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A Comparison: Generic Hosted PBX vs 3CX Solution


There’s a myriad of options out there when selecting a phone system for your business, but how do you know which one to choose? Am I getting good value or the feature I need?

Most telcos will provide you with a basic office phone system, with music on hold and a couple of handsets. Our hosted 3CX systems provide much more features at a similar price point, offering you much more flexibility and redundancy when you need it.

Here’s a few reasons why 3CX is a top-tier choice when compared to on-premises or other hosted PBX systems.

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Multi-Factor Authentication and you


In today’s interconnected world, safeguarding your online presence is not just a priority; it’s a necessity. One of the most effective tools in your security arsenal is Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Let’s briefly discuss MFA, and how it can drastically reduce the chances of an account breach.

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Unlocking the Secrets of Pen Testing: A Non-Techie’s Guide


In a world where our lives are increasingly digital, the need for robust cybersecurity has never been more apparent. You might have heard the term “pen test” thrown around, but what exactly does it mean, and why is it crucial in the realm of cybersecurity? Let’s break it down in simple terms for the non-tech savvy among us.

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Top countries involved in cyber attacks


You might be aware of the ongoing threat of online attacks, but have you ever wondered about their origins and whether your company is at serious risk? Are you confident in your company’s efforts to protect itself from these threats? Globally, cybersecurity companies are diligently monitoring network activity to identify and thwart dangerous threats, revealing insightful statistics about who’s being targeted and who the attackers are. Understanding where attacks originate and who is most vulnerable can provide valuable insights into the nature of the threats your company may face.

Now, let’s dive into the statistics:

Countries Launching Attacks: 

China – 21% 
United States – 11% 
Brazil – 7% 
Russia – 6% 
India – 5% 
Japan – 4% 
Countries Facing Threats: 
United States – 69% 
Spain – 6% 
China – 6% 
Singapore – 5% 
France – 3% 
UK – 3% 
Statistics source: The Threat Landscape in 2021 | Symantec Enterprise Blogs (
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Why Using an EE or NBN + eSLA is smart for your business


In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, businesses of all sizes rely heavily on robust and reliable internet connectivity to stay competitive. While the National Broadband Network (NBN) has brought significant improvements to Australia’s internet infrastructure, there are still distinct advantages to using EE (Enterprise Ethernet) or NBN with an eSLA (Enhanced Service Level Agreement) over residential-grade NBN connections. Let us explore why businesses should consider upgrading to enterprise-grade options for their internet needs in Australia.

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10 Steps to Transform Your Office into a Green Machine


In the pursuit of a more sustainable workplace, every step counts. Here are ten actionable measures to transform your office into an environmentally friendly haven:

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