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5th December 2013
Switch2IT offers hassle-free broadband installation

Make broadband installation stress-free in 2014 Is it your New Year’s resolution to be more Zen dog and less stress-head? Why not let Switch2IT take some of your worries away? Whether you are starting up a business, relocating the office or branching out in the New Year, Switch2IT is here to offer hassle-free broadband installation. We kno...

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28th November 2013
Business start-ups, is your web hosting service secure?

How secure is your web hosting? The recent Forbes’ article Avoid Google’s Blacklist by Protecting your Business Site went a long way to reinforce the importance of protecting websites from hackers and their destructive ways, one of the Switch2IT team’s many cyber security mantras. This is something that start-up businesses may ...

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10th November 2013
Research reveals small businesses are not embracing cyber security

Are you skipping those crucial cyber security steps? Research by virus protection and IT security solutions company McAfee revealed that Small-to-Medium-Businesses, despite their blasé attitude, are the professional group most at risk of cybercrime. This is something that concerns, but unfortunately does not surprise, the Switch2IT team. A...

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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 Small Business Server will be withdrawn very soon and replaced by Windows Server 2012 Essentials.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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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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