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Technology Terms

Terms we use everyday in the office but what do they mean?

Business continuity

Business continuity is the ability of an organisation to maintain essential functions during, as well as after, an internal disaster has occured.

 

Cloud computing

Cloud computing is a practice where data is not stored locally on your own computer, but instead is spread out among a number of remote servers accessible through the internet. Service like Google Docs, Facebook, and Gmail are examples of cloud computing.

 

Cyber security

Cyber security is the protection of internet-connected systems, including hardware, software and data, from cyber attacks.

 

Firewalls

Firewalls are systems designed to protect and secure a computer network—everything from a commercial web service to your home WiFi network—from external security risks.

 

Managed I.T Services

Managed services is the practice of outsourcing on a proactive basis certain processes and functions intended to improve operations and cut expenses.

 

Uptime & Downtime

Uptime and downtime describes how long a website, computer, or other system has been working (uptime) or not working (downtime).