Server Rack Migration

It is important to have a well organised data rack. This doesn’t just make your cabinet easier on the eyes, it also makes our lives as technicians a lot easier when diagnosing problems and upgrading/adding new equipment. Over time when devices are added or moved, switches and cable trays can get unorganised. Starting fresh is a…

Windows 11 Upgrade Coming Soon

Boasting an overhauled user experience and quality-of-life improvements, Windows 11 is the upcoming successor to Windows 10, displaying refreshed colors and icons, as well as changes to the taskbar, Start Menu, and Widgets panes in order to organise reminders and other information. Windows 11 also makes some changes to fundamental parts of the Windows User…

SERVER RACK TIDY UP

    Does this look familiar?    Gareth was onsite last month and transformed a server rack for one of our clients.  A job like this will take approx 2.5 hours to complete. And yes, that is a router taped to the side of the wall.       The reasons we recommend you to…

UBIQUITI POSSIBLE DATA BREACH

ENABLE 2FA & CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD   In news this month – Ubiquiti – a major hardware provider for WiFi and networking devices may have had some of its data leaked by a breach of one of its 3rd party cloud provider partners.  This hasn’t been confirmed, but they are choosing to err on the…

CCTV – Why your IT Team can help you

Did you know that Chris has the appropriate security licence for CCTV installation?  Here at QCNS, we not only offer IT solutions, but we can source, supply & manage your CCTV needs. WHY CHOOSE AN IT TEAM TO INSTALL YOUR CCTV?  – We work it in with your existing technology. – We ensure that any…

OFFICE 365 is now MICROSOFT 365

Microsoft has re-branded its Office 365 to Microsoft 365, calling it “a subscription service for your life”. In the past, Microsoft Office versions such as Office 2010 were traditionally known as a collection of applications such as WORD, EXCEL, OUTLOOK, POWER POINT. When the Office 365 subscription was launched, it was with the same applications,…

BACK… to the office!

Great Scott! It seems that in Australia we have not only flattened the Covid-19 curve, we’ve smashed it, which means restrictions are starting to ease and school kids are starting to return to the classroom.  A lot of businesses are also starting to transition their staff back to the office and away from their homes. …

The GOTCHA’s of DIY IT

DIY I.T.  –   DI WHY?  Are you in the habit of performing your own IT maintenance?  While the idea of updating your own drivers may seem like a simple task, as IT professionals we have seen untrustworthy updater software installed on PCs too many times. Dodgy driver software can include Driver Forge, Driver Guide etc.  Often,…