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Phill’s managed IT jargon buster

Phill's jargon buster

Every industry loves jargon. It’s a useful shorthand for insiders to talk about things quickly. But for those who aren’t in the know, it may as well be Ancient Greek. That’s doubly true in IT, where we seem to come up with a new term every day. So, I thought I’d put together a bit … Read more

What are the benefits of a managed IT provider?

managed it blog

There’s a growing interest in managed IT services. Every business needs its IT infrastructure to be well maintained and protected from cybercrime. But doing this in-house demands a lot of research and recruitment, as well as expertise that not every business has. Managed IT is a simpler, more flexible way of benefitting from that expertise. … Read more

You won’t believe the things I’ve seen

Horror stories blog

Time for some horror stories. I’ve worked in IT for a while now. If you’re in any line of work for a long time, you’re bound to witness some bizarre events and extremely unwise practices – just ask Sue Gray if you don’t believe me. These are some that I’ve seen. Now, admittedly, business IT … Read more

Our IT accreditations

CV Blog

We take pride in our work. We also believe that if you’re going to do a job, you should be able to do it to the highest standards. In this blog, we’ll explain why it is that we can do just that – and that we’ve got the credentials to prove it! We provide managed … Read more

Why your business needs a disaster recovery plan now

Disaster recovery blog

Let’s start by stating the obvious: modern business is completely dependent on IT. This is true in practically every sector under the sun. Admin, customer records, online transactions… IT is the backbone of all these things. This does mean is that if anything goes wrong with your IT, it limits your ability to do business. … Read more

The benefits of cloud computing

Cloud computing blog

As cloud services grow in popularity, all businesses should consider whether cloud computing is right for them. Some cloud services may be pretty familiar now, like file storage through services like Dropbox and Office 365. But there’s a lot more to cloud computing than that. You can have everything from servers and firewalls hosted in … Read more

Phill’s Checklist for an IT Spring Clean

Spring Cleaning Phill Blog

The birds are chirping. The sun’s in the sky. The weather’s warmer. About time too – it’s been chuffing cold and it bloody snowed a couple of weeks back in Yorkshire. Regardless, it is technically spring. So, I thought the time was right for some tips on spring cleaning your business IT. This is not … Read more

Top 5 managed IT services for Yorkshire

top 5 yorkshire services

We offer first-class managed IT services to businesses nationwide, but we’re proud to be from Yorkshire. From our base in Wakefield, we feel well-placed to understand the needs of Yorkshire businesses. That’s why we’ve written this blog. We want to explain some of the core services we offer, to show how much they can benefit … Read more

Why you shouldn’t do business IT on the cheap

Don't do IT on the cheap

Hi all, Some thoughts on value for money when it comes to IT … I’m a Yorkshireman. Our county has a reputation for thrift – which is a polite way of saying we’re a bunch of tight b*stards. There’s some truth to this stereotype. If you want to see someone from Yorkshire go blue in … Read more

What are Malicious Cables?

Cable blog

Businesses are becoming increasingly aware of the cyber-security threats that their operations face. Cyber-criminals got creative during lockdown. They turned their attention away from taking down business operations with sophisticated hacks. Instead they now look to trick individual members of staff into giving away valuable passwords and data. This often occurs online, but recently it’s … Read more