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The Brief: To get fifty-plus laptops into the field within two days, ready to go right out of the box for staff to logon and start working, from home or wherever they may be.  Here’s how we did it…

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Computer One is a Managed Service Provider with a long history of success across Australia and the Pacific Islands. But what does the term, “Managed Service Provider” actually mean?

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On the last day of January 2020, things went bad at Toll. Very bad, judging from the lengths the company had to go to, in order to carry on business while the IT team restored functionality of critical systems. The culprit was the Mailto Ransomware

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Brian Krebs, founder of Krebs on Security, has authored a new post this week disclosing the potential harm that can come from reusing weak passwords, and it’s worth some fresh attention here. He focused on banking passwords, password reuse, the ease of swapping SIM information to gain access to a target’s mobile phone messaging, and

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Here at Computer One, we know IT isn’t always done in an office – and we love it! Whether it’s a jungle, desert, island or CBD highrise, we will literally brave the elements to deliver a full range of IT services to our clients. Here’s a snapshot of some of the locations in which we’re

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Computerworld reported today that the undersea fibre cable that will connect Australia, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands together has been installed at the landing site in the nation’s capital, Honiara. The 4,700km four fibre pair will eventually connect Honiara, Port Moresby and Sydney to bandwidth that will revolutionise industries in both island nations. The

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Recently, Computer One was hosted by leading Australian software developer for the legal and conveyancing sector, GlobalX, to jointly deliver an information security update for lawyers and conveyancers from around the country. The update covered today’s most prevalent attack vector – the email channel. In conjunction with David Hobley, GlobalX’s CIO, we delivered advice on

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We’re proud to announce that we have once again made the MSP501 – the annual list of the world’s best Managed IT Firms. We’ve featured in the list every year since we first entered in 2016. In the 12 years since its inception, the MSP 501 has evolved from a competitive ranking list into a

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Few professionals worry as much about stability as the legal profession.  Having worked with many law firms, we know from firsthand experience that the executive team in many a firm has a tendency to resist change when first mooted and embrace it only after it has been debated for many months, preferring the stability of

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We’ve just seen how effective opinion polling in Australia is – the election predictions were completely wrong. So, what better time than now to state with some confidence that Computer One can see the future?  We’ll look back in on these in 2022 to see how close to (or how far off) the mark we

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It’s a no-brainer to say that asking your clients for feedback is a good idea.  But there’s a difference between an occasional survey and automating a constant connection with everyone you deal with. The first scenario results in sporadic improvements.  You might catch-on to a budding issue before it costs you a client… but you

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