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End of the road for Windows 7

Still using Windows 7? It might be time to say goodbye. Microsoft are ending support for Windows 7 on 14th January 2020, a little over 10 years after it was released back in 2009. What does this mean? Well, all those updates that Microsoft releases every month to patch security holes will no longer happen,

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Rethinking Office Dress Codes In 2019

Rethinking Office Dress Codes In 2019 And Beyond

Here’s an interesting fact you might not know: business casual dress as we know it was largely an invention by Levi’s. A marketing ploy to sell more chinos. So if we ask the question “why do we dress the way we do at work?” the answer is complicated. Regardless of whether you swing to the

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AWS vs Azure vs Google – Which Cloud Service is Best?

The ability to store, edit, and access data around the world has revolutionized the way people and companies operate — Cloud services are no longer considered a luxury — they’re the cornerstone of a firm’s coherent and competitive IT strategy.

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Cable Or Wireless?

Everybody hates cables, let’s face it. They look messy, they get tangled up, it’s hard to clean around them, and you always end up with boxes full of spares that you might use one day but probably never will. Anyone who has recently moved office will attest to the vast number of unused network, power

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10 Simple Steps to Improve IT Security

Aiming for watertight IT security is a tall order. If organisations like the German Parliament, British Airways or Ticketmaster can’t get it right, what hope for the rest of us? In fact, once you start looking at IT security the whole thing becomes so daunting that many smaller companies just give up and hope for

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How to spot a fake email

Not a day goes by without one of our clients forwarding us an email asking us whether it’s real; 99% of the time it’s not, which says something in and of itself — if it looks suspicious, it probably is! There are so many variants flying around we can’t write a post identifying them all,

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