IT is an important aspect of any business and is something business owners rely on heavily to ensure the smooth running of the operation. Whether it’s a fast internet connection, large memory capabilities or reliable emails, it is important to get it right. Although the increase in IT is hugely beneficial for businesses, there are always going to be hiccups
IT is developing at a scarily fast rate and businesses can either embrace it or ignore it; but the latter could mean they are left behind. There are over 2 billion people using smartphones and there will definitely be an increase in this number in 2017. It looks likely that IT advancements will surge throughout 2017; this is set to
If you run a medium to large company, you are likely to come up against many IT issues from your employees, which can have serious consequences for your business. Whether it’s an issue with the hardware, problems connecting to the internet or email difficulties, it is imperative that these are dealt with quickly and efficiently. Most employees won’t have a
We only tend to notice how much we rely on our IT systems when a problem arises. The panic sets in when employees can’t access files or documents to do their work or when customers are phoning up to complain about not being able to use the system. Although employees may welcome a bit of downtime while a solution to
We live in a world where working arrangements are far more flexible than ever before and the standard 9-5 stint at the office is quickly becoming a thing of the past. As workers try to achieve a better balance between work and life, those companies who support their employees with this are the ones who are more likely to have
Cloud computing makes life a lot easier for businesses; it allows the transfer of files quickly and efficiently, it is safer than storing documents on the physical PC and it can promote remote working for employees. Cloud services, such as office 365 should be part of your online IT support if you want your business to become more efficient. If
The decision to leave the EU was one which left the UK shocked and worried. Many businesses have been left fretting about the future of their business and how they will be able to sustain this transition. Whether you chose to leave or remain, the decision has been made and it is the responsibility of all businesses to up their
Please be aware of a new trend in email fraud which the media have now dubbed “whaling” but is also known as “spear phishing”. Several of Cubit’s customers have been targeted with these fraudulent emails recently and they can be very convincing.
Here are some tips for spotting them more easily and some general advice which should help you to
Many people don’t realise or have failed to prepare for the fact that Windows Server 2003 will no longer be supported by Microsoft from 14th July 2015.
From that date Microsoft will no longer release updates or hot-fixes for the ageing server OS. That means no more security updates which renders the operating system unsafe for use. Systems running public
With small businesses increasingly adopting cloud based file sharing technology (see Box, Dropbox for Business and OneDrive for Business to name but three) is there still a place for the Windows Domain and Active Directory?
What is a Windows Domain?
Not to be confused with internet domains, a Windows domain is a closed system of users and computers that can