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  • Web Server Security

    Who has access to your company's computer systems? The answer is "probably anyone". If you've got a web site, and a web-facing server, I can get onto it. My mother can get onto it. Anyone can get onto it, provided it's actually working. So what can you do to ensure your web server security is tight and your system is safe?

    July 21, 2012
  • Security for Linux

    To some people, the idea of security for Linux might sound frightening and alien; to others, the inherent security of Linux will make them wonder what there is to discuss. The reality, as usual, is a bit complicated.

    July 21, 2012
  • Cloud Monitoring

    It’s all well and good to move your computing to the cloud. In fact, it’s probably a really good move, but just like any computer system, it’s only going to be good if you look after it. You might not have the hardware on your desk (or anywhere near you), but your business is still your business, and you’ve got to look after it if it’s going to thrive. What you need is cloud monitoring.

    June 26, 2012
  • Rackspace vs. Amazon EC2

    We've all embraced the cloud in some way, whether you've just dabbled with web-based e-mail like Gmail or Hotmail, or taken the real plunge and uploaded crucial business information and all your personal details to the ether. Now the question is: who can we trust to look after our best online interests?

    Two big names in this field are Amazon—everybody knows Amazon, and that gives them an

    June 20, 2012
  • Cloud Computing In Linux

    People successful in business know the value of a dollar, so there's something very appealing about getting quality products for free. Linux is a family of open-source operating systems offered for free to anyone who cares to use them. Sometimes they require a bit more expertise than something from Microsoft or Apple, but they always manage to prove themselves worthwhile once they're running. Given that so

    June 12, 2012
  • What Is The Windows Cloud?

    Few would dispute Microsoft's position as a serious player in business computing. There are other options, certainly, but Microsoft is still the first stop for most companies unless they have specific reasons for choosing otherwise.

    As businesses have come to take the cloud more seriously, Microsoft's cloud offering looks set to help protect their market share. They offer users a great deal of

    June 12, 2012