Having an IT specialist can add power to your business, but being familiar with your industry is what multiplies that power. A business IT consultant brings that knowledge and expertise you won’t usually find in an IT service provider, making them helpful in more ways than one. What is the difference between IT specialist &… Read More »Business IT Consultancy: What it is and Why it Makes a Difference
The tech factor has never been more relevant. It’s the philosophy that technology drives successful businesses of all kinds—yes, even aged care facilities. Instead of advertising a specific platform for aged care, we want to share with you some information to help choose one yourself (and stay safe when using it). What Are Aged Care… Read More »Aged Care and Technology FAQ
Continuing Club IT’s Q&A hot streak, “The Tech Factor” hosts Ben and Sam spent their latest podcast answering questions submitted by customers, as well as popular Google searches. This week, the topic was cyber security threat management. What Is Cyber Security Threat Management? Broadly, this term represents the total framework and protocols you’ve established to… Read More »All About Cyber Security Threat Management
Enterprise WiFi isn’t exactly a common topic of conversation outside of tech circles—but as your business grows, your awareness should, too. So, in another FAQ-focused episode of Club IT’s podcast, “The Tech Factor“, Ben and Sam answered all of your questions (and the internet’s) on enterprise WiFi solutions. Here’s everything you may have missed. What… Read More »Answering Your Questions about Enterprise WiFi
Telephony is a broad topic, but there’s a specific term that’s usually heard alongside it: “VoIP” or Voice Over Internet Protocol. Essentially, when people talk about telephony, they’re referring to phone systems in general. You can think of VoIP as the most current technology used to deliver and run those systems. Though telephony and VoIP are… Read More »Phone Systems FAQ: Telephony, VoIP, and More
No matter how awesome your organisation is—and we’re sure it’s awesome!—problems will eventually come up. What defines your business isn’t its problems, but how you respond to those problems. And when it comes to finding the right software solution, it’s worth taking the time to get it right the first time. Club IT recently took… Read More »8 Steps to Finding the Right Software Solution for Your Business
Ideally, we’d all have our own IT teams—and they’d have complete mastery over every aspect of IT. They’d be available around the clock for bug fixes and network maintenance, too. But that’s just not the reality most companies deal with. Even enterprises and government-level organisations, who have robust internal teams, use managed IT service providers… Read More »Internal vs. External Managed IT Services
A targeted, but unsophisticated series of cyber attacks on the Australian government has left a lot of us dumbfounded. Many wonder how it’s even possible to breach such high-level accounts as those of government officials, who are expected to use at least basic cyber security strategies. Unfortunately, it did not take much for state-based hackers… Read More »What are the Essential 8 Cyber Security Strategies?
With special guest Matthew See, WatchGuard We’ve talked before about how bigger security isn’t just for bigger businesses. Recently, we talked to somebody who knows this firsthand, and he had a lot to say about managed firewalls. Matthew See, who has a background in financial security, used to hand-build firewalls for a major global company. But… Read More »What Are Managed Firewalls & Why Does Your Business Need One?
IT used to be a fairly simple equation. Managed IT services just weren’t necessary for most businesses to run. In fact, until the early 2000s, a lot of technology was still serial-based. For example, if you were a club, casino, or even retail business, your point of sales system would have a serial connection. This… Read More »What Is Managed IT and Why Do You Need It?