London, 21st October 2015: Networking Plus Magazine – More than half of UK organisations look to managed services to improve customer experience, yet over 50 per cent of enterprise IT infrastructure is still entirely managed in-house, according to research by IDG.
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Already with an impressive set of features, SolarWinds’ Network Performance Monitor (NPM) sets the benchmark for performance monitoring to provide end-to-end visibility of your network, and reduce network outages and quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance issues. SolarWinds NPM 12.3 features And with the release of NPM 12.3 (released 31st May 2018), the feature … Continued
Have you ever considered who’s there to help you when your network crashes or if you’re having trouble accessing your stored files? What about if your network goes down out of hours? Depending on your current company infrastructure, the answer could be a NOC (Network Operations Center) or an IT help desk. You may be … Continued
What’s the recommended network architecture requirement for Office 365? Many enterprises have experienced performance issues after migrating to O365, as well as significant increases in bandwidth usage. All of which has resulted in troublesome deployments and a poor user experience. The underlying cause of the problem is the need to meet Microsoft’s network architecture & … Continued
You may have been led to believe that keeping your IT support department in-house is more efficient than outsourcing. It is difficult to weigh out the pro’s and con’s and decide which is the right choice for you. Comtact’s outstanding 24x7x365 IT Support service has helped us compose a list of reasons why outsourcing your … Continued
In today’s hyper-connected, mobile-enabled ‘digital economy’, every business now expects (and demands) more (and more) from already stretched IT resources – driving forward new business initiatives and IT transformation projects, while ensuring IT systems remain available and secure – 24/7. Users and businesses have come to expect IT to just ‘work’, so if you’re constantly … Continued
A primary function of the majority of businesses is to maximise revenue, while keeping associated running under control. Today – for the majority of major businesses – IT services are no longer a “required” support function, but a critical business driver, instrumental to growth and business success. In our digitally enhanced world, understanding the impact … Continued
A primary function of most businesses is to maximise revenue, while keeping associated running under control. Today – for the majority of major businesses – IT services are no longer a “required” support function, but a critical business driver, instrumental to growth and business success. In our digitally enhanced world, understanding the impact of IT … Continued
Our digitally enhanced ‘always on – always accessible’ world means whether you are an employee, stakeholder or customer, we expect to access IT services, wherever we want, whenever we want. IT downtime or failure, if only for a few minutes and for seemingly small events, can critically impact business continuity often with devastating implications. So, … Continued
Network downtime is never good – when IT stops, business stops. IT failure and unexpected downtime is one of the biggest issues in today digitally advanced business environment. Disruption, even if only for a few minutes, can have an enormous impact, regardless of the size of your network and the type of business. The gravitas … Continued
Mobile Device Management (MDM) revolves around deploying, securing, monitoring, integrating and managing not just mobile devices – smartphones & tablets – but also laptops, desktops and even IoT devices in the workplace. But instead of Mobile Device Management, you should actually think of Unified Endpoint Management (UEM). With the rapid rise in mobile security threats, … Continued
Keeping pace with the mobile and digital transformation of organisations, you can be sure that regardless of the type of business or industry in which you operate, all your devices (internet connections, computers, laptops and other mobile devices, switches and routers etc) are networked as part of your IT infrastructure. An increasing number of demands … Continued
It is no wonder that so many organisations are migrating over to Office 365, with clear user benefits of improved productivity, compatibility and security, as well as the big wins for IT – saving time, money and precious resource. Still, as organisations move their applications and services to the cloud, many are realising that their … Continued
SolarWinds’ formidable IT monitoring platform has helped Plymouth University adopt a ‘NOC culture’ to help deliver an ‘Always-On’ user experience for some 30,000 users across its multiple sites. With the help of a SolarWinds Managed Service, Plymouth University adopts a Network Operations Centre (NOC) culture to help deliver the ‘Always-On’ user experience. Developing a Network … Continued
Too many alerts? Learn how to configure SolarWinds alerts, intelligently. SolarWinds’ powerful IT monitoring platform provides critical visibility of your IT estate, to proactively detect, diagnose and resolve network performance issues. As the UK’s leading SolarWinds authority, Comtact Ltd. talk you through the essential do’s and don’ts in how to configure SolarWinds alerts, as part … Continued
Watch on-demand in a short and informative 30-minute session. Join Comtact Ltd. and IBM Security for an essential introduction in our Mobile Device Management on-demand webinar. With the power of today’s smartphones / tablets, coupled with increased compliance requirements from GDPR, Mobile Device Management provides is the best way to simplify the MDM headache and … Continued
As the UK’s leading SolarWinds authority, Comtact Ltd. has partnered with The University of Nottingham (UoN), providing its award-winning SolarWinds Managed Service to unlock the full potential of the University’s existing IT monitoring platform. As a hugely powerful and affordable network monitoring tool, SolarWinds’ IT monitoring platform enables you to quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve … Continued
Today, employees are demanding an ‘Always on, Always accessible’ user experience – and therefore rely heavily on their IT teams’ day-to-day operations. Using the best network monitoring tools is an essential requirement for any modern business, to provide a first line of defence when applications go down, or when performance begins to deteriorate. So, if you’re … Continued
With today’s user expectations of IT services being ‘always on’, it is more important to ensure you quickly detect, diagnose, and resolve network performance problems and outages – before you start getting calls asking if the network is down. As the UK’s foremost authority on SolarWinds, Comtact Ltd. works with the UK’s leading organisations to … Continued
In operating legacy, or hybrid network architectures, many enterprises have experienced unexpected performance issues after migrating to Office 365 – latency and jitter – as well as significant increases in bandwidth usage, resulting in a troublesome deployment and poor user experience. The underlying cause of the problem is the need to meet Microsoft’s network architecture … Continued
With the forthcoming introduction of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) in May 2018, there is now a definite move toward privacy by design, meaning organisations will have to build data security safeguards into processes – from beginning to end.
The Challenge of Running Cloud Applications Securely Organisations are rapidly adopting Office 365 to improve employee productivity, increase flexibility and lower infrastructure costs. However, there are implications for network architecture, bandwidth management, and cloud application visibility.
IT Directors striving to understand the effect of “consumerisation of the enterprise” effect on their business operations. While Comtact Ltd. recognises Dropbox’s role as a powerful file sharing tool, the so-called “Dropbox effect” and its rapid rise in popularity is having a hidden effect on some organisations’ network performance and security – particularly given the … Continued