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Think disaster recovery is expensive? Think again!

Think disaster recovery is expensive? Think again!

There was a time, let’s say 5 years or so ago, when disaster recovery options for small business IT set-ups ranged in pricing from very expensive to eye watering. However, the landscape has changed vastly, thanks in part to cheaper…

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Averting a CryptoLocker crisis

Averting a CryptoLocker crisis

Last Friday we had a call from one of our larger clients who were having issues opening up some documents on their computer. “All my files seem to have changed to .encrypted extensions” exclaimed the staff member, and our technician…

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Is your computer trying to tell you something?

Is your computer trying to tell you something?

Ever had a hard drive fail on you and as a result lost everything? It’s not a pleasant experience, as anyone who has suffered the loss of important documents, treasured images, contact details and other such key files will tell…

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Computer and I.T. security needs to be a multi-layer approach

Computer and I.T. security needs to be a multi-layer approach

Imagine going to bed at night, locking your front door, putting the chain in place and then shooting a bolt top and bottom, but then leaving the back door open (not just unlocked) as well as your downstairs windows –…

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How you risk writing off £1.5k – without warning

How you risk writing off £1.5k – without warning

,The 2014 floods in Britain cost businesses £831m.  The Federation of Small Businesses says that the average cost to each business in flood-hit areas was £1,531. Behind those stark figures — which are bad enough on their own — lies…

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Small business backup strategies

Small business backup strategies

Many small businesses are confused by backups. We are often asked questions like who should manage the backup process, should you use tapes or disks, and is remote backup any good? With that in mind, Craig has decided to tackle…

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