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
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
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
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
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
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
An IT maintenance contract is an agreement between your business and a supplier to perform necessary maintenance on your IT systems for a fixed monthly cost. This has been proven to be more cost effective than fixing issues when they occur. Read more
Never miss a Business Call again with Voice over Internet Protocol!
VoIP or Voice over Internet Protocol facilitates voice communications similar to an ordinary phone. Skype is arguably the most famous VoIP system in the world. Hosted systems, however, offer a range of features that allow you to take calls, providing you have an internet connection. This includes taking calls on smartphones and mobile devices. Providing you have a mobile network you can take VoIP calls while on the move. Read more
Office 365 will considerably boost your Productivity
Microsoft’s Office 365 is its world-famous office suite of applications made for the mobile age. Since its inception in mid-2013, it has been warmly received by industry, worldwide. Embracing Office 365 will give you more flexibility, productivity, and give you the capability to complete work while travelling. You will increase your business agility and with it, business profits.
Let’s take a look at its considerable benefits. Read more
Computer file encryption viruses such as Cryptolocker pose a very real threat to your business. There are many varieties and when one of these viruses takes hold it can be very difficult to remove them. One of the latest incarnations of viruses is known as ransomware. Here you are locked out of your files or system until you pay a fee, often thousands of pounds.
With this in mind let’s talk about some of the more dangerous viruses that can heap misery on your business. Read more
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