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Internet Dooms Day!

You may have heard of the internet dooms day virus better known as the DNSChanger that has been lurking for about a year now around the internet. In November 2011, the FBI discovered the malware criminals that had infected well over half a million computers worldwide. So what does thi
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2012 Quest Business Achiever Awards Finalists!

At Effective IT we always align everything we do with our core values of providing the best customer service and communication with our clients. As a result we have seen amazing growth in the business over the last 2 years which allows us to even further improve every facet of our bus
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Instabook!

Well by now most of you social media addicts out there would have found out that last night while most of Australia was asleep, Facebook announced its acquisition of Instagram. At this stage the Zuck has indicated that Facebook do not plan on shutting down instagram, however no doubt
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How the cloud worked for our clients during the floods of 2011

The possibility of losing invaluable files and intellectual property is enough to send any business owner into a spin.  Our client, an accounting firm in east Brisbane, thick of the wave of water damage, never had to entertain the thought of losing access to financial records for thou
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Up in the air about the cloud?

Want to know what it all actually means? Keeping up with technology is almost a full time job in itself.  In order to save you a little bit of time, we have a list of the differences between the more traditional Dedicated Server and the newer trend of Cloud Computing. Dedicated server
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How to get the BEST IT provider for your business

The top 4 must-haves for IT support for your business:- Invisibility Minimal response time Business strategy alignment Industry understanding. Firstly, invisibility. The best IT support for your business is the one that you never see. You know its there, because everything is working
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Get more life out of your laptop!

Happy Monday! Perhaps one of the most precious commodities to a laptop / notebook user is battery life! How many times have you been in an airport or at a cafe burning time before that flight or next appointment, your laptop is about to take an untimely power nap and you cannot for th
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Effective IT partners with GFI

Well some exciting news today for us at Effective IT. We have officially partnered with GFI, which means great things for our clients. GFI Software provides a single best source of web and mail security, archiving and fax, networking and security software and hosted IT solutions for s
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Welcome to the new look Effective IT website!

Well it has been a while coming but today we officially launch our new website. We encourage you all to have a look around and give us feedback on anything you think we could improve. Make sure you subscribe to the email newsletter so you receive updates on business technology, tips a
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