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Spectre And Meltdown Security Vulnerabilities

By Gerardo Altman | February 26, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spectre And Meltdown Security Important Update: Spectre And Meltdown Security Vulnerabilities estimated 5-30% performance hit across the board Global Industry-wide Impact Over the last week, the IT industry has been advised of new security vulnerabilities that affect all Intel, AMD, ARM and other CPU vendors. Industry information advises these CPUs have a security vulnerability which allows malicious code to be executed by applications to gain access to any data that resides within the CPU and cache. This includes any data you have entered into browsers, files you have opened, etc which contain any and all levels of information from public…

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More on Spectre and Meltdown Security

By Gerardo Altman | February 26, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Spectre and Meltdown (Part 2) Spectre and Meltdown Security Looking At The First Line Of Defence For Your Business; As the industry comes to terms with the logistics and scale of the Spectre and Meltdown issue we are starting to see some cracks in the wall from vendors on providing stable patches to counteract the potential stealing of sensitive data across the board. If you’re not up to speed with the issue take a look at our previous post Spectre and Meltdown for a quick overview of the problem at hand. Reports from bloggers and news articles on BSOD –…

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Cloud Strategy – Private Cloud

By Gerardo Altman | February 18, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cloud Strategy – Which is right for your organisation? I recently read an article by SmartCompany “the first three things Steve Jobs would have done if he ran your business” about the late Steve Jobs’ return to Apple and the change in company strategy to shift from major fail into a global dominating brand. If you’re interested in reading the article head over to SmartCompany, it’s quite inspiring and a good read with the video. Below is a quick link to the video. It got me thinking about what we do here and how we help clients develop and deliver…

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Free your data with FreeNAS

By Gerardo Altman | February 13, 2021

Reading Time: 11 minutes FreeNAS Before you start reading, this article may be a little technical for some readers, at every opportunity we’ll do our best to simplify as much as possible and provide real-world examples of the technology and how it can benefit your business. The Worlds No#1 Storage OS with over 10+ Million downloads, Enterprise Grade Features – OpenSource What is FreeNAS? FreeNAS is an open-source storage platform that runs on top of the FreeBSD operating system. As the name suggests, FreeNAS is a cost-effective, and in many cases, a more powerful NAS – Network Attached Storage solution than many of its…

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Shared Hosting Free SSL Certificates

By Gerardo Altman | February 13, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes SSL Certificates Announcing free SSL certificates in Australia for all shared hosting accounts including SMB, Reseller and Reseller client accounts. Everyone loves free stuff and a free SSL certs securing your website fits right into that equation. Yes, the old adage stands true ‘you get what you pay for’ is always right but in this instance, it really comes down to what do you really need for your website? If you’re running an eCommerce store/shopping cart then you should always purchase an SSL certificate. This will insure your site for the potential of fraudulent activity taking place if the SSL…

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Six Reasons Why Local Australian Web Hosting With a Reputable Provider Will Deliver the Best Return on Investment

By Gerardo Altman | February 11, 2021

Reading Time: 5 minutes What is web hosting? When building your first website, the first question that comes to mind is. Who should I host my website with? Or, if you’re new to the game, you might be thinking what is web hosting? Web hosting allows your business to post your website on the Internet. Velocity Host is a web hosting service provider. We provide the infrastructure and managed services needed to host your website so that it is live on the Internet. The Internet is a mystical force, but the reality is that websites are stored on servers all around the globe. When we…

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6 Killer Reasons Why You Should Make The Switch to eOS

By Gerardo Altman | February 8, 2021

Reading Time: 7 minutes Why You Should Switch to Elementary OS We Field Tested Elementary OS And Found 6 Killer Reasons Why You Should Make The Switch elementary OS is a modern, fast and open source competitor to Windows and macOS. It’s been designed with non-technical users in mind and is a great introduction to the world of Linux, but also caters to veteran Linux users. Best of all, it’s 100% free to use with an optional “pay-what-you-want model”. With an OS that truly delivers, it’s a tiny cost to support the development of this game-changing platform. Here are 6 killer reasons why you…

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