EU GDPR Legislation is 18 months away

For any organisation, big or small Data Protection is a major priority. May 25th 2018 is a date that they need to keep in their diary, as that is when the EU General Data Protection Regulation also known as GDPR comes into law. The GDPR legislation includes mandatory breach notification, which means that organisations need […]

The importance of e-mail to your business!

Posted on March 10, 2016 by in email

Cast your mind back thirty years into the business world of the 80’s to have a view of how business people communicated then and you will find that the main modes of communication were. Letters Faxes Phone calls Now shift on to the present day and you can see that the computer and e-mail has […]

Things to Consider when Selecting a Good Managed Services Partner

We have been asked a few times this year already as to what are some of the things to think about when selecting a good managed services partner. Here are few points that jump to mind: PROACTIVENESS – It is very important that a proactive approach is taken by your Managed Services Partner to look […]

Internet Explorer 11 Is Now End Of Life

This may have slipped past you last week but Microsoft has ceased to support Internet Explorer version 11 and all versions before this. So in effect Internet Explorer 8, 9, 10 and 11 are no longer supported now. Some companies are using these older versions of Internet Explorer as this is what their old programs […]

Search not working after upgrading to Microsoft Office 2016 / Office 365

We have seen a few cases popping up recently where we upgraded some of our managed IT service customers to office 2016. After the upgrade our clients were not able to search their email. Now as you all know with the volume of email we all get these if the search function is not working […]

Your Phone Is Now Your Computer

It looks like we are seeing the next step towards the end of the PC from Microsoft.  With this new PC experience that is being provided by the current Microsoft phone the only limiting factor is processing power of the phone. This really shows what Microsoft thinking is being Windows 10 and getting all your […]

Get Your Free Copy Of Windows 10

Over the past few days we have started seeing a notice from Microsoft in the bottom right hand corner of Windows. The notice is to let you know you can now upgrade to Windows 10. Firstly we wish to reassure our clients – this is an official message from Microsoft and it is safe to […]

Windows Server 2003 Is Going End Of Life

As the old adage goes, all good things must come to an end. This was true for Windows XP and now on July 14th 2015 it will also be true for Windows Server 2003. Just like when Windows XP went end of life, Microsoft stopped supporting it and releasing patches etc for it and so […]

Good Password Management Gives Peace Of Mind.

Here are some tips that I have come to use while being in the IT services business for the past fifteen years. The suggestions below may seem like a bit of a pain but this little bit of pain will also help keep your important information a little bit safer. For your main Email account […]

A Secure Computer Network

Firstly we will look at the types of virus / malware and why it is so important that we protect ourselves and then we will look at some starting points that I suggest to our customers to protect themselves. Some of the many Virus / Malware threats out there. Malware This is the general term […]