What is plus addressing within cPanel?

cPanel is well known within the IT and business world as an easy way to manage your business’ website but also its emails. With its intuitive user interface and wide range of powerful features, web and email hosting via the online cPanel platform is a great way to keep on top of your companies digital …

What is 5G?

As South Korea claims to have pipped its US rivals to the post in being the first to roll-out a lightning-fast 5G mobile network, many are asking the question “just what is 5G?” Well, let us help you answer that question. 5G means ‘Fifth Generation’, and it is the latest innovation to join the raft …

What does Brexit mean for .EU domain owners in the UK?

Brexit is a major issue for most companies in the UK right now, but there is one aspect which you may have overlooked: your .EU domain name. The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced that if the UK leaves the European Union on 29th March 2019 without a deal, any UK …

Recent system upgrades: Network and VMware

At catalyst2 we want to ensure we are delivering a fast and secure infrastructure for our clients, with this in mind, we recently completed some significant planned upgrades. Continuous improvement is central to everything we do at catalyst2 and also part of our commitment to ISO 9001. We recently upgraded our VMware infrastructure by adding …

The security plugin all Chrome users should install immediately

To mark Safer Internet Day on February 5th 2019, Google released a new password checking plugin for its popular Chrome browser. It might sound boring but it could be vital in alerting you to compromised accounts. The Password Checkup Chrome Extension monitors your credentials, and if you attempt to sign in using compromised data, you …

Why version control is essential for web developers

As the web becomes increasingly more tangled up in our daily lives, the role of the web developer becomes increasingly complex. Mobile compatibility, security and on-site optimisation are all key areas for developers to focus on, but with complex coding tasks comes great responsibility: a minor mishap here or there and the entire functionality of …

How the US shut down is impacting the internet

With the highly publicised partial shutdown of the U.S. government, we are beginning to see dozens of U.S. government websites being rendered either insecure or completely inaccessible. Among them are sensitive government remote access services and payment portals, impacting the likes of the DoJ, NASA and the Court of Appeals. An estimated 800,000 federal workers …

What’s Microsoft Teams and what are the benefits?

Running an ambitious small business can be isolating. Not least as owner-managers need to multi-task, often working long hours to keep their enterprises on track. Wouldn’t it be great to have 24 hour access to peer support, additional expertise, virtual meetings and opportunities to brainstorm? That in a nutshell is why Microsoft Teams is such …