High Altitude Internet Balloons – What Are They and Could They Be Implemented in Australia?

August 8th, 2016.

It can be difficult to imagine, but as much as 60 per cent or 4.3 billion of the world’s population lives without Internet access. In Australia alone there are four million people who live in households without an Internet connection. While the barrier to access can be the cost for some people, for others - espec

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13 Numbers, A Bad Experience that Can Cost You Money

August 1st, 2016.

I had a customer call me a while back asking how they went about getting a 13 number for their business. I said it’s rather simple and offered to register a 1300 number for them but what they were after was a premium 13 number like 13 231. I explained that these types of numbers are bought through the ACMA at auct

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Want Faster Internet for Your Rural Home? An NBN Connection Could be the Answer

July 26th, 2016.

Whether you’re working from home, video calling relatives who live some distance away or browsing the latest viral posts, a reliable Internet connection is not something anyone wants to take for granted. As the National Broadband Network is rolled out across the country, many people in the rural parts of Austr

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Why You Should Have a Technology Plan for the New Financial Year

May 18th, 2016.

It’s common sense to have a gameplan for your company’s technology in order to maximise the efficiency of existing business processes, and to have your decisions made well in advance. When upgrading or modifying your existing technology you need to know precisely when the old is out and the new is in, and how m

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Is Remote Desktop Safe Over Internet Connections?

July 17th, 2012.

Is Remote Desktop safe to use over internet connections? This is a question that I get asked quite regularly and the answer is NO! RDP IS NOT A SECURE ACCESS TECHNOLOGY RDP was originally designed for remote administration of systems, not as a means of secure remote access. Microsoft has added features ove

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