Is it safe to use Windows 7? And how the cloud can help you replace it

01 Mar 2019

According to data from January 2018, over 42% of desktop and laptop computers are still running Windows 7, compared with just 35% running the latest version, Windows 10. You may not be aware that this is a problem, but remember that Windows 7 is now a nine-year-old operating system, with a codebase reaching all the […]

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Tips for developing a business strategy for the cloud

01 Mar 2019

Use of cloud services is becoming increasingly popular with one of the key benefits being that they are available to authorised internet users anywhere in the world on demand. Cloud service providers deal with all infrastructure details and users only need to be involved with the service output and can utilise the service in any […]

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4 ways to improve your IT support processes

01 Mar 2019

If you’ve ever been the recipient or requester of IT support, you know that repairing something that’s gone wrong or explaining certain techniques or mechanics, can be a convoluted process that requires many steps to find the right solution – often wasting time that could otherwise be used more effectively. When it comes to managing […]

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4 benefits to outsourcing your IT support

01 Mar 2019

Whether you’re a small up and coming business or a multi-office company, it can be tempting to hire your IT services internally, giving you in-house support as and when you need it. While this may have been the best method ten years ago, with the evolution of technology, from cloud services to virtual workplaces, you’ll […]

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Four reasons to use App-ID on your Next-Generation Firewall

01 Mar 2019

Managing your application traffic is no longer as easy as it once was. The advancing digital age has meant that it’s harder and harder to properly identify users and applications. To combat this threat and to prevent risks, many people are now turning to App-ID, which comes native within the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewalls. […]

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Why it’s time for your small business to move to the cloud

01 Mar 2019

  Every small business needs to operate as efficiently and effectively as possible to attain success in a competitive marketplace. Technology is invariably a key enabler for SME success, regardless of industry, and cloud computing is one key example of how the right technology can provide multiple benefits for the business. Let’s take a look […]

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Azure Files – What you need to know

01 Mar 2019

Azure Files – What you need to know                Azure Files provides your business with fully managed cloud-based file shares, all of which are accessible via standard SMB protocol. Using the system, file shares can be mounted at the same time via the cloud, or you can use the […]

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Patch or Don’t Patch! At least double down on security.

01 Mar 2019

So the latest with the Spectre/Meltdown disaster is that Microsoft have now released a patch to stop the patch that Intel released to mitigate the Spectre/Meltdown shenanigans Intel released a fix first which some deployed and some didn’t. It wasn’t straight forward as it relied on the AV providers approving it which was met with […]

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Did you know that Office 365 can help with your GDPR needs?

01 Mar 2019

There is a lot of noise around GDPR. Every vendor has a product or a suite of products aimed at helping with compliance. There is no silver bullet. Indeed, much of GDPR isn’t a technology based problem. We know that many organisations already have an investment in Office 365 and aren’t aware that it has many features […]

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Meltdown & Spectre

01 Mar 2019

There has been a lot of information in the news, and a lot of hysteria around the Meltdown and Spectre in relation to hardware exploits. First of all, this is different from all other vulnerabilities in that it is hardware with the issue. It means hardware from Intel, AMD, ARM and others are affected. It […]

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