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Test Your Data Backups
August 05, 2020

Test Your Data Backups

Most businesses are aware of the need for data backup. Without it they risk losing important files in the event of a hard drive failure or cyberattack. Yet having a backup in place isn’t enough: it’s important also to test your data backups. You must ensure that you are able to restore that essential data… Read full article

Your IT Department Ranked Among World’s Elite Managed Service Providers
July 30, 2020

Your IT Department Ranked Among World’s Elite Managed Service Providers

Your IT Department has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 2020 annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. IT Support businesses of all sizes from around the globe submitted applications and were ranked on a unique methodology that weights revenue figures according to long-term health and viability; commitment… Read full article

4 Advantages of Consolidating Your Technology
July 29, 2020

4 Advantages of Consolidating Your Technology

Technology is the lifeblood of business today, and you likely have a lot of it. But you may have accumulated software and hardware as you grew. Now, you have a hodgepodge of technologies never designed to work together. Consolidating your technology can help. Large corporations can afford an in-house IT team to keep track of… Read full article

Why Your Small Business Needs VoIP
July 22, 2020

Why Your Small Business Needs VoIP

Why would a small business need VoIP? Not just another acronym to learn, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) offers many advantages for small business. Especially SMBs that want to run with the enterprise-sized companies. Basically, VoIP turns voice conversation into data packets sent between the two network points. Don’t worry, the person you’re calling doesn’t… Read full article

The Real Advantages of a Virtual LAN (VLAN)
July 15, 2020

The Real Advantages of a Virtual LAN (VLAN)

There are many acronyms to keep track of in the IT realm. One that’s been around for over 30 years now is VLAN – virtual local area network. A VLAN offers flexibility that more and more businesses find appealing. But what exactly is a Virtual LAN? A VLAN allows you to segment a network without… Read full article

New Staff for Your IT
July 10, 2020

New Staff for Your IT

We have strengthened the technical team here at Your IT with the appointment of two new team members. Interviews took place at the beginning of the year but start dates had to be put back due to lock down as we developed new induction and training procedures to incorporate social distancing and remote working. The… Read full article

Keep Your Business Continuity Plan Current
July 08, 2020

Keep Your Business Continuity Plan Current

Is there any certainty in business at the moment? COVID-19 has shown us how things can change in an instant. You may have been confident in your business continuity plan in the past, but the pandemic has shaken us all up. It’s a solid reminder to review our plans to get back to business quickly… Read full article

3 Cyberattackers Putting Business at Risk
July 01, 2020

3 Cyberattackers Putting Business at Risk

Cyberattacks and data breaches happen worldwide, and no one is immune. Your business needs to protect its networks and systems, and secure sensitive data. But how much do you know about the types of cybercriminal out there. This roundup discusses 3 Cyberattackers putting business at risk, the biggest threats and what they’re after. Cybercrime Gangs… Read full article

Should You Be Hiring a Virtual Chief Information Officer?
June 24, 2020

Should You Be Hiring a Virtual Chief Information Officer?

How many seats are there at your C-suite table? A small business might have only a CEO. A mid-sized one may add another one or two C’s — COO? CFO? CMO? It depends just how many acronyms you want!! But you don’t have to be enterprise-sized to enjoy a Chief Information Officer’s (CIO) skillset. Virtual… Read full article

Reduce Your IT Spend
June 17, 2020

Reduce Your IT Spend

The economy is one more victim of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The global lockdown has many businesses feeling the pain. As finances grow tighter, business leaders are looking to improve cashflow. These key areas can help reduce your IT spend. First, take a look at the way you’re working now. Chances are it’s changed. If users… Read full article

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