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17th October 2013
How cleaning your server can benefit your business

How to clean your server up… Switch2IT believes that as well as making sure that your server room is kept clean, tidy and at an optimum temperature it is essential that your computer equipment, such as the server itself, is kept up-to-date and avoids contamination. This is important to make sure that both your IT infrastructure and business...

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9th October 2013
The end is nigh for Microsoft's Small Business Server

Goodbye Small Business Server, Hello Cloud Computing? Does your business currently use Microsoft Small Business Server 2003-2011? Did you know that Microsoft has decided not to bring out a new version? Small Business Server will be withdrawn very soon and replaced by Windows Server 2012 Essentials. Trevor Pott, in his article for The Register, q...

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19th September 2013
BBC's Horizon reveals how we're defeating the hackers

How we’re defeating the hackers… Switch2IT’s Director Daniel Piggott attended the Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research to complete his MSc in Information Security and each member of the Switch2IT team is skilled in IT support and security. We believe that staying abreast of the dynamic world of cyber security...

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7th September 2013
Switch and You could win an iPad with a new IT managed service contract

Win an iPad with Switch2IT! Whether you are a start-up looking into the possibility of IT business support or you are thinking of changing technical support provider, from September 2013 there is one more reason why you should choose Switch2IT. Offering excellent IT support in London, Kent, Hampshire, Sussex and Surrey, the Switch2IT team is pass...

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28th August 2013
Are you thinking IT Security and using a hybrid cloud infrastructure?

Is your business using a hybrid cloud infrastructure? Do you use a cloud infrastructure? Switch2IT has been using The Cloud since the company was established in 2005. But like many successful businesses, such as BP, we use and recommend a blend of infrastructure solutions – cloud computing meets client site-based infrastructure. This is the ...

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19th August 2013
Switch2IT wonders whether we'll ever get data privacy to aid healthy IT security

Sushi not Tempora! At the start of the summer, we posted a news article called: Up with data fraud laws and down with the Snoopers’ Charter, says Switch2IT  acknowledging Nick Clegg’s decision to not collect the public’s data but questioning whether there is still enough being done to protect our data privacy. With this in...

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5th August 2013
Switch2IT will keep your IT infrastructure fit to sustain business growth

How fit is your IT infrastructure? As Bob Hoskins used to purr at us through our television screens, “It’s good to talk” and when it comes to a healthy IT infrastructure this has never been truer.  So, is your IT equipment talking to you when it senses a problem? Is it letting you know what is wrong so that you and your IT s...

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23rd July 2013
Are you still using a free anti-virus solution for your business in 2013?

Value your data? Place some value on your anti-virus solution! Switch2IT reveals why using a free anti-virus solution for your business might be a big mistake… Here are some IT security measures suggested by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) to help you keep the risk of malware, spyware and data fraud to a minimum: Insta...

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8th July 2013
Switch2IT honours charity fundraisers they have sponsored during 2013

Switch2IT Charity Heroes - Class of 2013! Switch2IT is not only about providing IT networking,  remote IT support and other technical support services to business, but we also believe in giving back to the community and helping out charitable causes. Every year, we make donations to a number of deserving charities from The Alzheimer’s S...

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25th June 2013
Two-factor authentication is sensible IT security, says Switch2IT

Switch2IT is 4 2FA! The Switch2IT team is pleased to hear that a number of big consumer brands – including Apple, Google and Microsoft – are now offering their customers two-factor authentication (2FA) as a standard IT security measure. Essentially, 2FA is a safer, more complex method of authenticating an account. The special web auth...

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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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26th June 2017
Top tips for acing IoT cyber security

How to maximise Internet of Things cyber security for your business As the BBC's Jane Wakefield explains, “The Internet of Things is about connecting previously dumb objects, such as light bulbs and cameras, to the network”. While it is useful to have everyday objects implanted with software and sensors that make them “smart...

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16th May 2017
Is Facebook leaving your business open to cyber security threats?

Is Facebook fun risking your business? Who have you seen live in concert? What is your pornstar name? Where were you born? These may all seem like innocuous enough questions – something to pass the time, get to know your Facebook friends better or a bit of a laugh – but have you considered the type of information you are sharing with t...

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24th April 2017
Looking towards a hi-tech future for your business

Here’s to technological advancements with Switch2IT With the South Downs looking luscious once again and the surrounds of Sussex, Hampshire and Surrey displaying more magnificence with its bluebells per woodland than that high DPI monitor you are lusting after, it makes us realise the technological world is always burgeoning . With this in ...

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