The evolution of data storage has been a long and winding road – from floppy disks, to 3.5 diskettes. CD-ROMS, CDs, DVDs, short-lived blu-rays, and now the cloud.
We have come far in human communication, from the technology invented by Alexander Graham Bell in 1885 to the managed voice systems of today. Communications has turned into an intricate network of interconnected devices that work wirelessly. This complex system brings with it a lot of promises and a steep learning curve.
Audit asset management (AAM) is a growing business practice, as it is becoming imperative for an organization to document all the technology assets – hardware and software — they own, understand their nature, management and maintenance, and ensure they comply with industry standards.
If you are planning to optimize the assets of your organization, asset lifecycle management (ALM) will help you to manage them holistically throughout their entire lifecycle.
Cloud-based technologies are on the rise. With it, managed voice services are on the verge of becoming fundamental in every successful business. Although not currently a popularly used term in Australia, this voice over internet protocol (VoIP) service is slowly becoming a revolutionary way to interact with people. Let us learn more about this developed communication technology, and why your business needs to implement it to support your success. Continue reading “Managed Voice: More Communication Features for Less Cost”
As cloud computing becomes more ubiquitous in today’s technology, hardware and software provisioning becomes increasingly necessary to support the IT infrastructure. Let’s learn more about it and why you need an expert’s advice.
For business owners, a disaster recovery plan is as essential as insurance is to a car. It is a crucial part of the IT strategy that will allow the company to recover after a catastrophe. From natural disasters to malicious cyberattacks, anything that causes a major workflow disturbance can threaten the operation of the business.
For any business, crises like natural disasters, emergencies, and cyberattacks can be survived if an active business continuity plan is in place. Because adversities usually happen without warning, it is imperative that companies know what actions to take if something goes wrong.
Continue reading “A Business Continuity Plan Will Save Your Business”
Storing information is one of the primary concerns in an enterprise, making managed data recovery an important solution that every company must implement. Even the most reliable storage devices can be vulnerable to security threats or software malfunctions. Thus, making sure that your data stays accessible in the event of failure should always be a top priority.
The directors of NST acknowledge the gravity of the situation that has arisen since the COVID-19 pandemic was formerly announced in February 2020.
As such we immediately implemented the following:
- Customers advised that our staff would no longer attend onsite.
- All interstate travel was ceased.
- Deep-cleaning of the NST premises was performed.
- All support is to be conducted remotely.
- NST staff were instructed to work from home, and this commenced in early March 2020.
NST is fortunate that all IT is located in the cloud and the business can function fully in this manner.
The company directors will continue to monitor the situation and adjust work practices in line with Australia government advice and guidance.