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3rd January 2012
The technical support experts ask: How is your Active Directory?

What is Active Directory? Most businesses will have heard of Active Directory but many might think that it just controls logins. The truth is that Active Directory is far more complex and far more integral to your business than that, and it may not be getting the attention it deserves to work effectively. Switch2IT is here to make sure that your Ac...

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2nd January 2012
Switch2IT reveals how to clean your computer from the outside in

How to clean your computer - Outside When was the last time that you gave your office a good spring clean? We realise that you are not expecting Kim and Aggie to pop in and do the white gloves test but did you know that dust and lint can clog your computer’s cooling vents, making your computer’s Central Processing Unit (CPU) overheat? ...

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28th December 2011
Switch2IT's Guide to Internet Connections: Home and Small businesses

When it comes to your business, making the best choice of internet connectivity as part of your communication solutions is key. The IT service providers at Switch2IT are here to advise you and help you make the right choice. Here is a brief look at the most common internet connections available: Dial-up modem - this is the classic connection but it...

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20th December 2011
Help, I spilled my drink on my laptop

Switch2IT can′t stress how important it is for businesses of all sizes and sectors to look after their computer equipment. We are here to cater for your everyday technical support needs, from installing computer networks to dealing with data recovery. However, when it comes to taking care of your technical equipment here are few simple rules ...

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9th December 2011
Are fake Facebook users putting your business at risk?

According to a study from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, businesses could be at risk from fictitious Facebook users. They conducted an experiment using fake accounts - complete with realistic names, photos and status updates - and demonstrated how easy it is to steal personal information, including email addresses and phone numbers....

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12th October 2017
Cyber Security: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Cyber Security: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly From tides of positive change via the IT networking bods at Netgear to despair in the tiresome encryption debate to undignified squirming from Microsoft about paying their taxes, this month Switch2IT explores the Good the Bad and the Ugly from the IT security and technology industries.   Gettin...

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22nd September 2017
Switch2IT says On Your Bike to data breaches like Equifax

On Your Bike, Data Breaches! There has been so much news about data breaches just lately that it is unreal – at least, the Switch2IT team wishes it was. The latest reports reveal that the Equifax data breach was a lot worse than first thought and that investigations into the extent of its impact are ongoing. As well as 143 million Americans...

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25th August 2017
The complexities of UK data protection law

Who does data protection law protect and what are the parameters?  The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) recently published a blog that caused a few eyebrows to rise among the Switch2IT team. Steve Eckersley ICO Head of Enforcement, who aims to “take purposeful risk-based regulatory action where obligations are ignored, exam...

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18th July 2017
What's the future for technology post-Brexit?

We realise there are an influx of “what-now-post-Brexit” articles circulating but there is no getting away from the fact that the decision of that marginal majority to pack their bags and move out of the EU will have (and is already having) a significant impact on UK businesses, especially with regard to data protection. What the Switc...

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