Proactive Monitoring

When your IT infrastructure is a very important part of your business, how do you make sure that you suffer little or no downtime? and how do you identify any future potential areas of risk? Upgrading your systems and updating your software will help but that will only go so far, what else can you […]

Dreaded Cryptolocker Virus

We have just come across an instance where a company employee opened a file that was sent to them by someone they did not know. Once this file was opened it started to encrypt the information on the employee’s computer and also the section of the server that that user had access to. We caught […]

Should I Authorise Payments by Email

Over the past few weeks we have started to see hackers use many different means to try get people to authorise payments via email. We have seen some really good impersonation attacks that go like this. The accountant in a company gets an email from say the managing director asking her to pay an invoice. […]

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 […]

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 […]