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What is Redundancy?
June 17, 2021

What is Redundancy?

In previous blogs we’ve talked about various ways to try and prevent IT disasters in your small business.   We’ve explained the differences between backup, disaster recovery and business continuity but when it comes down to disaster prevention a term we often use is redundancy. But what does this actually mean in an IT context... Read full article
What Is The Best Legal Practice Management Software?
June 02, 2021

What Is The Best Legal Practice Management Software?

A modern law firm needs a reliable system for managing the various components of its practice. Legal Practice Management Software (LPMS) is designed to make your life easier. But the market is full of solutions that claim to do just that. This makes it difficult to determine which one is the best choice for your... Read full article
The Top 10 Office Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed
April 28, 2021

The Top 10 Office Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed

At Your IT Department we love a gadget! We’ve recently posted our favourite laptops, keyboards and mice for you to peruse. This week we decided to look a things that may be a tiny bit less practical. Whilst you obviously NEED a mouse that is fully programmable and can contact to three different devices at... Read full article
Your Server is Going To Fail!
April 14, 2021

Your Server is Going To Fail!

Here’s Why and What You Can Do About it. There are some inevitabilities in life. Death and tax are two. We’ll add IT hardware failure to that list. Because we don’t wish to scare you but your server is going to fail. It is not an ‘if’ it is a ‘when’ and in this article... Read full article
How difficult is it to move from G-Suite to Office 365?
April 07, 2021

How difficult is it to move from G-Suite to Office 365?

It’s completely impossible! Why? Because neither of these things exist anymore! The correct question would be ‘How difficult is to move Google Workspace to Microsoft 365’. We’ve used the terms G Suite and Office 365 as these continue to be the recognised terms for the Google and Microsoft productivity suites that we are going to... Read full article
The Best Business Mouse 2021
March 31, 2021

The Best Business Mouse 2021

We recently looked at the best keyboard for business 2021. Some of those keyboard choices came packaged with a mouse. However, as a general rule once you move to more expensive keyboards then you’re going to have to add your second input device yourself. So, what is the best mouse for business users? What are... Read full article
The Best Business Keyboard 2021
March 24, 2021

The Best Business Keyboard 2021

The keyboard is an often overlooked piece of equipment. Many businesses will go for ‘whatever comes with the PC’ or the cheapest option. But this is part of the computer you spend most time in contact with. So it deserves a little more thought. The design of your keyboard can make a huge difference to... Read full article
Why You Should Be Discussing Your Backups Now…
March 17, 2021

Why You Should Be Discussing Your Backups Now…

and not when something goes wrong. The humble backup. Since the dawn of time (well since we’ve had computers) the experts have been telling you to backup your data. For some of you, it’s still on the To Do list. But most will have a backup in place. The basic concept of a back up... Read full article
eBook – Repair or Replace?
March 01, 2021

eBook – Repair or Replace?

Last year might have brought some unexpected IT costs. For some businesses ‘work from home’ meant new laptops, new ways to access networks and new spend. So it might be tempting to think that 2021 is the year to tighten belts and stretch budgets. This might mean you’re hoping to make that laptop or desktop... Read full article
The Best Business Laptops for 2021
January 20, 2021

The Best Business Laptops for 2021

Changing working habits mean that the laptop is now more popular in a business setting that a desktop PC. The added flexibility, especially to work remotely plus things like built in cameras make the laptop the sensible choice in our current, uncertain world. So, what are the the best business laptops 2021 and which should... Read full article
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