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28 November 2023

Avoid “budget” hosting - use these criteria to ensure you’re with a good hosting provider

In the hosting industry, there’s a tendency for budget hosting providers to try and attract customers by offering the lowest price possible for their hosting plans.  Unfortunately, as alluring as this sounds, this race-to-the-b...

30 October 2023

How to resolve issues faster – key information we’ll need to fast-track the solution

It’s an unfortunate reality that all things break as they age - entropy is a law of the universe, with all things becoming more disordered over time.  In some ways this is even true in the ephemeral world of  IT,  which is why IT pr...

26 May 2023

Multi-Cloud approaches can protect you from downtime, cyber-threats, and improve your bottom line

With reference to IT, when people hear the term "cloud” they often interpret it in many different ways.  In fact, when the US government asked the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to come up with a definition, i...

28 March 2023

Deep Dive – What are SSL certificates and why do you need one?

Back in 2017, Google decided to make a change to their Chrome browser to display a “Not Secure” message in the URL bar for any website that didn’t have an SSL certificate.  Even prior to this change, Google was rewarding those sit...

27 February 2023

Deep Dive – What is phishing, where did it come from, and how can you avoid it?

When it comes to cyber-security threats, the imagination instantly jumps to images of hackers wearing hoodies, in dark rooms lit only by the light of their monitors, tapping away on a keyboard at a mile a minute, breaking into online services through an...

17 October 2022

Email Accounts – How the protocol you choose affects how they function

With sales often being considered the life-blood of an organisation, it’s important to make sure that the tools you use to communicate with your customers don’t negatively affect the way your business is perceived. Whilst many free email ser...

30 July 2022

Deep Dive – What is “spam” and how can you improve the deliverability of your emails?

When it comes to a term like “spam” you’d be forgiven for thinking that it’s a four letter abbreviation for some obscure technical term, something like “Spontaneous Promotional and Advertisement Messages” – howe...

23 November 2021

Hosting Platforms – Which is the right one for you?

Taking your first step into the world of setting up websites and email accounts can feel like you’ve suddenly been shoved into the cockpit of a passenger jet and asked to fly it.  You look around trying to find the right buttons to press, hop...

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