Tag: Disaster recovery for business London

March 30, 2020
IT Support: In house vs Outsourcing and which is right choice for your business?

In house vs Outsourcing IT Support: Which is The Right Choice for Your Business? When companies find themselves needing to address a specific business need, one question they'll often have to ask is whether they can handle the task in house vs outsourcing it. Both approaches have pros and cons, and the answer to whether […]

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March 27, 2020
Finding the right IT company near me

Finding the Right IT Company Near Me If you've ever needed to bolster your staff with IT support, you may have asked yourself, "How do I go about finding the right IT company near me?" The answer isn't quite so simple, however. Identifying the right IT support for London businesses can be the difference between […]

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March 18, 2020
COVID-19: Remote Working for London Businesses - Tools you'll need to Work from Home [Part-2]

COVID-19: Remote Working for London Businesses - Tools you'll need to Work from Home [Part-2] With the number of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) confirmed cases on the rise in the UK, more and more London businesses are either preparing the grounds to allow their staff to work remotely or already have taken action to have their staff […]

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March 16, 2020
COVID-19: Remote Working for London Businesses - A Guide to Work from Home [Part-1]

COVID-19: Remote Working for London Businesses - A Guide to Work from Home [Part-1] With the number of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) confirmed cases on the rise in the UK, more and more London businesses are either preparing the grounds to allow their staff to work remotely or already have taken action to have their staff start […]

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February 25, 2020
Disaster Recovery Plans vs. Business Continuity Plans

Disaster Recovery Plans vs. Business Continuity Plans Every company faces the threat of a disaster that could have potentially major negative impacts on its bottom line. The best way to respond to these types of threats is to develop a disaster recovery strategy described in a disaster recovery plan.  But what exactly is a disaster […]

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February 17, 2020
Why Are Our Work Computers Running Slow? What London Businesses Need to Know

Why Are Our Work Computers Running Slow? What London Businesses Need to Know Have you noticed that your office's computers have been running slower lately? As a London-based business owner or office manager, it can be extremely frustrating when your work computers don't function as they once did. Especially since modern businesses rely on their […]

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January 29, 2020
Is my Business Cyber Secure? How to Avoid a Cyber Attack

Is My Business Cyber Secure? How to Avoid a Cyber Attack The 5 most important steps your London business should take to avoid cyber attacks The London urban area is home to thousands of businesses, and the great majority of them are in the small business category. Computer and network security are important to all […]

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January 24, 2020
Office 365 for Business - 6 Easy Tips and Best Practices

Office 365 for Business - 6 Easy Tips and Best Practices If you manage or are part of a small-to-medium-sized London-based business, it is likely that you are always on the lookout for ways in which you can boost productivity and make team collaboration easier for you, your staff, and your business partners around the […]

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December 27, 2019
Disaster Recovery Plan - A practical guide from our London based IT Consultants

Disaster Recovery Plan - A Practical IT Guide for London Businesses Some scenarios in your business' IT seem too unpleasant to contemplate. For example, what would happen if your computer network experienced a major failure? Unfortunately, it's necessary to think about the possibility. A London business that lost its data irrecoverably would be in serious […]

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October 29, 2019
Outsourcing IT Support – A Guide for London Companies

Outsourcing IT Support – A Guide for London Companies At what point does a company’s IT system stop helping them be productive and instead become a burden to the business’s operations? Often when handling just a few workstations, employees can remain efficient and overcome issues by themselves, albeit with some difficulty. If your network starts […]

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October 11, 2019
The Benefits of IT Support Services for London Companies

The Benefits of IT Support Services for London Companies Managing the growth cycles of your business becomes a struggle once you have reached a certain scale. Replacing a few workstations or adding a server may be fine if your workforce is less than ten people only, but once you exceed that number, the level of […]

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July 15, 2019
How to Prevent Phishing - 5 ways to avoid your business getting reeled in by scammers

How to Prevent Phishing - 5 ways to avoid your business getting reeled in by scammers You’ve almost certainly received at least one in the last month - an email claiming to be from a reputable business that wants you to submit your personal account details or a ‘distant friend or relative’ asking you for […]

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June 12, 2019
Smartphone security in 2019 [7 Actionable tips for your business]

Smartphone security in 2019 [7 Actionable tips for your business] Stop for a moment and take a look at the people around you right now. Many of them will probably be listening to or staring at their smartphones. In fact, the chances are pretty good that you’re reading this post on your own mobile device. […]

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May 16, 2019
5 Reasons why you should move to a Virtual Private Server (VPS)

  5 Reasons why you should move to a Virtual Private Server (VPS)   Up until a few years ago businesses really only had two choices when it came to storing their digital content on a server: either they bought or hired their own or they had to be prepared to share with others. That […]

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May 1, 2019
The Best Backup Routines for Businesses in 2019

The Best Backup Routines for Businesses in 2019   “There are two types of companies out there; those that have lost data and those who will.” You’d probably never consider going sky-diving or taking your family on holiday abroad without taking out insurance first, right? Well backing up your company’s data is a lot like […]

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March 20, 2019
Three Common Issues with Office 365 Business (and their solutions)

Three Common Issues with Office 365 Business (and their solutions) There’s no doubt Office 365 Business can be a convenient fit for a lot of London businesses, but there are potential downsides to putting all your IT eggs into one basket. Here are three common issues you may experience when using the service, and even […]

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February 18, 2019
Which Server Solution is Best for your Growing Business?

