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Microsoft Office 365 Now Available Through CSP

Microsoft Office 365 Now Available Through CSP

Silicon Overdrive has become an official Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) in South Africa. As a CSP partner, we are proud to be able to offer businesses an easier and less expensive way to purchase and manage Microsoft Office 365 subscriptions. Ordinarily, Clients using Office 365 in their companies need to purchase subscriptions from Microsoft via […]

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Satana Ransomware

Satana Ransomware

Satana ransomware is a new breed of ransomware that doesn’t only encrypt your files. It prevents Windows from starting when you reboot your computer. Although Satana is functional, it’s in the early stages of development and has not spread widely yet. However, it could evolve into a serious cyber threat. When Satana infects your computer, […]

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Jigsaw Ransomware

Jigsaw: A Menacing New Ransomware Threat

Jigsaw is a new, nasty breed of ransomware. Not only does it encrypt your files, it slowly deletes them until you pay the required ransom. The malware has been dubbed Jigsaw, as it locks your computer screen and commonly shows a black background with an image of Billy the Puppet from the Saw films. Using […]

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Tips for Backing Up Your Data

Tips for Backing Up Your Data

Are you backing up your files regularly? If not, you should be. Not only do backups protect your important data. They prevent you from having to pay out large sums of money to hackers who infect your computer with ransomware. To help you create better backups, here are some tips for backing up your critical […]

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Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft Office 365 Most Popular Web Business App

It was recently announced that Microsoft Office 365 was the most widely used cloud application in the second half of 2015. The findings are contained in a report that was released last month by Okta, an organisation which assists companies in managing access to their cloud applications. To gather the data, Okta tracked over 4,000 […]

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9 Tips for Improving IT Security

9 Tips for improving IT security

In this digital age, protecting your computers and network against cyber-attacks is an ongoing battle. Here are 9 tips for improving IT security in your organisation… 1. Install a trustworthy antivirus OK, this one might seem obvious. However, it’s important to choose a trusted antivirus brand when it comes to protecting your computers and data. […]

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Adobe Creative Cloud For Teams

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Adobe Creative Cloud

Are you still using Adobe’s Creative Suite and can’t decide whether you should upgrade to Adobe Creative Cloud? Here are 7 reasons why you should consider getting Adobe Creative Cloud for your business. 1. Work Anywhere In addition to giving you the world’s best creative desktop applications, Adobe Creative Cloud introduces a range of mobile […]

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Silicon Overdrive First Approved Amazon Web Services Reseller in South Africa

Silicon Overdrive has become South Africa’s first approved reseller of Amazon Web Services (AWS), the world’s leading cloud computing technology. Using our AWS Consulting Partner status together with our expertise in IT, we’re now able to bring the most sophisticated cloud-based IT infrastructure solutions to South African businesses. What is AWS? Since 2006, Amazon Web […]

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Protect Your Information from CryptoLocker

Ransomware is nothing new, but recently it’s popped its ugly head up again, doing exactly what the name says: encrypting the files on your computer, and then asking a ransom to restore it. The latest ransomware program doing the rounds is called CryptoLocker. What is CryptoLocker? CryptoLocker is a ransomware program that targets all versions […]

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