Emails

The invention/ creation of emails has dramatically reduce the distance between any two or more parties wanting to talk to each other. With a few clicks of a mouse or touch on a smart device, you can reach anyone in the world … when it works. As with anything else, there are rules, settings and in IT lingo, protocols that need to be in place for emails to work properly and all the time. Network Connectivity with your service provider for one and everything they need to put in place. Even with all of this in place, who among us has never experienced one or all of the following few email issues –

1) I can’t send or receive,

2) I can’t receive but I an send,

3) I can receive but can’t send,

4) Some of my emails are missing,

5) I’m getting a lot of undeliverable messages that I haven’t sent,

6) I’m getting duplicate emails/receiving old emails again,

7) I’m getting a mailbox full error, and a few more.

You may be asking yourself why are emails so important or why the topic on email issues. Think about this for a second – “we know that about 269 billion emails were sent and received each day in 2017, and that figure is expected to grow to almost 320 billion daily emails in 2021, according to Statista.” This is how the world runs, this is how we communicate and conduct business. Without these emails, news stories cannot be filed, doing business would take much much longer to conclude. The pace and speed of doing business is instantaneous. How many emails did you miss or send or received today?

Windows 10 Upgrade

Have you Upgraded? You are probably wondering what your next step is after Microsoft stopped supporting Windows 7. It still works fine so you’re wondering why should you upgrade to Windows 10. Cost is also a huge factor, plus you will have to learn a new operating system, which cost even more time. You are also wondering if it is at all worth it.

Technology moves at such a fast pace that it has become more and more difficult to keep up.Even big businesses with huge budgets and dedicated IT Departments fail to keep up. Operating systems improves over time to work more efficiently, protects your information and also brings with it new improvements like security updates or fixes, or technical support for any issues, leaving your computer protected against risk from viruses and malware.

Keeping and old system running may cost more in the long run, especially as in this case, where it is no longer supported. Analysts says that upgrading remains the best option for keeping you computer hardware and software as well as your information safe.

Data Security

Data Security: How secure is your network from data breaches? A strong network security prevents unauthorised access to your business sensitive data. Policies and practices within your business can help monitor use or misuse, unauthorised access and modification to your intellectual property, your data. Hackers are constantly trying to find weaknesses in computer systems in order to gain access and steal information. Weaknesses to computer system can also be through users. Businesses needs to also ensure that users accessing their computer system comply to strong security passwords. Frequent review of network security systems will ensure minimal data breach which may cripple any business or be held to ransom by hackers. Network upgrades and operating system upgrades, which in most cases includes security upgrades, are the first lines of defence and are vital to any business against hackers and data breaches. Secure your data, secure your assets. Talk to Acteq It Solutions for a professional evaluation. We can be reached on our Facebook page, WhatsApp and through our website on https://www.acteq.co.za for our services.