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Calling Last Orders on Windows 7!

Calling Last Orders on Windows 7!

The Windows 7 operating system was launched by Microsoft on October 22, 2009, and there remain many people and organisations in the UK who are using it. If you’re one of them, you need to act now to upgrade before it goes out of support on January 14 next year.

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Urgent Newsflash: End of Life for Internet Explorer 10 Brought Forward

Urgent Newsflash: End of Life for Internet Explorer 10 Brought Forward

If your business uses Microsoft software (likely!), you’ve got a number of important upgrades approaching soon. The latest one to add to the list is Microsoft’s end of life announcement for its Internet Explorer IE10 web browser.

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The (Free) First Step to Better IT!

The (Free) First Step to Better IT!

In over 30 years in IT, I still encounter many business owners and IT-decision makers who find themselves spending too much of their valuable time dealing with staff technology problems and continually looking for work-arounds to the IT issues.

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Windows Server 2008 R2 Approaching End of Life

Windows Server 2008 R2 Approaching End of Life

Are you still using Windows Server 2008 R2 within your business IT environment? If so, it’s time to start planning a migration strategy as the server technology approaches its end of life.

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Urgent Call to Action if You Are Using Windows 7

Urgent Call to Action if You Are Using Windows 7

Are you using the Windows 7 operating system on your PCs and laptops? If so, it is time to take action and start planning an upgrade to Windows 10.

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Advancing Your IT Strategy: How to Identify Critical Vulnerabilities and Points of Failure

Advancing Your IT Strategy: How to Identify Critical Vulnerabilities and Points of Failure

In a recent blog, we looked at the five steps required to develop an effective IT strategy. In this article, we will take a deeper look into one of these key stages: how to identify critical vulnerabilities and points of failure.

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The IT Lifecycle and 5 Signs that it’s Time to Upgrade Your Technology

The IT Lifecycle and 5 Signs that it’s Time to Upgrade Your Technology

When you’re starting out, smart tech purchases can often end up at the bottom of your list of priorities. But depending on how much you care about office atheistic, you can either end up overspending on beautiful technology, or buying the most cost-effective computers which your business will have...

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Computer Hardware Basics: What To Buy and Why it’s Important

Computer Hardware Basics: What To Buy and Why it’s Important

We often get asked by our customers what sort of PC or laptop hardware to buy. Or what specification is right. Whether you're very tech-savvy and know your PC components inside out, or you haven't the foggiest what type of processor or hard-drive is best, it can be hard to decipher the technical...

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6 Tips for Developing an IT Refresh Strategy for Mid-Size Businesses

6 Tips for Developing an IT Refresh Strategy for Mid-Size Businesses

Managing your IT estate always comes down to balancing the sometimes-contradictory forces of budget and performance. An effective IT Refresh strategy is an important balancing bar in this difficult act.

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When is the best time to replace your IT equipment?

When is the best time to replace your IT equipment?

Like any other equipment, computer and IT equipment will eventually become less reliable. And given our reliance on our computer equipment, this can cause significant issues for a small business – including lost data and lost productivity. What can small businesses do to mitigate these risks?

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