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Will 2021 be the last year your office has a virtual Christmas party?

‘Tis the season and once again office workers around the world are wondering how to host their Christmas parties virtually. WIth vaccines now widely available and many offices making plans to reopen, the “new normal” from the last 2 years is coming to an end.  At the same time, many people are still working from […]

How the internet is helping the world reach sustainable development goals

Living in the age of COVID has been difficult for everyone, but it has been a lot harder on those who can’t access the internet. When many of us switched to working from home, Zoom coffee dates and online schooling, people without reliable internet access were left in the dark. The internet allows us to […]

How it Works: Global Internet Rankings

The internet may be one of the largest shared infrastructure networks in the world, but the strength of those networks is not shared equally. Depending on where you are in the world, your internet experience can be vastly different; download speed, latency, and available bandwidth can all be affected by your location. So how do […]

5 apps every SME business needs in 2021

Managing your business needs is never an easy task. As more and more of our work life is shifting to the online world, keeping up with the competition means having the best digital presence and workflow possible. The best business apps make it easier to manage various aspects of your business, keep your operations running […]

The Future of Fintech in the Philippines

2020 was a year of rapid growth for digital industries. Perhaps the largest growth area of all these industries was Financial Technology (or fintech for short). With consumers learning to function without physical cash (and reluctant to use it when they have the choice), digital payments have become the primary method of transaction for many […]

What’s Workspace Virtualization and How Does It Keep Your Business Up-to-Date?

Being able to perform your job anywhere in the world has become crucial for business survival, especially in the age of Covid. While some of us managed to get by with an email address and the occasional video conference, most employees are demanding more from their devices, and small businesses are struggling to keep up. […]

4 Tech Trends for Small Businesses in the Philippines

The digital world is always changing, with new technologies, new apps and new behaviours seeming to pop up near constantly.  In 2020 we saw some major shake ups in how businesses and consumers used the internet, particularly with the dramatic shift to working from home and the rise of video conferencing.  Hopefully 2021 won’t be […]

Why You and Your Business Should Care About Net Neutrality

How much of your work day is spent online? From work and school, to grocery shopping, reading the news, and spending time with loved ones, more and more of everyday life is being spent online. This huge increase in people’s data requirements has exposed the need for unrestricted access to the internet for all. However, […]

How COVID-19 Reshaped the Internet

As early as May in 2020, over 200 countries worldwide retreated into some level of lockdown due to coronavirus. Our extended shelter-in-place condition has led to a surge in need for internet services and digital technologies. Remote work, online purchasing, video conferencing and streaming content all exploded, adding extreme stress to internet infrastructure everywhere. But […]

Lessons Learned from the 12 Days of Christmas

Nearly a month on and we are still riding high on the RISE 12 Days of Christmas event! Join us as we rewind our holiday clocks and look back on four weeks of holiday joy. Click on the links below to watch our recording of each webinar, or follow us on Facebook to view our […]