Cyber security working from home

2021-06-21T22:35:22+00:00February 11th, 2021|Categories: IT Security|Tags: , , , , |

Cyber security when your staff are working from home At the end of October, London’s Hackney Council became the victim of a hack attack. Due to this breakdown in security, many residents were left locked out of essential services and payment portals. While the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) is working to [...]

How to enable employees to work from home

2020-07-20T17:15:46+00:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: How To, IT Support|Tags: , , , |

How to enable employees to work from home Even though home-working has long been on the rise both globally and in the UK specifically, COVID-19 (aka the Coronavirus) has given it a substantial boost. Hopefully, the virus will be brought under control quickly but the sad fact is that, in an age of [...]

MS Teams Vs Slack

2020-06-30T16:24:28+00:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Cloud Services, IT Support, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

MS Teams Vs Slack Some of the tech giants have built their businesses on seeing where small companies succeed and then either making them an offer they can’t refuse or launching their own competitor product. Sometimes this works, sometimes it doesn’t and sometimes both products find their own little niche. For example, even [...]

Security with cloud back-up services

2020-06-24T17:32:29+00:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , , |

Security with cloud back-up services (Do I need to back up my Office365?) Kim Dotcom is a name that may have faded from the news headlines (at least in the UK), but he was the founder of Megaupload, which is was what we would now recognise as a cloud-based site for the storage and [...]

Small business productivity tools

2018-07-17T14:06:55+00:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services, Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , , |

Small business productivity tools Business owners and their employees are always keen to do more with less and work smarter not harder. The truth is that there’s a limit to how far either of these strategies will take you, as at some point you will need to increase your resources if you want to [...]

Small business marketing tools

2018-06-20T13:11:08+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Small business marketing tools Getting people to notice you is possibly the single biggest challenge faced by small businesses and it’s fundamental since nobody is going to buy anything from you, be it goods or services, unless they know you exist and believe you can provide a solution to whatever problem it is they [...]

Sales tools for small businesses

2018-06-14T17:23:01+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services, Technology Trends|Tags: , , |

Sales tools for small businesses Sales are what keeps companies in business and it is, therefore, important to equip your sales teams with the best tools you can afford. Fortunately for small businesses, there are a number of good tools out there at very reasonable prices. Here are six of them: Pipedrive [...]

Do start-ups need outsourced IT support?

2021-12-09T23:00:49+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: IT Support|Tags: , , , , , , |

Start-Ups Outsourced IT Support ? As anyone who’s done it will know, business start-ups aren't necessarily easy, in fact, there’s a lot to think about, a lot to do and a lot to budget for. This means that many people may be asking themselves, quite reasonably, whether or not start-ups really need to [...]

Fog computing via blockchain

2018-04-16T19:26:49+00:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Technology Trends|Tags: , , , , |

Fog computing via blockchain Decentralisation may come to be the defining feature of the 21st century and it is already making a huge impact in both the personal and the business worlds. We’ve already seen the cloud become a mainstay of both enterprise and personal computing, now we’re seeing the advance of fog computing [...]

Cloud storage and the question of back-ups

2018-04-11T12:26:58+00:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Cloud Services|Tags: , , , , , , |

Cloud storage and the question of back-ups Cloud storage site Megaupload was one of the success stories of the internet. It was one of the top fifteen most popular sites online and was believed to be responsible for about 4% of all internet traffic. Then it went out of business, without warning, as a [...]

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