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Forget viruses, be worried about your staff!
February 27, 2017

Forget viruses, be worried about your staff!

A recent study shows that employees are more of a threat to cyber security in a business than viruses. Now we are not saying that viruses aren’t a serious issue. Whilst it is difficult to obtain a definitive figure for the costs it’s fair to say it runs into billions of dollars worldwide, and that’s… Read full article

Backing Up – Why the cloud is your best option.
February 17, 2017

Backing Up – Why the cloud is your best option.

Everybody knows you should backup your files, but it’s amazing how many businesses still don’t have a suitable solution in place. If you’ve ever had a power cut before you’ve finished saving something then you’ll know how annoying it can be but if your hard drive fails you lose everything, and you’d probably be surprised… Read full article

VoIP – what is it and why should you want it?
February 14, 2017

VoIP – what is it and why should you want it?

You’re working from home and get an important call in the office. Wouldn’t it be good if you could answer that call on your laptop? Or you’re in a meeting and an urgent voicemail lands discreetly in your e-mail inbox. What about if your business could have a Nottingham area code, even though your office… Read full article

Is it time to outsource IT support?
February 06, 2017

Is it time to outsource IT support?

ICT is a tricky area. It’s expensive, complicated and absolutely impossible to ignore. You know that it needs constant monitoring, maintenance and updating but who takes responsibility for that? If you employ less than 150 people and your business is not technical in nature then employing a full-time IT Manager is probably not cost effective. Even… Read full article

Why Outsource IT Support?
January 19, 2017

Why Outsource IT Support?

Managing an in-house IT support department can be an expensive and complicated affair. For this reason, many companies choose to outsource their IT support needs. But is this a good idea? Today, we take a look at the pros and cons of hiring an outsourced IT support department. Benefits of an outsourced IT support department…. Read full article

The best business mobiles in the UK this year
May 17, 2016

The best business mobiles in the UK this year

– Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge The S6 and the S6 Edge saw the inclusion of Microsoft Office Android applications as well as Samsung’s own mobile device management container solution, Knox. The latter provides military-grade, multi-layered mobile security. Personal and work partitioning containers (Knox Workspace) means that employers can separate work and personal life in a near… Read full article

4 ways to get the most out of Microsoft Office 2016
May 03, 2016

4 ways to get the most out of Microsoft Office 2016

1) OneNote Keeping teams informed and connected across projects and content proposals can be costly, in terms of time and budget. You can forget scanned documents and misconstrued data points and make better decisions with Office 2016. Simply gather notes in Microsoft OneNote and share the complete notebook with as many colleagues as you wish without… Read full article

Unlimited OneDrive storage for Office 365 subscribers has gone and free cloud space has downgraded
November 03, 2015

Unlimited OneDrive storage for Office 365 subscribers has gone and free cloud space has downgraded

Microsoft’s latest OneDrive cloud storage offers always seemed too good to be true, and alas, just over a year after their introduction, they’re no longer available on the Google and Dropbox-eclipsing terms. Effective immediately, Office 365 Home, Personal, and University subscribers return to capped OneDrive plans. Apparently, Redmond didn’t appreciate that a “small number of users”… Read full article

YOURmobile
September 15, 2015

YOURmobile

YOURmobile is a very cost effective and flexible SIM-only business mobile service provided on the Vodafone network. (click image to view bigger)   Does not include artificially inflated traffic. *Standard UK minutes include On Network, Cross Network, Voicemail & Landlines (01,02,03).   If you’re interested, you can contact us further here.

YOURcalls
September 15, 2015

YOURcalls

YOURcalls enables you to make and receive calls using SIP technology, this can be used in conjunction with your current ISDN services or as a full replacement.  YOURcalls gives you High Definition call quality delivered over your YOURnet service. (click image to view bigger)     If you’re interested, you can contact us further here.

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