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How Much Does Disaster Recovery Cost?

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.

RTO vs RPO: Whats the difference?

RTO vs RPO: Whats the difference?

When discussing disaster recovery, Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) are two terms you'll frequently hear as they are key components in your data recovery strategy. Although they both sound similar they, differ greatly in how they help optimise your plan.

Windows 7 use finally declines as the OS nears its end

Windows 7 use finally declines as the OS nears its end

As Windows 7 nears its EOL (end of life), market data appears to show the operating system (OS) is losing users. While there had been a momentary uptick in market share for Windows 7 in February 2019, the most recent data shows Windows 7 declining in March, according to the latest Netmarketshare report.

Top 5 computer Pranks to play in the office | April Fools

Top 5 computer Pranks to play in the office | April Fools

April Fool's the day where employees everywhere put aside their daily tasks to partake in a bit of office banter and pranks of all different natures. Since we are a technology-focused company we thought it'd be improper of us if we didn't arm you with five of our best computer pranks to play in the office.

How core values can improve your business

How core values can improve your business

I was asked recently what core values are.

Core values for ATG-IT are the guiding beliefs of its employees and organisation. Once you have defined your company’s core values, you can refer to them to guide every decision your company makes on a day to day basis.

Mark wins Inspirational SMB Leader of the year 2019! | Network Group Awards

Mark wins Inspirational SMB Leader of the year 2019! | Network Group Awards

We are thrilled to announce that our CEO, Mark Matthews has been awarded 'Inspirational SMB Leader of the Year' by the Network Group at their annual awards show.
"I'm very humbled to win Inspirational SMB leader of the year 2019 at the NG awards. As a CEO I think its important to share your experiences, the wins and the losses.

Modern Password Guidelines w/ Steve McGowan

Modern Password Guidelines w/ Steve McGowan

In our new column, Steve McGowan our Security, Risk and Compliance Director takes you through some guidance on how to stay safe from cybercriminals. This time it’s covering his trip to a security event and what he learned from some of the world’s best Security Experts.

Do I need Cyber Essentials for Defence Contracts?

Do I need Cyber Essentials for Defence Contracts?

Every business in the UK has a legal responsibility to protect any data they hold on individuals, a requirement which has become more important since the introduction of the GDPR legislation last year.

Cyber Essentials is a government-approved certification scheme, which tests your data security system, helps you identify and fix any gaps you may have, and shows you’re committed to best practice.

ATG-IT re-certified as Cyber Essentials Assessors for 3rd year in a row.

ATG-IT re-certified as Cyber Essentials Assessors for 3rd year in a row.

Adhering to the annual protocol we have re-assed our own security; and we are proud to announce that we continue to be IASME, Cyber Essentials and cyber essentials + certified. This achievement further demonstrates our commitment to cybersecurity, further reinforcing our commitment we have to our clients.

The Importance of a Disaster Recovery Strategy

The Importance of a Disaster Recovery Strategy

Disaster recovery is ensuring that all of your data can be restored in event of anything going wrong. This includes outside factors such as hacking or malware, internal problems such as server failure, and human error, including staff mistakes.

You can arrange your own data storage, but using a third-party IT services partner is a better idea.