Smarter DR with StorageCraft

I wrote an article a year or so back around the importance of offsite backup (see here). The past 2 months in New Zealand have been rather interesting with both the physical and digital worlds working in tandem to cripple business infrastructure. Cyclones Pam and Debbie wrought havoc to infrastructure with high winds and flooding…

WAP in a snap!

I thoroughly enjoy having hands on time with new tech when it is first released. I must confess I often fall into the trap of the early adopter and have had my fair share of ups and downs with new releases. Late last year a Grandstream GWN7610 wireless access point landed on my desk and…

DP750 DP720 release review

INTRO Portable phones have a nasty habit of overpromising and under-delivering. Rubbish call quality, poor reception and awful range are typical issues I’ve come across. I was greatly relieved testing the new Grandstream DP750 and DP720 where I found portable actually meant portable. The new DECT units supersede the previous DP715 base station and DP710…

Field guide to Offsite DR

A slight confession – I used to be guilty of the following mindset occasionally during my consultancy days. As tech soldiers we typically think we are experts with all we touch, with instant answers from Google when the mythical IT nightmare comes stomping. We are the super soldiers of everything technical, and the knight in shining…