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3rd July 2015
Is Windows 10 the best option for your business?

Is Windows 10 really a “10”? As the dust still settles on the burial of Windows XP, the Windows 10 saga is in full swing. Initially, there were rumours Microsoft’s latest offering would be subscription based. Then, users were promised a free upgrade if they placed an order in the operating system’s first year. Deemed by Mi...

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5th June 2015
Switch2IT offers steady IT support to UK businesses

Switch2IT – Secure business IT support that delivers There was a clear winner in the recent election and we will experience a slightly different flavour to the new government but what was it that swung the vote for the Tories? Was it David Cameron’s bid for: “a strong economy; a stable government; a brighter, more secure future&...

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7th May 2015
Think IT security before giving up your data privacy

Are you ‘appy to give up your data privacy? They say that there is no such thing as a free lunch so is there really such a thing as a free app? Did you realise just how much of yourself and/or your business that you give away every time you sign up for a free smartphone or tablet app? As the Switch2IT team takes a great interest in cyber s...

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17th April 2015
Switch2IT celebrates SME human cybersecurity shields

SMES and IT security: Man Vs machine The Switch2IT team is delighted to see Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD back on UK screens this month and if Robert John Downey Jr’s portrayal of Iron Man shows us anything it is that man and machine have a mutual relationship… Without having that electromagnet placed in his chest to stop pieces o...

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5th March 2015
Switch2IT for an IT strategy that is great for business, whatever the weather

Will your CPU be cucumber-cool this Easter? The Switch2IT team have heard murmurs that an Easter heatwave could be on the cards… At the start or March, Jim Dale, forecaster for British Weather Services, told the Express: “I would be very surprised if we don’t see some hot weather in the latter part of spring and going into sum...

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5th February 2015
Switch2IT holds your business cyber security in high regard

IT security, it’s no joke! This month the Switch2IT team has read many worrying reports on cybercrime and IT security breaches that have started out as light-hearted pranks and escalated out of control. Take heed: everything from competitive pilfering among online gamers to joking in public forums and posting silly photos on social media pla...

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18th December 2014
Make sure that an IT support strategy is top of your list for 2015

Make 2015 a safe bet for your business It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas in offices from Sussex to Hampshire and Surrey to London. With 2015 fast-approaching, are you ready? Have you thought about what is going to make your business a success next year? The Switch2IT team has many suggestions of what would make 2015 a cracking year for...

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24th November 2014
Why were so many IT security vulnerabilities disclosed in 2014?

2014: The year of cyber-security revelations What a year for IT security #fails! Those working with IT have experienced bleeding hearts, an attack from curly topped dogs and shellshock (not just as a result of the aforementioned) – it has certainly kept the Switch2IT team on their toes. While it is the Chinese Year of the Horse and viruses ...

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21st October 2014
Switch2IT is switched on about latest cyber security threats

Say Bye-bye to tricks like BadUSB and focus on the treats   The Switch2IT team has always warned about the cyber security implications of USB devices. As a rule, we suggest not plugging unfamiliar external devices into your computer and not clicking on links from unknown or suspicious looking sources. This is just some of the standard advic...

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19th September 2014
Are you connected when it comes to Free Wi-Fi in Chichester and beyond?

How will free Wi-Fi impact your business? The Switch2IT team cannot help but notice lots of chatter about the forthcoming availability of free Wi-Fi in West Sussex. How  healthy is this freebie for your business? It could be detrimental if you fail to make sure you connect your devices with IT security in mind… It was reported in the...

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22nd December 2017
Switch2IT looks towards a green future

As we sky-rocket towards 2018, the Switch2IT team is looking to the future of the technology sector and the many UK businesses it impacts. Do you not think it is time that the big tech brands started to think more about the world we live in and its ecological future, not just the now and the money-making opportunities available? Likewise, is it not...

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24th November 2017
Significant technological innovation, from India to Sussex

Are you confident that the UK government is putting enough effort and investment into the security of British business? Do you think other countries are leaps and bounds ahead, moving towards safe and successful futures? Switch2IT explores whether more could be done to strengthen our cyber security and infrastructure in order to make a significant ...

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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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