Look at your Windows Start button. If my records are right, on at least one of your machines it will look like this: If so, your business is at risk. Because it means you’re still using Windows 7. And in January, Windows 7 reaches the end of its life. This means Microsoft will not […]
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In less than 100 days, Microsoft officially switches off all support for lots of very popular software. It will reach its end of life. Meaning if it breaks or gets hacked, Microsoft won’t fix it. And this isn’t obscure software we’re talking about. It’s Windows 7, Office 2010, and a load of server software. Half […]
Did you know there’s a major new computer problem on the horizon? Tech experts are calling it the 2020 problem, and it’s predicted to affect half of all businesses in the UK. In January Microsoft is ending the life of some of its most popular business software, including Windows 7. And when it does, there […]
Missed calls kill sales. Answerphones kill sales too. And both of these things are so easy to avoid. Using an up-to-date VOIP phone system. You’ve probably heard of VOIP. They’re phones that use your internet connection, rather than the traditional phone lines. And that makes them very cost effective, and unbelievably flexible. You’ll be able […]
Microsoft Office 365 is gorgeous, isn’t it? It’s packed with brilliant, productivity boosting tools that can take your business to a whole new level. But in our experience, most business owners and managers aren’t aware of everything that’s already available to them in their Office 365 suite. These days it’s a lot more than just […]
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 […]
Windows 7 was such a great operating system. But its life is coming to an end. From January, Microsoft will no longer be supporting it. And that will have serious implications for your business… even if just one of your computers still uses Windows 7.
It seems like a long time ago since GDPR came in, doesn’t it? But it’s only now that the first prosecutions and fines are starting to appear. At the moment it’s mostly big organisations doing big stupid things that are being reported on the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) website. In our view, it’s only a […]
In late 2019 Microsoft Systems will become end of life. Microsoft will be ending support for both its Windows 7 operating system and Office 2010. This means that any devices running these editions will soon lose support. Here are five reasons why you should already be preparing to avoid this by planning for this […]