Why overseas companies are investing in the UK and what that means for the IT industry

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Located on the western end of Europe, perched on an island on the Atlantic Ocean, the United Kingdom (UK) comprised of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, is currently being eyed by hundreds of overseas companies looking to set up shop, grow and penetrate into new markets. Even among the European Union (EU), the UK … Read more

Layered Security – Two locks are better than one

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Redundant security has been a tried and true method of decreasing or deterring breaches for hundreds of years. The Romans did it. Their forts were never guarded by just a single soldier. There would be at least two soldiers per wall, or more depending on the size of the structure being guarded. Fast forward a … Read more

United We Stand – Office 365 & Dropbox Integrations

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When two of technology’s biggest names come together, we all benefit. When Microsoft and Dropbox sat down across from each other in 2014 it set in motion events and changes that have made storing, sharing and working with our files and work so much easier. Odds are you probably had no clue whatsoever what had … Read more

The New Gatekeeper Of The Clouds

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Cloud Access Security Brokers (CASB), it’s a mouthful to say so just stick to the acronym from here on out. But make no mistake, if you deal with the cloud at all (and these days who isn’t?) then you’re going to want to pay close attention because there’s a new sheriff in town and it’s … Read more

13 steps to get the best out of your IT contract – Part 3

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This is part three in this article series, make sure you have read Part 1 and Part 2. 10. T&C’s and E&O’s Thankfully, this portion of the contract is usually taken care of by the lawyers. These will state the various Terms and Conditions (T&C’s), along with Errors and Omissions (E&O’s) that are developed by your … Read more

Amazing Support nominated for Best Customer Service Award [Announcement]

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We are delighted to announce that we have been officially nominated for Best Customer Service in the FSB Hertfordshire Business Awards for 2016! An accolade that we are so proud of to even be nominated, so for us at Amazing Support we already feel like we’ve won. This nomination is truly linked around our The Amazing … Read more

13 steps to get the best out of your IT contract – Part 2

Get the most out of your IT Support Contract

This is part two of our three part series on getting the most out of your IT contract. You can read Part 1 here. 5. Software When drafting the contracts be sure to define exactly what you will be using it for and the functional requirements needed from any particular software investment. A key component of your … Read more

Over 90% of FTSE companies are expecting a cyber attack this year

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Over 90% of Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) at FTSE 100 and FTSE 500 companies have said that they expect to be targeted and hit by some form of cyber attack this year in 2016. Not only is this worrying but despite being abundantly aware of this threat, almost three quarters don’t believe they have adequate security measures in … Read more

Cryptolocker – Its threat, its legacy and why you should still keep your guard up

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In the summer of 2013 a seemingly harmless trojan started infecting Windows computers and when it was taken down 9 months later it had succeeded to extort $3 million dollars from victims. Cryptolocker used the existing Gameover ZeuS botnet and a host of infected email attachments to spread itself all over the internet. When it … Read more