Government launches £70 million project against cyber attacks

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The Government has announced a project for the UK to become a world leader in eradicating cyber threats, to coincide with Data Privacy Day 2019. The project challenges businesses to compete for millions of pounds in funding to design security systems and hardware that will increase businesses resilience to such attacks.  Businesses will be asked to put forward business… Read more »

Google+ will soon be no more

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Google mentioned last year that it would be closing its Google+ platform this year after 5 years. The search giant that developed its social media platform, Google+ as competition to the Facebook social media platform announced that from 2nd April, the platform will no longer exist.  The reason given was that the platform had not… Read more »

Even with data backup, could your business recover if disaster hit?

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I’ve read several interesting articles recently about data backup and how being unable to access data and systems is the nightmare scenario for all businesses. However, one thing that rarely seems to be mentioned is the act of data recovery. Hopefully, most companies by now realise the importance of having their data backed up but… Read more »

Are you stuck with poor IT support?

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I recently came across a couple of situations when speaking with prospective clients that got me thinking. The first one was a business owner that was very unhappy with the service he was getting from his current IT support provider.   He had decided to move to us but then realised he was stuck in his… Read more »

Traditional phonelines will soon be history

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Big changes are gathering pace as the telecoms industry ditches its expensive and unwieldy legacy infrastructure to take full advantage of the tremendous benefits of cloud-based telephony or VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol). In 2020 BT will begin phasing out its old-style landlines and will then switch them off altogether in 2025.  So, if you’re… Read more »

Judges select finalists for first managed services awards

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The entries for the inaugural Managed Services & Hosting (MSH) Awards 2018 have been assessed and finalists selected in each of the seven categories. The winners will be announced at the UK Managed Services and Hosting Summit 2018 on 19 September in London. The awards build on the momentum of the highly successful series of… Read more »