Is 2010 the year SMEs Fully Embrace Cloud Computing?

Overview A year or so ago, the term “cloud computing” was by no means mainstream. While it has certainly been a topic favoured among IT professionals for the last few years – the so-called “next big thing” in technology that could spur a whole new decade of growth – it was only in the latter part of 2009 that it started to gather pace and enter day to day business vocabulary. As early as 2008 small businesses had began to take note of cloud computing, but how seriously were they taking it? It’s one thing to be aware and excited by a new technology, but it’s another thing to run your business on it. To shed some light on this matter, Easynet Connect commissioned research to determine how seriously SMEs were taking the cloud at the end of 2008.... »

ADSL Broadband Guide

Broadband Guide for Small Business A quick guide for directors and management teams in Small and Medium sized Enterprises considering whether to move to ADSL Broadband connection. Introduction to Broadband Once you’ve got broadband, it’s hard to imagine how you ever did without it. Broadband means that the World Wide Wait is over. Much of the frustration surrounding business use of the Web disappears. You can, for example, send or receive emails with the big attachments in seconds, not minutes. Broadband means that you and all your staff can use Web, email and phone at the same time, all the time, from a single telephone line – and all for a flat fee. Like electricity or tap water, Broadband is ‘always on’. You need never dial the internet again. Access to the... »