Office for Mac

2017-10-03T10:45:09+00:00

Apple is expected to release High Sierra to customers. We strongly recommend that you back up your existing data before trying the software. If you encounter issues using Office 2016 for Mac on High Sierra, please send us feedback so we can address them, support@westech.co.za On October 10, 2017, mainstream support will end on Office [...]

Office for Mac 2017-10-03T10:45:09+00:00

How many people use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in South Africa

2017-09-19T10:42:26+00:00

The lovechild of the World Wide Web and Society is social media, which comes in many forms, including blogs, forums, business networks, photo-sharing platforms, social gaming, microblogs, chat apps, and last but not least social networks. Research has been completed and the latest local figures have been shared. Facebook remains the most popular platform in [...]

How many people use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram in South Africa 2017-09-19T10:42:26+00:00

Cyber Hygiene

2017-09-13T07:25:51+00:00

Getting the right IT security hygiene solution to protect against the threat of cyber attacks is crucial. Fortinet has announced their latest findings on the Global landscape Report. Everyone contributes to the hygiene of the network- make your environment as hard to penetrate as you can. This report reveals that poor cybersecurity hygiene and risky application usage enables destructive [...]

Cyber Hygiene 2017-09-13T07:25:51+00:00

4.8 Million Affected by Chrome Extension Attacks

2017-09-13T07:27:19+00:00

About eight Chrome browser extensions were compromised in the last 3months and the attacker used them to steal Cloudflare credentials and serve up malicious ads. Always stay protected, don`t open emails that has dodgy links or proof of payments that you don`t know In June, July and August, developers of the following Chrome extensions [...]

4.8 Million Affected by Chrome Extension Attacks 2017-09-13T07:27:19+00:00

Westech Protects you from Ransomware

2017-06-27T07:59:15+00:00

Ransomware is becoming increasingly common, with widespread epidemics affecting hundreds of thousands of networks across the globe. Don’t think it’s just corporates or big companies that are affected. We deal with cases every week of people like you who open a dodgy email or click on a funny link and by the time [...]

Westech Protects you from Ransomware 2017-06-27T07:59:15+00:00

Ransomware and Ransomware Protection

2017-05-19T07:00:26+00:00

Just last week, the world was hit by the biggest ransomware attack in history. Known as WannaCry, WannaCrypt, WanaCrypt0r 2.0 and WCry, Thousands of organisations have been affected the British NHS, several Chinese private and public organisations and even the German railway suffered from the attack.Read more about this ransomware attack here The [...]

Ransomware and Ransomware Protection 2017-05-19T07:00:26+00:00

Find out about LiFi Connectivity

2017-09-13T07:52:48+00:00

LiFi, or Light Fidelity, is a new technology which allows for the transmission of information via lightwaves. This has a number of advantages which could revolutionize the way to connect to a network. The first benefit of using LiFi is massively increased speeds when compared to wired or 4th generation networks. Speeds of up to [...]

Find out about LiFi Connectivity 2017-09-13T07:52:48+00:00

When Do I Need to Build a Strong IT Network?

2017-04-10T13:26:08+00:00

As an entrepreneur or business owner, it is crucial to have a handle on your growth and expansion strategy. Developing strategic plans for your infrastructure means you're able to make budgetary arrangements and build your business on the back of strong systems and networks. If you started out doing your own IT network and devised [...]

When Do I Need to Build a Strong IT Network? 2017-04-10T13:26:08+00:00

Everyday Steps to Avoid Hackers

2017-04-26T09:08:48+00:00

Staying safe, everyday. It’s important that you take steps every day to protect your private information, pictures, conversations or banking information. Hackers lurk everywhere, waiting for the opportunity to gain access to sensitive data which they can sell or use for extortion. Over the last several years, there have been a number of high-profile hacking [...]

Everyday Steps to Avoid Hackers 2017-04-26T09:08:48+00:00

Social Media for SMMEs

2017-04-10T13:31:01+00:00

Why SMEs should use social media… and How If you own a small or medium business, you’ve either tried social media, using it successfully or too scared to even start. There’s a simple reason for using social media: it’s the simplest place to introduce new potential customers to your brand. There’s a simple reason for [...]

Social Media for SMMEs 2017-04-10T13:31:01+00:00

Why is IT security important?

2017-09-13T08:14:30+00:00

Hackers and digital thieves design new ways to access your private information, bank records and other sensitive data every day.This means that at any second, someone could access your data server maliciously and steal your data or worse, hold you to ransom.We’ve got a few interesting tips to help you stay safe and keep your [...]

Why is IT security important? 2017-09-13T08:14:30+00:00

Why start your IT Network with Westech?

2017-09-13T07:57:25+00:00

Needing to expand your IT Network? Start your Network with Us. By building your IT Infrastructure properly the first time, you save millions on wasted time and the wrong solutionsIf your business is growing quickly and your IT needs are growing rapidly, it’s probably causing you a bit of trouble. Your possible solutions; either go [...]

Why start your IT Network with Westech? 2017-09-13T07:57:25+00:00

Switch to Westech IT Support

2017-08-29T11:26:34+00:00

One of the biggest barriers to switching to a better IT Company is all of the fuss, downtime and potential data losses which can result from switching to a new system If you’re experiencing downtime or poor service, it’s time for you to change IT Companies. At Westech, we pride ourselves on our immediate responses [...]

Switch to Westech IT Support 2017-08-29T11:26:34+00:00

Upgrading Your Connectivity

2017-09-13T08:18:21+00:00

In the last two years, a number of superior connectivity options have become available across South Africa. Ultra-fast connectivity is an essential part of ensuring high levels of productivity. Nothing drains energy and enthusiasm like a slow or intermittent connection to the internet! We’ve got a number of product offerings for you as well as [...]

Upgrading Your Connectivity 2017-09-13T08:18:21+00:00

Why Use Google Drive?

2017-09-13T08:13:03+00:00

Wondering where you should save your files for safe keeping and easy access? Google Drive is great for: •Unlimited storage - Google gives every user 15 GB of online storage space, which is shared across three of its most-used services •Available off-campus - accessible from off campus, either through a web interface or an app [...]

Why Use Google Drive? 2017-09-13T08:13:03+00:00

Why do I Need IT Outsourcing?

2017-09-13T08:07:44+00:00

As your business grows from a few people in a small office to a medium to large enterprise employing an entire staff so your IT needs change with IT Outsourcing. It's important to grow your IT infrastructure and support systems to relive the pressures of hardware or software malfunction, connection downtime or complex sharing and [...]

Why do I Need IT Outsourcing? 2017-09-13T08:07:44+00:00

Get the Fastest Internet Connection

2017-09-13T08:17:01+00:00

Stop wasting time with service providers that don't understand your business. We're here to give you the best service on the best connection for your company. Our comprehensive Connectivity service range means that there is a facility for you whether you're a small business or a large enterprise. Dealing with Telkom and other ISPs can [...]

Get the Fastest Internet Connection 2017-09-13T08:17:01+00:00