Scale SME to Global Enterprise with Cloud

Cloud computing is becoming increasingly popular as businesses move more of their processes online and employees work remotely, from home or across multiple devices.

The convenience of being able to access data wherever you are is part of its appeal, as are the lower costs and increased reliability.

How secure is cloud computing?

What is cloud computing? Cloud computing is a way of storing data via remote servers and hosted on the internet. Previously, data storage has been limited to personal computers and local servers.

‘Clouds’ can be accessed from any device, and are available to multiple organisations or individuals (known as the public cloud), to one company (enterprise) or as a hybrid or combination of the two.

Windows 10 for Business: Pros and Cons for Professionals

The next generation from 8.1, Windows 10 was officially launched for sale in July of 2015. It was designed to include new features to make it better value for customers, including new builds and upgrades on an ongoing basis – there is no charge for these.

We’ve been shortlisted for the ‘European MSP Innovation Awards’ 2019

We are happy to announce that we have been shortlisted for 'MSP of the year' at the 'European MSP Innovation Awards' 2019. Within this category, we are going up against CSI, Air IT, SysGroup and Iomart.

It is humbling to be apart of an award show which brings together the highest performing MSPs and MSSPs in the markets today as well as the distributors and vendors which serve them.

How to prepare for Windows 7 EOL (End-of-life)

As of 14 January 2020, Microsoft will no longer be providing support for any users of Windows 7. This is line with their policy of 10-year life cycles for all of their software, and as Windows 7 was introduced in 2009, it has now reached its end of life date.

Are you doing enough to protect your network perimeter?

Find out how to protect and prevent unauthorised intrusions to your business network in our new blog written by Adam Williams - Network Administrator.  

As we approach mid-2019, it feels like we see an article every day about companies suffering a “cyber-attack”. It can be hard to know where to start to protect your network from the multitudes of cyber-nasties that are trying to get into your network, steal your data, encrypt all your machines.

Outsourced IT and IT Manager: can They Work Together?

Depending on the size of your business, you may have (or be considering) a full in-house IT team, just a manager or even a member of staff who takes responsibility for IT along with their day to day role.

One of the advantages of having your own IT manager is that they understand the business requirements from being ‘on the ground’ and seeing first-hand what staff challenges and needs are.

Turn your employees into a human firewall

In this digital age, your employees need to act as your biggest firewall. Cybercriminals are developing new methods of attack on a daily basis and there is no solution which guarantees 100% protection. Although security professionals across the globe recommend a layered approach, your employees will always be the final barrier to your business.

Cyber security risks of Game of Thrones

In our new column, Steve McGowan our Security, Risk and Compliance Director takes you through some of the security risks faced when illegally streaming Game of Thrones and how criminals leverage of its high demand.

Yesterday was the day all of us nerds have been waiting for, its Game of Thrones day! But in all the excitement we see concerns around Cyber Security.

How Much Does Disaster Recovery Cost?

Every business which relies on IT equipment to manage their day to day work should have a backup and disaster recovery system in place. Your information is at risk from all kinds of problems, from natural disasters, human error, system failures and cyber-attacks.