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Priscila Bernardes

Priscila Bernardes
Passionate about relationship building, Priscila leads Lancom’s customer experience and growth initiatives. With an Executive MBA and a decade of IT experience, Priscila loves challenging the status quo and finding innovative ways to service our clients, while sharing what she is learning with the community.
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Written By Priscila Bernardes Dec 22, 2015 9:30:00 AM

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Can your business survive a disaster?

While humans love predictability, the world we live in is decidedly erratic. The unexpected can always happen – and when it does, can your business resume operations rapidly?

The reality is that most small to medium businesses have rudimentary disaster recovery (DR) plans in place, if any at all. More than that, those plans are probably never tested. Admit it – the reality is that despite living in the Shaky Isles, where a flood or a slip is known to happen regularly, you probably haven’t given DR any thought at all.

Now is a good time to change that.

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Written By Priscila Bernardes Nov 24, 2015 9:30:00 AM

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Five Points to Ponder Before Shifting To Cloud

A lot has been said about the cloud and there is still a lot more to come. That’s because cloud computing really does deliver the advantages that it promises: reduced cost, more accurate provisioning, easier management and access to better services (and a wider range, too). But for many, moving to the cloud remains a worrying proposition. Is it secure, will it work for MY business, what are the catches?

There is a growing body of evidence (including case studies and reference clients) which are helping to dispel the concerns – but for those thinking about cloud, here are our top five things to consider.

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Written By Priscila Bernardes Nov 17, 2015 9:30:00 AM

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3 GREAT (and Free) Cloud Apps to Organise and Share your Data

Probably the best feature of the cloud is the quite staggering amount of awesome apps you can get for free. In this article, we outline 3 absolutely great (and FREE) cloud apps and services that everyone should be using to organise and share their data.

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Written By Priscila Bernardes Nov 10, 2015 9:30:00 AM

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What's a data centre (and why they are so important today)

Ten years ago, data centres were the preserve of big companies with lots of money. These days, data centres are relevant to just about everyone, from the average Joe in the street, to small and medium sized business. And yes, they are still just as important to those big companies.

Data centres are secure facilities which provide the ideal environment for computer equipment to live in. They are, in effect, earthquake-proof concrete bunkers, with controlled access, redundant power supplies (typically consisting of connections from multiple electricity providers, a bank of Uninterruptible Power Supply batteries and a diesel generator), air conditioning, water cooling and fire suppression systems. They are marvels of civil, mechanical and, because they consume enormous quantities of power, electrical engineering.

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