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22nd August 2014
Make sure to choose expert communications service providers

Don’t get caught out by communications cowboys Time and again the Switch2IT team is called on to right the wrongs of communications cowboys who are all hat and no cattle. These rip-off ranchers are the “IT communication experts” that over promise and under deliver where things like your business’s phone lines and Voice over...

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20th July 2014
UK businesses need to push back for greater data privacy

Data privacy is dented, come what Theresa May In last month’s news article we tackled the issue of whether we could have a true democracy without a respect for data privacy in the UK, which caused some pause for thought. However, recent headlines suggest that the government is doing nothing to improve the state of the nation’s privacy ...

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16th June 2014
How can the UK be a democracy without respect for data privacy?

No data privacy. No democracy! Right now, for many, the mention of Brazil conjures images of Fifa World Cup match fixtures, vuvuzelas and ice-cold beer. However, it seems that the Brazilian President has had the more pressing issue of data privacy on her mind in the lead up to the uber sporting tournament. According to an article on Truthout, at...

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6th May 2014
Switch2IT asks whether Windows XP is dead or alive

Are you mourning XP or rejoicing the resurrection? Is your business grieving the loss of Windows XP? From 8th April 2014, Microsoft stopped supporting the popular operating system, meaning that IT security patches and malware updates for XP are no more. But hold on, it seems that the Easter break might have inspired another resurrection… W...

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17th April 2014
SMEs give cyber security a good crack!

SMEs give cyber security a good crack! An article on ComputerWeekly.com reported that 75% of SMEs polled by security firm Kaspersky Lab said their business is too small to be at risk of cyber-attacks. What is more, 59% said their business data is not of interest to cyber criminals. The security firm responded to their own survey by saying that th...

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31st March 2014
What does the new law for medical data privacy mean?

Data Privacy: Are we there yet? As far back as 2008, Switch2IT read The British Computer Society's (BCS) Response to the Ministry of Justice on the ‘Data Sharing Review’. Data sharing was a hot issue then and its relevance and importance has continued to soar. Our cyber security experts have always been acutely aware of how much ...

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18th March 2014
David Cato of Switch2IT to swim 5Km for Sport Relief

Switch2IT’s Dave is diving in to Sport Relief  Sport Relief brings the UK together to get active and raise money with an aim to help lives at home and abroad – from getting kids off the streets in the UK to providing fresh water and lifesaving vaccines in Africa.  From Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd March the Sainsbury’s ...

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24th February 2014
Is an industry standard cyber-security kitemark a good idea?

Why have a cyber-security kitemark? Have you heard the latest? In response to the increasingly hazardous cyber-universe, the government wants UK businesses to adopt a ‘kitemark’ for upholding certain standards of IT security. It forms part of a wider drive to ensure that businesses nationwide foster good IT security practices while al...

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13th February 2014
Switch2IT is the one-stop solution to all of your telecommunication needs

Have you considered Switch2IT’s full Telecommunications Service? The Switch2IT team knows only too well how important a good telephone system and service is to a successful business. While our customers use our website to find out more about our varied IT support services in London and beyond, and the new online quote form is fast becoming a...

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9th January 2014
Goodbye commuting, hello home computing

Goodbye commuting, hello home computing According to BT futurologist Dr Nicola Millard, in a recent article in the Guardian, the need to go into the office to work is becoming increasingly redundant for those with knowledge-based jobs. It stands to reason that the more that people are using IT equipment for work at home in the South East, the mor...

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Are you Getting the Best from Technology in the Workplace?

Did you know, the average person touches their mobile phone more than 2000 times a day? Yikes, and we wonder why workers are not getting those tasks done! How productive are UK businesses really? While some believe that the digital revolution is in its infancy and others feel that productivity is not yet being measured as it should, there is a cam...

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28th September 2018
How to Choose IT Support to Suit Your Business

How to Choose IT Support to Suit Your Business Despite IT infrastructure being instrumental to the everyday running of most UK businesses, the appointment of reliable and dedicated technical support is still not a priority for many SMEs. One possible reason is that they are relying on the advancement of technology to pick up the slack. But, as t...

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29th August 2018
How can a VPN Increase IT Security and Business Productivity?

VPN for Better IT Security and Business Productivity At the end of the day, a business cannot run efficiently without an excellent cyber security strategy in place. Any risk of malware, hacks, phishing scams and data breaches puts your business on shaky ground and if you can avoid these pitfalls then your future will be brighter. The Switch2IT te...

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31st July 2018
The Intelligence Network: Big Boys Collaborate to Tackle Cybercrime

Big Boys Pull Together to Tackle Cybercrime It seems that businesses are, at long last, going to be more accountable for cybercrime. We are happy to hear that the likes of BAE Systems and Vodafone are finally on the same page with an aim for more transparency and collaboration when it comes to cyber security. With the growth in the amount and seve...

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