Knowledge Centre Guides
Monthly guides to help you navigate your IT systems better.
Windows 11: The wait is over
All the benefits of using the very latest version of Windows in your business. After a four month wait, a brand new version of Windows is finally here. It’s a lot more secure, has better functionality and greater possibilities. And it looks beautiful. New PCs are now on sale with Windows 11, and the upgrade will be available for existing computers early next year. Not all machines will be able to upgrade. There are strict hardware requirements. We’ve listed them, plus the best benefits of the new Windows, in a brand new guide. It’s written so anyone can understand it.
Be prepared: Sooner or later your business WILL be attacked
5 steps to improve your ransomware resilience: Ransomware is the most terrifying data security threat your business has ever faced. Imagine all your staff trying to login one morning. But all of them get a bright red screen saying your data has been locked away, and you must pay a huge ransom in Bitcoin to get it back. Terrifying. Read our new guide now. We’ll answer all your questions about ransomware. Plus you’ll discover five steps to improve your business’s ransomware resilience.
If your IT support company is ALWAYS fixing your technology… it’s time to switch
Just fixing technology when it breaks is so 2010. These days most businesses prefer an IT partner who proactively prevents problems from happening. If you don’t have this, you really need to read our brand new guide. You’ll see the countless benefits for your business of a more proactive approach to your IT.
10 apps you didn’t know you had in Microsoft 365
Microsoft 365 is like a treasure chest, full of delights waiting to be discovered. Most businesses get it just to access Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Teams. And then they discover there are so many other apps included. Wouldn’t it be great if someone wrote a guide to the best hidden apps in 365? Boom. That’s what we’ve done. Here are the 10 Microsoft 365 apps we think every business should look closely at.
The biggest security threat to your business is on your payroll
The chance of your business’s data being breached by an inside attack is high. Most inside attacks are accidental. A well-meaning employee clicks on a bad link by mistake. But there are some attacks caused by malicious attackers, deliberately looking to do damage, or make money. Both of these kinds of attacks can be prevented and minimised by focusing on five key areas in your IT strategy. Read our new guide now to assess how prepared your business is.
These are the threats to worry about
An easy to read guide of the 9 most terrifying types of malware. All businesses are being targeted by malware, all the time. And it’s estimated there are now one billion pieces of it out there. What is malware? It’s malicious software that’s been designed to do damage to your IT systems, or steal your data. Malware terrifies most IT professionals. And it should terrify you too. We’ve written a brand new guide to tell you about the nine most common types of malware. It’s been written so anyone can understand it.
The IT Services Buyer's Guide 2021
I’ve written this guide to help you understand how a trusted IT support partner behaves, and what great IT support looks like.
I’ll explain why we genuinely partner with our clients and refuse to become just another supplier. I’ll also explain why it’s critical that you put your IT strategy and data security at the very core of your long-term business planning.
Crisis: Your office is on fire
This is something none of us wants to experience. But it does happen There’s a small fire in your office. No-one is hurt and everyone is safe. But the damage to your workplace is unbelievable. The flames. The heat. The smoke. And of course, the huge amounts of water used to put out the fire.
Here’s a good question – if there had been a fire in your office last night, what would you wish you’d got round to doing yesterday?
Think about all your computers and specifically the data on them. Is your data as protected and backed up as it could be? Are you triple sure of that?
Read our brand new guide now. It’ll show you the things you need to make a priority to keep you protected from any disaster.
Cyber-crime: Your business’s 5 step plan to prepare and protect
Two years ago, two thirds of all organisations reported some type of incident relating to cyber-crime.
That’s bound to be higher now because of the fraud opportunities created by the rush to Work From Home.
In fact, overall the world economy loses more than $1 trillion to cyber-crime every year.
It’s a figure that’s increased by more than 50% since 2018.
Fact: Your business needs to be as prepared as it can be against the threat of cyber-crime.
Read our brand new guide now. And you’ll see our recommended 5 step plan to prepare for an attack, and protect your business.