Telecommunications are at the heart of modern business transactions; the evolution of telecoms has allowed all sizes of business to reach marketplaces which would have been unfeasible generations before. An independent jewellery artist can now produce bespoke pieces of jewellery on a farm in Nantwich, custom ordered and ready to deliver to a skyscraper in Tokyo within a few days. Our world is getting smaller and more accessible every day and businesses are able to reach wider audiences simultaneously. This is mostly thanks to the Internet, but in order to connect to and use the World Wide Web businesses and consumers need to have sufficient capability in their Telecoms. In Aberdeenshire and other remote areas of the UK, reliable, high-speed fixed line telecoms are more difficult to acquire. What options are available?

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Backup to Move Forward- Scenario 1

As mentioned during a previous article “Someone’s Going to Have to Pay” we mentioned that we would go into more detail about secure backups in a future article. Well, welcome to the future.
Backups for a lot of people are just a copy of their information, and they’ll use cloud-based services such as Microsoft’s OneDrive, Apple’s CloudDrive, Alphabet’s Google Drive or DropBox to achieve this. However, a study from 2016 highlighted that it’s an even 36/36 split for those who backup their business data entirely as opposed to not at all (the remaining 28% would fall somewhere in between).
We have mentioned some products before in a previous article “Backups, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery and Other Small Animals” in which we alluded to the value and utility of cloud services in backing up your data. With data playing a greater part in business than ever before and with cyber-crime threats growing in variety and severity it’s time for everyone to start thinking of backing up their data.
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