Since early April 2020, most organizations have activated their business continuity plan (BCP) in light of the Covid-19 situation. We understand that many are facing challenges in managing their manpower, revenue & resources during this difficult time. With this, many have been forced to minimize/shut their daily operations at their workplace and moved towards telecommuting from their homes.
If you are unaware, Microsoft made an announcement early last year that they are ceasing their technical support & updates for Windows 7 on 14 January 2020 & Microsoft Office 2010 on 13 October 2020.*
What does End of Life (EOL) mean?:
EOL simply means that security updates & support are no longer provided, and it is recommended that you upgrade to a newer operating system. If you happen to be one of those affected users, don’t worry, you are not alone, many corporate environments are still on it too. Read on to find out what this means for you and what you can do for your firm.
One of the hottest topics right now in the IT industry is cloud computing. Just last week, we wrote a blog post about the advantages of cloud computing. A few months ago, we also wrote another post on the reasons why cloud computing is a better IT solution for SMEs. As with all things new, there is a certain amount of apprehension when the subject of cloud computing is approached. Being an IT services firm, we often hear this question from clients and prospects: “Is my data safe on the cloud?”