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Investing in cyber security for your business, is it worth it?

We read every day about new cyber exploits, large businesses have been hacked and financial information stolen, political parties have their websites defaced, fake news is proliferating, ID theft is seemingly rampant.  Our corporate and domestic email inboxes are filled with spammed rubbish. Politicians, corporate board members and individuals ensureRead More

Four Tried-And-Tested Tips In Selecting An IT Support Company

Many companies, particularly the smaller ones either can’t afford or don’t need full-time in-house ICT support. The smaller usually hope that their systems keep operating and call in support when they don’t, or the wiser ones have a support contract with an IT Support Company to provide periodic and on-callRead More

How can managed service providers protect their clients against ransomware

How can managed service providers protect their clients against ransomware

One of the greatest fears of a Managed Service Provider is the possibility of a malware attack on their servers. A loss or theft of data or a loss of service could put an end to their business. The best approach to mitigating the risk of a malware attack isRead More

Tips on How to be Productive when Working From Home

The concept of substituting a desk in a communal office with a desk at home has gained significant momentum in recent years.  When you are crawling along in heavy traffic or crammed into the 7.20 am commuter special,  the prospect of stumbling out of bed much later than you didRead More

How IT Outsourcing helps your company and IT Manager

How IT Outsourcing helps your company and IT Manager

Most organisations have considered outsourcing defined business functions. Candidates include legal services, HR and usually IT. The usual motivation for considering moving to Managed IT Support is that of financial pressure.  IT Heads are being asked to reduce IT support costs and at the same time to do more.   ThisRead More

IT Guide - 10 Essential Things to do before Changing Your IT Support Provider

IT Guide – 10 Essential Things to do before Changing Your IT Support Provider

There are many businesses in the marketplace that put up with bad service and high bills from IT support vendors, but who can blame them? Most companies have been using the same vendors ever since they launched the business. It seems as if the old saying “better the devil youRead More

Five Key Questions You must ask an IT Support Company before Outsourcing

All IT departments are today faced with a need to maintain and improve service levels, whilst managing and reducing costs. One option facing an IT Head is to reduce IT Support costs by outsourcing management and day to day support of operational systems to an IT Support Company or ManagedRead More

7 Signs That Your IT Support Provider Is Doing the Right Job

Considering how we rely on various software, online stores, and different gadgets to do our jobs, it is only reasonable that we keep those assets well-protected and running efficiently. Therefore, if you want your website to be responsive and live, if you want collaborative platforms, and fully functional equipment, youRead More

Security risks of ‘Shadow IT’ and how to overcome it

The term ‘Shadow IT’ refers to the use of any digital service, IT systems, or software applications inside an organisation without getting it explicitly approved by the Business Unit IT (BUIT) or without the BUIT’s knowledge. Unauthorised apps and a hosted desktop make it extremely easy for the users toRead More

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