With small businesses increasingly adopting cloud based file sharing technology (see Box, Dropbox for Business and OneDrive for Business to name but three) is there still a place for the Windows Domain and Active Directory?
What is a Windows Domain?
Not to be confused with internet domains, a Windows domain is a closed system of users and computers that can
If you add together all the Facebook and Twitter status updates, all the Google, Yahoo and Bing searches, and all the Internet page views, the resulting number is still only a quarter the number of emails sent per day. For businesses, an email will be the most important communication medium for many years. The signature is, therefore, an important component.
Working in offices in London, people often endure ADSL Internet connections that are slower than they get at home. What can you do about this? There are alternative options available on the market for business internet connectivity but procurement and installation can be surprisingly complex. Here is an introduction and some of the pros and cons of the different types of
We run a monthly forum for heads of Finance and Operations in creative and communications agencies. These provide an opportunity to discuss IT-related topics with peers and develop some industry benchmarks. The last session was on December 4th. Many thanks to Broadgate Mainland for use of their boardroom and for providing refreshments.
We had a lively discussion from the following:
We find many companies want to use cloud storage services like OneDrive to give them the accessibility of Dropbox along with the security of a Windows server. However they’ve hit file limits, experienced replication problems, and suffered compatibility issues between Macs and Windows PCs. Recently we’ve been testing a product that, so far hasn’t exhibited these problems.