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National Technologies Group has been serving the Sydney area since 1994, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

5 Ways to Put Your Staff Ahead of Frivolous Office Expenses

b2ap3_thumbnail_cut_your_costs_400.jpgEvery business wants to be like Google and provide employees with a dynamic place to work, filled with amenities. It would probably be a dream come true for your organization to sit next to Google on Glassdoor’s annual list of “50 Best Places to Work.” Reality check: you’re not Google, as you’re reminded of this every time you attempt to balance your company’s budget.

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Tip of the Week: Follow These 4 Best Practices to Keep Your Computer Clean

b2ap3_thumbnail_clean_your_pc_400.jpgA computer is a complex machine that demands routine maintenance and intentional caretaking. If ignored, the machine’s lifespan will be cut short. Here are four best practices that will ensure you get the most out of your PC.

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77% of Businesses Virtualize Their IT In Some Capacity, What About You?

b2ap3_thumbnail_virtualization_400.jpgTechnology solutions for small and medium-sized businesses can be complex, which is why simplification is at the top of a lot of executives’ priorities. To this end, virtualization is a key component, helping organizations make their IT easier to manage. What effect does this have on data security?

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3 Ways We Relieve Your Pain Points!

b2ap3_thumbnail_solutions400.jpgWhat are your business' biggest pain points? Some pain points are obvious, like the issue keeping you up at night. Other pain points are smaller; you may not worry about them as much, but they still negatively affect your bottom line. Here are three ways we can help identify and find solutions for your company's pain points.

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SRM Are you ready for the boot storm?

SRM-disaster.jpgOn the surface VMware’s Site Recovery Manager (SRM) is heaven sent bringing the promise of taking your servers running in production and getting them back up in a DR site in a mostly automated way. SRM does deliver on this promise but as we see all to often, it’s not as easy as it looks and some thoughtful planning is a must. This blog is about some key considerations you should make if, like most people, you have different subnets in use at your DR site and you are using SRM to change the IP address of your severs during failover.

DR sites are commonly using kit that has other primary uses, or is older, re-used ex-production kit.  Typically, your DR site is going to offer lower performance.  This is key for storage.  While most companies are willing to take a performance and productivity hit in DR, recovery time objectives (RTO) are typically something that they aren’t willing to miss – when every hour of downtime costs money, getting those systems back online is critical.  When you have low performance available from the storage, managing the load an SRM failover generates is key to having a successful recovery.

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