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Microsoft ending support for older OS Jan 2020

Hi all, The last few monthly emails I’ve been sending out have been dedicated to IT data security - this is and will remain one of the highest priorities. However, there is more to IT than just security! There are a couple of important things I would like to mention this month. Firstly, in regards to Microsoft desktop operating systems. Microsoft will end support for Windows 7 on the 14th of January 2020. This means ...

Introducing your IT Score to your monthly reports

Hi all, As I mentioned in last month’s report, I attended the 2019 AusCERT cyber-security conference where we learnt about current initiatives to help protect your staff and business data. It made us reflect on our current reporting, in particular, your monthly “traffic light” IT report. When we first developed that report, our intention was to easily highlight the key areas in your IT environment that need your attention. When we started generating these reports in ...

Why your server backups are so important.

I am furious. Out and out outraged. I can’t believe it still happens but it does. I was reminded of it again yesterday. Why so mad? Because it gives IT people a bad name and it’s soooo easy to fix. It shouldn’t even be an issue.   TEST. YOUR. BACKUPS.   Backups are important right? Right.   Talking about backups is boring right? Right.   But each and every business owner needs to read this ...

Time to move away from classic email hosting

It’s time. You've been thinking about it for a while now as you've seen other people search and find emails from their phone that date back decades while you can’t receive the email from your client that was sent this morning. It’s your email hosting and you know it. It’s old and clunky and doesn't give you all the features you need. Well there is a very simply solution for you and your business. It’s ...