Winter Warning!

Written November 15th, 2013 by
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SNOW TO HIT UK!

SNOW WARNINGSo we hear that the snow is on the way, Winter 2013 into 2014 is forecast to be “exceptionally severe” with above-average snowfall and plunging temperatures.

Long-range weather forecasts warn of bitter Arctic gales leading to feet-deep snow drifts right up until February.

Snow forecasts for winter 2013 suggest much of the country will be hit by heavy wintry downpours with no let up well into next year so as the UK is once again ready to down tools and stop working! Can your business foot the bill for your staff not being able to get to the office, with the recession just about starting to make a turn for the good it is unlikely that most businesses would be able to suffer such a prolonged absence And disruption to business.

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Managed Workstations

Written November 7th, 2013 by
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Welcome to our Managed Workstations service, designed to keep your PCs and laptops healthy so you can concentrate on growing your business.

 

What state are your PCs in?

 

  • Systems running slowly?
  • PCs or laptops crashing for no reason?
  • Too much time trying to resolve simple IT issues?
  • Out-of-date software?
  • Lack of in-house resources to fix things?
  • Worried about your backups?
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Managed Network and IT Services

Written October 30th, 2013 by
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Managed Network or less than the price of a cup of coffee a dayEvery day there seems more pressure on businesses to deliver more for less. At the same time, there is a growing list of activities required to keep a business running. Back-up. Anti-virus. Server speed. Connectivity. Hardware. Software. All this puts a strain on your resources. Read the rest of this entry »

Flexible working can have considerable business benefits

Written April 19th, 2013 by
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Hosted Desktop Logo_256Flexible working is an option that seems to be appealing to more and more businesses across the UK at the moment, as bosses realise the advantages they stand to access if they turn to the method.

Whether it is allowing employees to work at times that suit them or the company, or permitting home working and remote operations, there are many reasons to invest in flexibility. Read the rest of this entry »

My Ransomware Rant!

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Let me start with a question… What is Ransomware? Ok, now to answer that question, this is a bit of software that takes over your machine and then insists you pay a ransom to have your machine back, it also prentends to be official and tries to scare you into spending money, I am sensing you have some questions about this!
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Show your Data some Love

Written October 18th, 2012 by
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This morning I was talking to a group of approximately 20 business owners about data, as businesses we all have data that is important to us, this poses the question?

Would you still have a business if you lost all your data?
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Password Security

Written August 9th, 2012 by
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We all have passwords for everything we do these days, we’re told to make them complex and then we forget them, so we write them on a post-it note and attach it to our screens! or write it in the back of our diary backwards because nobody else does that and they will never work it out!

Well here’s a novel way of remembering, how about using a ‘pass phrase’ rather than a password… For example ‘Buy 6 eggs on the way home!’ easy to remember, complex to guess and you won’t forget the eggs either!!
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Remote Working

Written July 11th, 2012 by
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With the Olympics getting closer have you considered the possibilities of staff working from home? Travel around London is going to be difficult at times and home working is a great solution for this, if you would like to discuss the options available to you for home working then give us a call and let us put a plan in place for you. Read the rest of this entry »

Warning these COOKIES may contain nuts!

Written May 29th, 2012 by
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Its the Law!

On 26th May 2011 (yes that’s right 2011!) the EU Cookie Law cam into effect, many people were not aware of it, but the law is already in effect in the UK. However The Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO), the UK regulator, gave everybody a one year ‘grace period’ before they start enforcing it.

That grace period expired on May 26th 2012.

From that date, if you are not compliant or visibly working towards compliance, you run the risk of enforcement action, which can include a fine of up to half a million pounds for a serious breach.
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Half a million Mac computers ‘infected with malware’

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More than half a million Apple computers have been infected with the Flashback Trojan, according to a Russian anti-virus firm.

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