The End IS Near, in fact in about 10 months at time of writing and this certainly will be the end of an era as Windows 7 was by far the most popular and best operating system Microsoft had launched since Win XP. Although many thought Mr. Sinatra was past his sell by date when he released My Way, it was one of his biggest hits However, this is not the case for Win 7 users, who probably all still think it is a perfectly good operating system and there is no need to use something newer (Windows 10).
Simplistically your answer should be Cybersecurity. You may be asking why, but the answer is quite simple. You can do something about Cybersecurity. Unless you have global influence then a recession will either happen or not, but you wont be able to affect it happening. True you could plan for it and take necessary precautions to ensure your business survives should a recession hit. However regardless of this uncertainty one thing is for sure – you will face multiple cybersecurity attacks in 2019 and that is something you CAN prepare for.
The problem is that nearly all organisations assume that because it is Microsoft it must by default be secure. Well this is only partially correct. Microsoft produces excellent products that can be as secure as Fort Knox. The problem is if you leave the key in the door or you forget to close the windows it does not matter what security measure Microsoft gives to you in their arsenal of protection, the thief will simply walk in basically with your permission.
FunctionEight currently have a number of positions vacant as we look to expand our operations in both Hong Kong and Singapore. We would love to hear from you if you have an IT Business Development or IT Systems Engineer background.
Asia based Managed Service Provider, FunctionEight is delighted to announce the appointment of Henrik Runnström as Managing Director based in our Hong Kong Office. The appointment is with effect from 16th November 2018.
The partners of the firm, Martin Abert, Chris Young and Phil Aldridge remain controlling shareholders of FunctionEight with the intention to gradually reduce their operational involvement in the business.