Platinum Point, the weekly invitation-only business group I’m a member of, talk for a minute each on our business, business tips, or an interesting subject. This week myself and another member, Christine Frith, decided to swap identities and talk about each other’s business to the group. I have some sympathy with Christine Frith as IT […]
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We had an IT emergency last week… A client had to quickly leave their building due to a structural issue that has presented itself. We got the call on the Monday to say that the situation had deteriorated to such an extent that they needed their Server and associated equipment relocated and possibly hosted at […]
By Bernard Marr | Forbes Artificial Intelligence (AI) has undoubtedly been the technology story of the 2010s, and it doesn’t look like the excitement is going to wear off as a new decade dawns. The past decade will be remembered as the time when machines that can truly be thought of as “intelligent” – as […]
By Emporia State University | The Bulletin The PCs you choose to power your small business can dramatically impact your company’s productivity and competitiveness. However, many small businesses fall for common myths about computers, leading to poor purchasing decisions. Here are four myths about PCs – and realities to help you make smarter technology decisions […]
The internet is becoming an increasingly dangerous neighbourhood: digital marketers want to buy your private data, and hackers want to steal it. Here are four simple steps you can take to stay safe online. 1. Encrypt Your Passwords These days, dealing with the ever-growing list of passwords required to log in to many websites has […]
1. Highest levels of physical and virtual security Our infrastructure is housed in two of the most secure data centres in the UK which are accredited to ISO 27001 and PCI DSS standards providing the highest levels of both physical and virtual security. We have clustered servers and services with automatic fail over. All transmissions […]
Have a think for a second… what’s the worst thing that could happen to your business’s premises? Burglary? Fire? Flood? OK, statistically it’s pretty unlikely that something bad would happen. But if it did, the speed at which your business gets back up and running, totally depends on how much preparation you have done. There’s […]
Sorry. It’s a post about Brexit 🙄 I read that UK growth slowed sharply in the final three months of 2018, thanks to increased anxiety around Brexit. If you’re among the many business leaders worried about the impact of Brexit on your business, this article may be of interest. https://smallbusiness.co.uk/preparing-brexit-planning-2546591/ If there’s any part of […]
Did you know that cyber crime is now the number one threat to UK businesses? It costs the economy £27 billion a year. Ouch. So we all need to take a no-nonsense approach to online security. A password alone is no longer enough to keep your business-critical data safe. Because most of the time, it’s […]
I’m sending this to you just in case it’s useful. Because one of our jobs as your IT support company is to make sure your technology set up stays fit for purpose. My team and I have written a brand new guide called How to Upgrade Your IT Infrastructure with Confidence. It’s full of practical […]