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Thousands of Hampshire businesses still at risk as computer deadline looms

Thousands of Hampshire businesses are being warned to take action on a major computer problem – that could bite them straight after Christmas. In January, Microsoft is killing its popular but ageing Windows 7. And far too many businesses are still relying upon it, according to local expert Steve Macklin of Pure IT. “Windows 7

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Hampshire author’s new book reveals huge bank hacking risk from email

A Hampshire author has launched a brand new book – aiming to teach local business owners about the massive cyber security risks of email. In “Email Hijack”, data security expert Steve Macklin explores how the majority of hacks start with one dodgy email. But that can easily lead to money being stolen from a business

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Hampshire firms warned to take action on Windows 7 ticking time bomb

Half of all businesses in Hampshire are still relying on old out-of-date software that only has months left to live. It’s the town’s biggest business ticking time bomb, according to local IT expert Steve Macklin of Pure IT. “Microsoft is ending the life of lots of software in January,” he explained. “And any business round

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Hall of Hampshire firms still don’t backup critical data

It’s estimated half of all businesses in Hampshire still don’t have proper data backup in place – despite the technology being cheaper and easier than it’s ever been. That estimate is based on access to industry data, backed up with local observations by Hampshire IT expert Steve Macklin of Pure IT. “It’s terrifying how many

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Microsoft Cloud Agreement

Microsoft Cloud Agreement As of November 7th 2018, Microsoft now require resellers who transact through the Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program to provide the details of the individual at the end user organisation who has accepted the Microsoft Cloud Agreement (MCA).  This must be provided prior to March 22nd 2019, otherwise we won’t be able to create

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Cloud Services

According to the Cloud Industry Forum, 62% of UK businesses are switching to the cloud. What does that actually mean?If you don’t know, don’t worry. You’re not alone.So many business owners hear a term like “the cloud” and nod sagely as if they understand. But inside they’re thinking “er… yes I kind of know what that’s about,

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Contract Support

We offer custom support packages tailored to the needs of your business. We understand your business has specific requirements and take this approach when customising a support plan tailored to your business needs. We listen to what you have to say, and ask questions to ensure we understand what makes your business tick. When we

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Hosted Telephony

Increasingly, businesses are looking for a flexible, low cost, yet user friendly, telephony solution that offers intuitive control without the need for expensive hardware, rentals, support and maintenance. The perfect solution must be one that is tailored to your business requirements, is future proofed and will evolve and grow with your business, adding new functionality

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Cyber Security

Cyber crime continues to be the number one threat affecting UK businesses, with a staggering 65,000 hacking attempts made every single day. This is a war. So how do you prepare your troops for battle? We’ve written a new guide, called Beating the Baddies: How to Win the War Against Hackers.  It’s full of practical tips on how to make

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The Cloud: Are there security issues

The Cloud: Are there security issues?   For many, the idea of offloading their data to another physical/virtual location can seem like a security risk. It seems counter intuitive that moving data away from “ home” is safer. But is that really true? Any server stored at your location is probably more physically vulnerable than

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How the cloud saves smaller firms money

 How the cloud saves smaller firms money   OK. You pay someone to store all of your data in the cloud, as opposed to keeping it on your own server and backing it up. And you pay on an ongoing basis. How is that possibly going to be cheaper than just making a one-time investment

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Data regulation and our business: You are probably regulated these laws

Data regulation and our business: You are probably regulated these laws   Small firms are probably aware that there are laws regulating the handling of data, but they probably assume that these apply only to larger firms and that they are too small to have any data that is worthwhile or protected under state/provincial or

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