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Good, Quick, Cheap. Pick Two Only!

If you are the owner of a small service business then you’ll probably recognise that some customers demands are quite different to others. We all have those customers that very much appreciate prompt service and are only too happy to pay your invoice at the end of the month. Then we all have customers that

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Small Business Desktop Security – Our 10 Point Plan

In the past week or so we’ve had a number of customers express concern over the newly identified ‘Gameover Zeus’ malware. Many of those customers are asking if they are protected against this kind of online threat, but it’s not a black and white answer. No business will ever be secure from every threat that

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Windows Server 2012 – Updates Hang at 0%

A strange one this – but I’m sure this is the second time we’ve seen the problem. As I can find no other articles anywhere else on the internet about this particular issue I thought I’d write this post. We took delivery of a new Dell PowerEdge T110v2 very recently and started setting it up for a

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SmartWater Reminder – Anti Theft Solution

It’s been over three years now since we started applying the SmartWater anti-theft solution to our customers computer equipment, this is a quick reminder about the free service we provide to our customers in Norfolk. Each time we sell you a high value item of computer equipment, we’ll mark it with our forensically coded SmartWater

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BT Should Stick to Telecoms, not Email Provision.

Over the past few months we’ve seen a number of ‘compromised’ BT Yahoo! email accounts. In this situation, the customers email account has been breached or hacked and has been used either to send out Spam email, or the contents have been deleted or lifted or otherwise used in an illegitimate way. A quick search

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We now stock Dell OptiPlex.

One of the difficulties in being a ‘Dell’ house is that of lead times. Order a new Dell PC today and it might take two weeks to arrive. Even the Dell ‘ships fast’ models can take a few days to arrive, which has been a source of great frustration to us over the years. Faced

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Hey YOU! Get 120 Hours of Productivity Gain in 3 years for under £100…?

Order a computer from us today and you’ll likely get one that is dual screen capable. We’ll quote you for two screens as standard. Most people that have never used dual screens think it is plain weird. Unless you have used dual screens yourself you will never understand the benefits. For example, heavy Sage users are

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Small Business or Small Minded Business?

Many of us will use the words “Small Business” during our day. When I talk to potential clients, I’ll say things like “Yes, I deal with small businesses” or “Yes, this server is suitable for a small business just like yours”. The term “Small Business” is a good way of describing the size of a business

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In-Car Technology Reducing Insurance Premiums

One of out longest established clients, Bowmonk Ltd, is leading the field to help both consumers and fleet managers reduce their vehicle insurance costs. Later this year they’ll be releasing a pioneering new black box (installed in a car or van) which beats the competition by being, compact, comprehensive and easy to install. Read the

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Instructions for Disabling Java

There are several articles doing the rounds at the moment, explaining that there’s a big security hole in Java – even in fully up to date versions. The problem means that your computer could be compromised if you visit a web site that exploits this vulnerability. If compromised, an attacker could pretty much do anything

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