Monday, 28 January 2013

How to protect yourself from Malicious Software

Over the past few months I have noticed an increase in malicious software via e-mails, websites, pop-ups and other various networked media. With the ever changing tricks that hackers deploy to scam users, protecting yourself from these threats gets trickier as well. Simple things that you thought were harmless like clicking on a link with in an e-mail, on a pop-up or within a website, could download malware and put your computer in danger. This calls for your alert attention whenever you are working, surfing or just checking your e-mail.

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Audcomp Event- Cloud Demystified

Audcomp is hosting a business IT event that will focus on the benefits of cloud for SMBs. Most SMBs share IT business challenges including: soaring IT costs, mobility restrictions, limited growth capacity, limited flexibility, technology obsolescence, limited IT skills. At the event, named Cloud Demystified, we will be addressing how SMBs can leverage cloud solutions to face these business challenges.

Monday, 21 January 2013

Storage 101

So what are the differences between the various storage systems available? We hear about all kinds of offering but the basic requirements for users are DAS, NAS or SAN.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Windows 8 for the Work Environment

The Windows 8 environment features a significant change from its preceding OS platforms. Its touch capability and 'metro' interface that are geared towards mobile users might appear intimidating to business people who are not always excited about drastic changes. If you are among those looking for reasons how Windows 8 might improve your window's experience at work, some of the following features that are highlighted at PCworld might help you make the right decision.

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Audcomp is hiring- IT Account Executive

Audcomp is looking for an experienced extroverted sales professional to join our team to expand our clients’ current and future needs. We want sales experts who can act as a trusted advisor and provide the knowledge, passion and service that clients expect and need to run their businesses. IT sales experience is a must.

Friday, 4 January 2013

2013 in Canadian Tech industry- 10 predictions.

RIM might make a big come back in 2013, according to IDC's (International Data Corporation) predictions. As The Star reports, the Blackberry 10 OS, which will be released this month, will help RIM to reclaim its position in the Canadian market. What will 2013 bring for the rest of the Canadian Tech industry? Here are IDC's top 10 tech predications as reported by The Star.

Thursday, 3 January 2013

Face-to-face Computing with SUR40

In today's world, be it in the business or in the public sector, collaboration is a huge workplace component. Great things happen where shared ideas and openness are promoted. In the past few years, we have seen some leaps of growth in technology that is enabling this environment. In this post, I will talk about a multi-user computing product that takes collaboration into the next level- Samsung SUR40 with Microsoft® PixelSense™

Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Shortage of skilled Canadian IT workers to reach 100,000 by 2016 – Will Impact Cloud Computing

According to a recent report released by IBM, the Information Technology industry in Canada will be more than 100,000 workers short, affecting as much as 60% of all business. The IBM 2012 Technology Trends Report indicates that, of organizations surveyed, only 10% have the IT skills needed in emerging technology areas, one being Cloud Computing.