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Why Microsoft Teams is an essential IT tool for businesses

Before 2020, many business owners did not know what Microsoft Teams was. It was a relatively new piece of software that was mostly used by businesses who were ahead of the curve in terms of technology. Then Covid 19 happened, and the remote working revolution began. In this time many businesses started to fall out … Read more

Combating Remote Working Tech Issues

Remote worry blog

Initially working from home may seem like a luxury, however, once the novelty wears off reality sets in. With a dramatic increase in employees working from home, networks have been put under strain which in turn has led to slow connectivity and downloads. An added frustration for remote workers is dealing with the new technology installed … Read more

Bespoke Acoustic Solutions Case Study

BAS testimonial

Bespoke Acoustic Solutions (BAS) are a leading UK manufacturer of quality, high-performance, cost-effective Acoustic Louvres and Enclosures based in Worsley Manchester. They have worked on numerous projects, both large and small, through a direct appointment with the end client and in association with acoustic consultants. All BAS products are manufactured in Britain and goods are procured … Read more

The risks to business in not upgrading technology

Upgrading risks blog

Microsoft estimates that SME’s that utilize outdated equipment lose up to seven days a calendar year due to technology outages and that 70 – 80% of malware could be avoided if your technology was up to date. Many companies delay the replacement of hardware and software due to financial implications however, being on top of … Read more

5 Reasons why Penetration Testing is Crucial for Businesses

PEN testing

Penetration Testing (or Pen Testing) is a method of evaluating the security of an information system by simulating an attack from a malicious source. In simple terms, it is an authorized test to establish how weak your organization’s cybersecurity is and what you can do to strengthen it. Sadly, not many companies are comfortable with … Read more

Trends to Watch in Cyber Security

Cyber security trends

Personal and corporate privacy continue eroding away as cyberattacks and data breaches become more common. In the first half of 2019 alone, more than 4.1 billion data records were exposed in known data breaches. The average cost of data breaches for affected companies is now nearly £3 million per business. ​ Standing guard while our society becomes ever … Read more

What is a Colocation Data Centre?

Colocation blog

A colocation data centre often referred to as a ‘colo,’ is any large datacentre facility that rents out rack space to third parties for their servers or other network equipment. This is a very popular service that is used by businesses that may not have the resources needed to maintain their own data centre but still want … Read more

Six major benefits of Cloud Computing for business

Cloud Computing blog

The rapid development of technology has provided companies with alternative solutions to running and developing their businesses. More frequently companies are starting to build their business model by relying on Cloud Computing. This technology is a relatively new business model applicable to all companies no matter of size. There are still businesses that are of the mindset … Read more

Reasons to Back Up your Microsoft Office 365

Backup office blog

Microsoft may host the infrastructure for Office 365, but this doesn’t supersede your responsibility to maintain a backup of your data. In fact, ownership of your data in the cloud — being able to set up, access, recover or move it — is your obligation, not Microsoft’s. It is so easy to order and start … Read more

Find out about Adware and how to protect yourself

Avoid Adware blog

Windows 10 is today the operating system most used by users. This logically makes hackers put their sights here. They create malware oriented to this operating system and different threats that can be exploited. That is why users of Microsoft operating systems have to put more effort into their security. Without a doubt, we are facing … Read more