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Are you looking for more from your IT Support Provider?
January 18, 2021

Are you looking for more from your IT Support Provider?

The Covid-19 pandemic made businesses across the UK question the quality of the IT support they were receiving. We’ve been very busy recently talking to local businesses. Whether we were talking to the business owner, a manager with responsibility for IT, or even an IT Manager looking to supplement their in-house team we’ve noticed a… Read full article

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Bring Your Own Device
January 13, 2021

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Bring Your Own Device

If you’re running a small business you’ll be aware of the costs of the constant updates to technology. Staff requesting the latest phone, tablet or laptop, and complaining that the ‘outdated’ technology you bought a year ago is hampering them are a constant headache. We’ve even heard of staff moving to rivals for the latest… Read full article

Case Study – Server & PC Replacement and Back up solution
January 07, 2021

Case Study – Server & PC Replacement and Back up solution

Introduction Silicone Altimex provides high quality, integrated elastomeric solutions to medical device and bio-pharmaceutical manufacturers. They engaged Your IT Department as their IT partner in October 2019 to work alongside the Technical Manager. The Problem In a nutshell Staff were frustrated with slow computers, the Technical Manager was having sleepless nights about the server, and… Read full article

What Is The Cloud and How Does IT Work?
January 06, 2021

What Is The Cloud and How Does IT Work?

Are you or your business using the cloud? The answer is almost certainly yes, even if you don’t think it is! That’s because the cloud is part of almost everything on our computers these days. If you have an Instagram account, you’re using the cloud. Back up the photos from your phone? You’re using it…. Read full article

Your No. 1 New Years Resolution: Backup; Backup; Backup!
December 23, 2020

Your No. 1 New Years Resolution: Backup; Backup; Backup!

New Year is a time where many of us set ourselves new goals and challenges. It might be to clear out the garage or loft. Maybe to shop around for a cheaper energy deal. Or to finally join the gym and drop a few pounds. We set these goals to try and improve our productivity,… Read full article

Ring in 2021 with Improved IT
December 16, 2020

Ring in 2021 with Improved IT

2021 can’t come soon enough for the majority of us. We are all hoping that next year will be a better one. One way to ensure you get the best start to the new year is to take the time now to review the technology in your business. These last few weeks of 2020 are… Read full article

Are you well configured?
December 09, 2020

Are you well configured?

Cyber-attacks on big brands or government agencies are familiar headline news nowadays. We read stories of million-dollar ransoms, or huge numbers of access credentials being breached. You might think your business is safe. However, a single badly configured device or app could put you in danger. You will know that no business is immune from… Read full article

That Is Soooo 2010! Why it’s time to upgrade your Office Software
December 02, 2020

That Is Soooo 2010! Why it’s time to upgrade your Office Software

Are you still using Office 2010? It may seem like a silly question but many businesses have failed to upgrade Office 2010 and are still reliant on the ageing software. Office 2010 reached it’s ‘end of support’ date on October 13th 2020. That means no more technical support, no more patches, and no more security… Read full article

How A Managed Service Provider Solves Your IT Problems
November 25, 2020

How A Managed Service Provider Solves Your IT Problems

A managed service provider isn’t there just to solve short term problems. The MSP does much more than fixes what is broken and moves on. Your Managed Service Provider is your guide through the ever-changing world of technology. There to help and support your business to reach its goals. As well as fixing problems for… Read full article

Got A Case of Password Exhaustion?
November 18, 2020

Got A Case of Password Exhaustion?

Then you are not on your own! Whether it’s home, work, Facebook, Gmail or even their banking app – most people end up using the same password everywhere. Considering the sheer number of passwords we have to remember and use every day, then it’s no surprise that password exhaustion is a very real problem. And… Read full article

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