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Data backup vs data archiving: what’s the difference?

Improving data handling, storage and management has been vital for businesses over the last few years; especially as more and more processes become digital. Data backup and archiving both fall into this category, and provide options when it comes to the consolidation and security of your business’ vital and sensitive data. However, there are some key differences between the two.

5 reasons why it's important to update your IT infrastructure

Implementing the right IT infrastructure is just the beginning of ensuring that your business has the resources that it needs to thrive. All software and systems will need to be updated on an ongoing basis to make sure that your organisation is not reliant on outdated versions. As a result, below we have listed 5 reasons to ensure that updating your IT infrastructure is at the top of your to do list:

What is DRaaS and how can it benefit your business?

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is a simple way for any organisation to upgrade their disaster recovery contingency planning. It’s a cloud-based system that streamlines the process of disaster recovery so that it is faster and easier to complete. In addition, it provides the option of alternative processing sites for disaster recovery needs and makes it easier for businesses to get back up and running in a shorter space of time than when working with an on-premise option.

5 reasons why you should consider BaaS for your business

Backend-as-a-Service is a cloud computing model that essentially provides any business with the opportunity to outsource key functions, such as data storage or hosting. Given the wealth of security issues that accompany these today - and the risks for every brand in selling online - BaaS provides the opportunity to help avoid financial penalties and protect customers with the best possible security support. BaaS makes a lot of sense for a lot of businesses today.

What is IAAS and how can it benefit your business?


Infrastructure as a Service (IAAS) has been one of the biggest shifts to come from digitalisation. This model of doing business has a lot of advantages, as it allows access via subscription to hosted infrastructure and helps to reduce up front costs. It’s one of the simplest ways to introduce greater efficiency into any business and create more options when it comes to agility and scaling.

The benefits of investing in cyber security for your business

So far during 2021, around 30,000 websites have been hacked daily, whilst it’s estimated that on average, there is a new cyber-attack on the internet every 39 seconds. Whilst these statistics are truly staggering, they bring some much-needed attention to the importance of cyber security within business. As these attacks are constantly evolving to become increasingly complex, sophisticated and harder to stop, so do the methods that are put in place to protect against them. 

The key benefits of using Microsoft 365 for business

Microsoft 365 is a productivity suite that is designed to make it easier for organisations to connect and collaborate, allowing employees to function well in the roles no matter where they are working from. All the tools within Microsoft 365 are designed to integrate and together provide a seamless approach to improving productivity in the workplace. If you’ve yet to discover what this can do for your business these are some of the key benefits.

Working From Home - Productivity!

Work From Home- Work, Family & Productivity

We all miss travelling. Travelling to far off places, visiting friends and family. But do you really miss travelling to meetings or into the office? Probably not.

Working from home saves time, money and stress- remember running to catch the train? Needing to leave the house while it’s still dark on a cold and frosty morning?

WFH in a pandemic can be challenging, but a lot has been learnt around what is important. WFH has obvious benefits, too, but certain skills and tools are required to do it well.

Fortinet Driving Activity

Fortinet secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network . Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud, or mobile environments.

ThinkOn, Servnet’s newest partner

ThinkOn does things a little differently.

With service stack solutions similar to AWS and Azure, ThinkOn offers simple cloud solutions in transparent packaging.

ThinkOn delivers critical data management and information asset protection solutions that help companies optimize their IT infrastructure investment. They help organizations leverage cloud technology to maximize compute, network, and storage resources.

According to Craig McLellan, Founder and CEO, ThinkOn there are a couple of key differentiators that set ThinkOn apart from other cloud companies: