How to Choose a Strong Password for Your IT Services

A guide to creating and managing passwords that can protect your online accounts and data Why You Need a Strong Password Passwords are the keys to your online accounts and data. They are the first line of defense against hackers, cybercriminals, and identity thieves who want to access your information and use it for malicious […]

Important update: Openreach switch-off date postponed

Find out what this means for your broadband service and how to prepare for the future If you are a broadband customer in the UK, you may have heard about the Openreach switch-off, which is the plan to phase out the old copper network and replace it with fibre optic cables. This will affect millions […]

How a Cryptolocker Can Infect Your Work Network

A simple guide to understand the risks and preventions of ransomware attacks What is a cryptolocker? A cryptolocker is a type of malicious software (malware) that encrypts your files and demands a ransom to unlock them. It can affect your personal devices, such as laptops, smartphones, and tablets, as well as your work network, such […]

What is a Managed Service and Why You Need It

A guide to understanding the benefits of outsourcing your IT needs to a reliable provider. Introduction If you are a business owner or manager, you know how important it is to have a reliable and secure IT infrastructure. You need to keep your data safe, your systems running smoothly, and your customers happy. But managing […]

How to Keep Your IT Infrastructure Safe in 2024

A guide for IT managers and professionals IT infrastructure is the backbone of any modern organization, enabling communication, collaboration, data storage, and business processes. However, it also faces constant threats from cyberattacks, natural disasters, human errors, and obsolescence. Therefore, it is crucial to adopt the best practices for keeping your IT infrastructure safe, secure, and […]

Want to curb the cost of your company’s mobile phone bill?

Here are a few things you might need to know. Capping the cost of staff mobiles can mean the difference between unpredictable spiralling costs of overspend and controlled monthly payments. So, rather than expect your staff to monitor their mobile usage, what if spending was being monitored on your behalf? Or, even better, what if […]

What are the benefits of outsourcing your IT?

What does outsourcing mean for your IT department Outsourcing is often mentioned as some sort of business Holy Grail that will enable you to be more efficient and cost effective. But is that really the effect that it has and what does outsourcing mean for your IT department? Top of the line technology Perhaps one […]

Not another leased line blog!

What Is A Leased Line? A leased line is a dedicated, fixed-bandwidth data connection, it allows businesses to have a reliable, high-quality internet connection with a guaranteed upload and download speed, as well as uptime and resilience. “Leased” refers to a connection that is presumably rented from the Internet Service Provider, otherwise known as the […]

What is a leased line and when to use one?

What is a leased line and why use one? What is a leased line? Why use one for your business? These are questions commonly asked and as experts in connectivity, we thought we’d share our knowledge of leased lines and the benefits they bring to businesses. First and foremost, a ‘leased line’ is known as […]

VoIP benefits for small business

From start-up to enterprise, IP phones are rapidly gaining traction in the business world – but what are the main benefits of VoIP for small businesses in particular? VoIP (Voice-over-Internet Protocol) devices have seen a huge spike in interest in recent years – and this certainly comes at no surprise. A blend of recent technological […]

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