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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 Small Business Server will be withdrawn very soon and replaced by Windows Server 2012 Essentials.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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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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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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20th February 2019
Are tech giants doing enough to serve their communities?

Are Tech Giants Doing Enough to Serve Communities They’ve Transformed? It is one of the great debates of our times. To what extent should giant tech companies take the ethical lead and fulfil their tax paying obligations? Indeed, the Switch2IT team has been quick to call out the “big boys” on a range of issues where they have not...

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