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NotPetya / GoldenEye Ransomware Attack

Just a month after the WannaCry ransomware attacks devastated the UK, a new cyber-attack has struck a large number of countries across Europe and Asia, infecting hundreds of thousands of computers with ransomware which encrypts their data, demanding a payment of $300 in bitcoins. Where did the attack start? The attack is believed to have […]

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5 signs that you might need external IT input

It might be a daunting prospect to look at using external IT providers, but it is often the best approach to ensuring that your business’ IT is sufficient not only to meet your requirements, but to function in a secure and practical way. Often it can be more cost-effective to outsource your IT needs where […]

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How does VoIP work and how could it benefit your business?

When assessing cash flow optimisation, many businesses skip over telephony, without giving much consideration as to whether their current solution is really right for their business. By taking the time to explore the options available and optimising your communications systems, you are able to take advantage of a range of communicational benefits, while delivering significantly […]

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Could cloud infrastructure help your employees be more productive?

The cloud is a powerful resource, allowing users to optimise their storage and network solutions to cut costs and allow for an improved virtualised infrastructure. While this alone is often a reason for many businesses to consider making use of cloud technology, it’s worth considering whether a cloud infrastructure could also empower your employees to […]

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What could have been done to prevent the WannaCry ransomware attack on the NHS?

Last week, the NHS saw one of the biggest cyber-attacks to date, encrypting over 230,000 computers in almost 150 countries. Although the attack was stopped, the ransomware was able to drastically impact the operation of many NHS Trusts, including GP surgeries, hospitals and more. There is no denying that the rapidly spreading WannaCry has shaped […]

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How can you best prepare your IT in advance of your office move?

Relocating your office is a substantial task that requires detailed plans and procedures to ensure that your business does not face any downtime and can continue to deliver a consistent, quality service. The entire process requires a major upheaval and, if unprepared, can result in significant disruption to your business operations. So, how can you […]

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Bespoke vs off-the-shelf solutions: Which is right for you?

If you’ve decided to migrate your network infrastructure to the cloud, then you will need to work out which solution is the best to meet your requirements. It can be tempted to opt for what seems to be the simplest option – an off-the-shelf solution. Although in some cases, an out-of-the-box solution may be adequate, […]

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Why should you consider implementing video conferencing?

Video conferencing systems serve one main purpose, to transform your business boardroom to allow for improved communication, internally and with suppliers and clients. This empowers businesses to explore the vast range of benefits that come with improved communication, in an easier-to-use package that works when you need it to.   Communication In today’s digital age, […]

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How to overcome the security concerns of virtual working

Virtual working is on the rise but security issues are also at the forefront of many businesses considerations when implementing flexible working options for employees. Any holes in security can cause huge problems including downtime, confidential information being compromised, security breaches and legal action, financial penalties and brand damage should Data Protection guidelines be broken. […]

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4 ways to increase in-house security for cloud solutions

Recent statistics have shown that cloud security is no longer the most prominent challenge facing cloud users. As more and more users and enterprises adopt cloud storage and the popularity of cloud systems surges, many end users find the greatest challenge they face is a lack of resource or expertise. With that in mind, here […]

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