Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the past few months has brought a massive influx of mobile technology into the workplace. More employees are are now working from home more than ever and are using both company issued and personal devices. One of the benefits of Microsoft 365 is its lockdown feature that can prevent employees…

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While it’s easy to skip software updates because they take up time and don’t seem important, 9 out of 10 times a security breach occurs when software hasn’t been updated. Software updates often include critical patches to security holes, and if left unrepaired open the door for hackers to access company owned or private information.…

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Cyber criminals are increasingly targeting small businesses, because they (often correctly) assume their defences and security protection are not as strong as larger companies. In a survey of small to medium sized businesses, 78% of respondents indicated they had been the target of a cyber attack. While protection against cybercrime is becoming a growing threat…

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We’ve been busy scheduling in server upgrade solutions for our clients in preparation for the end of life of SBS2011 Small Business Server 2011 on the 14th January 2020. Microsoft announced they will no longer support SBS2011 Small Business Server 2011 with updates and patches, meaning anyone left running the software will be more vulnerable…

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Windows 7 End Of Life

Microsoft has announced that from the 14th January 2020, Windows 7 will be at the end of it’s life. This doesn’t mean Windows 7 will stop working on this date, it means it will stop being supported. So, what does that really mean? It means that Microsoft will stop releasing patches or updates. That in…

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Just a quick blog post if anyone else finds the same problem after following Microsofts article on setting up Redirected Folders Deploy Folder Redireciton with Offline Files In my test environment everything went well except I noticed I wasn’t able to access the users file on the file server under the domain or local admin…

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Benefits of Managed Services Customers can realise several key benefits in utilising a Managed Service Provider Cost Retention of staff, skills & knowledge Support Availability Access to Skills Business Focus & Flexibility Cost Employers need to consider ‘cost to company’ and not just basic salary of resource employment. Additional costs to be considered are costs…

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WordPress is an easy-to-use, open source platform that makes it simple to create a high-quality website with little to no prior experience. Since it’s a platform run entirely by a community, there are thousands of plugins being added constantly that can help improve the look, feel, and features of your website overall. If you’re a…

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All businesses work with some form of data to achieve specific objects. Think big data, niche-specific data, and traditional data such as your physical documents. It is therefore going to be bad news for business if, for some reason, you lose any form of data. This could potentially turn into a disaster if backup and…

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