A computer system can be a collection of computers working as a single system or a single computers components functioning together. Bean IT offer a variety of different computer systems.

Ransomware and backups

How Backups Can Save your Business in a Ransomware Attack

To prevent ransomware infecting your system you need a multilayered security approach.  From comprehensive and regular staff training, to machine learning antivirus software, to cloud storage/backups with version control, you need all of this to prevent viruses such as WannaCry taking hold.

What happens, however, when the virus finds a way through?  This is when the trusty offline backup can save your business. Read More About Our Server Services

GDPR

Important Aspects about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) you can’t ignore

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into play among EU states on the 25th April 2018.  The new regulations are reported as the biggest shakeup in data protection for two decades.  GDPR will replace the existing Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and closes many of its predecessor’s ambiguities. Read More About Our Server Services

Server Solutions – Choosing The Right Server For Your Small Business

As your business continues to grow, your computing requirements will grow with it. Choosing the right server for your business can be confusing and overwhelming. This article will walk you through the basics and help you decide which server may best suit your company’s needs.

Spoiled For Choice?

There are a lot of big names in the technology world offering server solutions including, Dell, Hewlett Packard, Lenovo, IBM, Oracle, Fujitsu and many more. Read More About Our Server Services

SSD Drive

Why your Business Runs Better with SSDs

What are Solid State Drives?

Solid state drives (SSD) are a faster, more reliable, and efficient way of storing data on your server, PC, or laptop than the standard hard disk drive (HDD) you probably have at the moment.  To understand why SSDs are so good, let us take a look at how data is stored on your systems at the moment. Read More About Our Server Services

Server Support Services

Server Support Services

If you run a small business you likely have a server that controls things like email, printers and databases. It is important that you have server support support systems in place to monitor and ensure your business runs smoothly. Read More About Our Server Services

Sharepoint or Server

SharePoint or Server? Which one is Right for your Business?

For a long time businesses only had the option of a server to underpin their IT.  Well maintained servers perform well and provide the support businesses need.  That said they are often physically bulky, needing a dedicated space, and they come with infrastructure and support costs.

This no longer has to be the case, as hosted SharePoint from Microsoft may provide a cheaper alternative to servers.  The question is which one is right for your business. Read More About Our Server Services

Server Installation and Server Management

Server Installation and Management

If you are a small to medium sized business that is planning a server installation of a new server, whether they are brand new or part of a system upgrade, you must make sure they are installed and managed correctly.

Server installation is a big job and one that needs careful planning to keep downtime to a minimum. If the server installation process takes longer than it needs to, it will cost your business time and money, neither of which you can afford to lose. Read More About Our Server Services

CryptoLocker

The True Business Cost of CryptoLocker and other Malware

CryptoLocker has cost Business an Estimated $3M USD

CryptoLocker and other viruses often hit the headlines for the disaster they bring both to businesses and the individuals.  Although it is clear that being locked out of your computer is distressing and unpleasant it is only when you realise the far-reaching implications of Cryptolocker that you realise the extent of the damage and the problem. Read More About Our Server Services

Business Server

Using a Business Server to Facilitate Business Expansion

As your business grows from a one or two person operation into a thriving entity, it makes sense to underpin business expansion with a robust business server.  This will ensure your IT operates well throughout the expansion process and beyond. Read More About Our Server Services

Failed hard drive - manic monday!

Manic Monday: Failed hard drive

It’s Monday morning, you have an important meeting in the next few hours which was booked last minute therefore haven’t had time to plan.

You sit at your desk, poised to start your preparations. You start your computer and you hear a loud beeping sound as your computer crashes. All the data you require for your meeting is on the hard drive and there is no back up of these files. Your biggest concern is a failed hard drive which contains your crucial data. Read More About Our Server Services