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Is Your Printer Cyber Secure?

Is Your Printer Cyber Secure?

Printers have been around since the late 60s, back then you would have to plug your device into the device to be able to print. Nowadays all you need is a shared network. As convenient as this is, it comes with cyber security risks. In August 2020 CyberNews ran an...

Microsoft Under the Microscope: Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Under the Microscope: Microsoft Azure

Introduced in October 2008 and implemented in February 2010 Microsoft Azure is now used by 95% of the Fortune 500’s companies. Azure is a flexible and affordable cloud computing service made for any business. Microsoft Azure offers three main services, IaaS, PaaS and...

Top Tips To Keep Businesses Secure Online

Top Tips To Keep Businesses Secure Online

The online world is a big and sometimes scary place, you could be opening an email, clicking the link for a cute cat video, and in the next second all of your data is gone and you are locked out of your computer. Whether you are a large business or a small one,...

8 Benefits of Hardware Leasing

8 Benefits of Hardware Leasing

What is Hardware Leasing? Leasing, or in our case hardware leasing, is getting hardware from third-party finance and paying for it in manageable monthly payments based on a pre-agreed amount. It is similar to a loan; however, the loan is secured to the assets that...

What to Look For When Choosing an IT Consultancy

What to Look For When Choosing an IT Consultancy

Having basic IT knowledge can help you independently set up and install your IT software and manage your devices. But when it comes to the more complicated elements, like setting up your network, cybersecurity or finding the best software out there for your business,...

6 Essential Things to Include in a Disaster Recovery Plan

6 Essential Things to Include in a Disaster Recovery Plan

You know a Disaster Recovery (DR) Plan is important to your business, but you don’t know what to include within your plan, or even how to set about creating one. Don’t worry! We’ve compiled a list of essential items to consider when creating a DR Plan. To read more...

Why Windows 10 Pro Is Right for Your Business

Why Windows 10 Pro Is Right for Your Business

Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro, what’s the difference? More importantly, what's the best choice for your business? Why do most businesses opt for Windows 10 Pro? In essence Windows 10 Pro was created by Microsoft with small to medium businesses in mind. Pro comes...

Why Is IT Disaster Recovery Important?

Why Is IT Disaster Recovery Important?

There are many different types of disasters that can occur within an organisation. Having effective IT Support and Disaster Recovery in place is the best way to ensure your company is protected if a disaster occurs. Types Of Disasters Many types of disasters could be...

Why You Need to Stop Using Windows 7

Why You Need to Stop Using Windows 7

Since it’s birth in 2009, Windows 7 has been a staple to any PC or laptop whether for home or business use. Yet, as of January 2020, Microsoft no longer supports Windows 7. Windows 7 will still be available to use, but it will no longer receive any software or...

Microsoft Announces Their New Operating System

Microsoft Announces Their New Operating System

On June 24th Microsoft announced its new operating system Windows 11. Whilst Windows 10 was promised to be the last and final Windows, the redesign is a welcome one. Windows 11 allows Microsoft to address many of the design consistency issue that have faced the...

Office vs Remote vs Hybrid: Which is Right for You?

Office vs Remote vs Hybrid: Which is Right for You?

It’s been over a year since the UK migrated to home working. Since then, the realities of remote working have grown. With all these discussions of Remote Working, Office Working and Hybrid Working it’s difficult to figure out what is best for your business. Luckily,...

Is Cloud Computing Cost Effective?

Is Cloud Computing Cost Effective?

Cloud services have seen a huge increase in use since the pandemic started and all of us had to quickly adjust to working from home or remote working. This trend has continued into 2021 with the Gartner Forecast predicting a further 18.4% increase in cloud services...