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Three technology New Year's resolutions
December 21, 2018

Not sure what your bad technology habits might be, or if you have any at all? Give our three resolutions a read and see if any of them apply to you… Stop putting off that update We’ve all been there, hitting ‘close’ the moment the dreaded update pops up in a bid to cram in a couple more minutes of work (or grab a few more overdue Christmas gifts) before it restarts. They may be annoying, but…

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How the grinch stole Christmas: Cyber Crime
December 10, 2018

Believe it or not, cybercrime in the UK is actually pretty seasonal with recorded breaches being at their lowest during the hotter months of the year (we can only assume cybercriminals take their holidays during summer) and spikes in crime occurring during the winter months. Of those winter months, December is the worst for cybercrime. With everyone so focused on getting into the Christmas spirit…

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Where are you eating your Christmas dinner this year?
November 26, 2018

We know that for many business owners, relaxing and unwinding can be difficult over Christmas. Often topping the list of worries is – ‘who will answer the office phone?’ whilst everyone is away. So what choices do you have? Let potentially important business calls go unanswered? Rope in one of your staff members to answer the phone? Or take your turkey dinner at your desk courtesy of a festively…

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Is Netflix the biggest transformation story...ever?
November 21, 2018

Netflix recorded profits of over $15 billion in 2017. But what if we told you that the international streaming giant nearly didn’t make its way to the forefront of the home entertainment industry, and at one point seemed destined to play second fiddle to its now obsolete older brother, Blockbuster? The difference between the two and the reason Netflix is still around? They chose to embrace digital…

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What does digital transformation actually mean?
November 12, 2018

More than just a buzzword However, as we are living in the digital age, digital transformation is well deserving of its place at the forefront of businesses’ minds. But what does digital transformation really mean and, more importantly, what could it mean for your business? So, what is digital transformation? Digital transformation occurs when a business incorporates digital technologies into its…

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Has your technology passed its expiry date?
October 16, 2018

What is out of date technology doing to your business? When mentioning ‘outdated technology’, most people conjure up images of lonely looking fax machines gathering dust in the corner of their office. Although they’re not wrong, (after all, who can honestly say they have sent a fax in the last decade?) it isn’t these dusty relics that are doing your business the most harm. People often forget…

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How did legacy technology impact the NHS?
September 04, 2018

Outdated technology or ‘legacy’ technology is hardware, software or any other type of system or infrastructure that is not the most current and up to date version available. There are many reasons why business owners choose not to update their legacy technology and embrace digital transformation. Often they are simply unaware of the fact that their systems are outdated, or they may feel as if…

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What Impact is Legacy Technology Having on Modern Business?
August 15, 2018

Legacy technology can be software, hardware, firmware or any other form of technology that is no longer up to date and is being used rather than the latest available versions. Aside from making your applications and web browsers load at a slower rate, legacy technology can actually have a whole host of negative implications for your business that you may not be aware of. Still not sure whether you…

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What is a Managed Service Provider?
July 23, 2018

It is likely that the proposed IT department would be the largest within your company in order to look after all of the technological needs of your staff and your customers. Do you have the money to hire that many heads and support that many salaries? If so, then great! If however, you can’t afford to invest that much capital into labour but you still need smooth running and effective IT and…

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Welcome to Connected World
July 21, 2018

Originating as a telecoms reseller, we soon identified the need for data oriented services and so began offering services such as data connectivity to the public. After several successful years of operating as an IT Solutions Company , we noticed a gap in our own providings and so branched out and acquired CE-Services. This acquisition allowed us to provide IT services with a dedicated…

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