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Artificial Intelligence
New predictions by Brainly say AI and interactive learning still vital in classrooms of 2022
AI. will continue to play a vital role in classrooms around the world this year, according to predictions by EdTech provider Brainly. 
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Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
How a packaging company minimised costs and improved security with Interactive
Pact’s mission to become a more sustainable company led it to pursue an approach in which technology was interwoven into every piece of their global footprint.
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Business Continuity
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Interactive director of business continuity
In this IT Jam, we speak to Interactive director of data centre and business continuity Brett Wilson, who discusses the emerging trends coming out of the business continuity space.
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Interactive
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Interactive?
Interactive is Australia’s largest privately owned IT company, providing cloud and managed services for data centre, business continuity and hardware maintenance.
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Business Continuity
What a CFO’s disaster recovery plan looks like
Most corporate organisations don’t put a disaster recovery plan in place and underestimate how much employees and operations can be impacted.
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Business Continuity
Ensuring digital transformation doesn't turn into a digital disaster
“Be very clear about what are the risks are you exposed to within any solution, and understand those risks clearly from a business impact perspective."
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Business Continuity
Why CSOs need a disaster recovery plan for security incidents
Without a BCDR plan, businesses face certain chaos in the event of a disaster with teams not knowing who to call, where to start with the recovery process, and how.
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Digital Transformation
Avanade helps Interactive transform experiences with Microsoft Dynamics 365
“Empowering employees with the right technologies and engaging them with a great experience leads to value for the business."
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Disaster Recovery
Disaster recovery plans: More than just backing up to tape
Downtime isn’t just limited to a power outage - sometimes it could be a natural disaster like Brisbane's widespread flooding in 2011; other times it’s because of a cyber attack.
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Disaster Recovery
The Implications of a data disaster and why effective DR is critical
93 percent of companies without disaster recovery who suffer a major data disaster are out of business within one year.
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Disaster Recovery
Don’t wait till disaster strikes – best practices when implementing DR
As more companies migrate their data to the cloud, disaster recovery becomes critical to ensure their operations are not disrupted by unforeseen events.
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IT services
Interactive makes two executive appointments with new CIO and CFO
Interactive says the appointments reflect the steady growth and expansion of the company, which is now in its 30th year.
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Interactive
Exclusive interview: Interactive’s Clint Seagrave on Polaris DC partnership
Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Clint Seagrave director of data centre and business continuity for Interactive.
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Interactive
No - you don't need to replace all your infrastructure
There are ways that you can make the infrastructure that you know, love and rely on last the distance.
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Cybersecurity
Protecting data, as well as utilising it, is fundamental to business success
There is a real opportunity for businesses to gain significant competitive advantages through high-performance computing.
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Interactive
Hardware maintenance the way it should be - fast, reliable, affordable
“One of the major benefits of moving our equipment over to Interactive was the faster turnaround when our equipment fails.”
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Cisco
Why server maintenance is vital for enterprise
Interactive already service over 250,000 devices across 20,000 sites in Australia and New Zealand.
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Data Protection
Interactive add hardware disposal capability with Erase IT acquisition
Erase IT provide IT asset (including hardware and equipment) disposal and recycling for over 650 customers across Australia.
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Migration
Why system migration doesn’t have be a strain on resources
System migration can often be a costly, time-consuming experience, but does it have to be?
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Servers
Server sales in decline, IT 'sweating' on the rise - here's why
What’s the point in committing to a rack of brand new servers if you're going to move their applications to the cloud in the near future?
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Migration
How to plan effectively for your transition to the cloud
Making the move without a clear and concise plan for your business’ application load could lead to serious complication.
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Digital Transformation
CASE STUDY: The digital transformation journeys of leading AU companies
Interactive conducted a case study that delves into the digital transformation experiences of thought leaders from across AU's business landscape.
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Digital Transformation
Extend the lifespan of your IT assets with a ‘sweating’ strategy
If you’re considering moving to the cloud and upgrading your technology, make sure you have a conversation about your own sweating strategy first.
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SaaS
Interactive launches Alliance, a SaaS app marketplace
Alliance will offer Australian-based SaaS providers a single platform into a local SMB community.