Which Server Solution is Best for your Growing Business? Running a business is exciting and challenging – building a product or service that you can be proud of keeps the adrenaline flowing. In a business world that is reliant on safe 24x7x365 access to large amounts of data, the use of servers is becoming increasingly […]

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November 8, 2018
Retain Oversight and Enhance Productivity of Your Small Business Team

Improve Your Small Business Performance with Clever Technology & Hassle Free IT If your business has grown to more than a few employees, now is likely to be the time you need to consider what technology you use to ensure you maintain oversight and productivity levels. As your business grows and you bring in new […]

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August 29, 2018
ISO Accreditation And What It Means For Your Company

ISO Accreditations And What It Means For Your Company An ISO Certification can be thought of as a ‘seal of approval’, earned when an organisation complies to one of the internationally recognised ISO management systems. UK IT Service has been awarded two ISO Certifications: ISO 9001 -- for quality management ISO 27001 -- for Information […]

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July 6, 2018
What Technology Should I Use To Support My Growing Business?

What Technology Should I Use To Support My Growing Business? If your business has grown to more than a few employees, now might be the right time to upgrade your core technologies.   But what technology offers the most support to SMEs? Where do you start?   Cloud Computing Bulky servers and on-site software are […]

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May 29, 2018
Your IT Guy Is Leaving. Time For A Managed IT Service?

Your IT Guy Is Leaving. Time For A Managed IT Service? Many entrepreneurs overlook the dangers in running a one-person IT department, and fail to address the obvious vulnerabilities it creates within their growing business. It’s all too easy for business owners to fixate on a vision, and to focus entirely on achieving core objectives. […]

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March 27, 2018
A Guide To Protecting Your SME From Cyber Crime

A Guide To Protecting Your Business From Cyber Crime Reported cyber attacks cost the UK economy an estimated £29 billion per year, and unreported crimes could amount to far more. Fortunately, the efforts that criminals invest into cyber crime are more than matched by individuals and organisations fighting back. Whilst combating cyber crime remains a […]

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January 30, 2018
What's The Best IT Support Service For Your Small Business?

What's The Best IT Support Service For Your Small Business? Our guide for London based companies looking for IT Support If you’ve decided that your business will benefit from an outsourced IT Support Service, then now is the time to shop around. But with a vast number of professional IT firms in London to choose […]

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January 18, 2018
Three Tips for Protecting Yourself and Your Business Online

  Three Tips for Protecting Yourself and Your Business Online Cyber attacks are increasingly troublesome, both in terms of the number and their sophistication. In fact more than 4,000 ransomware attacks occurred every day in 2016 according to research by Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section. that's a massive 300% increase on 2015. Add that […]

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January 16, 2018
Biggest Problems For SMEs & Their Solutions (2019 update)

Biggest Problems For SMEs & Their Solutions (IT in 2020) Businesses and small-medium sized enterprises (SMEs) seek stability and continuity – but recent findings from the SME Growth Tracker suggests they don’t currently have that. In this post, we explore the problems small London businesses face, and what role IT plays in overcoming them. 1. […]

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December 26, 2017
Benefits of Business IT Support For Small Companies In London

Benefits of Business IT Support For Small Companies In London Every London-based business experiences competition of some form. But with so many of the capital’s industries dominated by large-scale, established corporations, how can small businesses compete, differentiate their products & services, and survive within their niche? In this post, we explore the role that IT […]

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October 29, 2017
Your Business is Run on IT, Don’t Let It Be an Afterthought

Your Business is Run on IT, Don’t Let It Be an Afterthought Take a moment to make an instant, snap-decision on how important IT is to your organisation. Don’t think about it, just answer. Is it: Critical? A key part of operations? Just helpful but not thought of as important? A necessary evil? Not relevant […]

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October 10, 2017
Switching IT Service Provider? - Tips for a Hassle and Stress free Transition

Switching IT Service Provider? - Tips for a Hassle and Stress free Transition Switching your IT support company may be beneficial to your business in the long-run. A changeover period can however have a negative impact on productivity, performance and service availability -- when dealt with unprofessionally. Making the switch requires careful consideration. In this […]

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