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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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19th June 2019
Our net zero emissions pledge?

Renewable energy is a hot topic right now. With increasing talk of a “climate crisis”, and Extinction Rebellion protesters shutting down central London, the government is under huge (and overdue) pressure to respond. The Prime Minister recently committed to reducing UK carbon output to net zero emissions by 2050 – but is the gover...

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29th May 2019
Why crypto currency is less of a cyber security risk than you think

Bitcoin or Bust? In Defence of Crypto Currency The rise of bitcoin has certainly put the cat amongst the pigeons in the world of finance (and cyber security). Once mocked as a flash in the pan, crypto currency is now a major player in the money markets, with “blockchain” the new word on everyone’s lips. Unsurprisingly, certain ...

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30th April 2019
Do you know your AI from your Automation?

Do you know your AI from your Automation? In these nervous times, few terms have gained more traction than “Artificial Intelligence”. Often misunderstood, automation has come a long way from the realms of science fiction stories, embedding itself into our everyday lives and alleviating the burden of many mundane tasks at work. Did you...

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29th March 2019
It is time to get tough with the big boys over data privacy

It’s time to get tough with the “big boys” over data privacy You know the feeling. You have just installed or upgraded a piece of software and the first thing you are met with is a long, tedious “privacy agreement.” Does anyone have the time or inclination to sit and read every line of this sleep-inducing tome? Not us...

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