Save your business from the impact of downtime

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Downtime is one of those dreaded words that gives business owners and managers nightmares. When some or all of your people can’t access core IT systems it’s always bad news – for relationships with customers, for productivity, for employee morale and, ultimately, for the bottom line. The damage and cost of unplanned downtime depends on… Read more »

Corporate Vision Unveils the Winners of the 2019 Technology Innovator Awards

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Corporate Vision Magazine has announced the winners of the 2019 Technology Innovator Awards. The awards now in its fifth year, showcase some of the best most innovative companies, projects, and services within the technology industry. The surge of available technology products and its constant evolution means that the technology industry now stands as one of… Read more »

What is a MSP or managed service provider?

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According to a report last year, two-thirds of SMEs now use managed services and this is rising.   A Managed Service Provider (MSP) is a third party who manages IT infrastructure on a subscription plan meaning the SME can focus on developing the business and the day-to-day responsibility lies with the MSP.   For businesses… Read more »

First 5G network launched in UK

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EE has launched the first 5G network in the UK trialling 6 cities: London, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff, Edinburgh, and Belfast. Phones with 5G will require new handsets and will start at £54/month for ten gigabytes of data. Why should you swap from 4G to 5G? Increased capacity – making it easier to get service in… Read more »

UK’s Most Popular Websites Fail GDPR

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According to a recent study, 86% of the top UK websites failed to comply with GDPR.  Considering GDPR is now a year old, this alarming news. The findings by ImmuniWeb, a global security testing provider, highlighted that the majority of UK websites were using non-compliant processes or insecure systems to host and manage user data. … Read more »

6 Tips to Make Sure Your Social Media Marketing is Helping Not Hindering Your Business

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As a marketing manager, I have been asked on numerous occasions by MDs whether posting on social media accounts is really necessary and beneficial for business. Like it or loathe it, we live in a fast-paced digital era today so social media needs to be embraced as part of an overall business marketing strategy; prospects… Read more »

Kaspersky Named as Best Antivirus software 2019

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With hackers getting smarter and malware having increasingly devastating results, cybersecurity has never been more important to keep your business safe. One way of increasing your cybersecurity is with an antivirus (AV) software. That is why it is essential to invest in good AV software. However, it should be stressed that this should be in… Read more »

Cybersecurity is THE most important issue for SMEs selecting an IT provider

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New research says that almost 90% of SMEs are now looking to switch to the IT Managed Service Provider with the best cybersecurity services, above all other selection criteria. Global IT management company Continuum spoke to SMEs across the UK, US, France, Germany and Belgium about their cybersecurity concerns. Its main conclusions included: Almost all… Read more »