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Our First Server

It was a momentous week here in iPing this week as we decommissioned the first ever server that we had installed for our first ever client. See the picture above Over the years this server has had quite a few upgrades to keep it working and even up to being decommissioned, it was still working well which is […]

Your Phone Is Now Your Computer

It looks like we are seeing the next step towards the end of the PC from Microsoft.  With this new PC experience that is being provided by the current Microsoft phone the only limiting factor is processing power of the phone. This really shows what Microsoft thinking is being Windows 10 and getting all your […]

Did someone just hack my email?

Over the past few months we have seen a sharp increase in the number of phishing emails people are receiving from a contact that they know telling them that they have a document to download. A phishing email is one where a nasty hacker tries to get information from you without you knowing like your […]

Microsoft Windows 8

Microsoft has released the latest test version of its upcoming Windows 8 operating system, which is now officially in what the company calls its “final phase” of development. If past release dates of Microsoft operating systems are anything to go by, we can expect the full release of Windows 8 around September 2012. So what […]

Windows 8 Update

Latest news on Windows 8 is that it will include a reset and refresh button. The reset button will set your computer to the state it was when it was just installed. The refresh button will restore the Windows install to the out of the box state whilst keeping all of your documents and personally […]

Securing Your Computer Network

Having a secure computer network is something that is imperative to every company and in this article we are going to look at some of the areas that need to be secured. The aim is to get you thinking about your network and your security and what areas of security need improvement.

Do the Data Protection Acts 1988 to 2003 affect your company?

Most people have heard of the term data protection, generally in the context of large scale data breaches such as those that have been reported in relation to Bank of Ireland, the HSE and the GAA. So what do the Data Protection Acts really mean for the average company?

Below you will find a short guide to what you should think about in relation to data protection to ensure that you comply with the Acts. Most importantly we have outlined what the Data Protection Commissioner advises in relation to keeping your data safe and secure. iPing Limited would be happy to advise you on the best methods for securing your data, computers and network.

Moving from IPv4 to IPv6

First off I want to give you a better idea of what an IP address actually is! So to give you an example….An IP address is to a computer network, what a telephone number is to your phone and the telephone network. The IP address has been around since the 1970’s. It was designed by people who could never have imagined how the Internet would develop. Bearing this in mind, the IP address that was developed in the 1970s has done an unbelievable job over the last forty years.

Computer Repair or Buy a new one?

I have just been working on an old computer that a customer asked me to see if I could repair it. It turns out that the computer is 10 years old My client asked me to see if i could repair it and get the computer working so her niece could use the computer to […]