Your Weekly IT Roundup 10 - 16 May 2021

Your Weekly IT Roundup 10 - 16 May 2021

Hey, it's here! Welcome to installment #31 of your Weekly IT Roundup, bringing you up-to-date on all the knowhow and the awesome group content you might've missed throughout the week!
Missed last week's installment? No problem - here it is on our blog

Post of the Week

Great question in the group last week, so (other than end-users, we've had that answer already!), what needs improvement in your IT department, or just in general?
We're really interested with the answers so far, is it something logistical or a physical thing that could make your day just that little bit easier? Leave your comments in the post! Check it out!

This week in Tech News (TL;DR)

Google I/O 2021: the 14 biggest announcements

Did you catch it?
From Android 12 to Augmented Reality maps, The Verge covers the most notable additions to come! Keep Reading

Colonial Pipeline says operations back to normal following ransomware attack

The company shut down a 5,500 mile fuel pipeline and reportedly paid a $5 million ransom. Keep Reading

Ireland refuses to pay ransom demand in attack on its national health service

The HSE took its IT systems offline as a precaution. Keep Reading

Tesla stops taking Bitcoin for vehicle purchases, citing environmental harm

After just 49 days. Keep Reading

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Meme of the Week!


Utilizing 5G as an Enterprise Internet Redundancy Option

The world is changing at a rapid pace. As companies and consumers are becoming more connected than ever before, the need for faster internet speeds has become an absolute necessity.

5G promises to deliver unparalleled connectivity with nearly instant response times, but there's one problem - it isn't quite ready yet! While some countries have already begun rolling out their own versions of 5G networks, others are waiting until 2025 or later before they begin implementation. And even then, many experts say that these early implementations will be far from sufficient in meeting our future needs.

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