SonicWall TZ500 Unbox and Install
Oct27

SonicWall TZ500 Unbox and Install

So today our SonicWall demo unit trial expired so a few days ago I purchased a not for resale (NFR) unit from Exertis to replace it. Having been impressed with the NSA3600 we wanted to use one on our own network for testing and training purposes. We don’t need anywhere the power of the 3600 so opted for the smaller TZ500 which is recommended for networks up to 50 users. The TZ500 retails for around £630 so its a good fit for...

Read More
Dell Security Peak Performance Conference 2015
Oct21

Dell Security Peak Performance Conference 2015

Yesterday Andy (A colleague at Southern IT Networks) and myself attended the Dell security conference at Silverstone to get up to speed on the SonicWALL range of firewalls. A few weeks ago we were forced to install a new firewall at a clients site after their Microsoft TMG developed a few issues and couldn’t cope with the attacks it was sustaining from the internet. We consulted a few of our colleagues from other IT companies...

Read More

Making the most of FREE Microsoft technical training, is it any good and where do I sign up?

The importance of training In this industry training is so important and often overlooked or given the backseat by too many. I have spoken to IT business owners at industry  events over the past few years and have been shocked at how little time and money they are putting back into their business. Personally, I  strongly believe training is crucial to both an individual’s and a business’s growth. It’s something that...

Read More