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18-06-2015 – We are pleased to announce today an expansion of our role at Keolis Downer Rail, the company behind the Gold Coast Light Rail service. Previously we have provided a Managed IT Service which includes: Network Architecture for the project – Computer One designed the business computing network from the ground up before any

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This week we dug into an archive of humorous and/or lamentable mistakes from recent times in IT to bring you 7 tales of what not to do if you want to remain employed. From failing to ensure back-ups are working through to compounding a mistake by trying to cover it up, these real-life stories serve

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Yesterday we hosted a Network Security event with RSA that rated 4.5 out of 5 with attendees for its practicality and to-the-point messages. Computer One took the stage first with a session on Continuous Vulnerability Management. Our new managed service uses automated software to probe for holes in your network both from inside and outside.

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Mountain Designs extends relationship with Computer One 12/05/2015 – Today we’re pleased to announce that Mountain Designs, already a long-time client, has decided to expand its service relationship with Computer One to include our comprehensive Managed Services product – Complete Care.  Following an internal restructure, Mountain Designs have placed their trust in Computer One to

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I thought I’d share an early preview of what Office 2016 will contain.  It’s due out in Australia somewhere between July and September 2015 at this stage, though that date will firm up in the coming weeks. Note: This post relates to the desktop version of Office.  The online versions available through Office 365 subscriptions

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“Shouldn’t we be using Unified Comms by now?”  It’s a common question asked of IT and of course the answer any IT Manager would like to give is simply “Yes”.  But it’s not simple to get a UC project off the ground, particularly to get business buy-in.  And at the end of the day, the

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IT News Australia reports…”Network vendor Cisco is urging customers to patch their Adaptive Security Appliance firewalls as soon as possible, after discovering a serious vulnerability is currently being exploited by hackers.” It’s a reminder of the importance of a structured patching programme to include all infrastructure, including firewalls, hypervisors and network infrastructure.  No piece of

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On the 2nd of February Fujitsu’s Malaga WA Data Centre suffered two network interruption incidents, one of which saw the entire data centre shut down for up to 12 hours, as reported in IT News. Major clients such as Western Australia’s Health Department and Bankwest were affected. Reports emerged that Bankwest’s ATM network, Online and

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Boxing Day always heralds the start of the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Thousands turn out on Sydney Harbour to watch the sails of more than one hundred boats as they depart Port Jackson and turn south for Tasmania. For the staff at Computer One however, this year the connection was closer to home. James

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