About seven years ago we decided to build our own cloud computing platform. As you can probably imagine, this was not a trivial decision. It required computing platforms, high end disk systems, networking, data centres, lots of engineering time to build it all and pretty much two (or more) of everything to maximise availability.Read More
News and Views
If you’re determined to be more productive and spend less time fighting with your emails this year, CommArc founder and CEO Phil Johnson might have just the thing for you.Read More
Blockchain is the technology behind Bitcoin (and other digital currencies), a type of encrypted and globally distributed digital ledger. Blockchain is not a strictly financial tool.Read More
Leadership is never easy, and Meryll absolutely understands that. She spent many years in her former life as a CEO assisting in the development of a regional firm into a national practice.
From the new year, we’re changing our Service Desk hours to better cater to the busiest times of the day.Read More
Change can be scary, but it shouldn’t be shied away from. A good IT provider will, from time to time, go to its clients and suggest that very thing. It’s almost always for a very good reason.Read More
In case you hadn’t noticed, IT guys can be a little shy. So I’m giving some of ours a wee nudge into the spotlight they so richly deserve.Read More
There is some confusion around Office 365, including what you get, what it costs and perhaps more importantly, if it is good for Microsoft, is it good for me?Read More
We’re introducing a short, sharp and regular update to our favourite people (yes, that’s you) to keep you abreast of all the goings on at CommArc and the tech industry as a whole.Read More
Changing company names and Internet domain names is as common as changing your underwear these days, particularly for legal firms. But what happens to the old names?
If you’re just letting your old domain name lapse, think again.
A warning recently from the NZ Law society to its members to be vigilant against “phishing” scams and the shutdown of Hawera High School’s computer system a couple of weeks ago brings home the importance of vigilance and awareness around email scams.Read More
The single most important asset your business has is its information. It’s the engine that drives business – all that who, what, where, when and why data. In fact, an entire industry grew around it and the technology used to capture that data.Read More
Two factor authentication is rapidly becoming the new norm when it comes to password protection and site security.Read More