspects of your business, extending deeply into the organisation, mixing and intersecting with a great…

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Next Generation Networks and the Rise of SD-WAN

Cloud-based Networks The trend of pushing WAN functionality into the cloud — software-defined WAN — is gaining steam as enterprises look to reduce WAN complexity and lower costs. With the rise of video, BYOD, and new IoT devices, it’s not a surprise that businesses should be looking for ways to reduce the complexity of managing…

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Smart Buildings – Smarter Governance

Benefits of Smart Buildings The digital transformation of buildings is growing as the era of Internet of Things (IoT) ushers in an increasing number of smart buildings. Smart building technology is necessary for economic and environmental change. And for the Public Sector, this leads directly to the rise of smart government. For those operating in…

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Detail DMC Becomes the Latest Developer to Sign with Syscomm

Syscomm is to provide gigabit fibre broadband to all 49 residential and 4 commercial units at Detail’s latest luxury development at Victoria Court in West Bromwich Detail DMC is incorporating Syscomm’s gigabit fibre solution into its new luxury development at Victoria Court in West Bromwich, enabling occupants of these properties to have ultra-fast fibre broadband…

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BYOD on School Wireless Networks

Common Problems with BYOD on School Wireless Networks With Christmas over and students across the country returning to classes, many of them with shiny new smartphones, laptops, or tablets, it’s time to take a fresh look at your school’s Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) capability. Technology never stands still, and it is becoming increasingly hard…

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Tech Support Christmas Eve Poem

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through our Desk, The phone lines were lit up, and the queue was a mess. Though all of my colleagues were doing their best, There was too much to do so they were feeling quite stressed! Our customers were sleeping, all snug in their beds, But something had…

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College Connectivity Costs Set to Rise

Government Funding Cuts Mean Further Education (FE) Colleges Should Seek an Internet Connectivity Alternative. Cuts in Government funding announced by the Department of Education mean that from August 2019 Further Education (FE) colleges in England will have to pay or be charged more for Internet Connectivity currently provided by the Janet Network.With Further Education (FE)…

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