Post Reporter

Post Reporter

New products: WI-FI is watching

New products: WI-FI is watching

If you're a regular business traveller experienced in the trials and tribulations of getting your laptop online in hotels, this wireless pocket router might be worth a look.

Editorial: Broadband for all? Hardly

Editorial: Broadband for all? Hardly

Annoyed with your broadband company? Sick of service levels and patchy availability? You're not alone.

Fine print

Fine print

Wondering which printer to buy for your small office? Dara McCluskey looks at what's on the market.

Security, Firewalls and VPNs

Security, Firewalls and VPNs

Spending a fortune on a firewall will make little difference unless systems access is well-policed, writes Ciaran Buckley.

Hit the hotspots

Hit the hotspots

Wi-fi, short for wireless fidelity, is growing in Ireland, writes Niamh Hennessey. It lets you connect to broadband internet wirelessly through an unlicensed radio spectrum within a 100-foot range, relying on a single standard called 802.11.

Logistics key to compliance

Logistics key to compliance

An increasing emphasis on transparency and traceability has changed the operating environment in which most producers and suppliers do business.

Don't be a wage slave

Don't be a wage slave

An automated, seamless payroll software system will improve efficiency, and save your firm time and money, writes Nuala Macklin.

Project the best image

Project the best image

Presentations are vital to secure new business, so make sure you choose a projector that won't let you down, writes Andrew Peters.

Tackling crime online

Tackling crime online

The proposal to share criminal records across the European Union could put additional pressure on e-government services, especially with the entry of the new member states, writes Paul T Colgan.

Print run

Print run

When buying a printer you need to ensure that it is compatible right across the board. Also check the per-copy cost and the servicing requirements, writes Dara McCluskey.

Broadband teething problems for small firms

Broadband teething problems for small firms

Almost four out of five small businesses have installed broadband in their premises, according to a Computers In Business survey.

Are you better off using an Irish host?

Are you better off using an Irish host?

Last month, editor Adrian Weckler's column advised small firms to check out cheaper offshore web hosting companies when buying an entry-level website or hosting package. Here, CIB readers, including some evidently riled Irish webhosting bosses, reply

ERP:Tiers without tears

ERP:Tiers without tears

Companies no longer make ERP choices simply on scale, but have to ask other practical questions, writes Ciaran Buckley.

Appointment

Appointment

Warren Private Clients has announced the appointment of Stefan Foster BSc (Surv), MRICS, ASCS as associate director of the firm.

Publisher signs lease for Sandyford offices

Publisher signs lease for Sandyford offices

The publisher of Car Buyers Guide and In Dublin magazine has signed a lease on the penthouse floor of Arena House on Arena Road in Sandyford, south Dublin.