An Introduction to “High Availability”

With an increased demand for reliable IT network infrastructures, the term High Availability (or HA) is becoming very popular. Why is HA Important? A 13 minute network outage for Amazon in June 2008 cost them close to $31,000 per minute, based on the previous quarter’s global revenue of $4.13 billion. Based on current figures, unexpected downtime would…


The Benefits of 802.1x Authentication for WiFi Networks

When a user logs onto a traditional WiFi network which uses WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK network (PSK standing for ‘pre-shared key’), authentication occurs when the user enters the correct security key, they’re then able to connect to the wireless network.   This scenario becomes problematic for larger businesses. Knowing exactly who uses your network (or who…


Save up to £3000 on Leased Lines

gigabit voucher

Is poor broadband costing your business? The government’s new Gigabit Broadband Voucher scheme allows businesses to get an up to £3000 grant for gigabit connectivity. We are now able offer this incentive across a range of gigabit-capable Ethernet services. Available for small to medium businesses, the Government’s voucher scheme offers the fastest and most reliable…


IT Audits – Dont Wait Until It’s Too Late!

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Where Cyber Security is concerned, it’s never a good idea to wait until it’s too late.  Start your IT Audit today and secure your business data against fraudsters. When most people hear the term “audit” they think of accounts and taxes, but an IT audit should be part of a regular routine for small businesses.…


Start your journey towards GDPR compliance

The GDPR, or General Data Protection Regulations, are new EU regulations which will make the current Data Protection regulations much stronger.  The GDPR comes into force in May 2018 and, if breached, could result in a fine of up to 4% of global turnover. The regulations will still affect UK organisations after we leave the EU.  The…