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Turning technology into solutions

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security & network

ish has broad experience with network and application level security, and failure resistant network infrastructure. We use security products from pfSense, Astaro and Cisco as well as open source tools at the network perimeter or within your server clusters. more…

unix

Most of the servers we deploy run the FreeBSD flavour of Unix (and several Linux servers). We have a deep knowledge of the ZFS failure tolerant filesystem and maintaining servers with uptime stretching into the years. Naturally we have skills in common application platforms running under FreeBSD: tomcat, apache, PHP, mysql, drupal, Ruby rails, jobsworth and much more. more…

services

Our technical team are able to manage your network, servers and critical infrastructure and applications. We have customers with large retail store networks, large numbers of remote users and we are able to translate our technical skills into concrete solutions for your business. more…

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17 Jul 2017

We've had a few people ask about website accessibility, so I asked a friend over at NSW Education who works with their Accessibility about the standards, and what resources she recommended for accessibility. Her recommendations are below:

The guidelines are the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0: https://www.w3.org/TR/WCAG20/
Minimum requirements for government agencies is AA, some federal agencies require an AAA

22 Jun 2017

"In our work of leading change in higher education and teaching students and executives about the change management process, we’ve gained a deep understanding of why resistance happens and what leaders can do to overcome it."

https://hbr.org/2017/05/overcome-resistance-to-change-with-two-conversations

22 Jun 2017

"By our estimates, an excess of bureaucracy costs the U.S. economy more than $3 trillion in lost economic output per year. When you look at all 32 countries in the OECD, the cost of excess bureaucracy rises to nearly $9 trillion.

Yet while the incentives for dismantling bureaucracy are substantial, so are the hurdles. Bureaucracy is ubiquitous, familiar, and deeply entrenched. For most managers, bureaucracy is not merely the “safe” choice; it’s the only choice."

“In the mystery that is hardware and computer solution, the people at ish remove the mystery and help you with reliable and dependable solutions…. the first time! Apart from that, they’re really good people.”
Geoff Clow. Emerald City