Protecting yourself from Ransomware

Protecting yourself from Ransomware What is Ransomware? Ransomware is malicious software that criminals use to prevent access to your computer files by encrypting them, they then demand payment in order to decrypt your own files and restore access. Unfortunately, this is becoming more commonplace in today’s world and consumers and businesses should understand how to[…]

SQL Server 2005 end of life

Extended support for SQL Server 2005 ends in April.  If your organisation is not prepared, your data could be at risk. April 12th marks the official end of support for SQL Server 2005. Microsoft is ending extended support, which means no feature updates. No application fixes. No security patches. Nothing. Anyone still running SQL Server 2005 will be[…]

Wordpress

WordPress 4.4.2 Security & Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.2.2 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. Contact us if you require any assistance*. Version 4.2.2 addresses two security issues: The Genericons icon font package, which is used in a number of popular themes and plugins, contained[…]

Windows Server 2003 EOS

The Problem: Windows Server 2003 is fast approaching its end-of-life. Microsoft has announced the official date for end-of-life support as 14th July, 2015. While many administrators are well aware of this fact, there are still vast numbers of servers across the globe running live applications on Windows Server 2003. It should be cause for alarm[…]

Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft have set out to improve on the Windows 8 operating system and make Windows 10 a much easier, user friendly experience. This means that it should be simple to use whether you’re navigating via touch screen on a tablet or using a keyboard and mouse on a desktop PC in the office. From watching[…]

Announcing vSphere 6

VMware has announced the launch of vSphere 6, the first major release of the flagship product in more than three years. vSphere 6 is packed with more than 650 new features and innovations that will empower users to virtualise applications with confidence by delivering increased scale and performance, breakthrough availability, storage efficiencies for virtual machines[…]