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A Year of Fundraising for The MNDA

July 6th, 2017
A Year of Fundraising for The MNDA

We have just completed a year of fundraising for The Motor Neurone Disease Association. Kate explains why and how we did it.
A little over a year ago, ATG, as a company decided that we’d like to support a different charity every year by raising money for them.

How a UPS protects your business

June 21st, 2017
How a UPS protects your business

Nature’s unpredictability guarantees that your business will experience several power outages that will affect your operations. An Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) ensures your computers and other devices never break down from power failure. More importantly, it ensures you never lose data from unexpected computer shutdowns.

Office 365 tips to make your life easier

June 14th, 2017
Office 365 tips to make your life easier

Office 365 receives dozens of changes every month, which explains why some get overlooked. While Office 365 Planner or Microsoft Teams are great tools for maximizing productivity, there are hidden functions and tricks you can use to make life a bit easier for yourself.

ATG Wins National Award

May 30th, 2017
ATG Wins National Award

Last week Mark and Kate traveled to Brighton for a few days next to the sea at this years Network Group Gala.

The highlight of the event is the Network Group Awards ceremony. This year we were humbled to be nominated in 2 categories, we’re pleased to announce we won Managed Service Provider of the Year 2017!

Mark Matthews, ATG Managing Director commented “We’re over the moon to have won! It's testament to the hard work all the team at ATG put in to delivering support to our clients.

How did WannaCry spread so far?

May 25th, 2017
How did WannaCry spread so far?

By now, you must have heard of the WannaCry ransomware. It ranks as one of the most effective pieces of malware in the internet’s history, and it has everyone worried about what’s coming next. To guard yourself, the best place to start is with a better understanding of what made WannaCry different.

Office 365 New Security Tools and Features

May 12th, 2017
Office 365 New Security Tools and Features

Security is, by far, the biggest issue concerning most businesses today. Although safeguards like firewalls and antivirus software are necessary, they’re no longer sufficient in dealing with increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks. Today, companies require multiple layers of security to steer clear of cyberattacks and compliance woes.

MNDA Charity Draw – Win Jongleurs Tickets

May 2nd, 2017
MNDA Charity Draw – Win Jongleurs Tickets

For the last year ATG have been supporting the MNDA as our charity of the year. This month we are running a draw to win 2 tickets to Jongleurs Birmingham.

Motor neurone disease (MND) is a progressive disease that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord.

WordPress Security Checklist

April 19th, 2017
WordPress Security Checklist

Do you use WordPress to power your website? You’re in good company Forbes, National Geographic, and The New York Times are all powered by WordPress as is this site, but with a move from traditional fixed HTML and CSS websites to content management systems they need to have the same care and attention that you would give to your business server or desktop.

3 great upgrades to Chrome this month

March 31st, 2017
3 great upgrades to Chrome this month

Unlike the release schedule of the Android operating system, new versions of the Chrome browser come out so often that they’re distinguished only by the version number. The most recent release is number 57, and it packs a little more wallop than the average upgrade.

5 Steps to Protect Your iCloud Apple ID

March 28th, 2017
5 Steps to Protect Your iCloud Apple ID

With the story this week of hackers threatening to wipe millions of Apple devices it's always good to review your security practices here we look at how to Protect your iCloud Apple ID .
Here's 5 ways to protect protect your iCloud Apple ID :

1 - Enable 2 Factor Authentication

Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security for your iCloud Apple ID, designed to ensure that you're the only person who can access your account, even if someone knows your password.